international magazine
06 / 2003

Transneft: customers are waiting for our crude

Increasing oil exports is a priority of Russia's budget and state policy. Transneft the Russian pipeline operator has recently been expanding its export capacities at an unprecedented rate. These days the company is working on a number of projects when they are implemented, the customers will probably have to compete for the deliveries of Russian oil. Our correspondent spoke with Igor Solyarsky, Vice-President of Transneft, about the company's plans in the light of national priorities.