New economic window for Baku-Ankara cooperation

New economic window for Baku-Ankara cooperation The energy cooperation is one of the core issues in bilateral relations of Azerbaijan and Turkey. The implementation of joint energy projects, such as TANAP, Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project is highly important in this regard. Turkey’s high-ranking official put an end to rumors in Baku that Turkish Stream, Ankara’s joint project with Moscow, will compete with TANAP, Azerbaijan’s brainchild project. During... Read More

Estimated price of Shah Deniz-2 ups

Estimated price of Shah Deniz-2 ups   The cost of the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project is now estimated slightly higher than previously at $28 billion, SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev said during the meeting with the graduates of the summer school of the company. “We plan to implement scaled projects, one of which is the implementation of the stage 2 project. Within the project, we will also start broadening of the South Caucasus pipeline... Read More

Will Nabucco gas pipeline be downsized?

Will Nabucco gas pipeline be downsized? The Nabucco consortium is considering a much smaller project than the originally planned pipeline to carry Caspian natural gas to Europe, bowing to the reality of low gas amounts available at the moment in the region, according to people familiar with the situation, The Wall Street Journal reported. Nabucco’s original project was a 3,900 kilometer-long natural-gas pipeline running from the eastern Turkish... Read More

Will TANAP replace Nabucco project?

Will TANAP replace Nabucco project? Azerbaijan-Turkish Trans Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) with initial capacity of 16 billion cubic meters, can be expanded and replace the Nabucco project to transport natural gas only to the EU, Anadolu agency quotes the European Commission’s report sent to member countries’ partners on the energy sector. The European Commission said the EU needs a pipeline to transport Azerbaijani gas to Europe through... Read More