My blog aims at giving updated information about Turkey's relationship with Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran, the EU, the US, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Greece, Cyprus, Iraq and KRG, mostly in the context of energy.

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  • The ‘Great Game’ in the Levant
    on Apr 7, 2013
    by Semih Idiz | Al-MonitorWith billions of cubic meters in estimated gas reserves, the Eastern Mediterranean, or the “Levant Basin” by another name, is turning into the stage for a contemporary version of the 19th Century “Great Game,...
  • Turkish Minister: Anatolia only feasible gas route for Israel, Greek Cyprus
    on Apr 7, 2013
    Hürriyet Daily NewsTurkey awaits normalization with Israel to discuss energy projects, as Israel’s energy plans would only be reasonable if Turkey was involved, Turkish Energy Minister has saidTurkey is not indifferent toward Israel’s energy pro...
  • Turkey dismayed at lack of US partnership on second nuclear plant: Minister
    on Apr 7, 2013
    Hurriyet Daily NewsTurkey expected to form a partnership with the United States to build Turkey’s second planned nuclear plant, Energy Minister Tamer Yıldız told daily Hürriyet in an interview published April 6. “If I don’t build the nuclear...
  • Turkey: Does Ankara Hold the Key to Ending Cyprus Financial Woes?
    on Apr 5, 2013
    by Justin Vela | Eurasianet.orgSome 60 trillion cubic feet of gas reserves around the divided island of Cyprus, a find possibly worth hundreds of billions of dollars, could find its way to Turkish and European markets through Turkey. Combining a deal...
  • Birol: Nuclear power key to Turkish energy future
    on Mar 19, 2013
    Today's Zaman Turkey should build “as much nuclear power as possible” to help meet its growing energy needs, International Energy Agency Chief Economist Fatih Birol said in Brussels on Sunday night.Speaking at the German Marshall Fund's Brussels...
  • European energy security is not up to Europe
    on Mar 19, 2013
          By Alexandros Petersen  | EUobserver BRUSSELS - It is no secret that Russian dominance of European natural gas markets has splintered the Union.  The imperative of having enough heat or cooking fuel in th...
  • Turkey privatisations: back on trackby David O'Byrne | Financial TimesTurkey’s ambitious privatisation programme scored another significant success Friday with the successful sale of four more of the country’s regional power distribution companies for a total of $3.46bn.The sa...
  • Turkish energy: not enough storage
    on Mar 18, 2013
    by David O'Byrne | Financial TimesThere is an oft-repeated mantra used to help explain Turkey’s perennially problematic current account deficit: “A $10 rise in the oil price adds $4bn to the current account deficit and half a percentage point to...
  • Gas in Cyprus – how much of a guarantee ?
    on Mar 18, 2013
    by Nick Butler | Financial TimesThe controversial bailout deal for Cyprus proposed by eurozone finance ministers has led President Nicos Anastasiades to promise investors who stay in the country after the compulsory forfeit of 9.9 per cent of their d...
  • Turkish government committed to liberalize gas market; energy minister
    on Mar 15, 2013
    Gas to Power JournalThe gas market is not yet fully liberalized and things still needs time, but as the government we are committed to duplicating the efforts made when we liberalized the power market, Turkey's deputy minister for energy and natural...
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