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Azerbaijan develops clean and green energy

Azerbaijan develops clean and green energy

Azerbaijan’s role as an energy producing and exporting country has long been associated with hydrocarbons. Since 1994 and the signing of the “Contract of Century,” the country has embarked with its international partners on …

Turkey, Azerbaijan to laid this year pipeline to supply Nakhchivan

Turkey, Azerbaijan to laid this year pipeline to supply Nakhchivan

Following the liberation of Azerbaijan’s occupied Nagorno-Karabakh region, Baku is now looking to ensure the uninterrupted supply of natural gas to Nakhchivan with a project to be carried out in cooperation with Turkey that foresees the pipeline being laid this year

Future of Caspian oil and gas in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan

Future of Caspian oil and gas in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan

Over the past 30 years Caspian nations such as Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan have built thriving economies on oil and gas wealth led by global energy companies and a handful of megaprojects. As times change, that model may need to be reassessed. …

How Azerbaijan changed the energy map of the Caspian Sea

How Azerbaijan changed the energy map of the Caspian Sea

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, crude oil and natural gas have been playing a key role in the geopolitics of the Caspian region. Hydrocarbon revenues became an important source of economic growth for the Caspian Basin countries such …

Azerbaijan and Turkey to sign new gas contract?

Azerbaijan and Turkey to sign new gas contract?

BOTAS and the Consortium of Azerbaijani Shah Deniz gas condensate field are negotiating a new contract for the supply of gas within the first stage of the field development. According to the head of the public relations department of BP-Azerbaijan, Tamam Bayatli, due to the completion of the contract concluded in 2001, which provided for the transportation of gas in the amount of 6.6 billion cubic meters annually, supplies to Turkey within the framework of Shah Deniz-1 were terminated on April 16

Nakhichevan corridor needs delicate geopolitical balancing

Nakhichevan corridor needs delicate geopolitical balancing

In Moscow last week, President Vladimir Putin hosted the prime minister of Armenia and the president of Azerbaijan. It was the first meeting of the three leaders since the end of the six-week-long war over the Nagorno-Karabakh region last …

How political landscape changed after the second Karabakh war

How political landscape changed after the second Karabakh war

The confluence of many factors changed the hitherto prevailing balance of power and produced a victory for Azerbaijan, overturning the 26-year old status-quo in the region. Over the years, Azerbaijan has invested in the armed forces massively. In the meantime, both Azerbaijan and Turkey have cultivated closer ties with Russia. The color revolution, which swept pro-European Union Nikol Pashinyan into power as prime minister in Armenia in 2018 helped distance Moscow from Yerevan. Unlike in the past, the United States was disengaged from the region, mainly because of its partial withdrawal from the international stage

Azerbaijan begins commercial gas deliveries to Europe

Azerbaijan begins commercial gas deliveries to Europe

The Shah Deniz consortium today announced commencement of commercial gas deliveries to Europe from the Shah Deniz gas field in the Caspian Sea offshore Azerbaijan via the newly-completed Southern GasCorridor (SGC) pipeline system, accord to the …

TAP pipeline is bringing EU energy policy to Azerbaijan

TAP pipeline is bringing EU energy policy to Azerbaijan

The construction of the TAP pipeline could set an example of what a project developer’s role should be – to build a commercial infrastructure project while mitigating any potential environmental and social challenges, writes …

TAP gas pipeline 93.5% completed

TAP gas pipeline 93.5% completed

The progress in the implementation of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) is 93.5% as of late February, according to TAP AG consortium. It was noted that every day hundreds of meters of TAP’s Right of Way are cleared, strung, …