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Energy 24-01-2018

How Central Asian energy complements the Southern Gas Corridor

Practical access to Central Asian gas, which would arrive via the twin projects of the White Stream and the Trans-Caspian Pipeline, is finally coming at just the right time to complete the Southern Gas Corridor, writes Robert M. Cutler.
Energy 07-09-2015

European pipeline politics need US support

The EU’s external energy security is in Washington’s longterm interest, especially at the time of renewed rivalry between the West and Moscow, writes Jaros?aw Wi?niewski .
Central Europe 16-10-2013

Visegrad’s energy security after Nabucco

The Nabucco pipeline is out of the game. But Central Europe can reinforce its energy security through new ways to trade gas and access the integrated European market. Only then it can tackle both major challenges, Gazprom and the Asian demand, Pavol Szalai writes.
Med & South 10-12-2010

Balkan gas interconnectors progress as Borissov grows wary of Nabucco

Progress on South-East Europe's gas interconnectors – small pipelines that will link the region to its more developed neighbours – is a promising sign that these countries will become less dependent on Russian imports, writes Dr. Theodoros Tsakiris, energy expert at the Hellenic Centre for European Studies (EKEM) and research associate for 'The Athens Working Group: Transforming the Balkans'.
Central Europe 06-05-2010

Size doesn’t always matter: Small pipelines serve regional needs better than mega-projects

Despite the participation of most Balkan states in the two major rival projects of the EU's Southern Gas Corridor Strategy (Nabucco and the Turkey-Greece-Italy Pipeline), their natural gas security interests are best served by the construction of three cheaper, smaller-scale and more readily deliverable interconnectors, writes Dr. Theodoros Tsakiris, an energy expert at the Hellenic Centre for European Studies (EKEM) and a member of the US-Greece Task Force on Transforming the Balkans.
Energy 16-04-2010

The EU and natural gas: The new security agenda

"Energy supply [...] should dominate the EU's overall security objectives for the immediate future, given its dependence on Russia," writes George Joffe, reserarch fellow at the Centre for International Studies at the University of Cambridge in an April paper.