Monthly archive March, 2015
Energy world's renowned expert joins Sisecam's board

Energy world’s renowned expert joins Sisecam’s board

Anadolu Agency | 30 March 2015 By Arif Hudaverdi Yaman – Mehmet Ogutcu, an internationally-recognized energy expert, has been appointed to the board of management of Sisecam Group, one of Turkey’s most energy-consuming companies Internationally-recognized energy expert, Mehmet Ogutcu, has been appointed to the board of management of one of the most established industrial and most energy-consuming organizations in Turkey, the Sisecam Group. The Sisecam...
LNG Bunkering In The Mediterranean

LNG Bunkering In The Mediterranean

www.fc-gi.com | Researched and Produced by: Gas Intelligence Introduction So far Europe’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering activity has been focused around the north of the continent, Scandinavia and the Baltics. Pilot projects have developed in northern Europe, boosted by strong government support, infrastructure already in place and new environmental regulations, which came into force in...
More collaborative thinking needed on European gas markets

More collaborative thinking needed on European gas markets

Hürriyet Daily News | March/28/2015 CONTRIBUTOR | MEHMET ÖĞÜTÇÜ – CHRISTIAN SCHWARCK There is a Chinese character that equates crisis with opportunity. We face such a situation as the energy market turbulence, created by the oil price collapse, declining investments and geopolitical tensions, is in full swing. The process of adjustment in the energy market is far from...

“China’s Energy Engagement with Central Asia and Implications for the United States”

origin.www.uscc.gov Testimony of Dennis C. Shea Chairman, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission “China’s Energy Engagement with Central Asia and Implications for the United States” for the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Hearing on “The Development of Energy Resources in Central Asia” May 21, 2014 Chairman Rohrabacher, Ranking Member Keating,...

EU considers Turkey energy partnership

turkey.setimes.com | 19/03/15 A new dialogue between Ankara and Brussels is fuelling hopes for new strategic energy partnerships. By Menekse Tokyay for SES Türkiye in Istanbul – The EU and Turkey launched a high-level energy dialogue on March 16th in Turkey’s eastern province of Kars, in a move designed to improve co-operation at senior levels of government....
Changıng market dynamıcs ın central asıa: declınıng russıan ınterests and an emergıng chınese presence

Changıng market dynamıcs ın central asıa: declınıng russıan ınterests and an emergıng chınese presence

Caspian Center for Energy and Environment Policy Brief (CCEE) | March 2015 | No.13 Background Control over the transportation of energy resources from Central Asia to Europe is a crucial determinant in Russia’s energy and pipeline policies. Russia’s pipeline policies have long been designed to ensure energy power via control of regional transportation infrastructure. This strategy...
Why Turkey is crucial to solving Europe’s gas conundrum

Why Turkey is crucial to solving Europe’s gas conundrum

www.euobserver.com | 13 March, 2015   By WILLEM TH. OOSTERVELD AND SIJBREN DE JONG Europeans are said to lack geopolitical nous. They think too narrowly, and are loath to use coercive tools to achieve strategic objectives. The EU’s recent proposal to create an Energy Union was an opportunity for Europe to prove this sentiment wrong, and...
The 3rd Caspian Corridor Conference European Bank for Reconstructıon and Development (EBRD) | 12 march 2015, London

The 3rd Caspian Corridor Conference European Bank for Reconstructıon and Development (EBRD) | 12 march 2015, London

THE 3RD CASPIAN CORRIDOR CONFERENCE EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT (EBRD) 12 MARCH 2015 London BUILDING A SECURE, DIVERSIFIED ENERGY AND ECONOMIC CORRIDOR FROM EUROPE TO ASIA AGENDA   8.30-9.15               OPENING WELCOME                                 The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of London Alan Yarrow                                 Enzo Quattrociocche, Secretary General, EBRD                                ...
Energy: A new world challenge and a complex dilemma for Turkey

Energy: A new world challenge and a complex dilemma for Turkey

Hürriyet Daily News | March 2, 2015  MEHMET ÖĞÜTÇÜ The ongoing energy crisis, originating from the substantial and totally unexpected drop in the price of oil, is nothing like what we have seen before. The historic slide has roiled the energy sector, with fallout ranging from stalled oil and gas developments to bankruptcy filings and...
“Petrolün 100 doların üzerine çıkması zor”

“Petrolün 100 doların üzerine çıkması zor”

BUGÜN | 28.02.2015 Global Resources Partnership Grubu Başkanı Mehmet Öğütçü, petroldeki düşüşü yorumlarken “Devreye girmemiş muazzam petrol kaynakları var” dedi. OPEC’in bu nedenle üretimi kısmak yerine pazar payını korumayı seçtiğini belirten Öğütçü, yıl sonuna kadar 60-70 doların görülebileceğini belirtti. Röportaj: Perihan ÇAKIROĞLU Ener­ji, hem dün­ya hem Tür­ki­ye eko­no­mi­si­nin baş gün­dem mad­de­le­rin­den bi­ri­si. Üre­ti­ci ile tü­ke­ti­ci ko­nu­mun­da­ki...
Türkiye enerjisi: Nereye gidiyoruz?

Türkiye enerjisi: Nereye gidiyoruz?

Capital Dergisi | 01 Mart 2015 Mehmet Öğütçü | Enerjik Bakış Enerjisiz çarklar dönmüyor. Eksikliği ya da azlığı, fiyatının iniş çıkışı, sübvansiyonunun kısılması iktidarları devirebiliyor. Kaynaklar üzerindeki rekabet, sınır ihtilafları, boru hattı güzergahları ve münhasır ekonomik bölgelere giriş-çıkış komşularla sıcak çatışmalara ya da jeopolitik gerilimlere yol açabiliyor. Enerjinin “yumuşak karın” olduğu ülkelerin ekonomi, dış politika,...
Doğu Akdeniz Gazı: Riskleri Fırsata Nasıl Çevirebiliriz?

Doğu Akdeniz Gazı: Riskleri Fırsata Nasıl Çevirebiliriz?

Al Jazeera Türk Dergi | 1 Mart 2015 Mehmet Öğütçü | Londra Siyasi ihtilafların durulmaması, sık aralıklarla alevlenmeye devam etmesi Doğu Akdeniz’deki zengin gaz yataklarının ticarileştirilip refah ve güvenliğe katkı sağlamasına imkân vermiyor. Dünya ölçeğinde ‘oyun değiştirici’ değil. Ancak bölgeyi dönüştürme potansiyeli olan Doğu Akdeniz doğal gaz kaynakları, jeopolitik gerilimlerin yanı sıra dünya gaz sektöründe yaşanan...