The Kremlin has been building influence in the Iraqi energy sector and propping up anti-US forces in the country as part of its objectives to counterbalance US hegemony in the region.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the 320 billion cubic meters of natural gas reserves is expected to be ready for public consumption by 2023.
Turkey has announced the largest gas discovery in the country’s history as it attempts to wean itself off energy imports.
The first of five Iranian tankers carrying fuel for gasoline-starved Venezuela entered the South American country's exclusive economic zone.
US Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden, said he never spoke to his son about overseas business dealings and that President Trump "deserves to be investigated."
US President Donald Trump reportedly urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden.
Eight states have direct control over land in the Arctic. With ice melting faster than previously thought, the global contest for economic resources there has begun. And Russia is gaining ground, while China is buying stakes and influence.
The accident happened at a petrol station in Lafia, the capital of Nasarawa state, leaving at least 35 people dead and more than a hundred injured.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said his country might start drilling for offshore gas in the Eastern Mediterranean, adding Turkey has purchased platform for drilling.
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.
The 25-year venture will develop the vast offshore Al Shaheen oil field and comes after Total signed a multi-billion dollar gas contract with Iran.
So far this year, fifty-thousand litres of gasoline has been stolen from 600 illegal taps in an area known as the Red Triangle.
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