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Nabucco: From Verdi Opera to Soap Opera

South Stream: The Evolution of a Pipeline in Budapest, Hungary was an event about the prospects for building the South Stream natural gas pipeline, but Hungarian State Secretary for Energy Affairs, Pál Kovács, recalled a melody waning in the background: Nabucco. In June 2013, he recalled...

Changing Tides for East Med Natural Gas

Ongoing political, diplomatic and corporate developments with regards to Eastern Mediterranean natural gas reserves are taking yet another turn with obvious signs of a shift in Israel’s policy towards Turkey, amidst intense geo-economic antagonisms by various regional and global players. Recently...

Geopolitics Happens

A former Ambassador in Lithuania, today Keith Smith is Senior Advisor at the Center for European Policy and acts as a consultant for the private sector and NGOs. A diplomat for 38 years, notably in two energy producing countries, Venezuela and Norway, he told Natural Gas Europe how he cultivated his...

Southern Corridor Moves Ahead Without Turkmenistan, Though It May Catch Up Later

Experts at recent conferences in Washington, DC at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Jamestown Foundation and Elliott School of International Affairs focused on the prospects for the Eurasian region following withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan in 2014 and the decision of the...

The War of Energy Independence: Central and South East Europe warms to Russian dependency

Introduction The recent ‘war of independence’ against Western European owned utilities in Central Eastern Europe (CEE) and South East Europe (SEE) sets the stage for re-integration into Russia’s energy sphere – and dependence. A war against electricity, gas and water prices has...

Some Enquiries on Romania’s Post Nabucco Energy Policies

There has probably never been in the past 23 years a stronger deception in terms of Romania’s energy security than the Nabucco debacle. The (unspoken) death of the AGRI project may be added to this drama. The consequential economic and geopolitical losses for Romania are tremendous. It is extremely...

After Nabucco – Croatia to the Rescue of Central Europe’s Energy Security?

With the “death” of Nabucco, it seems that the EU strategy to diversify gas supplies to Central and South East European member states has failed miserably. Yet according to David Koranyi, Ian Brzezinski and Matthew Bryza of the Atlantic Council there are other ways to reduce these countries’...

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