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The Launch of the Modified Southern Gas Corridor

The construction of the second branch of the Baku–Tbilisi–Erzurum gas pipeline began on 20 September in Baku. Azerbaijan announced that this is the official inauguration of the construction of the Southern Gas Corridor. The presidents of Azerbaijan and Bulgaria, the prime ministers of Georgia...

Caspian Sea Littoral States’ Perspectives on the Southern Gas Corridor, EU Cooperation and Chinese Dominance

The Caspian Basin was, and still is, one of the most important reservoirs of oil and gas in the world - the  second largest in the world after the Persian Gulf. It is close to a number of important consumer countries  in Eurasia, but on the other hand it lacks open-sea access to world markets.

Ukraine Conflict Keeps Gas 'Steppingstone' in Spotlight

Months before winter, markets in Europe are already shivering as the war in Ukraine threatens to curtail natural gas deliveries from Russia. But as U.S. lawmakers push for greenlighting domestic natural gas exports to dilute Russia's energy dominance, backers of another supply alternative are speaking up.

EU-Turkey Energy Relations After the 2014 Ukraine Crisis

In this article Simone Tagliapietra summarizes the key results of a new study published by the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei aimed at exploring the future prospects of the EU-Turkey energy relations in the aftermath of the 2014 Ukraine crisis. Considering the rapidly evolving situation in the region...

Turcas Petrol Chair Aksoy: Turkey Needs to be Regional Power-Broker

Turkey is constantly trying to expand energy resources as well as diversification from new sources. Within this context, Turkey plans to be a major player in the region as it describes itself 'energy hub' for the region. Natural Gas Europe had the pleasure of an interview with Turcas Petrol Chairman...

Prepare for Gas Market Liberalization in Turkey

Investors, contractors, entrepreneurs beware! A long awaited natural gas market liberalization in Turkey appears on the horizon. A draft bill with 14 clauses regarding natural gas market liberalization has been submitted to the Turkish Parliament. The key points for the submitted bill can be read below: Petroleum...

CNOOC in Aphrodite: Boosting Cypriot Hopes

Recent news that China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) is negotiating to buy a 30-40% interest in Block 12 of Cyprus' Aphrodite gas field may be a real shot in the arm for the natural gas industry in Cyprus, according to Charles Ellinas, CEO at ECP Cyprus National Hydrocarbons Company Ltd. “It's...

Options for Delivering Iranian Gas to Europe Via Turkey

As the struggle between Russia and the West in Ukraine deepens, Europe is beginning to reconsider its options vis-à-vis weakening Russia’s energy monopoly in the European market. Throughout the political negotiations with Moscow, the energy dependency has remained starkly obvious as...

Troubled Waters for the Southern Corridor?

The recent announcement of the exit of Total and E.ON from the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) consortium, respectively holding a 10% and 9% shares in the project, casts a series challenges for the overall Southern Corridor project, in which TAP constitutes a vital element. Presently, the rest of the...

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