Caspian Coastal Gas Pipeline

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Caspian Coastal Gas Pipeline was a proposed natural gas pipeline.[1]


The pipeline would have run from Belek compressor station in Turkmenistan to Alexandrov Gay compressor station in Russia.[1]

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Project Details

  • Owner: Gazprom, Türkmengaz, Uzbekneftegas, KazMunayGas
  • Capacity: 20-30 billion cubic meters per year
  • Length:
  • Status: Cancelled


On 20 December 2007, Russia, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan agreed to construct a new Caspian pipeline parallel to the existing Central Asia–Center gas pipeline (CAC-3) pipeline.[2] The pipeline was planned to be built between Belek compressor station in Turkmenistan and Alexandrov Gay compressor station.[3] Capacity of the new pipeline would be 20–30 billion cubic meters of natural gas per year and it would be supplied from the planned East–West pipeline.[4][5] Construction of the pipeline was to start in the second half of 2009.[6] In October 2010 Russia's top energy official Igor Sechin declared that the project would not go forward.[7]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 "TURKMENISTAN, NATURAL GAS, AND THE WEST". Jamestown. Retrieved 2022-07-21.
  2. Central Asia–Center gas pipeline system, Wikipedia, accessed April 2018
  3. Daly, John C. K. (14 December 2007). "Turkmenistan, Natural Gas, and the West". Eurasia Daily Monitor. Jamestown Foundation. Retrieved 2010-10-28.
  4. Isabel Gorst (20 December 2007). "Russia seals Central Asian gas pipeline deal". Financial Times. Retrieved 2007-12-20.
  5. "Turkmenistan-Russia Breakthrough: Resuming Gas Supplies, Building Pipelines". News Central Asia. 23 December 2009. Retrieved 2010-05-29.
  6. "Putin Okays Caspian Gas Pipe Accord for Ratification". Downstream Today. 11 November 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-22.
  7. "Russia, Turkmenistan extend Caspian gas link freeze-paper". Reuters. 23 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-28.

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