Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 4
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Turkmenistan's oil and gas complex which possesses unused resources is the priority sector of the country, Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov said during his two-day state visit to Georgia.
"Our purpose is to create innovative facilities in oil and gas processing," Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper quoted Berdimuhammadov as saying.
Great work is currently underway in the country to fulfill this task: the foundations of a number of plants have been laid, according to the head of state.
Moreover, Berdimuhammadov invited Georgia to participate in the projects in this sphere.
Turkmenistan is one the key players in the gas market of the Caspian Sea region and Central Asia. The country ranks fourth for the natural gas reserve in the world, according to BP report.
In recent years, by actively developing the oil and gas processing, Turkmenistan has started pursuing the policy of economic diversification.