Kardashian West wades in on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Amid international appeals to end the hostilities and initiate peace talks, Kim Kardashian West, whose late…

INSTC Corridor to get own logistics operator

INSTC: Russian Railways  is in talks with its counterparts in Iran, India and Azerbaijan about the…

Odds on Trans Caspian pipeline shorten as littoral states settle their differences

After nearly 30 years of haggling over the legal status of the Caspian Sea, its five…

Baku helps Tehran out with loan for INSTC transport corridor

Work on the construction of the  144-km Rasht-Astara rail leg of Iran’s  section of the International…

SOCAR Polymer to create clusters to kick-start Azeri SMEs

SOCAR, Azerbaijan’s state-owned oil company, is to use its new $750m petrochemical complex to kick-start the…

BTK rail line opens intermodal Silk Road route through Turkey

BTK: A train pulling thirty 20-foot containers of wheat has arrived in the Turkish city of Mersin…

Baku FTZ up and running by year end

Baku’s free trade zone (FTZ) will begin operating by the end of the year, the director…

Deutsche Bahn agrees to test drive new South West transport corridor to Iran

Deutsche Bahn, one of the world’s  largest transport companies, has agreed to test drive the new…

Anglo-Asian Mining discovers new Azeri gold reserves near Gabaday

The Anglo-Asian Mining company has announced that it has discovered new gold reserves near  its existing deposits of gold,…

SOCAR scales back plans for Azeri gas chemical complex as Japanese pull out

Azeri gas chemical complex: The annual processing capacity of Azerbaijan’s planned new gas chemical complex is to be…

Ukraine proposes Baltic-Black Sea transport corridor with Azerbaijan

Baltic-Black Sea transport corridor: Ukraine has presented Azerbaijan  with a draft agreement for the development of an…

Southern Gas Corridor on track for 2018 with SD2 over 70% complete

Half of the $42bn that Azerbaijan’s mammoth offshore Shah Deniz 2 (SD2) gas field  is expected to cost…

Overseas investors take a look at $300m Caspian wind power station

Caspian wind power: A number of private-sector investors from China, the UAE and Germany have expressed an…

SOCAR Polymer project secures $3.5bn international funding package

Azerbaijan has secured international financing to the tune of $3.5bn  for the development of the massive SOCAR…

Baku extends Absheron deadline in price tussle with Total

Azerbaijan has  agreed to give France’s Total more time to submit its  development plans for the first phase…

Turkic Council draws up proposals for common customs procedures

The member states  of the Turkic Council — Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkey  – are in…

China and Azerbaijan sign MoU for $17bn OGPPC downstream project

OGPPC: China’s largest oil and gas producer and supplier CNPC has signed an MoU with the…

Iran and Azerbaijan agree new Caucasus transit route around Turkey

Caucasus transit route: The authorities in Tehran and Baku are  working on the  creation of a new transit…

Baku ready to help transport Turkmen gas to Europe via Southern Gas Corridor

 The governments in Baku and Ashgabat are in the process of  negotiating a deal to enable…

Tsipras launches construction work on 870km TAP Trans Adriatic Pipeline

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras yesterday joined other senior officials at a ground-breaking ceremony to mark…

Azerbaijan signs up to Viking railway project

The government in Baku this week committed the state-run Azerbaijan Railways to joining the international Viking railway project in…

Development banks use Turkey’s BOTAS to pump $2bn into TANAP

BOTAS: The World Bank and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are planning to put $1bn apiece…

TANAP head proposes opening pipeline up to Turkmen and Iraqi gas fields

The Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP)  should eventually carry gas from Iraq and Turkmenistan as well as…

North South Corridor progresses as work begins on Astara rail bridge

Astara rail bridge: Linking  Iran’s and Azerbaijan’s railway networks together will cut nearly four weeks off…