Archive | August, 2016

Why the Southern Gas Corridor is the wrong fix for Europe’s future

By Xavier Sol, originally published on Public Finance International. A mega project to pipe gas from Azerbaijan to Europe both rewards an autocratic regime and promotes a misleading energy model While the international consensus over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has been shaken again after the Polish anti-monopoly watchdog halted the joint venture between Russia’s […]

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La crise turque relance la bataille du gaz en Europe

This article was originally published by Mediapart. 21 août 2016 | Par Ludovic Lamant Le coup d’État raté à Ankara n’a pas seulement seulement fragilisé l’accord sur les migrants conclu avec Bruxelles. Il bouscule aussi les projets énergétiques de l’UE, qui mise sur la construction d’un gazoduc géant, de la Caspienne à l’Italie, pour freiner […]

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‘We have no other option’ – Albanian communities face unjust resettlement process for Trans-Adriatic Pipeline

By Anna Roggenbuck, originally published by CEE Bankwatch Network. What is a perceived source of security for some can be a source of instability for others’ lives. The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), the most western part of the Southern Gas Corridor, a pipeline project to bring gas from Azerbaijan to Europe is promoted by the […]

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