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An explosion overnight on July 27 suspended the transport of gas along a pipeline connecting Turkey and Iran in the eastern Turkish province of Ağrı, Ankara's energy minister said.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey is well placed and an increasingly significant hub for oil and natural gas transit from the Middle East, Central Asia and Russia to Europe and the Atlantic, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has said.
VIENNA - Reuters
Iran outlined plans on July 23 for the rebuilding of its core industries and trade links in the wake of a nuclear agreement with world powers, saying it was targeting oil and gas projects worth $185 billion by 2020
NARBOLIA, Italy – Agence France-Presse
Thousands of solar panels glint in the sun, but the prized farmland beneath lies barren. While the Italian island of Sardinia revels in a renewable energy boom, the long arm of organized crime risks sullying its clean power ambitions
GARDABANI, Georgia - Anadolu Agency
Georgia’s Gardabani 230-megawatt gas combined cycle plant, built with Turkish involvement, started operating on July 22
Ankara - Anadolu Agency
The talks between Russia and companies that will construct the first phase of Turkish pipeline project will start soon, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said.
LONDON – Agence France-Presse
The return of oil from Iran following the landmark nuclear energy deal with world powers could create fresh tensions within OPEC but may reinforce the cartel's output strategy, analysts say.
Russia hopes to sign an intergovernmental agreement on the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline after a new government is formed in Turkey, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview with Slovenia’s national broadcaster RTV Slovenija on July 23, as reported by Russia’s TASS news agency
KAYSERİ - Anadolu Agency
A Paris-based arbitration court has decided on the behalf of Turkey’s gas grid Botaş in a case against Greece’s state-run energy company DEPA, said Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız.
A total of 2,084 megawatts (MW) of new installed power capacity came online in the first half of the year for around 10 billion Turkish Liras ($3.6 billion) of investment, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız has said
Merve Erdil - ISTANBUL
The international deal over Iran’s nuclear program will boost Turkey’s energy sector as oil prices will drop and gas imports from Iran to Turkey might increase, according to sector representatives, who predict that Turkey may even buy more Iranian oil than it did before Tehran was hit by sanctions.
BAKU / ISTANBUL - Reuters
Azeri state energy company SOCAR plans to sell part of its stake in Turkish petrochemicals company Petkim to cash in on a rise in its share price, SOCAR’s president was quoted as saying by Azeri news agency APA-Economics on July 22
Turkey’s Privatization Administration (ÖİB) has opened tenders for the privatization of a combined cycle and gas turbine power plant in Aliağa in the Aegean province of İzmir and a gas plant in Bursa in northwestern Turkey, the Official Gazette said on July 15, as reported by Reuters.
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