Southern Gas Corridor

Maros Sefcovic#039s Baku program announced

Maros Sefcovic's Baku program announced

The European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic will visit Azerbaijan. He will deliver a keynote speech at the 3rd Ministerial Meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council to be held in …

Fuad Isgandarov: Azerbaijan needs strong foundation to build relations with EU

Fuad Isgandarov: "Azerbaijan needs strong foundation to build relations with EU"

Azerbaijani Ambassador to Belgium on the prospects of Baku's relations with the EU

ADB to provide $1bn for Azerbaijan Gas Field expansion

ADB to provide $1bn for Azerbaijan Gas Field expansion

The Asian Development Bank is planning to provide $1bn to expand the operations of Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz II gas field

US envoy to Greece: TAP is real project

US envoy to Greece: TAP is real project

The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project represents a key contribution to the goal of energy diversification, the US ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt said. "TAP is a real project, unlike some of other …

WB to decide on TANAP financing

WB to decide on TANAP financing

The World Bank (WB) will make a decision regarding financing of the construction of the Azerbaijani part of the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project until late November 2016, the WB Baku office said, AzerNews reported citing …

Rasim Musabekov: 25 years put Azerbaijan on par with Russia and Kazakhstan

Rasim Musabekov: "25 years put Azerbaijan on par with Russia and Kazakhstan"

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the state independence

 Natig Aliyev to attend Energy Congress in Istanbul

Natig Aliyev to attend Energy Congress in Istanbul

Azerbaijan’s Energy Minister Natig Aliyev will visit Turkey by the invitation of his Turkish counterpart Berat Albayrak to take part in the 23rd World Energy Congress in Istanbul. Natig Aliyev is …

Bulgaria sees Azerbaijan as Balkans’ main gas supplier

Bulgaria sees Azerbaijan as Balkans’ main gas supplier

The parties are considering the supply of Azerbaijani gas to Bulgaria as part of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) and the joint supply of Azerbaijani gas to third countries.

Dvorkovich: restoration of Russian-Turkish relations opens  great prospects

Dvorkovich: restoration of Russian-Turkish relations opens great prospects

The restoration of the relations between Russia and Turkey provides an opportunity for the development of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC), the Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said at a meeting with Greek Prime Minister …

Does Russia need to connect #039Turkish Stream#039 and TANAP?

Does Russia need to connect 'Turkish Stream' and TANAP?

Today, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has offered to connect the Turkish Stream pipeline to the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP), via which Azerbaijani gas will be delivered to Europe. According to …

SOCAR won#039t take foreign loans

SOCAR won't take foreign loans

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) won't use foreign loans in 2016, abc.az reports. SOCAR vice president, Suleyman Gasimov, has informed that the Company has no necessity in foreign loans this year. …

World Bank can provide guarantees for Southern Gas Corridor project

World Bank can provide guarantees for Southern Gas Corridor project

The Multilateral Agency for International Guarantees (MIGA), a member of the World Bank Group, can accede to organization of the financing of the Southern Gas Corridor project. "The World Bank may allocate up to $500 million as a …

Azerbaijani Energy Minister: we discuss options for Turkmen gas supplies via Southern Gas Corridor

Azerbaijani Energy Minister: we discuss options for Turkmen gas supplies via Southern Gas Corridor

Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan are negotiating on the delivery of Turkmen gas to Europe through the Southern Gas Corridor, the Energy Minister of Azerbaijan, Natig Aliyev said. "There are two pragmatic …

Ukraine ready to participate in #039Southern Gas Corridor#039 project

Ukraine ready to participate in 'Southern Gas Corridor' project

The 10th session of the Intergovernmental Ukrainian-Turkish Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation took place today in Kiev, during which the parties discussed the possibility of Kiev's participation in the 'Southern Gas …

Southern Gas Corridor combines interests of Azerbaijan and European Commission

Southern Gas Corridor combines interests of Azerbaijan and European Commission

Azerbaijani Energy Minister Natig Aliyev noted that Baku's interest in the Southern Gas Corridor project coincides with the interest of the European Commission, since it is important for both sides. The …

President of Azerbaijan: southern gas corridor will change the energy map of Europe

President of Azerbaijan: southern gas corridor will change the energy map of Europe

