EU-Turkey Strategic Energy Partnership Energy Partnership: Interview with Mehmet Öğütçü

EU-Turkey Strategic Energy Partnership Energy Partnership: Interview with Mehmet Öğütçü

Natural Gas Europe | July 20th, 2015 Natural Gas Europe had the pleasure to interview Mehmet Öğütçü, chairman, Global Resources Partnership. After his diplomatic assignments in Ankara, Beijing, Brussels and Paris, Öğütçü served for 12 years as a senior staffer at the International Energy Agency and OECD in Paris. Until recently, he also held top positions at BG Group. We...
Turkey eyes slice of Iranian trade pie after sanctions relief

Turkey eyes slice of Iranian trade pie after sanctions relief

Special to Al Arabiya News, Istanbul | 19 July 2015 By Menekse Tokyay | The much-awaited nuclear deal with Iran will mark a new stage not only for the international community but also for the geopolitical dynamics, especially in terms of Turkey’s standing in the region. On June 14, Iran signed a deal entitled as...
Caspian Oil & Gas: New Perspectives Beyond Projects and pipelines

Caspian Oil & Gas: New Perspectives Beyond Projects and pipelines

Clingendael  International  Energy  Programme | CIEP Paper 2014 | 01 Christof Van Agt INTRODUCTION Achievements¹: With the decision to export Caspian gas to the EU via the Trans-Anatolian and Trans-Adriatic Pipelines, the era of investment in strategic oil and gas infrastructure, launched in the nineties, is drawing to a close. Caspian oil exports are flowing to...
Foreign banks ignite an oil war in Iraqi Kurdistan

Foreign banks ignite an oil war in Iraqi Kurdistan

Ekurd Daily | July 18, 2015 By John Dizard LONDON,— One of the most annoying aspects of the Greece/ Grexit story over the past several months is the pretentious use of military metaphors by a collection of soft-handed politicians and commentators. Attending meetings in Brussels is a “war”. Facing television cameras is a “battle”. Just to...
Iran after the (Potential) Nuclear Deal: What’s Next for the Country’s Natural Gas Market?

Iran after the (Potential) Nuclear Deal: What’s Next for the Country’s Natural Gas Market?

Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei  2014.031 NOTE DI LAVORO Authors: Simone Tagliapietra Series: Energy: Resources and Markets Keywords: Iran gas market, International gas markets, World energy outlook, Nuclear talks JEL n.: Q40, Q42, Q48 Abstract Iran is the perennial “elephant in the room” of international gas trade. The country could well become, one day, a major...
Enerji devi uyanıyor

Enerji devi uyanıyor

Hürriyet Gazetesi | 15 Temmuz 2015 Merve ERDİL / ANALİZ Ortadoğu ve enerji piyasaları açısından dün tarihi bir gelişme yaşandı ve İran ile P5+1 ülkeleri arasında anlaşmaya varıldı. Anlaşmayla beraber petrol fiyatlarında yaşanacak olası bir düşüşün Türkiye için müjdeli haber olduğu söylenebilir. İlerleyen aşamalardaysa, Türkiye’nin İran’dan aldığı petrol ve gaz artabilir. İran’dan aldığımız petrol miktarının...
Global dynamics of the China Dream and possible Turkish-China partnership on a New Silk Road to Renaissance by 2023

Global dynamics of the China Dream and possible Turkish-China partnership on a New Silk Road to Renaissance by 2023

www.andrewleunginternationalconsultants.com | July 01, 2015 Abstract Turkey and China are two ancient civilizations with historic links in blood-line, trade, and strategic thinking. At the beginning of the 21st century, both countries are at the crossroads of an epochal shift of world gravitas from the West to the East and from the advanced to the developing countries. China...
Çin ile ticaret ve yatırım geleceğimizi şekillendirecek

Çin ile ticaret ve yatırım geleceğimizi şekillendirecek

Gümrük ve Ticaret Müfettişleri Derneği Dergisi | Sayı 2, Kasım/Aralık 2013 Mehmet Öğütçü  Cuma günü öğleden sonra indik Pekin Havaalanı’na, kucağımda bir yaşını henüz doldurmuş oğlum Can ve o zaman eşim Seylan ile birlikte. Müthiş heyecanlıydım. Daha farkında değildim bu ülkenin sadece dünya sisteminde değil benim hayatımda da ne kadar önemli bir dönüm noktası olacağının. Asya’nın en...
Yeni Enerji Oyunu: Hazır mıyız? | Mehmet Öğütçü | Businessweek Dergisi

Yeni Enerji Oyunu: Hazır mıyız? | Mehmet Öğütçü | Businessweek Dergisi

www.businessweek.com.tr | 06 Temmuz 2015 Mehmet Öğütçü | Bosphorus Energy Club Başkanı Hiç kuşkusuz, enerji olmadan çarklar dönmüyor. Eksikliği  ya da azlığı,  fiyatının iniş çıkışı, sübvansiyonunun kısılması iktidarları devirebiliyor. Enerji kaynakları üzerindeki rekabet, sınır ihtilafları, boru hattı güzergahları ve münhasır ekonomik bölgelere girişçıkış, komşular ile sıcak çatışmalara ya da jeopolitik gerilimlere yol açabiliyor. Enerjinin “yumuşak...
What does the future hold: Cables or pipelines?

What does the future hold: Cables or pipelines?

Hürriyet Daily News | July/06/2015 Mehmet Öğütçü and Julian Popov* When we talk about energy cross-border infrastructure or energy security we usually focus on pipelines, tankers and increasingly on liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers and terminals. The world of energy however is transforming fast and there is a good chance that high voltage power cables...
Designing a new EU-Turkey strategic gas partnership

Designing a new EU-Turkey strategic gas partnership

 www.bruegel.org | 2nd July 2015 by Simone Tagliapietra and Georg Zachmann The European Commission’s February 2015 Energy Union Communication calls for intensified work on the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) and the establishment of a new strategic energy partnership with Turkey. The presence of the European Union and Turkey in the region is complementary in a number...
EU needs Turkey for full Southern Gas Corridor, say experts

EU needs Turkey for full Southern Gas Corridor, say experts

www.naturalgaseurope.com | July 03rd, 2015 There is room for cooperation between Turkey and the European Union, but opportunities might easily fade away in the event of a sustained low-trust environment, where a weak engagement strategy and slow decision processes might reduce the scope for the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC). In other words, if Ankara was treated...