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Russia is Buying Turkmen Gas Again. Why?
April 25, 2019
Russia is Buying Turkmen Gas Again. Why?
Turkmenistan needs a sale, and Russia probably got a good price.
Russia is Buying Turkmen Gas Again. Why?
China's Imports of Turkmen Gas Decline
December 27, 2017
China's Imports of Turkmen Gas Decline
Turkmen gas exports to China fell from October to November, with sources indicating Ashgabat isn't pumping promised volumes.
China's Imports of Turkmen Gas Decline
The Geopolitics of the Lapis Lazuli Corridor
December 22, 2017
The Geopolitics of the Lapis Lazuli Corridor
The Lapis Lazuli project will advance the geopolitical aspirations of the member countries -- and the US.
The Geopolitics of the Lapis Lazuli Corridor
What a 25-Fold Increase in Turkmen Water Prices Will Mean
October 18, 2017
What a 25-Fold Increase in Turkmen Water Prices Will Mean
Ashgabat is ditching water subsidies, with the savings to be directed into the country's energy sector.
What a 25-Fold Increase in Turkmen Water Prices Will Mean
No, Europe Won't Get Turkmen Gas by 2019
June 02, 2017
No, Europe Won't Get Turkmen Gas by 2019
Turkmenistan’s no closer to seeing its gas reach the European markets it once envisioned.
No, Europe Won't Get Turkmen Gas by 2019
Turkmenistan's Ongoing Gas Quandary
April 25, 2017
Turkmenistan's Ongoing Gas Quandary
Reports of a late resolution of a dispute with a Chinese supplier show further problems in Turkmenistan's gas industry.
Turkmenistan's Ongoing Gas Quandary
How is Kazakhstan's Community Outreach Going?
July 30, 2016
How is Kazakhstan's Community Outreach Going?
Turkmenistan restructures its energy industry, Tajikistan's stateless cling to Soviet passports; recommended reads.
How is Kazakhstan's Community Outreach Going?
Why Did Turkmenistan Scrap the Ministry of Oil and Gas?
July 20, 2016
Why Did Turkmenistan Scrap the Ministry of Oil and Gas?
Facing economic crisis, the resource-rich country abolished two key ministries.
Why Did Turkmenistan Scrap the Ministry of Oil and Gas?
Speaking of the South China Sea: International Law, Arbitrals, and Central Asia
July 16, 2016
Speaking of the South China Sea: International Law, Arbitrals, and Central Asia
Also Uzbek militants and Tajikistan forgot the insulin; weekend reads.
Speaking of the South China Sea: International Law, Arbitrals, and Central Asia
Chatter Surrounds Turkmenistan’s Gas Export Plans
June 03, 2016
Chatter Surrounds Turkmenistan’s Gas Export Plans
Ashgabat aims to quadruple its gas exports to 180bcm annually by 2030.
Chatter Surrounds Turkmenistan’s Gas Export Plans
Turkmenistan Completes East-West Pipeline: What's Next?
December 29, 2015
Turkmenistan Completes East-West Pipeline: What's Next?
The pipeline’s history is a telling indicator of changing geopolitical winds.
Turkmenistan Completes East-West Pipeline: What's Next?
What Happened to Turkmenistan’s Tiger Economy?
September 16, 2015
What Happened to Turkmenistan’s Tiger Economy?
The tiger of Ashgabat, if it ever was, is no more.
What Happened to Turkmenistan’s Tiger Economy?
Is Turkmenistan Opening Up?
August 20, 2015
Is Turkmenistan Opening Up?
Berdimuhamedov sure has had a lot of visitors this year.
Is Turkmenistan Opening Up?
Turkmen Leader Makes First Visit to Kyrgystan
August 05, 2015
Turkmen Leader Makes First Visit to Kyrgystan
Shocking no one, energy was the main topic of discussion.
Turkmen Leader Makes First Visit to Kyrgystan
Russia Takes Turkmenistan To Court Over the Price of Gas
July 28, 2015
Russia Takes Turkmenistan To Court Over the Price of Gas
The gas spat between Gazprom and Turkmengaz continues.
Russia Takes Turkmenistan To Court Over the Price of Gas
Turkmen President Boosts Ties with Austria
May 14, 2015
Turkmen President Boosts Ties with Austria
When it comes to energy, as with neutrality, Turkmenistan likes to keep its options open.
Turkmen President Boosts Ties with Austria
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