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has noted at the meeting of the Advisory Board of South gas corridor, saying that this project will change the energy map of Europe. The President pointed out that Azerbaijan remained a reliable …

Ilham Aliyev receives US State Department’s special envoy

Ilham Aliyev receives US State Department’s special envoy

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has received the delegation led by the Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs of the US State Department, Amos Hochstein. Aliyev noted that the …

Federica Mogherini arrives in Azerbaijan

Federica Mogherini arrives in Azerbaijan

The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini, started a state visit Baku to attend the second meeting of the Advisory Council on the Southern Gas Corridor, oxu.az reports. Mogherini will meet with …

 Baku holds second Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council Meeting

Baku holds second Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council Meeting

The second meeting of the Advisory Board of the Southern Gas Corridor started in Baku today. It is attended by the delegations led by the energy ministers of Southern Gas Corridor member countries – Azerbaijan, Turkey, Georgia, Greece, …

 Date of second meeting on Southern Gas Corridor announced

Date of second meeting on Southern Gas Corridor announced

The second meeting of the Advisory Council on the Southern Gas Corridor is scheduled for February 29 in Baku. The first meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council was held on February 12 in Baku, the Ministry of Energy of Azerbaijan …

Gas from Azerbaijan to be supplied to Europe soon, Greek Foreign Ministry reports

Gas from Azerbaijan to be supplied to Europe soon, Greek Foreign Ministry reports

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias stated after a meeting with the Minister of Energy of Azerbaijan, Natig Aliyev, that Athens has resolved all the issues necessary to receive Azerbaijani gas through the …

EU does not rule out connecting Iran to  ‘Southern Gas Corridor’

EU does not rule out connecting Iran to ‘Southern Gas Corridor’

The European Union does not rule out connecting Iran to the ‘Southern Gas Corridor’ project, the European Commissioner for Climate and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete, said in an interview with Anadolu. …

Southern Gas Corridor will place bonds amounting to $2 billion

Southern Gas Corridor will place bonds amounting to $2 billion

Azerbaijani Finance Minister Samir Sharifov informed today about plans to place bonds on the international market for the Southern Gas Corridor. These are not state bonds, as the  government doesn't plan to place government …

Azerbaijani gas to strengthen energy security of EU, European Commissioner says

Azerbaijani gas to strengthen energy security of EU, European Commissioner says

The European Commissioner for Climate and Energy, Miguel Arias Canete, noted the importance of Azerbaijan in ensuring the EU's energy security. According to him, support for projects such as the Southern Corridor …

SOCAR vice president shares company#039s strategic plans

SOCAR vice president shares company's strategic plans

The Vice-President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) for strategic development, Tofiq Gahramanov, told Russian journalists about the company's plans. "In 2010, there was a task to develop ...

SOCAR considers markets of India and Pakistan

SOCAR considers markets of India and Pakistan

The State Oil Company SOCAR does not exclude the possibility that in the future it will be able to deliver gas to India and Pakistan, the head of the company Rovnag Abdullayev said. He noted that, despite ...

Statoil to sell its stake in TAP project

Statoil to sell its stake in TAP project

Norway's Statoil will sell its 20% stake in the Trans Adriatic Gas Pipeline (TAP) project, the President of SOCAR Rovnag Abdullayev said. According to him, there is a company which is ready to buy its stake. "Several companies …

United States once again supports Southern Gas Corridor

United States once again supports Southern Gas Corridor

The US State Department Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, Amos Hochstein, said during a visit to Baku that the United States will continue cooperating with Azerbaijan on the Southern Gas Corridor gas pipeline …

Azerbaijan requested US to support Southern Gas Corridor

Azerbaijan requested US to support Southern Gas Corridor

The Southern Gas Corridor from Azerbaijan to the EU has become a subject of Azerbaijani-American consultations, which were held between the Azerbaijan’s Minister of Energy, Natig Aliyev, and US Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Robert Cekuta. …

Azerbaijan specifies dates of commissioning of export pipelines

Azerbaijan specifies dates of commissioning of export pipelines

The exact dates of commissioning of the TANAP and the TAP export gas pipelines, which are the Southern Gas Corridor to the EU, have been specified. According to the financial report of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic …