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Caspian Crude Exports Near 1Mn B/D At End Of 3Q

Crude exports from the Caspian states of Azerbaijan, Kazakstan and Turkmenistan approached 1mn b/d during the third quarter of 2002, according to information supplied to MEES by Moscow-based RPI Inc. Exports for the three states averaged 985,000 b/d during the third quarter, while overall production for the three averaged 1.47mn b/d over the three-month period. Exports for the period were put at 994,690 b/d for...