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ERDOGAN INVITES FRENCH FIRMS TO JOIN TURKEY'S PROGRESS
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called on French businesses in Paris to take part in Turkey's economic growth.
MORE FOREIGN COMPANIES SEEKING JOINT VENTURES IN TURKEY
The interest of foreign investors regarding mergers, take overs and joint ventures in Turkey saw upward trend in 2017, the head of Turkey's Competition Authority said on Friday.
100 PRIVATE STATIONS USE ROTTCO SYNERGY CARD SYSTEM FOR FLEETS
Launched first in June 2016, ROTTCO Synergy became this year SYNERGY by ROTTCO, an improved business concept, with a new visual identity. However, the vision remains the same: the interconnection of the independent Romanian filling stations in a national and interactive network, able to provide similar services to those of the large international networks. 100 of the 600 independent gas stations in Romania are already on board, says Paul Pop,the founder & CEO of ROTTCO, the oil product distributor who came with this idea.
BOGDAN CHIRIȚOIU: WE MAKE SURE THE NEWLY-LIBERALIZED INDUSTRY ADJUSTS TO THE MARKET REGULATIONS
The importance of the Competition Council for the power field expands every year, with every new step towards full liberalization of prices at electric power and natural gas. President Bogdan Chirițoiu informed us on the main concerns of the Competition Council and those hot fields from the point of view of competition.
WHY WE NEED A COMPETITIVE ENERGY MARKET
Daniel Apostol, Secretary General of ROPEPCA
PRESIDENT DODON ASKS GAZPROM CEO TO GIVE MOLDOVA 10-15% GAS DISCOUNT
Moldovan President Igor Dodon, during a working visit to Russia on Tuesday, addressed Alexey Miller, Chairman of Gazprom Management Committee, with a request to give Chisinau a 10-15% discount on gas, he said on Facebook, according to TASS.
PAUL BRUMMELL: WE ARE NOT LEAVING EUROPE; ALL OUR VALUES REMAIN EXACTLY THE SAME
Your Excellency, you have been the British ambassador in Romania since 2014, starting with just a few months before the election of a new president here. And there were turbulent times afterwards, with four or more governments in three years, with significant changes in the public agenda and sentiments, with huge street protests and significant tensions which at times seemed to put politicians against most of Romania’s external partners and their representatives here. How would you describe the country you discovered in these past three or four years?
THE NEW ROYALTIES’ FRAMEWORK IN THE ROMANIAN O&G UPSTREAM
The Economy Ministry published in October the draft law for mineral, petroleum, and hydro-mineral resources. The document includes a much anticipated new royalties’ framework for the upstream O&G sector. Indeed, after three years of uncertainty caused by rumors and various attempts to change the royalties’ regime, and against the backdrop of politically hyped expectations that the government’s take from the extraction of oil and gas should raise, the draft law has brought investors a needed degree of clarity and closure.
POSITIVE DEVELOPMENTS IN THE LEGISLATION RISE HOPES FOR THE OFFSHORE SECTOR
This October, Bucharest hosted the 5th edition of the Black Sea Oil & Gas conference, organize by GBC. There were two days of unrivaled networking, and updated information on existing and pending offshore and onshore activities in the region. As a media partner, energynomics.ro had the chance of some insightful dialogues with some of the top experts and decision-makers participating.
SOCAR: $25B SPENT FOR SOUTHERN GAS CORRIDOR SO FAR
As of December, $25 billion have been spent for the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) project, Khoshbakht Yusifzade, first vice-president of Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR, according to Trend News.