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Nabucco Investment Decision Delayed to 2011

A final investment decision on investment for the Nabucco pipeline will definitely not happen this year, and will be delayed until 2011 because gas supply talks with Azerbaijan are dragging on, an Austrian newspaper reported on Friday. The 7.9 billion euro ($11 billion) Nabucco pipeline is part of the EU's effort to diversify its natural […]


Nabucco Pipeline May Be Extended to Iraq

Ashti Hawrami says Iraq can fill Nabucco. A day after Iraq said its proven oil reserves surged to world's third biggest, talks are on to extend the Nabucco pipeline to country's Kurdish region. According to Richard Morningstar, the Special Envoy of the United States Secretary of State for Eurasian Energy, it is important that natural […]

Germany's RWE Signs Kurdistan Gas Deal

Prime Minister Barham Salih today announced the signing of a Cooperation Agreement between the Kurdistan Regional Government and RWE. The RWE Group is a leading European utilities company headquartered in Essen, Germany. It has extensive experience in the building, modernisation, and upgrading of energy infrastructure. Under the agreement, RWE will provide assistance to the KRG […]

Nabucco Pipeline Consortium Confirms Iraq, Drops Iran

The Nabucco pipeline project has taken another step forward. At their latest Steering Committee meeting in Ankara, the shareholders agreed on a modification of the feeder line concept. Two feeder lines were confirmed and the respective engineering works were ordered but due to the current political situation, Nabucco Gas Pipeline International is not planning a […]

Iraq to Import Gas from Iran

A memorandum of understanding signed with Iraqi officials calls for the import of as much as 300 million cubic feet (8.6 million cubic meters) of gas per day from Iran, an Iranian director said. Javad Oji, a managing director at the National Iranian Gas Co (NIGC), said an Iranian delegation traveled to Iraq at the […]

Kurdistan Prepares to Export Gas via Turkey

The Kurdistan Regional Government is preparing to export natural gas to Europe via Turkey and the Nabucco project, Turkish Hurriyet Daily News said on Tuesday. “After failing to agree with the central government in Baghdad over the sale of oil and gas, northern Iraq’s administration is now preparing to export natural gas to Europe via […]

Natural Gas could Make Nabucco Pipeline Feasible

A minister from the semi-autonomous region of Northern Iraq said the area could provide natural gas to make the Nabucco pipeline feasible, EurActiv reported with reference to Northern Iraqi Energy Minister Ashti Hawrami. "We can provide 14 or 15 billion cubic metres to make the project work," said Hawrami. According to him, Northern Iraq is […]