Latest Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline Stories
By Roberts, John Europe needs oil and gas from the South Caucasus and the Caspian. So while the conflict between Georgia and Russia might appear to be mainly about territory, the biggest practical effects are being felt in energy supply. None of the solutions is especially appetising.
Text of report by state-owned Kazakh TV on 3 October [Presenter] The problem of how to determine the legal status of the Caspian Sea will be resolved if a common agreement on the security of the littoral states is concluded.
S. Korea plans to import Russian gas through DPRK SEOUL, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- South Korea decided to import nearly 20 percent of its future natural gas needs from Russia via pipeline passing through the People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the country's Korea Herald reported Tuesday.
Text of report by Hungarian privately-owned liberal newspaper Nepszabadsag website, on 20 September [Commentary by Andras Gyorgy Deak: "Notes on Energy Policy in Connection With Foreign Affairs Dispute"] Following the war between Georgia and Russia, Hungarian foreign policy has again started to "chew over" the issue of the Nabucco and South Stream pipelines.
Azerbaijan, along with other Central Asian gas producing countries, has to make a swift choice with regard to NABUCO project, Turan's analytical piece has concluded.
By Indrani Bagchi NEW DELHI: Senior Indian officials met their Turkish and Israeli counterparts in Ankara last week to work out the technical details of an offshore pipeline project to bring Central Asian and Russian oil to India.
Text of report in English by Bulgarian national news agency BTA Sofia, September 16 (BTA) - Bulgaria will support the Hungarian initiative NETS for linking the national gas networks of several countries, including Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Slovenia, Austria and, possibly in future, Serbia, in order to secure supplies of natural gas from Azerbaijan under the so-called project "mini Nabucco", Deputy Economy and Energy Minister Yavor Kouyoumdjiev [Kuyumdzhiev] told journalists on Tuesday [ 16...
Text of report by state-run Iranian radio on 14 September [Presenter] The minister of oil has warned the [Austrian energy firm] OMV about delays in the Nabucco gas pipeline. Gholamhoseyn Nowzari said that unless OMV finalizes the contract soon, Tehran will look for other gas export partners.
BAKU. Sept 9 (Interfax) - The United States backs the development of cooperation with Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, U.S. Department of State Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy Boyden Gray said.
BAKU. Sept 9 (Interfax) - The politicization of constructing the Nabucco pipeline creates obstacles to the implementation of the project, Azeri Industry and Energy Minister Natig Aliyev said.