Nabucco more about markets than geopolitics

The planned Nabucco natural gas pipeline is more about the commodity market than geopolitical dynamics, a project director said.

Nabucco price close to current estimate

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- The estimated price to build the Nabucco gas pipeline won't be far from the original $11 billion estimate, a projector director said from Istanbul.

Nabucco submits Shah Deniz tariff bid

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The Nabucco natural gas pipeline project says it has submitted a tariff bid to the consortium that controls the massive Shah Deniz II field in Azerbaijan.

More interest emerges in Nabucco

VIENNA, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The expression of interest from German energy company Bayerngas in the Nabucco pipeline consortium is a "great step forward," an executive said.

Hungary pressed on Nabucco

ANKARA, Turkey, May 16 (UPI) -- The Hungarian government could sign on to the Nabucco natural gas pipeline during a June meeting in Turkey, the Turkish energy minister said.

2010 year of Nabucco, Mitshcek says

VIENNA, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Despite concerns over contracts to fulfill the pipeline needs, 2010 could be the year of Nabucco, the managing director of the pipeline consortium said.

Mitschek sees Nabucco deals by year's end

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, May 6 (UPI) -- Members of the planned Nabucco gas pipeline from the Caspian Sea to Europe may sign the necessary agreements on gas shares by year's end, officials said.

Nabucco not a blow to Russia

ANKARA, Turkey, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The Nabucco gas pipeline is touted as a means to diversify the European energy sector, not disrupt the Russian natural gas sector, a top official said.

Turkmenistan called key to Nabucco

ANKARA, Turkey, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Turkmenistan has the potential to emerge as a top gas-producing nation, making the Nabucco pipeline to Europe likely, company officials said.

Nabucco unaffected by Georgia conflict

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Regional conflict in the Caucasus has no impact on plans for construction of the Nabucco gas pipeline from Turkey to Central Europe, officials said Thursday.

Nabucco still worthwhile, official says

ANKARA, Turkey, June 11 (UPI) -- Despite a ten-fold increase in the estimated expense since 2005, the Russian alternate Nabucco gas pipeline is a profitable endeavor, a corporate official said.

UPI Energy Watch

South Korea mulls creating state-run holding company; Oil firms ink deal on Nabucco; Gazprom Neft to ship oil to China

Analysis: Europe's pipeline war

BERLIN, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The European Union and Russia are battling over the future of a pipeline aimed at diversifying Europe's energy imports.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Energy Correspondent

Analysis: Oil and Gas Pipeline Watch

Iran, Pakistan move to sign Peace Pipeline price; South Stream deal reached, puts Europe on edge and Nabucco in doubt
BEN LANDO, UPI Energy Editor
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