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September 2014

Forging a new ‘EU-Turkey gas initiative’ in the aftermath of the Ukraine crisis?

23 September in ENERGY, ENERGY ACADEMY

Published by: Hürriyet Daily News Date: September/23/2014   MEHMET ÖĞÜTÇÜ / SIMONE TAGLIAPIETRA The ongoing game-changers in energy and geopolitics will likely force Ankara and Brussels to consider a joint strategy over how to achieve gas supply security, particularly in view of what’s happening in the Black Sea region, the Western sanctions against Russia and the re-opening of the Pandora’s Box in the Middle East. With Russia’s annexation of Crimea heightening tensions with Europe, there have been renewed calls to reduce dependence on Russian gas. However, it would be difficult for the EU to quickly achieve this goal. The total consumption of the share of...

The EU-Turkey Energy Relations After the 2014 Ukraine Crisis

16 September in ENERGY, ENERGY ACADEMY

  2014.075 NOTE DI LAVORO The EU-Turkey Energy Relations After the 2014 Ukraine Crisis. Enhancing The Partnership in a Rapidly Changing Environment Authors: Simone Tagliapietra Series: Energy: Resources and Markets Series Keywords: EU-Turkey Energy Relations, EU Energy Security, Southern Gas Corridor JEL n.: Q40, Q42, Q48 Abstract - Over the last two decades energy has emerged as an increasingly important component of the overall EU-Turkey relations. In particular, the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) and its flagship project, Nabucco, soon became the pivotal element of the EU-Turkey energy relations. After years of strong cooperation, the failure of Nabucco and the emergence of TANAP have ultimately outlined a divergence in...