For the second time in the last twenty years Azerbaijan has realized the second international project in the field of energy. Groundbreaking ceremony of the Southern Gas Corridor was held. President of Azerbaijan IlhamRead More »
RUSSIAN FEDERATION-TURKEY ENERGY RELATIONS IN THE 21ST CENTURY: ONE SIDED DEPENDENCE OR BALANCED INTERDEPENDENCE?
In 2011, Turkey’s second largest trading partner was the Russian Federation ($30 billion; $6 billion exports, $24 billion imports and the fundamental good in mutual trade was energy – 70 percent of imports; $21Read More »
AZERBAIJAN, TURKMENISTAN AND KAZAKHSTAN: THE THREE PROMISING HYDROCARBON STATES OF THE CASPIAN REGION
Azerbaijan: A Brief Information of the Country’s Energy Policy As a landlocked energy exporter, Azerbaijan’s oil export infrastructure crosses neighboring states before accessing world markets. Baku’s preference of an east-west route through Georgia andRead More »
Introduction The end of the 1980s and the beginning of the 1990s was a period of major changes that dramatically upset strategic balances, brought an end to an era of bipolarity and as aRead More »
Introduction In this paper, I will examine Turkey’s on-going accession process and Bulgarian accession process to EU, which was finalized with full Bulgarian membership to EU in 1 January 2007. In order to makeRead More »