Department of State: U.S. supports Turkmenistan's initiatives to ensure energy security

Department of State: U.S. supports Turkmenistan's initiatives to ensure energy security

Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Dec.1 / Trend, H. Hasanov /

The U.S. supports Turkmenistan's initiative on ensuring global energy security, U.S. Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Robert Blake said in Ashgabat, the Turkmen government said on Thursday.

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov received senior U.S. official.
The U.S. diplomat said that the U.S. supports Turkmenistan's international initiatives aimed at seeking optimal solutions to urgent problems, ensuring global energy security.
In particular, Blake stressed that "United States appreciates the leadership of Turkmenistan in ensuring stability and sustainable development in Central Asian region and, in particular, on supporting the socio-economic reconstruction of Afghanistan".

He also said that "the U.S. government welcomes Ashgabat's leading role in promoting the project of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline".

At the same time "huge importance of the transnational project, designed to become a reliable link between the states of the region, to promote their effective economic integration and to contribute to recovery of the Afghan economy and improving the social situation in this country" was stressed.

The Asian Development Bank actively promotes this project funding the preparation of its feasibility study.
The basic document to advance TAPI project is an inter-state agreement to start implementation of TAPI, signed at a high level in Ashgabat in December 2010.
At this stage, the parties interested in the project agree on the security of transit, decide issues of funding and fuel prices.

The length of TAPI can hit more than 1,700 km, its design capacity - 33 billion cubic meters of natural gas per year, the cost is estimated at $7-8 billion.
The source of raw materials in addition to the Dovletabad field will be Yoloten field - one of the world's super-giants with the resources of 21.2 trillion cubic meters of gas. Turkmenistan takes active measures for its commercial development.
The report also says that Blake conveyed the U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's greetings, as well as congratulations on the upcoming 20th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between Turkmenistan and the United States.
As Blake said "the U.S. attaches great importance to developing cooperation with Turkmenistan, which is a reliable, responsible and long-term partner".
At the meeting Berdimuhammadov stressed "high level of Turkmen-U.S. relations, built on constructive and long term principles".

Blake stressed "the great interest of the U.S. companies to strengthen the partnership with Turkmenistan." President Berdimuhammadov in turn, confirmed Ashgabat's willingness "to maintain and establish new contacts with the U.S. companies, large industrial, scientific and technological experience in this and other spheres".

