Potential Oil Pipeline Projects in the Black Sea: Caspian Region

  • Sergey S. ZhiltsovEmail author
Part of the The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry book series (HEC, volume 51)


The information about availability of considerable hydrocarbon resources in the Black Sea–Caspian region that appeared in the 1990s stirred greater interest of the Caspian and Black Sea states to the development and implementation of new pipeline projects. However, by the beginning of the second decade of the twenty-first century, only a few of the suggested projects were realized. Nevertheless, many projects for oil export to foreign markets remain relevant and can be implemented in case new hydrocarbon deposits are developed, which will require, of course, additional capacities for their transit to foreign markets.


Black Sea Caspian region Hydrocarbon resources Pipelines 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Peoples’ Friendship University of RussiaMoscowRussia
  2. 2.S.Yu. Witte Moscow UniversityMoscowRussia

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