ENERGY SECURITY AND ENERGY UNION PERSPECTIVES IN AZERBAIJAN

ENERGY SECURITY AND ENERGY UNION PERSPECTIVES IN AZERBAIJAN Annual Meeting of Working Group 3 “Environment, climate change and energy security” was taken place in Brussels, Belgium on September 14th, 2016. Dr. Vugar Bayramov, CESD Chairman, had presentation energy security and energy union perspectives for Azerbaijan in the panel titled as “Mapping the Route for EaP Countries and the EU Cooperation within the Energy Union”. CESD Chairman addressed... Read More

Cooperation in energy and security: partnership based on mutual interests

Cooperation in energy and security: partnership based on mutual interests Dr. Vugar Bayramov, Chairman of CESD, Azerbaijan had speech at the Azerbaijani Parliament on Energy Cooperation between Azerbaijan and USA which titled as “Cooperation in energy and security: partnership based on mutual interests” on February 14, 2015. The whole speech of Dr. Bayramov was as following; (Download Full Speech Here) “Dear Ladies and Gentlemen and Dear Members... Read More

International Conference on NATO and Energy Security

International Conference on NATO and Energy Security Energy security is becoming a priority of NATO policy at the present stage, and Azerbaijan – one of the most important partners of the Alliance in this area. This is the keynote opened the international conference: “Energy security in the Caspian region and NATO’s role in the protection of critical energy infrastructure.” The event was organized by the Azerbaijan... Read More

BP seeks stake in pipeline to export Azerbaijani gas

BP seeks stake in pipeline to export Azerbaijani gas BP is interested in acquiring a significant share in the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) or Nabucco-West pipeline projects seeking to supply Azerbaijani gas to Europe, the company`s vice-president for development of Azerbaijan`s Shah Deniz gas field, Al Cook, was quoted as saying by Argus Media, a UK-based independent provider of market data and business intelligence. In late June, the consortium... Read More

Is TAP only realistic option for Azerbaijan’s gas supply?

Is TAP only realistic option for Azerbaijan’s gas supply? Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) provides the only commercially and strategically realistic option of enabling gas to reach the South Eastern Europe (SEE) markets, TAP External Affairs and Communications Director, Michael Hoffmann said in interview to Natural Gas Europe. “It is important that the SEE region is well prepared in the event of a disruption in gas supply,” Hoffmann... Read More

EU’s position on South Corridor ‘not changed

EU’s position on South Corridor not changed The position of the European Union on the South Corridor has not changed and we want to open this corridor as soon as possible. Head of the EU Representation in Azerbaijan Roland Kobia told the statement to journalists,Gun.Az reported. He said that they didn’t wish any delays in that issue. “As for TANAP, we have seen no agreement yet but we hope that will issue will find its solution soon.... Read More

Ashgabat turns to Trans-Caspian project

Ashgabat turns to Trans-Caspian project Information “on the progress made in Brussels at the tripartite meeting on the Trans-Caspian gas pipeline,” was announced at a regular meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, the Turkmen government said on Saturday. It was also reported that another similar meeting is planned for the next month. “The Turkmen State demonstrates a responsible approach to international cooperation... Read More

Energy Security is Priority for EU

Energy Security is Priority for EU The EU envoy in Baku has said that a new route to export Azerbaijani gas to Europe should be based on commercial and strategic concerns. As the deadline nears for the announcement of the export route chosen by the consortium developing Azerbaijan’s giant Shah Deniz II gas field, the head of the EU office in Baku, Roland Kobia, urged the consortium not to delay their choice, Interfax-Azerbaijan reported.   “A... Read More