No. 21



Gazprom Official Says Blue Stream Will Be Delayed

Gazprom announced on 16 May that the completion of the Blue Stream gas pipeline project would be delayed until early 2002. Speaking at a press conference at the Russian embassy in Ankara, Yuri Kamarov, the First Deputy Chairman of Gazprom, said the multi-billion dollar project would begin operating during the first quarter of next year. Mr Kamarov was in Turkey to address growing concerns about the future of...