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Chevrolet launches Malibu in Uzbekistan

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Chevrolet continues the global launch of the all-new Malibu midsize sedan by announcing it will go on sale in Uzbekistan starting in July, following introductions in Korea, the United States, China and Europe. Brief

New Chevrolet Small Car to Be Built at GM Uzbekistan Joint Venture

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Representatives of General Motors Company in Korea and UzAvtoSanoat of Uzbekistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Seoul, Korea, for their GM Uzbekistan joint venture to launch the production of a new small vehicle mainly destined for emerging markets. The joint venture has an annual production capacity of 250,000 units.

GM opens engine plant in Uzbekistan; 1.2 and 1.5 liter engines

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The facility, which covers 40 hectares, is GM’s first engine plant in Uzbekistan. GM Uzbekistan, located in Asaka, was established in March 2008 by the two companies. GM has a 52% stake in GM Powertrain Uzbekistan and its partner has a 48% stake. It will produce more than 225,000 new Ecotec 1.2L and 1.5L and 1.5L engines. Brie

Sasol Signs JV Agreement for Gas-to-Liquids Project in Uzbekistan

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Sasol has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with Uzbekneftegaz (the National Oil and Gas Company of Uzbekistan) and PETRONAS from Malaysia for the development and implementation of a Gas to Liquids (GTL) project in Uzbekistan. million tons of products such as GTL Diesel, GTL Kerosene, GTL Naphtha and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).

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Sasol and partners sign investment agreement to develop and implement GTL project with the Government of Uzbekistan

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South African energy and chemicals group, Sasol, together with partners Uzbekneftegaz and PETRONAS, signed an investment agreement with the Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investment and Trade for the Uzbekistan government, for the development and implementation of a gas-to-liquids (GTL) project in Uzbekistan. Earlier post.).

Groundbreaking in Turkmenistan for major synthetic gasoline plant; first full-scale Haldor Topsøe TIGAS facility

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Turkmenistan is one of the six independent Turkic states and is bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the northeast and east, Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the south and southwest, and the Caspian Sea to the west. and the Turkish contractor Rönesans Turkmen to engineer and construct the facility. —Bjerne S.

Sasol embarking on feasibility study on a US gas-to-liquids facility in Louisiana

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Sasol is also exploring GTL opportunities in Uzbekistan. South African energy and chemicals group Sasol today announced that it has chosen the southwestern region of the State of Louisiana as the site for a planned gas-to-liquids (GTL) facility. Sasol has used its proprietary technology for more than 60 years to produce more than 1.6

Chevrolet sets first-half global sales record with 2.35M units; 14% growth

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Chevrolet sold 2.35 million vehicles globally in the first six months of 2011, the best half-year performance in Chevrolet’s 100-year history. Brief

GM global sales up 7.6% in 2011 to 9.026M vehicles; China and US largest markets

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Uzbekistan. General Motors Co. global sales rose to more than 9 million vehicles in 2011, a 7.6% gain compared with 2010. GM gained four-tenths of a point of market share to 11.9% of the global vehicle industry. On a corporate basis, GM’s two largest markets in 2011 were China, where GM and its joint venture partners increased sales 8.3%

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Declining Aral Sea

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New Envisat images released by the European Space Agency (ESA) highlight the dramatic retreat of the Aral Sea’s shoreline from 2006 to 2009.

Alberta to Host Underground Coal Gasification Demo; Update on Linc Chinchilla UCG In Australia

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Linc Energy now also holds a 74% majority interest in Yerostigaz, a joint stock company located in Angren, Uzbekistan. Simplified UCG process.

Report Finds Water Stress Rapidly Becoming Key Strategic Risk to Commerce; Impending Water/Energy Collision

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Cotton is typically grown in arid regions converted to farmland; in Uzbekistan, for example, which is one of the world’s largest exporters of cotton, the extraction of water from rivers that supply the Aral Sea is a key contributor to its deterioration and desertification. by Jack Rosebro. Source: DHI Group. Click to enlarge. Climate change.