Regional cooperation is also expected to come up in the course of the two-day talks.
The five littoral states have not legally demarcated the seabed of the Caspian, which is believed to contain the third-largest oil and gas reserves in the world.
(Reuters, kazinform, ITAR-TASS)
An oil refinery in Western Siberia (TASS)
STABILITY AND SECURITY: On October 23-24, RFE/RL and the Warsaw-based Economic forum cosponsored the Prague Energy Forum at RFE/RL's Prague broadcasting center. The Energy Forum brought together nearly 100 experts and policymakers from Europe, Central Asia, and the Middle East to discuss key issues of energy supply and security in the years to come.
HIGHLIGHTS: RFE/RL presents some of the key presentations from the Energy Forum and interviews with some participants: