Energy

Turkey picks Japanese-French consortium for nuclear plant

Turkey picks Japanese-French consortium for nuclear plant

Published 03 May 2013

Turkey's energy minister has confirmed that the government has picked a Japanese-French consortium to build the country's second nuclear power plant, a project expected to cost an estimated €15 billion.

Nabucco-West backers take pot shot at rival bid

Nabucco-West backers take pot shot at rival bid

By Vladimir Socor

The governments of transit countries in the Nabucco-West project - Austria, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria - have appealed to the European Union's top executive authorities to support the selection of this pipeline route by the Shah Deniz gas producers in Azerbaijan.

The Geopolitics of Israel’s Offshore Gas Reserves

The Geopolitics of Israel’s Offshore Gas Reserves

David Wurmser, April 4, 2013
 

Russia, Iran, Turkey, and the Caucasus

 Russia, Iran, Turkey, and the Caucasus

March 22, 2013 - 1:44pm, by Joshua Kucera The Bug Pit Iran Russia Turkey

EurasiaNet's Weekly Digest
The history of the Caucasus has long been dominated by three surrounding powers: Turkey,Russia, and Iran.

The Energy-Security Paradox

The Energy-Security Paradox

Gal Luft

March 28, 2013

*Gal Luft is senior adviser to the United States Energy Security Council and co-author of Petropoly: The Collapse of America's Energy Security Paradigm.

America is facing an energy-security paradox. Our domestic oil production is on the rise; the cars that roll onto our roads are more efficient than ever, and net oil imports are at their lowest level since the days when President George Herbert Walker Bush lived in the White House.

ISRAEL IS READY TO TAKE A STEP BACK IN THE MEDITERRANEAN

ISRAEL IS READY TO TAKE A STEP BACK IN THE MEDITERRANEAN

Published:26 Mart 2013, Salı
Updated:26 Mart 2013, Salı
Prior to last week’s apology, Israel had been testing the waters in Ankara. Sharing the distribution of the natural gas found in the Mediterranean and transporting it to Europe is the main item on Israel’s agenda.

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