To achieve its aim of becoming the first climate-neutral continent, EU countries have been trying to increase their energy production from renewable resources.
As Japan looks to ensure security in the region, it could play a vital role in negotiating between Iran and the US.
The meeting will focus on Gazprom's plan to construct and put into operation by the end of next year the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which would bring gas to Germany via the Baltic Sea, bypassing Ukraine.
Paris-based International Energy Agency forecasts US becoming the world's biggest net exporter by the end of 2020s.
Turkey is gaining significance as an energy corridor supplying oil and gas to Europe from oil-rich Central Asian and Middle Eastern countries. But first, it must meet its own energy demands.
International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive Director Fatih Birol calls for increased regional stability at the Atlantic Council Istanbul Summit.
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