The Bosphorus Energy Club | 2013 January
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January 2013

Turkey and the New Energy Politics of the Black Sea Region


 BST - Kadir Has Üniversitesi - CIES | | Mitat Çelikpala | January 2013 |  Turkey signed two significant energy agreements at the end of 2011. As a consequence, theseaccords set off a new competition for natural gas-centered energy projects around Turkey. Russia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Iran and the European Union are the main actors in this contest.This paper aims to assess all the related and ensuing developments in the Black Sea Regionthrough the lenses of Turkey’s role, strategy and priorities. Key words: Turkey, Black Sea, Energy, European Union, Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Iran The Black Sea region has gained much importanceover the last two decades as it has...

Energy Leadership Awards honor 14 in Charlotte

25 January in Young Leaders in Energy | Jan 25, 2013 The Charlotte Business Journal has named 14 recipients of its Energy Leadership Awards for 2013. The group of 10 Energy Leaders and four Young Leaders in Energy were honored Friday at the third annual Energy Leadership Awards luncheon at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte. The award recipients also are featured in the Jan. 25 print edition of the Charlotte Business Journal. The honorees were selected based on their: •Impact on job growth. •Influence on building the Carolinas into a national or international player in the industry. •Impact on energy policy on the local, state or national level. Here are this year’s award recipients. Click on their names...