Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 19

12-May-2008

CASPIAN

Russia, Kazakhstan Agree On Expansion Of CPC Pipeline

Russia and Kazakhstan have agreed on the expansion of the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) crude oil pipeline, according to reports in the Russian media. Russian Minister of Industry and Energy Viktor Khristenko and Kazakh Energy and Minerals Minister Sauat Mynbayev agreed to increase the 1,510km pipelines capacity to 67mn tons/year (1.34mn b/d) during two days of meetings in...