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CAPACITY OF MIDDLE ASIA - CENTER GAS PIPELINE INCREASED

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10:57 04.07.2001
text: Caspian news agency
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KazTransGas has already completed the repair works and put into exploitation 53 kilometer part of Middle Asia - Center gas pipeline, which links Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan with Ukraine via Kazakhstan and Russia. A source in the KazTransGas informed CNА that the repair allowed to increase the monthly capacity of the gas pipeline from 100 million cubic meters to 115-120 million cubic meters.

In a year the Kazakh side plans to increase the capacity of Middle Asia - Center from 40 billion cubic meters to 70 billion annually. About USD 360 million are needed to spend for these purposes.