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Mehmet Öğütçü CNN Türk televizyonuna konuk oldu

Mehmet Öğütçü CNN Türk televizyonuna konuk oldu

CNN Türk | 6 Nisan 2018 The Bosphorus Energy Club Başkanı Mehmet Öğütçü, 6 Nisan’da CNN Türk televizyonunda Taha Akyol‘un sunduğu “Eğrisi Doğrusu” programında, Eski Moskova Büyükelçisi Aydın Sezgin ile birlikte program konuğu oldu. 1 saatin üzerinde süren programda, Akkuyu Nükleer Santrali ve Doğu Akdeniz’deki enerji kaynaklarına ilişkin, İsrail; Yunanistan ve Türkiye politikaları tartışıldı. Programı yukarıdaki resim üzerinden ya...
Turkey’s foreign and security policy ‘needs to support its energy goals’

Turkey’s foreign and security policy ‘needs to support its energy goals’

Hürriyet Daily News |  April 02 2018 Barçın Yinanç  | Turkey needs to adapt its energy policies to speedy geopolitical and technological changes, according to Mehmet Öğütçü, chair of the Bosphorus Energy Club. Speaking to the Hürriyet Daily News, Öğütçü stressed that the country needs to have an integrated strategy with foreign and security policies that support...
Empowering and enhancing the position of women in energy

Empowering and enhancing the position of women in energy

Hürriyet Daily News | March 29 2018 By MEHMET ÖĞÜTÇÜ Women in business and government generally have significantly expanded their presence over the past few decades. But there is still a long way to go for the consolidation of women’s position in the business world and government, realizing their true potential and ensuring gender parity through effective...
Türkiye-Çin ilişkilerinde sıçrama mümkün mü?

Türkiye-Çin ilişkilerinde sıçrama mümkün mü?

Capital Dergisi | Şubat 2018 Mehmet Öğütçü | Enerjik Bakış Köşesi 1989’dan bu yana Türk-Çin ilişkilerinin içinde hem diplomat hem OECD ve İEA yöneticisi hem uluslararası işadamı hem de stratejik danışman olarak yer aldım. En son, Kasım 2017’de Çin Hükümeti’nin daveti üzerine dört hafta süreyle Pekin, Tianjin, Harbin, Xian, Fuzhou, Şanghay, Shenzhen ve Hong Kong’da...
Mehmet Öğütçü was at France24 tv on 19 March 2018 

Mehmet Öğütçü was at France24 tv on 19 March 2018 

France24 tv  |19 March 2018  Mehmet Ogutcu was at France-24 on 19 March 2018, 17:15 pm to discuss with Mark Owen. He remarked his views about the Afrin operation, Turkish diplomatic and military strategy after the battle,  how to enforce a sort of stability and confidence, and what lies ahead.
Enhancing cultural awareness crucial for international business success

Enhancing cultural awareness crucial for international business success

www.hurriyetdailynews.com| February 20 2018 Ferhan Alesi and Mehmet Öğütçü In today’s world, the rate of return, supply chain, regulatory requirements, compliance, tax incentives, infrastructure, enabling environment and shareholder value are all crucial factors in business decisions and executing deals between contracted parties. But business leaders must also know that cultural awareness is equally important – not...
Will Turkey and Russia become ‘strategic allies’ or sustain a ‘marriage of convenience’?

Will Turkey and Russia become ‘strategic allies’ or sustain a ‘marriage of convenience’?

www.hurriyetdailynews.com February 16 2018 | By MEHMET ÖĞÜTÇÜ There is never a dull moment between Russia and Turkey. The last three years have seen a crisis triggered by a shot-down Russian warplane, a flurry of economic sanctions, signing multibillion dollar energy projects, coordinated diplomatic efforts in Syria, Ankara’s purchase of advanced Russian weapons systems, Presidents Recep Tayyip...
Upgraded customs union should serve as bedrock of EU-Turkey ties

Upgraded customs union should serve as bedrock of EU-Turkey ties

www.euractiv.com | February 14 2018 By Mehmet Öğütçü and Stephen Jones | Global Resources Partnership Treating Turkey like a naughty child has proved to be a failed strategy for Brussels. It’s time to look anew at the elements of the relationship that could work, both now and in the long term, write Mehmet Öğütçü and Stephen Jones. Mehmet Öğütçü is the...

Let’s conserve Turkey’s EU Customs Union modernization deal

www.hurriyetdailynews.com | February 12 2018 By Mehmet ÖĞÜTÇÜ Turkey and the European Union are at a critical turning point in their decades-long relationship. The key question now is: Will they give each other one more chance to improve their strategically vital ties, despite deep-seated differences, or continue on the path to divorce after many decades...
Interview with Mehmet Öğütçü at World Petroleum Congress (in Serbian and English)

Interview with Mehmet Öğütçü at World Petroleum Congress (in Serbian and English)

www.wpcserbia.rs |  Bulten 26, January 2018 INTERVIEW: Mehmet Ogutcu, chairman of Global Resources Partnership and Bosphorus Energy Club Oil markets’ new dynamics and unknowns: What to expect and how to prepare in 2018? “Oil prices rallied in the first week of 2018, supported by increased geopolitical risk and severely cold weather in the eastern US, but the...
İpler yeniden Pentagon'da

İpler yeniden Pentagon’da

Capital Dergisi | Aralık 2017 Mehmet Öğütçü | Enerjik Bakış Köşesi –  Askerler, Amerikan dış politika ve güvenliğinin şekillenmesi ve icrasında Beyaz Saray’ın Dışişleri Bakanlığı’nın ve istihbarat servislerinin önüne geçti. Askerileşmiş politika seçimleri, kafa yapıları ve disiplin eskisine kıyasla daha etkin ve organize bir yönetim biçimi sunuyor. Eski petrolcü Dışişleri Bakanı Tillerson başlangıçta ben dahil birçok...
BEC Meeting, 30 November 2017, Besiktas, Istanbul

BEC Meeting, 30 November 2017, Besiktas, Istanbul

  How to Forge an Effective Partnership for Turkey and China’s Belt and Road Initiative? 30 November 2017, Süleyman Seba Cad. BJK Plaza, No:48, D:B Blok, 34357 Akaretler, Besiktas, Istanbul   Moderator: Mehmet Öğütçü 09:00  Coffee and networking 09:30  Setting the scene Murat Colakoglu, Partner at PwCTurkey, EMEA Region Power & Utilities Tax Leader, and Deputy...