US Hopes for Rapid Expansion of Azerbaijani Energy Opportunities: US President
Azerbaijan, Baku, 3 June / corr Trend A.Ismayilova / The United States hopes for rapid solution of Azerbaijani energy opportunities.
"Azerbaijan plays a key role in the delivery of energy resources to the Europe," the US President W.George Bush stated in his letter addressed to participants of the Caspian Oil and Gas 2008 exhibition, which commenced in Baku on 3 June.
The US President voiced his hope that the transit volume of Kazakh oil, which is to run to Europe via Azerbaijan, will be increased, "Whilst Georgia and Turkey will assist in ecologically safe transportation of these resources".
Following 2011, Kazakhstan will increase the oil export at an expense of commencement of crude production from the Kashagan field. A part of oil produced will be exported via the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline.
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