The principal difference between the "Turkish Stream" and "South Stream" is the power. "South Stream" was planned for four threads with a throughput of 15.75 billion cubic meters. m of gas each. "Turkish Stream" is 2 times less, and at the entrance to the territory of the European Union (EU) - 4 times less.
The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline is being built in Turkmenistan in accordance with the approved schedule, Nebit-Gaz, online newspaper of the country’s Oil and Gas Complex.
Implementation of the project on construction of the Rogun hydropower plant is ongoing and the first unit of the hydro station is planned to be put into operation this year, Minister of Energy and Water Resources of Tajikistan Usmonali Usmonzoda told.
Natural gas demand in Europe will continue to increase in the next ten years, Head of Economic Research at Italy-based Sogefi Group and expert in European Energy Policy Luis Colasante believes.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has issued €28 million loan to the Enguri hydro power plant, the largest electricity supplier in Georgia.
The investment case for low-carbon energy is strong: increased economic growth and jobs, reduced transition risks, and the most cost-effective pathway to realising the goals of the Paris Agreement. Why, then, are EU energy ministers so reluctant to provide the legislative framework required to shift the trillions? writes Stephanie Pfeifer.
At present, Turkmen natural gas is exported via the transnational pipeline Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan-China, put into operation in December 2009.
Negotiations with Turkey on the "Turkish Stream" are not easy - but it is clear that for Russia this project is so priority that it is ready to make various concessions on other issues. In particular, she unofficially agreed with the Turkish army's operation in the Syrian province of Idlib - in order not only to expand its sphere of influence in the north of Syria, but also to prevent the creation of Kurdish autonomy on Syrian territory. Since December 1, the Turkish tomatoes are returning to the Russian market.
China, does not intend to limit itself to deliveries only from Russia. In China, the first batch of Canadian liquefied natural gas (LNG) was delivered in container tanks. Suppliers and buyers consider this export model to be very promising. Over the next two years, Gazprom will create its own gas liquefaction technology, the head of the Russian Ministry of Energy announced after the meeting of the interdepartmental working group on import substitution in the fuel and energy sector.