Tag: natural gas

TAPI pipeline
Posted in Monitoring & Analysis AfPak Central Asia Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598

Navigating Domestic Challenges and Needs: Turkmenistan-Pakistan Partnership in Advancing TAPI

Turkmenistan and Pakistan seek to confirm and expand their cooperation, notably in the domain of energy cooperation, with a focal emphasis on the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) natural gas pipeline project.

Natural gas
Posted in Monitoring & Analysis Central Asia Middle East Persian Files ISSN 2975-0598

Exploring Iran’s Latest Natural Gas Import Deal with Turkmenistan

The recent Iran-Turkmenistan deal on natural gas export emerges as a pivotal agreement, poised to both fortify Tehran’s energy strategy and bolster Ashgabat’s endeavours towards economic diversification by expanding its trade partners.

Oil and Gas
Posted in Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598 Middle East Monitoring & Analysis

Might Iraq become one of the future European oil and gas leading suppliers?

Iraq has the world’s third-largest proven conventional petroleum reserves after Saudi Arabia and Iran. Recent developments in the oil and gas field suggest that the Middle Eastern country might be one of the future European leading suppliers.

Turkmenistan start exporting natural gas to Pakistna through Afghanistan
Posted in Monitoring & Analysis AfPak Central Asia

Turkmenistan began supplying natural gas to Pakistan through Afghanistan

Turkmenistan accomplished the mission to export its natural gas to Pakistan through Afghanistan, an economic goal that Ashgabat aimed to reach to diversify its exports and trade partners and increase the revenue.

Central Asia Map
Posted in Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598 Central Asia Monitoring & Analysis Russia

Geopolitics of Russia-Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan’s ‘trilateral gas union’ in Central Asia

Russia-Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan’s ‘trilateral gas union’ might represent geopolitical leverage in favour of Moscow and Beijing because it might simultaneously satisfy the Chinese energy market’s needs and support the Russian and Chinese foreign policy in Central Asia.

Kassym Jomart Tokayev and Vladimir Putin
Posted in Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598 Central Asia Monitoring & Analysis Russia

The Kazakhstan energy politics: is oil diversification a geopolitical conundrum?

In a world of growing polarity, Kazakhstan has been attempting to portray itself as a bridge connecting the East and the West. However, the so-called Russian “special operation” in Ukraine has forced the Central Asian nation to distance itself gradually from Moscow.

PKK Guerilla force
Posted in Middle East Monitoring & Analysis

Turkey started a military operation in northern Iraq in connection with gas pipelines

In the aftermath of the events in Ukraine and the sanctions imposed on Russia, European countries are straggling in search of alternative gas imports. Turkey started a military operation in northern Iraq to ensure gas supplies from Kurdish fields.

TAPI pipeline
Posted in Monitoring & Analysis

India and Turkmenistan discussed the Afghanistan situation and the TAPI natural gas pipeline project

The Turkmenistan-India meeting highlighted the role that Afghanistan plays in Ashgabat and New Delhi’s foreign policy and regional strategy and the importance that the TAPI project play for Turkmen and Indian economies. 

Meeting between Vladimir Skurikhin and Abdul Kabir
Posted in Monitoring & Analysis Russia

Russian companies’ interests in Afghanistan and TAPI

During the last few days, Russian companies have shown interest in supporting the TAPI pipeline project and the Taliban in reparing their helicopters and training personnel highlighting the Kremlin’s strategy in Central Asia and Afghanistan.

Gazprom Power of Siberia gas pipeline map
Posted in Monitoring & Analysis Russia Ukraine

Ukraine conflict, natural gas pipelines and Russian strategy

As clashes in Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities escalate, Brussels is discussing additional manoeuvres to strike Russia, although Moscow might have adopted counter-measures based on alternative gas pipelines to export its natural gas to the Asian markets and support its economy.

Raisi Iran
Posted in Monitoring & Analysis Middle East Persian Files ISSN 2975-0598

Iran promotes gas projects in Qatar

The Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi arrived in Doha to attend the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) and probably sign several Memorandum of Understandings, most notably to realise a crucial underwater project that will connect Iran and Iraq.

Meeting Taliban and Turkmenistan
Posted in Monitoring & Analysis Central Asia

Taliban and Turkmenistan discussed the TAPI pipeline project

The meeting between the Taliban and the Turkmen representaives in Ashgabat underlined the Taliban’s attempt to create partnerships and joint projects with Central Asian republics and Turkmenistan’s necessity to discuss with the Afghan interim Government the promotion of the TAPI natural gas pipeline.

Headquarter of MangystauMunayGaz Aktau
Posted in Monitoring & Analysis Central Asia

Protests and state of emergency in Kazakhstan

In the Central Asian republic of Kazakhstan, the protests due to the price rise of the liquid natural gas caused the Government to resign and pushed Kazakh President Tokayev to declare a two-week state of emergency.

Posted in Asia-Pacific China Monitoring & Analysis

La politica economica cinese tra Nuova Via della Seta, decarbonizzazione e GNL

La Belt and Road Initiative elaborata da Pechino mira a proiettare la Cina come potenza mondiale a livello politico ed economico. Il settore energetico, ed in special modo quello del gas naturale, diviene quindi fondamentale per la crescia economica nazionale e l’affermazione cinese nello schacchiere geopolitico internazionale.