New Trans-Caspian Project?

New Trans-Caspian Project? Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and the European Union are drafting two documents that will allow to deliver Caspian and in particular Turkmen gas to Europe, Azerbaijani Energy Minister Natig Aliyev said on Wednesday. According to him, the two resource-rich Caspian littoral states and the EU are expected to complete the preparation of a political document to support the Southern Gas Corridor of pipelines, as well as an inter-governmental... Read More

Nabucco consortium continues supporting project’s original conception

Nabucco consortium continues supporting project’s original conception Nabucco consortium continues supporting the project’s original conception, which envisages the construction of the pipeline from Turkey’s eastern borders to Austrian Baumgarten, Reinhard Mitschek, Managing Director, Nabucco Gas Pipeline International told Trend. “The Nabucco concept, whereby the pipeline travels from the Eastern borders of Turkey to Baumgarten... Read More

Does Turkish support for Nabucco end?

Does Turkish support for Nabucco end? Turkey was no longer fully supporting the European Union-backed Nabucco pipeline project to carry Caspian gas to Europe, and is instead prioritizing its own rival TANAP project, an Energy Ministry spokesman told DPA. The spokesman confirmed that Turkey remains part of the six-country consortium backing Nabucco, but that it was now prioritizing the development of the Trans Anatolian Pipeline Project (TANAP), which... Read More

Natural Gas Europe referenced CESD reports

Natural Gas Europe referenced CESD reports Natural Gas Europe published new article titled as “Kremlin’s Offer to Turkmenistan: “More Political Than Economic”. The journal referenced CESD reports and states that “If anything, Baku has been saying lately that Nabucco is too ambitious and that it will develop its Shah-Deniz II fields for smaller pipelines, the Baku-based Center for Economic and Social Development said this week”. Natural... Read More

Azerbaijan Economy in 2012; expectations and challenges

Azerbaijan Economy in 2012; expectations and challenges Official forecasts for Azerbaijani economy in 2012 seem quite optimistic. According to Ministry of Economic Development reports although downturn in world economy. The Government of Azerbaijan (GoA) targets 5,7 % GDP Growth in 2012 meanwhile The Central Bank’s monetary policy is announced keeping inflation to single digits. Meanwhile, International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected at 7,1 % Azerbaijan’s... Read More