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Nabucco West or Trans-Adriatic Pipeline

Not much time left for the final decision on the pipeline route that will deliver gas from Azerbaijan to the European market. Hitherto, many articles have been written and there have been plenty of scenarios and speculations on this topic. Here, we discuss the key factors that will play a decisive...

Azerbaijan's SOCAR Acquires Greek Gas Transmission System Operator

State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) reached an agreement with Hellenic Republic Assets Development Fund (HRADF/TAIPED) for the acquisition of 66% stake in Greece natural gas transmission system operator – DESFA, as recently disclosed by Natural Gas Europe. “SOCAR has vast experience...

Southern Corridor: Azerbaijan Says Both Pipeline Projects Valid

Azerbaijan is confident about the realization of a pipeline to carry gas from the Shah Deniz field to Europe and has not expressed a public preference for one of the two  projects. The BP-led consortium will announce its decision by the end of the month, picking the Trans-Adriaitc Pipeline...

The Southern Gas Corridor: Who Stands Where?

After almost a decade of intensive discussions and negotiations about the market and the European route for the Shah Deniz Phase 2 gas (SD2 gas), the Shah Deniz development consortium is expected to announce in two weeks time the countries to be supplied with Azerbaijani gas. It is worth noting that...

Understanding the Turkish-Turkmen Gas Embrace

Although Turkey and Turkmenistan like to praise their fraternal “bone brotherhood” and their eternal friendship, but cooperation on natural gas continues to elude them. However hope springs eternal: at the end of May the two sides signed yet another agreement on delivering Turkmen gas to Turkey.

Italy, Greece, Albania and Croatia Meet to Push for Trans-Adriatic Pipeline

Representatives of Italy, Greece, Albania, Croatia, Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina met on Wednesday in Dubrovnik to support the Trans-Adriatic pipeline, according to Bloomberg.  “Our message to Shah Deniz is that TAP is less costly as it’s shorter, and that all the governments involved...

Southern Gas Corridor: Godot Finally Comes?

If all goes well, by the end of this month the multinational Shah Deniz Consortium will select the European leg of a grand pipeline project known as the Southern Gas Corridor to ship Caspian gas to Europe. The choice between Nabucco West that would bring gas to Central Europe, and the Trans-Adriatic...

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