Fokion C. Karavias – CEO, Eurobank Ergasias

After several reincarnations since its launch as  Euromerchant Bank in 1990, Eurobank has established itself as…

Erdogan steps back in Eastern Mediterranean

Tensions between Greece and Turkey over oil and gas exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean eased a…

Turkish Black Sea gas discovery fails to ease East Med tensions

Turkey has discovered a Black Sea gas but tensions with Greece over drilling rights in the…

Turkstream passes milestone but Russia calls for EU guarantees

The  development  of the $6bn Turkish Stream pipeline running from Russia’s gas fields to Europe via…

TAP on course to deliver Caspian gas to Europe by 2020

Europe should have access to gas supplies from Azerbaijan by way of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline…

Khalifa joins Maritime Silk Road as concerns grow over Beijing’s influence

The UAE’s Khalifa Port is  set to become the latest link in China’s  21st Century Maritime…

Athens hoping for €6bn boost from privatisations in next 18 months

Greece is looking to raise up to €6bn from the sale of ports, airports and utilities…

Gazprom ready to start on Turkstream

Gazprom will be ready to start laying pipes on the offshore section of the Turkstream  project in…

EU investigates Chinese plans for Belgrade to Budapest rail link

China’s plans to build a 350km, $2.89m high-speed railway between Belgrade and Budapest are under investigation by…

Rosneft secures deal with Hellenic Petroleum

After talks  between Russia’s President Putin and the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsiras in Athens yesterday,…

Putin keeps South Stream pipeline on agenda ahead of Athens visit

South Stream: Russia is still interested in working out a way of building a pipeline along…

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…

Greek dockworkers take to streets as COSCO seals Piraeus privatisation deal

Piraeus privatisation: Greek dockworkers marched into central Athens in protest yesterday after the Greek government sealed…

Date set for start of work on TAP

A ceremony to kick off work on the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) is to take place…

EC approves Trans Adriatic Pipeline

The European Commission yesterday  approved the Host Government Agreement between Greece and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline…

Gazprom secures access to ITGI Poseidon pipeline for gas transit to Europe

 Russian gas giant Gazprom’s   CEO Alexei Miller has signed an MoU with his counterparts in…

Iranian oil exports set to top 1.5m bpd next month, claims NIOC

Iranian oil exports could reach 1.56m barrels per day (bpd) according to Mohsen Saeed Ghamsari, International…

Athens approves TAP pipeline route

TAP pipeline route:  Plans to connect Azerbaijan’s Caspian Sea gas fields to the European energy grid by…

China’s Cosco sole bidder in Piraeus privatisation, says agency

Piraeus privatisation: China’s  Cosco Group has emerged as the sole bidder in attempts by the government in Athens to…

German operator wins concession to run 14 Greek airports

After months of negotiations, Frankfurt Airport’s management company Fraport has been granted the right to operate…

Piraeus port privatisation delayed three weeks

The Greek government’s plans to sell off a  51% stake in the Piraeus Port Authority to…

Greece faces snap elections as Tsipras resigns

Tsipras resigns: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras yesterday resigned in a bid to strengthen his mandate to…

Balkan states consider Turkish Stream extension up to Austria

Turkish Stream extension: The Foreign Ministers of Hungary, Serbia, Macedonia and Greece could sign an MoU committing them…

Greece and Troika agree €86bn bailout terms

Greece and its international lenders clinched a multi-billion-euro bailout agreement today after marathon talks through the night,…