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LUKOIL Board of Directors reviewed the results of

The Board of Directors of LUKOIL announced preliminary results of the company in 2010 and set priorities for 2011 In 2010 the growth of hydrocarbon reserves under Russian classification, according to preliminary estimates, amounted to 123 million HERE. It was discovered six fields (in the Perm region, Uzbekistan, Egypt, Ghana), as well as 25 new oil. All deposits — in the fields of "LUKOIL-Western Siberia" and the Perm region. In 2010, oil production in the group "LUKOIL" in view of interests in associates and overseas projects, according to preliminary data, was about 96 million tonnes compared to 2009, oil production

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Physicists have found a strange anti-particles in the inner layers of the Earth

March 14, 2013. Scientists were able to identify some of the particles are hiding deep in the Earth's mantle, which can tell us how much heat is generated, our planet, and to confirm that it is indeed formed from the solar material.

These particles are called geoneutrinos — antiparticles of neutrinos (exotic fundamental particles that can penetrate through the planet), formed deep within the earth's mantle. The data about the discovery scientists were published on March 11 this year.

The giant engine

In the time of the formation of the Earth's radioactive elements thorium and uranium were distributed

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Can you gorge yourself to death?

19.03.2013

April 22, 1891 52-year-old driver Stockholm L. swallowed a bottle of pills prescribed to him opium. He was found by a homeowner and taken to a hospital, where he inserted a funnel and long tube which allowed a huge amount of warm water. With each washing the stomach contained in itself more and more. Doctors became clear that the patient had sprung a leak. Few ended their days so sad way. Overload the stomach so that it burst — not an easy task, because this body has a number of protective reflexes. When the stomach

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As the peasants lived in the West in the 30s?

If we compare the life of Soviet collective farmers not to some abstract ideal in mind all sorts of weird, not to people's lives in a completely different conditions decades later, and we compare the time when Stalin's farmers lived. We can compare them to certain assumptions, for example, with the reality that there were villagers in North America in those years — the United States and Canada. This is one of the richest Western countries, world leaders in the field of agriculture, a model of "democracy", "human rights", the "free market", etc. for citizens with an alternative perception of

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A tropical cyclone over the north-west Australia

A tropical cyclone over the north-west of Australia Weather and Climate

Tropical Cyclone Heidi approaches the north-west coast of Australia, bringing destructive winds and torrential rains. Near Port Headland and Karratha on the Pilbara coast of projected slides, a violation of ports and movement of ships, oil structures.

Australian government weather bureau reports that Heidi has reached the first power category. Gale recorded on the island with the mainland near Bede. The system moves to the south, and will remain in force until the middle of the day on 11 January, after which the power of the cyclone will decrease

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Doomsday Fire: Millions of volcanoes stir beneath the oceans of the world

The volcanic islands and seamounts of the Pacific Ocean

In 1993, marine geophysicists aboard the research vessel Melville discovered 1,133 previously unsupported map underwater volcano off the coast of Easter Island. Some of them are increased by one and a half miles above the ocean floor, but most were still half a mile below the surface of the water. All this in a relatively small area of 55 thousand square miles, which corresponds to the size of the State of New York.

At the time of Geophysics increased the number of known submarine volcanoes by 10%. That was

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The Snow Queen

"The Snow Queen" — a full-length 3D animated film based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. Textbook tale about a little Gerda and her brother named Kai, stolen and enchanted Snow Queen, told the authors of the cartoon in a completely new way.

In the center of the story the story of Gerda, the daughter of the master Vegard designed to save the Earth from the permafrost, and humanity to return the art and joy of creativity. Viewers will meet not only with their favorite characters Andersen, but also new magical characters.

The

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A powerful earthquake in the Solomon Islands

A powerful earthquake in the Solomon Islands Natural Disasters

Earthquake measuring 6.6 points recorded in the early morning January 9, 2012 in the Solomon Islands. The epicenter is located 38.9 km deep, 75 km west-north-west of. Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, 355 km to the east of Kira-Kira, about. San Cristobal, Solomon Islands, 584 km east-south-east of Honiara, on. Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1970 kilometers east of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 2267 km north-east of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Tihoookeansky Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) does not report damage or tsunami threat.

The region is located in the south-western Pacific Ocean and is

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The eruption of the Indonesian volcano Gamalama

The eruption of the Indonesian volcano Gamalama Natural Disasters

Volcano awoke at 23:00 2 December 2011. Strong emission of ash fell asleep settlements whose residents were forced to evacuate about. Ternate, Indonesia. Reduce visibility and general weather conditions at the foot of the volcano.

News of no casualties but eruption certainly caused some panic among the local population. Exact figures about the strength of the eruption Gamalamy yet reported.

The history of volcanic eruptions:

Because of the shock wave for security on the day the local airport was closed, although the satellite ash was not visible. This is because it

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How much money do I need Briton to have enough for a living?

The British government continues the policy of austerity. In the framework in April limited the amount of benefits to which eligible low-income: up to 500 pounds (24 thousand) per week for a family and 350 pounds (about 17 thousand) for a person living alone.

Oatmeal for breakfast, lunch and dinner — a reality for some Britons

The country turned around arguing about on how much can actually live person, or, for example, parents with children.

Question British site Bi-bi-si on the cost of living and ways to save has caused a lot of interesting responses. We publish some

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