Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 24

16-June-2008

CASPIAN

Gazprom Prepared To Complete Gas Price Talks With Turkmenistan

Russias Gazprom is ready to finalize gas price talks with Turkmenistan, the state-owned monopolys deputy chairman Alexander Medvedev said on 7 June, telling Interfax: If Turkmenistan is ready this goal is easily obtainable. Last November, Gazprom agreed to pay Turkmenistan $130 per 1,000 cu ms of natural gas for the first half of 2008 and $150 during the second half of the...