Turkey wants to connect Israeli gas supplies to the Southern Gas Corridor project, said Cemil Ertem, advisor to the Turkish president, in his interview with the TRT Haber news channel Oct. 14.
Bringing Iranian gas to European market via Southern Gas Corridor: perspectives, limitations and implications
It has been pronounced on several occasions that Iran may join TANAP, a constituent part of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC), scheduled to supply natural gas from Shah Deniz II to the European market starting from 2019. Rovnag Abdullayev, the president of State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), TANAP’s major stakeholder (58%), said that “after the decision on lifting sanctions over Iran, we are ready to consider offers for the sale of part of our shares in TANAP, if we get an advantageous offer”. Pak Ayeen, Ambassador of Iran to Azerbaijan also outlined Iran’s interest in joining TANAP. Turkey's former Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz said that "Turkey would not close its door to Iran if it wants to join TANAP".
The United States has called Russia's decision to suspend a cooperative program that commits the two countries to eliminating parts of their weapon-grade plutonium stocks "a big mistake."
Vladimir Putin has scrapped a key nuclear control agreement over “unfriendly” actions of the United States towards Russia, in the latest rupture in the troubled relationship between the two countries, according to The Telegraph.
In a historic move, EU ministers today (30 September) approved the ratification of the Paris Agreement by the European Union. The decision was reached at an extraordinary meeting of the Environment Council in Brussels. This decision brings the Paris Agreement very close to entering into force.
Iran has kept to a nuclear deal it agreed with six world powers last year limiting its stockpiles of substances that could be used to make atomic weapons, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) told French daily Le Monde.
OPEC shocked markets with a deal to cut oil output after kingpin Saudi Arabia allowed bitter rival Iran to be exempted, but analysts warned Thursday the move would not likely have a lasting impact.
Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani said on Saturday that Iran will accept no restriction on its nuclear program except those specified in the fatwa (religious decree)issued by the Supreme Leader.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of Mexico to the Republic of Azerbaijan Rodrigo Labardini has received Caspian Energy’s delegation headed by President and Editor-in-Chief of the Caspian Energy International Media Group Natalya Aliyeva.
Known information on gas exploration in the Mediterranean waters of Israel, which intends to fully meet the needs of the country and create the potential for gas exports to southern Europe. Potential natural gas reserves are estimated at Israel shelves 1 trillion cubic meters. m. of natural gas reserves have been explored, and on the shelves of the island of Crete (1.5-3.5 trillion cubic meters. m) and Cyprus (150-230 billion cubic meters. m).