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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.
LONDON - Reuters
Total will go ahead with development of a giant Iranian gas field this summer, its CEO told Reuters, in the first major western energy investment in the country since Tehran signed an international nuclear deal.
Azeri Energy Minister Natig Aliyev died on June 9, a day after being transferred to hospital in Istanbul for treatment for a heart complaint, Azeri news agency APA-Economics reported.
Russia’s Rosatom plans to sell a 49 percent stake in the Akkuyu nuclear power plant project to Turkish conglomerate Cengiz-Kolin-Kalyon and will sign a preliminary deal on June 19, the head of Rusatom Energy International said
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
If Turkey has sufficient physical gas storage to trade large volumes of gas passing through its territories, the country will have every opportunity of becoming a genuine energy hub for southeast Europe, International Energy Charter Secretary-General Urban Rusnak told state-run Anadolu Agency.
DUBAI - Reuters
Iran expects to sign a long-delayed gas deal with French oil major Total in the next few weeks, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh was quoted as saying on June 17.
VIENNA - Reuters
Russia’s Gazprom Neft and Austria’s OMV will work together in Iran’s oil sector under a memorandum of understanding, OMV said on June 2.
Turkey’s energy watchdog has given a power generation license to Akkuyu Nuclear JSC for a 49-year period, starting as of June 15.
Turkey’s Şen Group has struck a deal with Gazprom to buy a 71 percent stake in the Bosphorus Gaz Corp, a natural gas distribution company, it said in a statement on June 1.
Austrian energy group OMV and Russia’s Gazprom are considering reviving a gas pipeline project through the Black Sea connecting Russia to central and southern Europe, an Austrian newspaper said on June 13.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Gas from Turkmenistan could be transferred to other countries through Turkey once the Southern Gas Corridor is commissioned, the head of the Transit Petroleum Pipeline Department at Turkey’s Energy and Natural Resources Ministry said May 30
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Turkey to attend the 22nd World Petroleum Congress (WPC), which will take place in Istanbul between July 9 and 13, according to the statement released by the World Petroleum Council on June 9.
The Pioneering Spirit vessel, which will carry out the construction of the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline’s offshore section, arrived at the Çanakkale Strait early on May 30, according to the vessel’s Swiss owner, Allseas.