Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood
The vision of being a top-10 economy in the world by 2023 implies that Turkey will undertake a remarkable economic transformation in the years to come. Supplying sustainable oil and gas for its booming economy over the coming decades will be one of Turkey’s greatest challenges. As a result of its geopolitical environment, Turkey faces many important challenges and opportunities related to energy. Of these, the Southern Gas Corridor is most likely close to the top of the list. BP and its partners in Azerbaijan are developing a giant natural gas project, Shah Deniz Stage 2, which will open up the Southern Corridor and, for the first time in history, deliver gas from the Caspian Sea to Europe.
 
 
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Bud E. Fackrell
Bud E. Fackrell
From the Desk of the Editor This issue of TPQ comes at a time when relations between Turkey and the EU are at a historical low point. The sources of tension are manifold, and have been compounded by a constellation of transformations in Turkey, Europe, and the international system. The global upswing in far-right populist movements, isolationism, the conflict in Syria and its humanitarian crisis, and the threat of ISIS have...
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