Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Ukraine plans to cover up to 60 percent of its gas import needs this year from Europe, leaving its once-dominant supplier Russia delivering the rest, the head of the state energy firm told Reuters on late Jan. 22
ANKARA - Reuters
Turkey and Russia will hold negotiations over a cut in gas prices again next week and Turkey is still looking for a discount, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız said on Jan. 23.
CAIRO - Reuters
Egypt is open to importing gas from Israel, its oil minister said in state-owned media Jan. 14, another sign that it may lean on its neighbor to help tackle its energy troubles.
There has been a rapid increase in Turkey’s energy consumption, and the country needs to invest around $120 billion in energy projects by 2023, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Jan 20.
HOUSTON - Reuters
Royal Dutch Shell Plc said on late Jan. 13 it received U.S. approval to export a very light form of crude oil that has undergone minimal processing.
Nine Turkish companies have placed offers for the construction of $1 billion off-shore hydraulic structures of Turkey’s first nuclear plant, which is being built in the southern coastal province of Mersin.
The mining company responsible for Turkey’s worst mining accident was given authorization to build a new plant in northern Turkey
BAGHDAD - Reuters
Turkey and Iraq inked an agreement to increase Iraq’s daily oil exports via Turkey’s Ceyhan port, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız said Jan. 18.
DUBAI - Reuters
Iranian President Rouhani said that countries behind the fall in global oil prices would regret their decision and warned that Saudi Arabia and Kuwait would suffer alongside Iran from the price drop
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
Energy Minister Taner Yıldız has said he will visit Baghdad on Jan. 18 to discuss new projects with Iraqi ministers
ABU DHABI - Agence France-Presse
OPEC cannot protect world oil prices which have plunged since June, the United Arab Emirates said on Jan. 13, adding that rising North American shale oil output needed to be curbed.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
'The Turkish Stream is the only route along which 63 billion cubic meters of Russian gas can be supplied, which at present transit Ukraine. There are no other options,' Gazprom chief Alexei Miller says
KIRKUK – Anadolu Agency
The central government in Iraq has begun constructing a new oil pipeline from Kirkuk to Arbil to increase oil exports from region, an official from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said on Jan. 11.
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