Search: Turkmenistan,Pakistan (3 materials)

South Asian Gas Market: It’s Time to Mount an Offensive

... Iran might play a role here. The idea to build a gas pipeline across South Asia is nothing new. There is already the off-and-on Peace pipeline from Iran to Pakistan and further to India (known as IP Gas), as well as the TAPI gas pipeline (involving Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India). It should be noted that Iran and Turkmenistan, the gas producers for both projects, have already conducted the requisite work, and the relevant pipelines have already been laid. The problem is buyers and transit countries stalling ...


Pakistan and Central Asian Republics

... part of the globe and having geographical proximity with South Asia, CARs have acquired the extensive geo-political and geo-economic importance in the region. CARs include five republics of the former Soviet Union: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. All republics are land-locked and energy-rich.Pakistan and CARs share various religious and cultural commonalities. However, Islamabad has not cultivated close ties so far. Margins in mutual cooperation still exist. Even though Pakistan desires close political and economic linkage with the Central ...


The TAPI project: Turkmenistan’s bet in pipeline geopolitics

... energy needs of the region and contribute to development, peace, security and in turn prosperity’ . TAPI: the 20-year long genesis Reuters The original project started on March 15, 1995, when a memorandum of understanding between the governments of Turkmenistan and Pakistan for a pipeline project was signed, promoted by the Argentinian company Bridas Corporation, the US Unocal and the Saudi Delta. An opening ceremony took place in 1997, and an informal agreement with the Taliban, ruling over larger parts of Afghanistan ...


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