According to the news from China Economic Net Armenia's Arca News reported that Russia started supplying oil to Uzbekistan (Omsk-Pavlodar-Shymkent and later by rail) via Kazakhstan. Russia plans to build a 5 million tons of oil refinery after three years, Gazprom will participate in the project.
Transneft, which is responsible for oil transportation, said the volume of future shipments will increase from the current 30,000 to 60,000 tons per month. Uzbekistan's oil production can not meet its actual refining capacity, the government intends to buy oil from Russian through more economical pipeline transportation.
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