No. 10



China Reiterates Kazak Oil Pipeline Plans

The head of the Xinjiang Petroleum Administrative Bureau, Mr. Dai Mingzi, was reportedby the Chinese news agency Xinhua on 4 March as saying that China will build a3,000 km. pipeline to carry crude oil from Kazakstan to China's oil center in Karamay,which is located in the northwestern province of Xinjiang. Mr. Dai said the pipeline willcost $2.3bn and take eight years to build. It is to have an annual capacity of 25mn...