Middle East Economic Survey
Turkmenistan Inaugurates Gas Pipeline To China
Turkmenistan took a significant step towards self-determination in energy on 14 December when it inaugurated the 1,800 km Trans Asia Gas Pipeline, a new Chinese-built gas conveyor designed to eventually carry 30-40 bcm/year of Turkmen natural gas to China. The pipeline begins in eastern Turkmenistan and crosses Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan before reaching the Chinese border. From there,...