Energy in Turkey

Macedonia Shrugs Over Halt to South Stream Pipeline

Macedonian industry is not in danger of suffering from a shortage of gas as a result of the halt to construction of the South Stream pipeline in the region, experts say. 

The pipeline, set to transport Russian gas through the Black Sea to Bulgaria and then to Italy and Austria, transiting several Balkan countries, is facing difficulties.

Laser scanners, sensors to protect key Trans-Anatolian gas pipeline

The Trans-Anatolian gas pipeline (TANAP) that will carry Azeri gas to Turkey will be shielded and monitored with high-technology lasers, sensors and cameras against potential threats he Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP), a $12 billion investment that is projected to carry Azerbaijani gas to western Turkey, will be constantly monitored and protected via high-tech methods, accor

South Stream Pipeline To Reach Bulgaria in End 2015

The South Stream pipeline will reach Bulgaria's coast in December 2015, said   Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller, quoted by ITAR-TASS. 

The first gas deliveries for Bulgaria, according to him, are also expected then. 

“There is no doubt that South Stream everywhere gained the status of a priority national project,” Miller told the Rossiya 1 Russian national channel. 

South Stream construction in Bulgaria and Serbia in summer

BELGRADE - The construction of the South Stream pipeline will be realised strictly according to the plans, the Gazprom Information Department stated.

The main part of the pipeline construction in the territory of Bulgaria and Serbia will begin in summer 2014, Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller said as reported by the Voice of Russia.

EU Does Not Consider South Stream Priority – Official

South Stream gas pipeline is not considered priority for the EU, press secretary of the EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger, Sabine Berger, said on Saturday.

“As for organization of negotiations on South Stream, over discussing the project we, surely, should consider the general context of the relations between Russia and the EU,” she told Itar-Tass.