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Central Asia's Nuclear Ambitions and a Sustainable Energy Future

Central Asia's Nuclear Ambitions and a Sustainable Energy Future

by: Samantha Fanger

Date: Jun 21, 2024

Alongside renewables, energy efficiency, and other innovative technologies ......

Azerbaijan and Türkiye Solidify Key Energy Alliance with Turkmen Gas Deal

Azerbaijan and Türkiye Solidify Key Energy Alliance with Turkmen Gas Deal

by: Samantha Fanger

Date: Jun 13, 2024

Azerbaijan and Türkiye struck a major energy deal in May, with state-owned giants BOTAŞ...

Tajikistan’s Efforts to Build Out its Energy System Reflects Geopolitical Competition

Tajikistan’s Efforts to Build Out its Energy System Reflects Geopolitical Competition

by: Nicholas Castillo

Date: Mar 22, 2024

Last September, Tajikistan’s Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Daler Juma, laid out ...

Azerbaijan Strengthens Commitment to Double Gas Exports to Europe

Azerbaijan Strengthens Commitment to Double Gas Exports to Europe

by: Toghrul Ali

Date: Mar 8, 2024

Doubling gas exports from Azerbaijan to the European Union (EU) has been a primary focus...

China, Russia, and Great Power Politics in Afghanistan and Central Asia

China, Russia, and Great Power Politics in Afghanistan and Central Asia

by: Dawood Azami, PhD

Date: Jan 12, 2024

The Central Asian and the Caspian regions are the centers of gravity for China, the U.S., ...

A New Focus on Renewables: 2023 in Review

A New Focus on Renewables: 2023 in Review

by: Samantha Fanger

Date: Dec 20, 2023

Renewable energy became a consistent focal point in energy dialogues among countries in th...

Powering Progress and Energy Expansion: 2023 in Review

Powering Progress and Energy Expansion: 2023 in Review

by: Haley Nelson

Date: Dec 20, 2023

Although the Caspian Region is famously known for its vast energy reserves, prior to Russi...

Unlocking Energy Cooperation: Insights from the C5+1 Summit and Caspian Business Forum

Unlocking Energy Cooperation: Insights from the C5+1 Summit and Caspian Business Forum

by: Toghrul Ali

Date: Sep 29, 2023

The strategic significance of the Caspian region on the global stage was reaffirmed during...

Absheron Gas Field Inauguration Signifies New Energy Partnerships in the Caspian Region

Absheron Gas Field Inauguration Signifies New Energy Partnerships in the Caspian Region

by: Samantha Fanger

Date: Sep 7, 2023

On August 31, an inauguration ceremony for the Absheron gas and condensate field was held ...

Afghanistan’s Canal Project Threatens Central Asian Water Security

Afghanistan’s Canal Project Threatens Central Asian Water Security

by: Meray Ozat

Date: Sep 5, 2023

Central Asia’s water security is facing a serious threat as the Taliban government continu...

Hungary Signs Breakthrough Energy Deals with Caspian Leaders

Hungary Signs Breakthrough Energy Deals with Caspian Leaders

by: Toghrul Ali

Date: Aug 29, 2023

As a part of Hungary’s National Day celebrations on August 20, several leaders from around...

Turkmenistan Signs its First-Ever Energy Deal with the EU

Turkmenistan Signs its First-Ever Energy Deal with the EU

by: Haley Nelson

Date: Aug 24, 2023

​On August 20 in Budapest, Turkmenistan signed its first-ever deal to supply natural gas...

The Wealth Of The Caspian Region: A Modern History Of Oil And Natural Gas Export Routes

The Wealth Of The Caspian Region: A Modern History Of Oil And Natural Gas Export Routes

by: Haley Nelson

Date: Aug 23, 2023

The economic condition of Caspian countries has been significantly affected by factors suc...

The Importance of Turkmen Gas Exports in a Shifting Energy Landscape

The Importance of Turkmen Gas Exports in a Shifting Energy Landscape

by: Samantha Fanger

Date: Aug 22, 2023

In August 2023, Turkmenistan transferred 10 million cubic meters (mcm) of gas to Iran—a sh...

UAE ADNOC’s Strategic Stake in Absheron Gas Field: Fortifying Cooperation and Shaping Energy Futures

UAE ADNOC’s Strategic Stake in Absheron Gas Field: Fortifying Cooperation and Shaping Energy Futures

by: Samantha Fanger

Date: Aug 15, 2023

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has successfully finalized an agreement...

Central Asia's Escalating Energy Crisis and its Geopolitical Implications

Central Asia's Escalating Energy Crisis and its Geopolitical Implications

by: Meray Ozat

Date: Aug 9, 2023

As energy demands increase, Central Asian countries have been grappling with frequent ener...

Looming Disputes Over Major Kazakh Oil Projects Impose on Energy Sector Stability

Looming Disputes Over Major Kazakh Oil Projects Impose on Energy Sector Stability

by: Samantha Fanger

Date: Jul 27, 2023

Kazakhstan is facing a series of oil project cost disputes with international oil giants...

Central Asia in Focus: Kyrgyzstan’s Energy Emergency

Central Asia in Focus: Kyrgyzstan’s Energy Emergency

by: Bruce Pannier

Date: Jul 26, 2023

Welcome to Central Asia in Focus, a newsletter that offers insight and analysis on the eve...