Middle East Economic Survey


No 15



Russia To Deliver Second Batch Of Fuel Rods To Bushehr Plant In 2011

Yury Olenin, President of Russias state-owned nuclear fuel producer TVEL, told a press conference in Moscow on 7 April that a second batch of nuclear fuel rods will be delivered to Irans Bushehr power plant one year after the unit becomes fully operational. The next fuel delivery will be needed a year after the launch of the reactor; if the launch takes place this...