The delegation of Turkmenistan headed by deputy prime minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov has been recently on a working visit to Brussels.
The Baltic power transmission system operators submitted an application to the European Commission for EU funding for the first stage of the Baltic power grids' synchronization with the continental European system, the Lithuanian Energy Ministry confirmed.
The Baltic countries and the Nordic Council of Ministers are to start research cooperation in the field of energy, while the budget of the four-year project is 2.4 million euros.
A career diplomat specialising in policy, Estonian Ambassador to Japan Jaak Lensment has been a witness to the development and modernisation of Estonia over the past 25 years.
In my previous article (EU Gas Import Infrastructure – why more is good and why looking at annual utilization figures alone is wrong) I explained why looking at annual utilisation figures was misleading when looking at usage of import infrastructure, and whether Europe needs more gas import infrastructure. In this article, I will explain why the argument that Europe already has enough import infrastructure is wrong from a market economics standpoint.
More and more means of exerting pressure are being activated to keep Iran in its lane regionally, or, with any luck, to end the reign of the country’s ruling authority.
Egypt and Cyprus signed a bilateral agreement for the construction of an underwater pipeline to export natural gas to Egypt. The deal was signed at the presidential palace by Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis and Egypt’s Oil Minister Tarek el Molla. Cypriot gas will then be treated by an Egyptian refinery, to be sold to third parties.
Uzbekistan will ensure implementation of the nuclear power plant construction project in strict accordance with IAEA recommendations and in compliance with international norms and rules in this area, the President of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan Bekhzod Yuldashev said at the 62nd session of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said Washington’s unilateral decision to leave the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers has placed the international agreement in “serious jeopardy”, stressing this could have repercussions for international peace and security.
An exclusive interview of the Senior editor of Pirmais Biznesa radio (First Business Radio) in Riga, Latvia Mr. Aris Jansons.