Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 21

22-May-2006

CASPIAN

Kazakhstan Set To Ship Kashagan Crude Via BTC Pipeline

Kazakh Prime Minister Danial Akhmetov on 15 May said his country would sign an agreement with Azerbaijan regarding the future shipment of Kazakh crude through the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) crude oil pipeline, which is to come into operation later this summer. Mr Akhmetov said legal aspects of the document were under review and that Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and...