Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 36

8-Sept-2008

CASPIAN

Turkmenistan And Russia Ratify Strategic Gas Agreement

Turkmenistans President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov and Russias Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov signed a series of new oil and gas development contracts in Ashgabad on 30 August, including one for construction of a gas pipeline to deliver Turkmen and Kazakh gas supplies to the Russian market by way of the eastern shore of the Caspian Sea. According to Turkmenistans state news...