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Bulgaria Braces for Larger Role Amidst Ukraine Crisis

The crisis in Ukraine has set numerous countries across Europe in motion, albeit in different directions, as national priorities seem to be shaping the Union’s political agenda, with a particular emphasis on energy security. Bulgaria for example has a lot at stake and is eager to...

Towards a Single, Competitive Gas Market

Is a single, competitive European gas market achievable? The answer could only be “yes,” even if the target was far off in the distance, according to Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, Director B, DG Energy – European Commission, who enumerated the numerous challenges that prospect was up against...

Natural Gas Market Developments and Marketing in Europe: Ramifications for the Shah Deniz Consortium

On December 17th of last year, the Shah Deniz consortium announced a final investment decision to sanction development of second phase of the Shah Deniz project, one of the world's largest gas-condensate fields. The FID was a significant breakthrough towards the materialization of the Caspian-gas-to-Europe...

Southern Corridor: TANAP as the Foundation

Speaking about the Trans Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) gas pipeline project and Azerbaijan's energy policy in that context at the Frankfurt Gas Forum, Vladimir Socor, Senior Fellow, Eurasia Program, The Jamestown Foundation, described the tensions that often arose between commercial and strategic policy...

Southern Corridor Pipelines Confirmed Despite Divestments

Trans Adriatic Pipeline’s shareholders confirmed they would proceed with the corridor bringing Azeri gas to Europe. They announced their intentions after the BP-operated Shah Deniz Consortium announced it has taken the Final Investment Decision on the second phase of the project. The total cost...

Southern Corridor Gas: From Strategic to Commercial

In a session dedicated to Challenges and Prospects for the Southern Corridor, one of the speakers at the 2nd Annual Frankfurt Gas Forum asked, “How does a mouse dance with the elephants?” That's how John Baldwin, Vice President Southern Corridor, BP, UK, characterized BP's position among...

TAP Increases European Energy Security, Says Oettinger

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) will increase security of supply to European Union, said EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger in a note, commenting the decision by Shah Deniz II Consortium, which officially selected the TAP as the European route of the Southern Gas Corridor on Friday. "We...

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.

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