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Interview with AUCC Chairperson Carolyn Lamm Before 2012 Uzbekistan-US Annual Business Forum
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Russia's Lukoil raises its investments in Uzbekistan
In Jan-Sep, Russia's Lukoil increased its investments in Uzbekistan almost one third to USD 444mn, the company has announced. Capital expenditures in Q3 amounted to USD 185mn, an increase of 2-fold y/y. Currently, Lukoil implements three product-sharing agreements in Uzbekistan - Kandym-Khauzak-Shady-Kungrad, Southern-Western Gissar and exploration of the Uzbek part of Aral . So far, Lukoil produced over 20bn cubic meters of gas in Uzbekistan . As part of the production sharing agreement, Lukoil plans to produce 18bn cubic meters of gas by 2017, and to bring up the volume of investment to USD 5bn .