2 Nov 2017 10:41

Russia, Uzbekistan to sign agreements on hydrocarbon refining

TASHKENT. Nov 2 (Interfax) - Russia and Uzbekistan plan to sign several cooperation agreements in the area of gas and oil refining during Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's official visit to the Central Asian country, Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Prikhodko told reporters.

The countries plan to sign an agreement to organize financing for a project to produce synthetic liquid fuel based on refined methane at the Shurtan Gas Chemical Complex in Uzbekistan, and a framework agreement on financing a project to build an oil refinery in Uzbekistan's Jizzakh Region.

There are also plans to sign an agreement on work on debt capital markets between Gazprombank and Uzbekneftegaz.