TALKS ON JOINING KAZAKHSTAN TO BTC PROJECT TO BE AT COMPLETING STAGE
Negotiations on joining Kazakhstan to the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline construction project have entered the final stage, the KazakhstanвЂ™s AmbassadorвЂ™s advisor Bagdad Seybattalov told Trend.
В"The tariff issues are to be regulated at the present stageвЂќ, the AmbassadorвЂ™s advisor noted, having underscored, that Kazakhstan plans to pump over 20 million tons oil through the BTC route. В"In future the figure will growвЂќ, Seybattalov said, having noted, over 15 meetings aimed at discussing all details of the inter-governmental agreement at the expertsвЂ™ level had been held.
In conclusion the diplomat noted, вЂњthe big oil from Kazakhstan will go through BTC route as early as of 2008вЂќ.