Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey is not less courageous than other countries which have nuclear power plants, the country’s energy minister has said, as concerns lingered over the safety of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant, which is being constructed in the southern province of Mersin
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
The Iranian energy sector may pose an investment window of tens of billions of U.S. dollars for companies if the Western sanctions are lifted, the Islamic republic’s ambassador to Turkey has told Anadolu Agency
Italian oil services group Saipem is in constant touch with Gazprom over its plans to build the Turkish Stream pipeline and is in pole position to win contracts if the project goes through, four sources close to the matter said.
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
Global oil prices have advanced as the Saudi Arabia-led coalition renewed airstrikes in Yemen, stoking new supply concerns about the crude-rich Middle East
Merve Erdil - ISTANBUL
Energy authorities have recently uncovered huge fuel fraud methods in use in Turkey and now they prepare to launch serious measures to prevent the use of this system
KAGOSHIMA - Reuters
A Japanese court has rejected a legal bid to block the reopening of the Sendai nuclear power station on safety grounds, removing one of the last big hurdles to switching reactors back on after the 2011 Fukushima crisis paralyzed the industry
BERLIN / MOSCOW - Reuters
Russia’s top gas producer Gazprom warned the European Union on April 13 against moves to block Moscow’s plans to bypass Ukraine as a transit country for its gas to Europe and said it needed guarantees on gas purchases
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
The EU on April 22 formally charged Russian gas giant Gazprom with abusing its dominant market position in Europe, risking a new battle with the Kremlin and deepening the crisis over Ukraine
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
Japan’s pro-nuclear lobby pledged on April 13 that 2015 would be the year reactors are restarted, despite public wariness that has lingered since the Fukushima disaster.
ATHENS - Reuters
The head of Russian gas giant Gazprom Alexei Miller will be in Athens on April 21 for talks with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the country’s energy minister, the energy ministry said on April 20
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
An oil exploration firm said on April 9 that it had discovered 100 billion barrels of oil in the ground next to Gatwick Airport outside London.
Iran has proposed doubling exports of its natural gas for a discount in prices, but Ankara has rejected the offer, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh stated on April 14
Iran may buy a stake in the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Project (TANAP) if “certain commercial conditions” are fulfilled, Energy Minister Taner Yıldız said April 9.
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