Energy security

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.

Southern gas gates to Europe

By D. Rozanov

The idea of ​​building an infrastructure for the transport of Nigerian gas to Europe is not new. Thus, in the late 2000s, a similar initiative was launched under the name of the Trans-Saharan gas pipeline along the Nigeria-Niger-Algeria route, followed by export to the states of the Old World through the Mediterranean using the Algerian infrastructure.