Tag Archives: Turkmenistan

Iran, Turkmenistan Mull over Boosting Electricity Trade

Iran and Turkmenistan discussed ways to expand the electricity swap. A delegation from the Iranian energy ministry headed by the Deputy Iranian Minister of Energy for Water and Wastewater Affairs visited the Turkmen capital of Ashgabat on Tuesday to discuss Iran-Turkmenistan cooperation in the water and electricity field as well …

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Iran Ready to Swap Turkmenistan’s Gas to Armenia

Iranian Oil Minister Javad Oji has expressed the country’s readiness for swapping Turkmenistan’s natural gas to Armenia, Shana reported. Oji made the remarks in a meeting with Armenian Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure Gnel Sanosyan in Tehran on Monday. Speaking in this meeting, the Iranian minister also expressed the …

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Turkmenistan among Global Ultra-Emitters of Methane

About a tenth of the global oil and gas industry’s methane emissions have been found to come from a group of “ultra-emitter” sites located mostly in Turkmenistan, Russia and the US. Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas that governments recently agreed to slash by 2030, New Scientist reported. While huge …

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Russia Gas Imports from Turkmenistan Double this Year

Russia has doubled the purchases of natural gas from Turkmenistan this year amid rising global demand. Russia this year stands to import about 10 billion cubic metres of gas from Turkmenistan, Russian envoy to Ashgabat Alexander Blokhin said on Friday. That’s nearly twice the amount imported in 2020. This year’s …

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Turkmenistan, India Discuss Implementation of TAPI

Turkmenistan and India discussed the construction of a transnational gas pipeline Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI), Trend reports citing the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Turkmenistan. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Foreign Minister of India, and Rashid Meredov, Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan, met in New Delhi on December 19 to discuss joint actions to implement the TAPI …

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Pakistan Committed to Gas Pipeline Project with Turkmenistan

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi reiterated on Thursday his country’s commitment to cooperation with Turkmenistan, including on the construction of a major regional pipeline and enhancing security in Afghanistan. “Pleased to call on President [of Turkmenistan] #GurbangulyBerdimukhammedov today in Ashgabat. I reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to enhance our economic connect …

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