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Tony Hayward, the former BP boss, is set to step down next year as chairman of Genel Energy, which he founded in 2011 and became the biggest oil and gas producer in Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), three sources close to the company said.
Energy Minister Berat Albayrak has announced that there will be a 10 percent discount on natural gas prices as of Oct. 1.
MOSCOW - Reuters
Russia plans to sign an agreement with Turkey next month on the implementation of the Turkish Stream gas export pipeline project, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak was quoted as saying on Sept. 10
The government is preparing to launch its first tenders for local coal and solar energy before the end of the year, Energy Minister Berat Albayrak said during a ceremony to open a giant call center in western Turkey
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse
Russian and Iranian firms began work on Sept. 10 on two additional reactors at Iran’s nuclear power plant on the Gulf coast at Bushehr, the project manager said
VIENNA - Anadolu Agency
The Armenian Metsamor nuclear power plant should be shut down as the world cannot risk another disaster like Chernobyl, Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak said on Sept. 26.
Turkey hopes to make electricity and water available to residents in Jarablus in northern Syria by the Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) holiday next week, according to officials
SOFIA - Reuters
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is ready to support Bulgaria’s plans for a regional natural gas hub and will provide financial support if the project proves viable, the bank’s president said on Sept. 19
Gazprom has received through diplomatic channels the first permits for the Turkish Stream project from the Turkish authorities after the decision to resume the project this year, it said in a written statement on Sept. 7
THE HAGUE - Agence France-Presse
The Groningen natural gas field, the largest in the European Union, is running out of reserves, with an estimated 17 years left before stocks will be depleted, The Netherlands announced on Sept. 16
The Turkish side has suggested the possibility of supplying natural gas through the Turkish Stream pipeline to Turkey’s border with Greece, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller told reporters on Sept. 5, the TASS news agency has reported
MOSCOW – Reuters
Russian state power company InterRAO may enhance its presence in Turkey once relations between Moscow and Ankara are fully restored, a board member told Reuters Russia Investment Summit
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan have expressed joint support for Russia’s Rosneft increasing oil supplies to Turkey, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Sept. 4, as reported by Reuters