Jan 28 2015 - 19:22
Gurkan Kumbaroglu, the president of the International Association for Energy Economics, said that the Azerbaijani company SOCAR has reached an agreement with Turkey to form the Eurasian Energy Union, headquartered in Istanbul. The Union will initially consist of Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan. It will further expand by granting membership to Ukraine, Bulgaria and Romania. After realization of the Turkish Stream project, it will adjoin Greece, Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Dec 31 2014 - 21:40
Happy New Year, dear readers of Vestnik Kavkaza! Our collective would like to congratulate you on the upcoming holiday and wishes you only good news in 2015, joy, well-being and success in all activities. As usual, we will continue covering political, economic, social, cultural and sports events of the Greater Caucasus, Russia and neigbour states in 2015.
Dec 27 2014 - 11:28
Last week the audit commission of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan paid a visit to Azerbaijan. Members of the commission monitored the meat and dairy production in the country.
Dec 17 2014 - 20:05
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has met with BP Executive Director Robert Dudley today. They discussed cooperation between Azerbaijan and BP, realization of the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli project, progress on the Shah Deniz Field, the Southern Gas Corridor. Aliyev and Dudley expressed hope for further cooperation between the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) and BP, Trend reports.
Dec 13 2014 - 13:11
Azerbaijan to secure EU's energy safetyAfter the South Stream gas pipeline had been stopped Europe started to look for alternative gas routes. Among them are such projects as the South Gas Corridor (TANAP and TAP) intended to deliver Caspian oil to European countries. According to representative of the European Commission Luke Devigne, Azerbaijan plays an important role in securing Europe's energy safety. Azerbaijan is both producer and deliverer of crucial resources, he stressed. Moreover, the country is a very important trade partner to the European Union. Since the South Stream gas pipeline has been abandoned, Europe has started to look for alternative gas routes. Among them are such projects as the South Gas Corridor (TANAP and TAP) intended to deliver Caspian oil to European countries.
Dec 5 2014 - 14:51
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that the country was searching for sources of gas supply other than transit through Ukraine, to guarantee security of supplies. He noted that Azerbaijan was one of the countries that could help diversify gas sources in light of the failed South Stream project, RIA Novosti reports.
Dec 2 2014 - 14:26
Russia, Azerbaijan and Turkey may strengthen their positions in the light of common challenges and threats. Fedor Lukyanov, the editor-in-chief of the Russia in Global Affairs journal, said that Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev had a good understanding of the situation in Russia and its need for support, Baku demonstrated solidarity and expected the same attitude in return.