Caspian Pipeline Opens Market, Questions

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A new pipeline bringing Caspian oil to the Mediterranean Sea opens up questions of regional power and global energy markets. The vast conduit transports oil from the Caspian Sea westward through Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey to the Mediterranean.


Frank Verrastro, director of the Energy Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies



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