Nord Stream

Opponents of 'Nord Stream-2' cannot stop it

Despite the fact that a number of European countries oppose the gas pipeline project 'Nord Stream-2', right now they are not able to convince both Germany and the European Commission, which do not intend to create any obstacles to its …

Has Turkish Stream been postponed until November?

The Russian Energy Ministry expects that an intergovernmental deal on the Turkish Stream gas pipeline will be signed after a new government is formed in Turkey, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said.  Russia …

Gunnar Walter becomes new financial director of TAP

Gunnar Walter has become the new financial director of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline project (TAP), which envisages transportation of Azerbaijani gas to Europe. In January of last year he was appointed to TAP as a senior …

Novak may replace Warnig in Transneft

Media report information about the government's directive to the state officials on the board of directors of Transneft about the need to vote in favor of the candidacy of the head of the Ministry of Energy, Alexander Novak, in the elections for the new

Novak speaks about talks on gas supplies to Europe via Turkish Stream

Russia and the European Commission in the near future will address the issue of gas supplies to Europe from the hub on the Turkish-Greek border, the head of the Ministry of Energy of Russia Alexander Novak said. "The development of the gas transportation system in the south-east of the hub on the border between Turkey and Greece will be the subject of our discussion in the near future," TASS reports with reference to the TV channel Russia 24.  

Bakhruz Abdolvand: “Iran is a natural alternative for Russia in Europe”

Interview by Orkhan Sattarov, the head of the European Bureau of Vestnik Kavkaza Bakhruz Abdolvand, a coordinator of the Berlin Center for Caspian Region Studies, an associated member of the German Society for Foreign Policy, described the prospects of Iranian gas on the European energy market after Iran’s possible return to the international arena from isolation and about the impact of the Ukrainian crisis on Iranian-Russian relations.