Energy security

US, Europe support for TAP

US and Europe's support for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), above all, shows their trust in Azerbaijan as a reliable partner in transportation of energy resources, experts on energy issues told commenting on the recent statements of US President Donald Trump about the TAP.

Russia gives green light for Turkmen gas to go to EU

Last December Azerbaijani Deputy FM Khalaf Khalafov made it public for the first time that the draft Convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea includes, among other things, a relevant provision under which coastal states are entitled to build pipelines along the Caspian seabed with the agreement between only those countries through the sectors of which a pipeline will be laid.

Europe has access to Caspian gas

By Arthur Dunn


The EU energy strategy in the Caspian was gradually formed and at first did not differ dynamism. Only in the late 1990s, when it was announced that there are significant gas reserves in the Caspian, the EU's policy has become more clear. In the implementation of geopolitical interests, the EU largely borrowed the US strategy, for which pipelines acted as the key element of the policy in the Caspian region.