SECOND ISSUE – Abstracts

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Eylül 1, 2016

EDITOR’S VIEW, 2nd ISSUE

This issue covers up mending relations with Israel and Russia. The buzz about the Eastern Mediterranean gas resources and a possible Egypt-Israel-Cyprus/Turkey gas pipeline is put under investigation. Suggestions for where and how to stand […]
Ocak 9, 2016

ENERGY GAME: SYRIA & KURDISH CORRIDOR

The major ethnical cleansing spurt is accomplished by so called president Assad, who has earned the biggest foe of humanity title for the dreadful cruelty tuned by his forces and the hate for his own […]
Ocak 9, 2016

CHANGING BALANCES IN THE TURKISH ENERGY GAME BEFORE THE COUP

by Oguzhan Akyener: Turkey, with its growing economy, nearly 80 million population and increasing energy demand is one of the most important countries in energy politics of its region. Due to insufficient proven oil and […]
Ocak 9, 2016

FUTURE OF ISRAEL GAS EXPORT UP TO 2050 & TURKEY

by Oguzhan Akyener: Despite its small population and territory, Israel is one of the most influential countries in the region. This is mostly due to global lobbying achievements, strong economy, high technology and military products, […]
Ocak 9, 2016

THE LEGAL STATUS OF THE CASPIAN SEA: IMPLICATIONS ON CASPIAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSPORT

by Sohbet Karbuz: The Caspian Sea, the largest landlocked body of salty water in the world, is surrounded by five “Caspian States”: Russia in the north; Iran in the south; Azerbaijan in the west, and […]
Ocak 9, 2016

PROSPECTS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY IN TURKEY AFTER PARIS COP21 SUMMIT

by Serhat S. Cubukcuoglu: Turkey is a developed OECD country in the league of G-20 with close to 4% projected GDP growth rate per annum in 2016-17.[i] Global warming due to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions […]
Ocak 9, 2016

CONTRADICTORY POLITICS OF KRG & NEW ASSUMED ENERGY CORRIDOR THROUGH IRAN

by Oguzhan Akyener: In addition to its estimated 40 billion bbl oil and 8 tcm gas reserves (according to OPEC reports), Northern Iraq is one of the most strategic areas for Turkey by considering the […]
Ocak 9, 2016

A BRIEF LOOK ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF SHALE GAS EXTRACTION

by Fatih Temiz: Shale gas can still be considered as one of the hot topics today. Some people believe in the pros of the subject, whereas some others stand on the cons’ side. Each party […]
Ocak 9, 2016

USING OIL SHALE AS AN ALTERNATIVE RAW MATERIAL FOR ENERGY PRODUCTION AND POTENTIALITY OF TURKEY

by Abdurrahman Murat: Oil shale is commonly defined as a fine-grained sedimentary rock containing organic matter (kerogen) that yields substantial amounts of oil and combustible gas upon destructive distillation (retorting). Most of the organic matter […]
Ocak 9, 2016

TURKEY’S NUCLEAR ISSUE – THE PAST AND FUTURE DYNAMICS

by Gizem Ebrar Ozel: This article analyzes Turkey’s whole nuclear issues in conjunction with nuclear history, nuclear future plans, possible risks, scenarios, and suggestions as nuclear energy is a subject, which is of strategic and […]
Ocak 9, 2016

ENERGY ISSUES IN THE USA & EU COMPETITION

by Oguzhan Akyener & Serdar Guruzumcu: The European Union (EU) and the United States of America (USA), as the most powerful economies in the world, have common history, ancestors, and many economical partnerships. However, there […]
Ocak 9, 2016

COAL COUNTRY POLICY 2016 TURKEY

by Haluk Direskeneli: Whereas coal constitutes a 25% share of the global energy supply market, second only to petroleum, which is the first in the global electricity generation market, with a share of 40%, locally, […]

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