My latest article for Natural Gas Europe is below. The original article can be found here:
The news that Turkey has given permission to cross its territorial waters was, Vladimir Putin , a “New Year’s gift for Russia”. Just days before, Turkey had also given Azerbaijan’s a valuable Christmas present with a approving the construction of the new Trans-Anatolian pipeline. These agreements close out a remarkable year for Eurasian gas politics which has seen old pipelines fall and new ones rise.