Middle East Economic Survey
Turkmenistan Begins Construction Of East-West Gas Pipeline
Turkmenistan on 31 May began construction of the 30 bcm/year East-West gas pipeline. The 1,000km pipeline will deliver gas from the South Yolotan/Yashlar fields located along the Amu Darya river to western provinces by the Caspian Sea. Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov inaugurated the project
at a ceremony in Shatlyk field, 400km southwest of Ashgabat. Mr...