Production started at Uzbek gas condensate field
Production started at Uzbek gas condensate field
Kazakhstan's crude oil exports to India surge in 1H2020
Kazakhstan's crude oil exports to India surge in 1H2020
Data on industrial production of Uzbekistan for January through August 2020
Data on industrial production of Uzbekistan for January through August 2020
Loading Bars
Uzbekistan to include goods and services in Unified Electronic Catalog
Kazakhstan's oil & gas company opens tender to buy filter blocks
Azerbaijani Central Bank unveils number of borrowers with restructured loans
Georgia sees increase in COVID-19 cases
Production started at Uzbek gas condensate field
Japan, Uzbekistan to increase tourist flow between countries
Turkmen Ministry of Construction to purchase equipment from Italian company
Kazakhstan, Russia agree to resume mutual flights
Turkmenistan, Ukraine discuss trade, economic cooperation
Iranian currency rates for September 19
Number of coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan pass 50,000
Armenia violates ceasefire with Azerbaijan 36 times
Australia COVID-19 hotspot records fewest cases since June
Turkey summons Greek envoy over expletive headline against Erdoğan
E3 says Iran sanctions relief to continue beyond Sep. 20
Georgia sends armored medical evacuation vehicles to Indonesia
65 new COVID-19 infections reported in Kazakhstan over past day
UN, Kazakhstan intend substantially contribute to environmental resilience (INTERVIEW)
Japan's new PM Suga to meet with Pompeo in October
Chinese mainland reports 14 new imported COVID-19 cases
Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 135,000
French finance minister tests positive for COVID-19
Trump says he sees no reason to delay TikTok decision
Eleven more coronavirus patients die in Moscow in past day
Qatar reports 224 new COVID-19 cases, 122,917 in total
Kazakhstan's crude oil exports to India surge in 1H2020
Georgia to acquire 135 000 doses of flu vaccines in October
Istanbul introduces alternate working hours for public servants amid COVID-19 pandemic
Kazakhstan launches programming learning platform
UK PM Johnson says second wave of virus inevitable, new restrictions possible
Israel's daily new COVID-19 death cases hit record high
Iran, Russia stress promoting scientific, technological coop.
Kazakh company looking to establish medical cannabis production
Azerbaijan’s Baku to hold World Cups in three gymnastic disciplines in 2021
Georgia increases export of apples
Data on cargo movement from Albania via Turkish ports revealed
Deputy PM: 'Contract of the Century' - special among grandiose events in Azerbaijan's history
Minister: Azerbaijan - integral part of global energy security system
Spanish capital region orders partial lockdown in some COVID-hit areas
COVID-19 kills 144 more Iranians over past 24 hours
Representatives of Azerbaijani Karabakh community meet with ambassadors of several countries
Azerbaijan on Kazakhstan's list of 'safe' countries in terms of COVID-19 threat
Data on industrial production of Uzbekistan for January through August 2020
Net profit of Georgian insurance companies increases
Azerbaijan preparing proposals to develop hazelnut growth
Central Bank of Azerbaijan announces slow post-COVID economic recovery
Azerbaijan’s mining, IT companies sign tender contract
Georgian finance minister elected chairman of ADB board of governors
Baku Stock Exchange includes AzerGold's bonds in listing
Baku holds video conference entitled "Heritage of Caucasian Albania" (VIDEO)
Clients of Azerbaijan's bankrupt Standard Insurance receive compensations
Georgia continues projects of Winter resort in Gudauri
Turkish cement in great demand in Turkmenistan’s construction markets
Azerbaijani MP: Armenia's draft law on so-called "genocide" aims to deceive world community
Azerbaijani oil prices continue to grow
ENKA Renewables: Namakhvani HPP Cascade project to have substantial impact on property tax
BMB Trade Group develops project for livestock complex in Uzbekistan
U.S. current account deficit surges 52.9% in second quarter
Companies reserving capacity in IGB disclosed
Gold, silver prices in Azerbaijan rebound
Requirements to oil&gas service companies to be revised in Kazakhstan
Turkmenistan working to improve transport, customs systems
Firefighter dies in California wildfire - U.S. Forest Service
IGB to start commercial operations by July 2021
Germany to send observers for Georgia’s parliamentary elections
Iran expected to launch neobanks by 2021
S.Korean, Azerbaijani officials discuss healthcare co-op
Number of gas consumers increased in Turkmenistan’s Lebap region
Rami Levy said mulling withdrawal from Delek Israel deal
Azerbaijani economy ministry: Digitalization - important component of economic dev't
Azerbaijan confirms 135 more COVID-19 recoveries
Baku International Energy Charter Forum to be held online
Azerbaijan's oil pumping through BTC pipeline shrinks
International tourism restrictions to be canceled in Uzbekistan
Azerbaijani president congratulates president of Nepal
Sulfur production increases in Kazakhstan in Aug, 2020
Russia to invest in modernization of power generation field of Uzbekistan
Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan in talks on gas exports
Minister: Georgia moving towards period of adaptation
Average daily volume of gas production at Turkmenistan’s Uchaji field revealed
Azerbaijan Deposit Insurance Fund continues compensating depositors of closed banks
Azerbaijan raises propylene production
Georgia sees increase in hazelnuts exports
Pumps producer terminates memorandum with Kazakhstan's largest oil pipeline company
Kazakh coal extracting venture opens tender to buy vehicles
Iran's industrial production increases
French imports of leather goods from Turkey down
Georgia imports more steel from Turkey
Volume of delivered oil at Turkmenbashi Oil Refinery published
Azerbaijan unveils timeframe for commissioning road to highest mountainous village
Central Bank of Azerbaijan lowers interest rate
Azerbaijani ambassador talks Armenia's military provocation against Azerbaijan in popular US radio show
Iran and Pakistan discuss trade between border provinces
PETRONAS's upstream volumes to fall by about 4%
Ryanair cuts October capacity, blames travel restrictions
BMB Trade Group eyes to expand export products of Uzbekistan
“My Bakcell” – the ultimate solution for managing your account
EBRD to back up solar plant construction in Kazakhstan’s Karaganda
Kazakh Ministry of Ecology talks restrictions in industry sector
Georgia reveals volume of exported peaches and nectarines
All news