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The energy reserves of the Caspian Region have been hailed as the new 'Middle East'.
This book offers a thorough assessment of its energy resources and the nature of the international politics that surround them. This volume presents a unique study of the various dimensions of Caspian energy, ranging from the geopolitical to the economic, technical, religious and political.

1. Breaking new ground : the Caspian region in the 21st century
2. Reaching a world market : pipelines, transit routes and processing plants
3. National interests in the Caspian basin.