Deputy head of Turkmenistan’s “Turkmenneftegazstroy” state concern Atakuli Tatov has been appointed acting head of the concern, the decree signed by Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said.
The subdivisions of the state concern are engaged in construction of oil and gas pipelines and development of oil and gas fields, reconstruction of oil processing facilities, as well as construction of reservoirs in Turkmenistan.
“Turkmenneftegazstroy” has implemented the project for construction of the East-West, the longest main pipeline stretching the country’s territory. The pipeline was commissioned in December 2015.
Moreover, the state concern started to construct the Turkmen section of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline in December 2015.
Turkmenistan ranks fourth in the world in terms of the volume of natural gas reserves. Currently the country exports gas to Chinese and Iranian markets. (Trend/Business World Magazine)