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  • Šef?ovi? gives his blessing to Southern Gas Corridor

    News | Azerbaijan 13-02-2015

    Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šef?ovi? attended the first founding meeting of the Advisory Council on the Southern Gas Corridor in Baku yesterday (11 February), a project to bring gas from Azerbaijan to Europe by 2019-2020.

  • Šef?ovi?: Turkish Stream ‘will not work’

    News | Energy 04-02-2015

    Commission Vice-President Maroš Šef?ovi? said today (4 February) that the Russian plan for a pipeline named “Turkish Stream” was not viable. It also became clear that the Commission is organising a secretive ministerial meeting in Sofia on 9 February, to discuss alternatives to the supply of Russian gas to the region.

  • Germany calls Azerbaijan ‘an increasingly important partner’

    News | Sports 23-01-2015

    A visit by the president of Azerbaijan to Berlin on Wednesday (21 January) marks a milestone, and an obvious warming of his country's relations with Germany, against the background of the Ukraine crisis.

  • Russia confirms decision to abandon South Stream

    News | Energy 10-12-2014

    Following a statement by EU ministers who said they wanted Russia to clarify its intentions concerning the South Stream gas pipeline, Russian gas monopoly Gazprom confirmed yesterday (9 December) that the decision to abandon the project is final.

  • Gazprom: Serbia will start building South Stream in October

    News | Energy 17-09-2014

    The construction of the Serbian stretch of the South Stream gas pipeline will start in October, the head of the Gazprom international projects department Alexander Siromyatin was quoted as saying by Serbian media.

  • Mogherini: Russia is no longer the EU’s strategic partner

    News | Global Europe 02-09-2014

    Federica Mogherini, the Italian foreign minister appointed to become the next EU foreign affairs chief, said in the European Parliament today (2 September) that Russia was no longer the EU’s “strategic partner”, referring to the phrase which describes the relationship between the Union and its largest neighbour in hundreds of official documents.

  • South Stream ‘Plan B’ opts for route through Greece and Turkey

    News | Energy 19-08-2014

    A Russian newspaper has published an article suggesting that the Kremlin-favoured South Stream gas pipeline could drop Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, and Slovenia for its route, and instead reach its final destinations, Italy and Austria, through Turkey and Greece.

  • Azeri gas to reach Bulgaria through interconnector

    News | Energy 07-01-2014

    The Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) and the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (ICGB) have signed an agreement laying the foundations for linking the two projects and thus bringing gas from Azerbaijan to Bulgaria, a country that depends on Russia for almost 100% of its gas imports.

  • One sure winner emerges in southern gas corridor race

    News | Energy 08-03-2013

    Nabucco West and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), the two planned projects competing for Azeribaijani gas, have both signed agreements with the Trans-Anatolia Gas Pipeline (TANAP) between Turkey and Azerbaijan.

  • Race between Nabucco and TAP pipeline hots up

    News | Energy 31-01-2013

    Representatives of Nabucco and TAP, the rival pipelines planned to carry gas from the Shah Deniz II offshore field in Azerbaijan, both told EURACTIV they were in a better position to obtain the contract. A decision by Azerbaijan is expected in June.

  • Nabucco to become ‘a real pipeline’ soon, owners say

    News | Energy 11-01-2013

    The companies behind the Nabucco pipeline have agreed to give Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz gas group a stake in the project to pipe the country's gas to Europe, boosting its prospects against the rival TAP project.

  • Oettinger talks up Tanap pipeline

    News | Energy 15-11-2012

    EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger has signalled that Brussels may soon accept the proposed Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline (TANAP), despite its earlier support for the Nabucco pipeline.