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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Russia’s energy minister said on Sept. 22 that he was in favour of continuing cooperation with the OPEC oil cartel as their joint accord to cap output bears fruit in boosting the price of crude.
KABUL - Agence France-Presse
Afghanistan signed yesterday an oil deal with China which could earn the war-torn country $7 billion over 25 years.
MOSCOW - Reuters
Ukraine and Russia will renew gas talks on Jan. 15, Russia’s Gazprom said yesterday, as they strive to avert a standoff over pricing, which in the past has led to supply cuts and gas shortages in Europe during New Year holidays.
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
Turkey expects to consume 229 billion kilowatts of electricity by the end of 2011...
CAIRO - Reuters
Smoke rises over Syria’s Homs city on Dec 8 after an attack on a vital refinery. The sanctions on the has pushed oil production down by 30 to 35 percent, officials say.
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse
Iran has signed a deal with Afghanistan to supply its neighbor with a million tons of fuel oil, petrol and aviation fuel a year, Iranian media reported yesterday without putting a value on the agreement.
KAYSERİ - Anatolia News Agency
Energy Minister Taner Yıldız, speaking yesterday at a Justice and Development Party (AKP) congress in Kayseri, a province in Central Anatolia, said Turkey was gearing up to sign an agreement that would enable Azerbaijan to transport its natural gas to Europe via Turkey.
Turkey’s dependence on foreign energy supplies is the country’s “soft spot,” the Turkish foreign minister says.
WASHINGTON - Agence France - Presse
The U.S. approved a new nuclear plant design on Dec 22, paving the way for the country’s first new nuclear power facilities since 1996 to be built.
ISTANBUL / ANKARA
Ankara and Baku have officially inked a deal to transport 16 billion cubic meters of Caspian gas annually to Turkey. The $5 billion pipeline project aims at both providing gas to Turkey and selling a noteworthy amount to Europe. However, sector professionals believe the deal may kill the long-time lingering Nabbuco project.
LONDON - Reuters
Tüpraş, Turkey’s sole oil refinery, has renewed a crude oil purchase deal with Iran and in 2012 will buy a similar amount of oil as this year...
ANKARA - Anatolia News Agency
Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yıldız signed an agreement in Ankara today ...
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Tsvetelia Tsolova/SOFIA - Reuters
Bulgaria is stepping up work to build new gas links to allow Caspian gas flows to southeast Europe and lessen the region’s dependence on Russian supplies, the head of the state energy company told Reuters last week.