News By Country
- United Kingdom
- More Countries
Energy Partnership Between EU And Azerbaijan Will Bring About Mutual Benefits
In the context of Bridging Dialogue Initiative, Dimitris Rapidis interviews Ms Gulmira Rzayeva, a senior research fellow at the Center for Strategic Studies (CSS) under the…
East of Europe: The End of South Stream and the New Uneasy Strategic Triangle
The end of the South Stream project has been seen as a substantial shift in European energy governance. Its strategic implications, however, go way beyond energy. It signals the…
Turkey's role as a mega energy hub
Turkey is on its way to becoming the main hub for energy in Europe due to the recent introduction of the Turk Stream in place of South Stream. The elevation of the country's role…
Europe and Russia After South Stream
The crisis in Ukraine, and in particular Russia's recent cancellation of the South Stream natural gas pipeline project, has had substantial ripple effects on the energy dynamics…
BP highlights Shah Deniz-2 progress
Contracts worth a total of around $10 billion have already been awarded for most of the major engineering, construction, and supply contracts for the second stage of development…
TANAP capacity expansion not under consideration at this stage
Azerbaijan’s Energy Minister Natig Aliyev has put an end to speculations of a possible capacity expansion of the Trans Anatolian Pipeline ( TANAP), set to deliver Caspian…
Winners and Losers in the Black Sea Gas Game
Calling time on the South Stream pipeline project in Ankara this week, Vladimir Putin tried to spin it as a win nonetheless, by announcing a new Black Sea pipeline to Turkey…
EU Energy Geopolitics: The Potential Role of Iran and the Turkish Route
As the struggle between Russia and the West in Ukraine deepens, the EU is beginning to reconsider its options vis-a-vis weakening Russia's near monopoly in the European gas market.…
Turkey Sees Cooperation with Russia, Shell as Path to Energy Hub Plans
Turkey is moving forward with its plan to become an energy hub, with Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz saying that Ankara is considering options to strengthen ties with Russia…
Turkey agrees to buy LNG from Algeria for 10 years
Turkey has agreed to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Algeria for 10 years, commencing Jan 1, 2015. Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said that the country will…
Davutoglu, Samaras Rapprochement - A New Phase in Energy Security?
After a long dispute over divided Cyprus between Turkey and Greece, a new chapter in the relations between the two neighbouring countries may evolve based upon developments in…
Energy Security in South-Eastern Europe: Ukraine as a catalyst?
There's an old saying in Azerbaijan, “Oil is about money; natural gas is about politics,” according to Mr. Vasile Iuga, Country Managing Partner, PwC Romania, who…
Caucasus - The Next Playground for Confrontation between West, Russia?
Ministers of Foreign Affairs from Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia will meet to discuss regional cooperation opportunities on Wednesday, following a meeting between EU and Turkish…
East Med Pipeline to Europe Proof of Diverging Interests between Turkey, Russia
Amidst current geopolitical tensions between the West and Russia, a frenzy of diplomatic activity is taking place in Europe. On Monday, Russia's President Vladimir Putin…
Mikhail Krutikhin: "It's all about Russia's incompetence"
These are hard times for Russia: falling oil prices, weak rouble and western sanctions push the country into recession. In addition to this, Vladimir Putin surprised the world…