VOL. XLIV

No 36

3 September 2001

CASPIAN

Official Opening For CPC Pipeline Set For Late September

After several postponements, theofficial opening of the Caspian Pipeline Consortiums 1,580km crude pipeline isnow scheduled to take place at the CPC loading terminal near Novorossysk on 20September in the presence of Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and NursultanNazabayev of Kazakstan. The ceremony was originally scheduled to take place inlate June, when a tanker was to be loaded with crude from...