Kazakhstan Can Increase Oil Supplies To Germany Through 'Druzhba' Pipeline

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 3. Kazakhstan can increase oil supplies to Germany through the 'Druzhba' pipeline, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said, trend reports.

He made the remark at the Central Asia-EU summit held in Kyrgyzstan.

According to Tokayev, Kazakhstan has already started to supply oil to Germany through the Druzhba pipeline.

"Since the beginning of this year, deliveries in the amount of 90,000 tons have already been realized. There is a potential to bring this figure to 1.2 million tons per year with the possibility of increasing it in the future," he said.

In addition, the president of Kazakhstan noted that since the beginning of this year, pumping of Kazakh oil along the Aktau-Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan route with a volume of 1.5 million tons per year has begun.

According to him, in the medium term, Kazakhstan plans to expand oil exports in the direction of Aktau – Batumi, as well as increase the volume of pumping through the pipelines of the Trans-Caspian route.


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