U.S: Nabucco gas pipeline will be built

The European Union's Nabucco pipeline project will be built and is as important to the United States as the Baku-Ceyhan pipeline was in the 1990s, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.

U.S: Nabucco gas pipeline will be built
"The Nabucco pipeline will be built, I am convinced because it makes commercial sense," Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Bryza told reporters after talks with EU Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs.

Bryza said the planned Nabucco pipeline across Turkey to central Europe was a much more cost-efficient way of getting Caspian gas to Europe than the rival South Stream pipeline project being pushed by Russia's Gazprom.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 22 Şubat 2008, 17:45