WorldOil KCA Deutag lines up $110MM of land drilling projects across the Eastern hemisphere KCA Deutag has secured contracts worth around $110 million for its land drilling business in Pakistan, Russia, Kurdistan, south-eastern Europe and Germany. The new business is made up of a mix of contract wins, allowing the company to mobilize stacked rigs, and contract extensions. Sparrows lands five-year inspection contract in Kazakhstan Sparrows Group has secured a five-year contract with Tengizchevroil to deliver specialist lifting inspection services for the Tengiz field in Kazakhstan. Fluor awarded engineering services agreement by KPO in Kazakhstan “Our involvement in the early stages of the project means we can work with KPO across a range of work to optimize the Karachaganak field with a focus on achieving an outstanding safety performance and operational excellence,” said Mark Fields, group president of Fluor’s Energy and Chemicals business. Kazakhstan seeks another $1 billion from Shell, Eni Royal Dutch Shell, Eni and their partners in the Karachaganak oil and gas venture may be required to pay an additional $1 billion to settle a dispute with Kazakhstan over revenue sharing, said people familiar with the matter. Lukoil and Kazmunaygas conclude agreement on Caspian project Astana, Kazakhstan -- President of Lukoil Vagit Alekperov and Chairman of the Management Board of the National Company KazMunayGas Sauat Mynbayev signed a principles agreement on Zhenis license area, in Astana today.