TANAP, TAP Pipelines Interconnect at Turkey-Greece Border

TANAP, TAP Pipelines Interconnect at Turkey-Greece Border

The 1,850 kilometers-long Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline Project (TANAP) and the 878 kilometers-long Trans Adriatic Pipeline project (TAP) were interlinked at the Maritsa River located on the Turkey-Greece border, a statement from the TANAP company said Wednesday.

Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for low oil prices

Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for low oil prices

U.S. President Donald Trump thanked Saudi Arabia for low crude oil prices Wednesday, a day after reaffirming his support for the Kingdom despite the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Turkstream's Giant Pipelaying Vessel: Pioneering Spirit

Turkstream's Giant Pipelaying Vessel: Pioneering Spirit

The world's largest pipelaying vessel, the Pioneering Spirit, completed the deep-water offshore construction of the TurkStream natural gas pipeline on Monday, Nov. 19. With the Turkish and Russian presidents doing the honors, the last offshore section of this landmark natural gas pipeline was put into place on Monday.

Siemens Gamesa Sells Three PV Power Plants in Spain

Siemens Gamesa Sells Three PV Power Plants in Spain

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), through its subsidiary SGRE 9Ren, has sold three operational solar photovoltaic plants to Aurea Capital in Spain, a fund that specializes in renewable energy and infrastructure, the company announced on Wednesday.

US Homes Spend $129 P.A. for Cooking, Storing, Heating

US Homes Spend $129 P.A. for Cooking, Storing, Heating

U.S. households spend at least $129 on average for cooking, storing and heating food every year, according to the country's Energy Information Administration (EIA) data on Monday.

Exxonmobil Begins Drilling as US Hails 'Promise' of East Med

Exxonmobil Begins Drilling as US Hails 'Promise' of East Med

As ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum began exploratory drilling in Block 10 of Cyprus’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Friday, the US assistant secretary of state responsible for energy expressed Washington’s “excitement” over the catalytic role the exploitation of natural energy resources in the Eastern Mediterranean will have in the region’s development.

Japan's Energy Dependent on Reforms, non-Hydro in Grid

Japan's Energy Dependent on Reforms, non-Hydro in Grid

Japan’s power sector needs regulatory reforms and the ability to integrate non-hydro renewables into a central grid to overcome the multiple challenges the sector faces, GlobalData said in a statement on Friday.

Putin at Turkstream Event: Turkey is Key Energy Hub

Putin at Turkstream Event: Turkey is Key Energy Hub

Turkey is becoming an important international energy hub as the TurkStream pipeline project becomes a reality, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in Istanbul on Monday. Becoming an energy hub will strengthen Turkey’s geopolitical position, Putin said at a ceremony alongside Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan marking completion of the pipeline’s offshore section.

Global Oil-Gas Mergers Value Increases by 77% in 3Q18

Global Oil-Gas Mergers Value Increases by 77% in 3Q18

A total of 362 deals with a combined value of around $80 billion were registered in the global upstream oil and gas industry in the third quarter of 2018, according to GlobalData, a U.K.-based data and analytics company on Wednesday

ABB Enabling World's 'Largest' Hi-Voltage DC Grid in China

ABB Enabling World's 'Largest' Hi-Voltage DC Grid in China

Zurich-based Swiss-Swedish multinational corporation ABB will enable the Zhangbei high-voltage direct current (HVDC) grid in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area of China, integrating remote wind, solar and hydro energy in a transmission ring that ensures optimization of power flow, the company said Tuesday

Turkey's Ranking Improves in World Energy Trilemma 2018

Turkey's Ranking Improves in World Energy Trilemma 2018

Turkey climbed six places to rank 44 in the World Energy Trilemma Index 2018, which the World Energy Council (WEC) administrated, WEC Turkish National Committee announced Wednesday

Turkey Announces Start-Date for Offshore Operations in Mersin

Turkey Announces Start-Date for Offshore Operations in Mersin

The U.S.-based Rowan Companies' drillship, Rowan Norway, arrived in Turkey's Mediterranean coast near Mersin to conduct test drilling for hydrocarbon reserves around the region, according to the Turkish Naval Forces Office of Navigation, Hydrography and Oceanography (SHOD) on Monday

EU Parl. Approves Binding 32 Pct Renewables Goal for 2030

EU Parl. Approves Binding 32 Pct Renewables Goal for 2030

The EU Parliament on Tuesday approved a binding 32 percent renewables target and an indicative target of 32.5 percent increase in energy efficiency by 2030, marking a significant step towards meeting the EU's climate goals

Drillship on Mission in Conflict Zone Offshore Cyprus

Drillship on Mission in Conflict Zone Offshore Cyprus

The Stena Icemax, a drillship leased by ExxonMobil, has arrived in the offshore Block 10 of the Cyprus Island to conduct upstream activities, Athens News Agency, AMNA reported on Monday