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Turkmenistan not allowed to block gas flow to Iran under contract
Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan not allowed to block gas flow to Iran under contract

Managing Director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Hamid-Reza Araghi in his weekly press briefing said, “under the contract inked between Iran and Turkmenistan over gas transfer to Iran, Turkmenistan cannot stop gas flowing to the Islamic Republic of Iran within the framework of rules and regulations.” Once three terms of gas bill are not reimbursed, Turkmenistan is not […]

Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan stand for multi-option system of energy supply to World markets
Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan stand for multi-option system of energy supply to World markets

Key cooperation areas were outlined during the meeting between Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov in Turkmenbashi Jan. 31, the Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary state news agency reported. Azerbaijan’s delegation included vice president for investments and marketing of Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR, Elshad Nasirov. Energy sector was mentioned among the key areas of cooperation, where Turkmenistan […]

Gasoline rises in price by 50% in Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan

Gasoline rises in price by 50% in Turkmenistan

Since February 1, a liter of gasoline No 95 has cost AZN 1.5 (1 manat before the rise), and a liter of gasoline No 92 has cost 1.35 manat (instead of AZN 0.94). Even with the current 50% increase, the price of gasoline in Turkmenistan remains one of the lowest in the CIS space. So, at the official exchange rate, […]

More talks needed for Iran, Turkmenistan Gas Projects: Envoy
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More talks needed for Iran, Turkmenistan Gas Projects: Envoy

The Turkmen ambassador to Tehran says Iran and Turkmenistan need to continue talks to solve technical matters concerning their joint gas projects. Chairman of Iran’s Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi met with Turkmenistan Ambassador to Iran Ahmad Ghorbanov in Tehran on Tuesday. “The relations between the two countries have always been good and positive which is […]

Gas sales to Turkey’s BOTAŞ irrelevant to Turkmenistan case
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Gas sales to Turkey’s BOTAŞ irrelevant to Turkmenistan case

The National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) announced that the new sales contract inked with neighboring Turkey’s BOTAŞ has nothing to do with Iran-Turkmenistan gas dispute. “This company constructed the transmission pipelines to northern part of the country with strict planning, to meet domestic demands sufficiently,” reads the statement issued by the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC). The announcement came after […]

Turkmenistan in 2017 increased export of kerosene by more than 26%
Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan in 2017 increased export of kerosene by more than 26%

In 2017 the export of Turkmen kerosene increased by more than 26%. According to Goskomstat of the country, only abroad 496,1 thousand tons of fuel was delivered, according to the news Agency Media-Turkmen ORIENT. A large proportion of kerosene is implemented for export through the State commodity exchange of Turkmenistan. Turkmenbashi complex of oil refineries (TCOR) in 2017, developed 551,6 […]

Working commission for TAPI Gas Pipeline project created
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Working commission for TAPI Gas Pipeline project created

Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a decree on setting up a working commission to coordinate the implementation of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project. The document was adopted in order to improve the efficiency of the implementation of the TAPI gas pipeline projects, as well as transport corridors and energy bridges along the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan route, and coordinate the relevant work. […]

China in 2017 increased gas imports from Central Asia by 13%
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China in 2017 increased gas imports from Central Asia by 13%

In 2017, China received 38.7 billion cubic meters of natural gas via the Central Asia-China gas pipeline, which is 13.37 percent more than last year, said a pipeline operator company in Khorgos city (Xinjiang-Uygur Autonomous Region, North-West China). The Central Asia-China gas pipeline starts in Turkmen-Uzbek border city of Gedaim, runs through Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan and crosses the Chinese-Kazakh border […]

China testing Turkmen railway transit to Iran
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China testing Turkmen railway transit to Iran

A container train is on a route from Turkmenistan to Iran, through the Ak-Yayla railway station, making the next test trip on the China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran route, the Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary state news service reported. Launched on December 28, 2017 from the city of Changsha (Hunan Province), a major industrial center in the south of China, a train consisting of 41 container […]

The TAPI pipeline: from concept to reality
Turkmenistan

The TAPI pipeline: from concept to reality

As you know, an important aspect of the energy strategy of Turkmenistan is to expand the geography of export routes of Turkmen energy supplies to world markets, including through the creation of multiple transport infrastructure. In this area we are implementing major investment projects, among which a special place is the construction of a gas pipeline Turkmenistan—Afghanistan—Pakistan—India (TAPI). On the […]

Construction of Turkmen urea plant nearing completion
Turkmenistan

Construction of Turkmen urea plant nearing completion

In the city of Garabogaz, the start-up and adjustment works on auxiliary equipment started at the plant that is currently under construction for the industrial processing of natural gas into ammonia and urea. The new plant will produce mineral fertilizers from natural gas. The plant will produce 3,500 tons per day, and more than 1.15 million tons of carbamide (urea) […]

New approaches to cooperation between Turkmenistan and the USA
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New approaches to cooperation between Turkmenistan and the USA

On December 14, 2017 in capital hotel “Archabil” the regular meeting of the Turkmen-American Business council took place. The meeting within approaches to implementation of potential of bilateral cooperation and development of trade and economic relations, business contacts and scientific and technical partnership were defined. Representatives of the Turkmen-American Business council and the leading American companies as “Westport Trading Europe”, “Elizarov Consulting […]

Iran Open to talks with Turkmenistan over Gas Dispute
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Iran Open to talks with Turkmenistan over Gas Dispute

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says Iran has kept doors open for talks with Ashgabat for resolving a gas dispute between the two neighbors. The official, speaking to reporters on Wednesday, said Turkmenistan has never opted for resorting international arbitration over its gas dispute with Iran, adding if the talks fail to reach any results for the two sides, […]