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.

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Project Details

  • Owner: Gazprom, Türkmengaz, Uzbekneftegas, KazMunayGas
  • Current 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.[1] The pipeline was planned to be built between Belek compressor station in Turkmenistan and Alexandrov Gay compressor station.[2] 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.[3][4] Construction of the pipeline was to start in the second half of 2009.[5] In October 2010 Russia's top energy official Igor Sechin declared that the project would not go forward.[6]

Articles and resources


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

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