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Russia hopes to finalize all necessary licenses and permits for Akkuyu, Turkey’s first nuclear plant, by the end of the year, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said.
Turkey wants to start construction of its planned second nuclear plant in the Black Sea province of Sinop as soon as possible and has already started working on a planned third nuclear plant, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on July 10.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on July 8 that Turkey would not ratify the Paris climate accord, speaking at the end of the G-20 summit in Germany
Investments in electricity surpassed those in oil and gas for the first time ever in 2016 on a spending splurge on renewable energy and power grids as the fall in crude prices led to deep cuts, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on July 11.
Russia will start supplying gas to China through a new pipeline by the end of 2019, state gas giant Gazprom said on July 4, as part of a mammoth $400-billion deal.
India will increase the share of natural gas to 20 percent in its energy mix by 2030, India’s petroleum minister said on July 11 in Istanbul.
Energy-rich Qatar said on July 4 it plans to increase natural gas production by 30 percent over the next several years, as it faces pressure from its neighbors in a diplomatic crisis.
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Turkey will increase its annual natural gas storage capacity to 11 billion cubic meters (bcm) by 2023, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak said on July 10 in Istanbul.
Russia’s largest natural gas producer, Gazprom, estimates the cost of building two lines of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline to be $6 billion, Gazprom Deputy Chief Executive Andrei Kruglov was quoted as saying by Reuters on June 22.
ISTANBUL - The Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has accepted an award at the World Petroleum Congress, hosted by Turkey this year.
Total and Iran have reached a preliminary agreement to build three petrochemical plants in a deal that if finalized could see the French oil major investing up to $2 billion in Iran, an Iranian oil official said on July 4.
The 22nd World Petroleum Congress (WPC), the largest meeting of the oil and gas industry, opened in Istanbul on July 9
Russia’s state-owned nuclear energy conglomerate Rosatom agreed to sell a 49 percent stake in a giant nuclear project in southern Turkey to Turkish investors