Printer Friendly

TURKEY - Uzbekistan P/L.

On April 14, 1998, then Turkish Premier Mesut Yilmaz, visiting Tashkent, backed Uzbekistan's bid for a trans-Caspian oil and gas export pipeline system which had Washington's active support. Uzbek President Islam Karimov called the proposed pipeline route, to run from Uzbekistan to Turkey via Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan, "the most important" one for his country.

Like its Central Asian neighbours, landlocked Uzbekistan is eager to have pipelines to export oil and gas to world markets. With the European market for gas to become nearly saturated by 2010, major western firms intent on exporting gas from Central Asia still consider Turkey as an important market.
COPYRIGHT 2004 Input Solutions
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2004, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:APS Review Gas Market Trends
Date:May 3, 2004
Previous Article:TURKEY - The Price To Turkey.
Next Article:TURKEY - Turkey Scaling Down Gas Purchase Deals.

Related Articles
UZBEKISTAN - Turkish Support
TURKEY - Uzbekistan Pipeline.
UZBEKISTAN - Overtures To The West & Business Leaders.
UZBEKISTAN - Turkish Support.
UZBEKISTAN - Part 2 - Big Oil & Gas Exports Depend On 'Free' P/Ls.
UZBEKISTAN - The Trans-Caspian 'Corridor'.
TURKEY - The Georgian Angle.
UZBEKISTAN - Overtures To The West.
UZBEKISTAN - Exporting Beyond The Russian System.
UZBEKISTAN - Exporting Beyond The Russian System.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2020 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters