Josh D'Addario

30 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Followers | @jdilla89 | Keep up with Josh D'Addario on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Josh D'Addario”

Oil and gas: Pipeline politics debate hots up

Oil and gas pipelines are not just simple steel tubes that ferry energy from place to place. They are highly charged pieces of infrastructure with a …

Rising China, sinking Russia

LESS than a decade ago little doubt hung over where the newly independent states of Central Asia had to pump their huge supplies of oil and gas: …

China asserts clout in Central Asia with huge Turkmen gas project | Reuters

GALKYNYSH GAS FIELD, Turkmenistan (Reuters) - China’s President Xi Jinping helped inaugurate the world’s second-largest gas field in Turkmenistan on Wednesday, showing Beijing’s growing clout in Central Asia as it seeks resources for the Chinese economy.<p>An aerial view shows artificial islands on …

Central Asia-China Gas Pipeline, Turkmenistan to China - Hydrocarbons Technology

The 3,666km long Central Asia-China gas pipeline begins at Gedaim, on the Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan border, and ends at Horgos, in the Xinjiang …

Remittance man

PICK a village in either of the former Soviet Union’s two poorest and frailest successor states, Tajikistan or Kyrgyzstan, and the chances are you …

China’s Unmatched Influence in Central Asia

China has come to displace both the United States and Russia as the great power with the most influence in Central Asia. Chinese President Xi Jinping …

Riches in the near abroad

The West’s recession spurs China’s hunt for energy supplies in its own backyard<p>DURING his first visit to Kazakhstan in 1996, Jiang Zemin was …

Not as smooth as silk

FOR all that the United States, at the head of a NATO coalition, intends to disentangle itself from its war in Afghanistan by the end of next year, …

Make a new plan, Stans

The biggest instability facing the region’s dictators is the lack of any mechanism to succeed them<p>FAR from being at the heart of a happening …

Going, going…

PASSENGERS at Manas, Kyrgyzstan’s main airport, might think they have landed in an occupied country, to judge by the dozen or more hulking grey …

Kremlin Calm As China's Clout Rises In Russia's Backyard

MOSCOW -- The Kremlin did not bat an eyelid as Chinese President Xi Jinping jetted from one Central Asian capital to the next tying up billion-dollar …

Central Asia: where power, politics and economics collide

© Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin<p>In an increasingly energy hungry world, Central Asia's resources are attracting growing interest<p>Having been involved with …

Central Asia: a major player in the oil and gas energy industry

Central Asia's Kazakhstan has prospered thanks to its large oil and gas reserves<p>Reliance on Middle Eastern oil and gas has dominated the energy …

Old Games, New Rules? Great Powers in the New Central Asia

Kathryn Stoner<p>In the nineteenth century, the British and Russian empires squared off in Central Asia. Britain was fixated on protecting its colony in …

Times Of Central Asia - Founder & Publisher Giorgio Fiacconi - since 1999

Azerbaijan Could Scuttle Nabucco Over Turkey-Armenia Deal | European Dialogue

Is Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev weighing his options for gas exports?<p>Azerbaijan has apparently decided to play its energy card.<p>As much of the …

SOCAR Brings Gas to Armenia Negotiations

The likelihood of Azerbaijan supplying gas to Armenia may not materialize anytime soon but SOCAR's propsal sheds a light on the role of the Azeri …

Azerbaijani Ministry of Energy to open the Central Asia and Caspian Oil & Gas Security Forum in April

It's an IRN Summit<p>The forum will take place on the 8th-9th April in Baku, and will be a unique senior level meeting to discuss security concerns …

US and Iranian Strategic Competition: Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Central Asia

US and Iranian competition in Afghanistan, Central Asia, and Pakistan has taken on renewed significance amid recent elections in Pakistan, and the …

Pakistan

Hess sells off ACG stake for $1bn

• Access to the leading industry e-paper Upstream<br>• Continuous exclusive global news and insight<br>• Full article search access to 20 years of business …

RAHN: Russian meddling in Ukraine could trigger financial turmoil

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Why worry about Ukraine? To many, it seems far away and a country about which they know little.<p>News clips of the recent violent …

Mad and messy regulation

POLISH dreams that shale gas would transform the country into a second Norway have been tempered in recent months. The geology is more difficult than …

Eni joins shale gas exodus from Poland

Italian energy company Eni is abandoning efforts to produce shale gas in Poland, dealing yet another blow to the country’s ambitions of becoming a …

Boon or bane?

POLISH politicians have of late tended to avoid saying anything that smacks of bipartisan consensus. One exception has been the near-universal belief …