No. 05



CNPC And NIOC Delegations To Discuss Building Crude Oil Pipeline From Neka To Tehran

Officials from the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) are expected to meet in the first few days of February to begin negotiations on the joint construction and financing of a pipeline to take crude oil from the Iranian Caspian Sea port of Neka to refineries near Tehran.

A CNPC official told Dow Jones that the Chinese state...