Editors Note

EDITOR'S NOTE | Energy Policy Turkey
Focused on energy strategies and policies, Energy Policy Turkey (EPT) is the one and only Turkish magazine that is prepared and published in English language.
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Second Issue

SECOND ISSUE | Energy Policy Turkey
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PREVIOUS ISSUES

PREVIOUS ISSUES | Energy Policy Turkey
Energy Policy Turkey has produced two great issues over energy polices and strategies.
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FIRST ISSUE | Energy Policy Turkey
Energy Policy Turkey proudly presents its first issue over energy polices and strategies along with global energy game.
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SECOND ISSUE | Energy Policy Turkey
Energy Policy Turkey proudly presents its second issue over energy polices and strategies along with global energy game.
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Call For Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS | Energy Policy Turkey
Energy Policy Turkey is pleased to invite energy experts to submit articles for its 3rd Issue to be published in March 2017. 3rd Issue aims to connect motivated individuals and experts in energy industry.
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FIRST ISSUE ARTICLES


Editors View

EDITOR’S VIEW - FIRST ISSUE | Energy Policy Turkey
Humanity largely depends on energy usage as technology advances. More energy definitely equals more power in today’s world. However, the nature unjustly distributed energy resources around the earth that obligates some countries to acquire privileges in energy industry using capital and political influence.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/editors-view-first-issue/

Turkeys Energy Investments Projects Policies An Overview Under Decision Making Approach

TURKEY'S ENERGY INVESTMENTS – PROJECTS - POLICIES: AN OVERVIEW UNDER DECISION MAKING APPROACH | Energy Policy Turkey
One of the never-ending discussion topics in today’s modern time is doubtlessly energy supply. Energy gained even more value with industrial revolution; nowadays it maintains its importance as an element of strategic balance.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/turkeys-energy-investments-projects-policies-an-overview-under-decision-making-approach/

Strategic Approaches To Unconventional Resources To Meet The Turkish Energy Demand

STRATEGIC APPROACHES TO UNCONVENTIONAL RESOURCES TO MEET THE TURKISH ENERGY DEMAND | Energy Policy Turkey
Increasing demand in energy makes the world revolve around it. Major oil companies have been researching all around the world as to increase reserve and production. What could we do to find more reserves? Thinking backwards is a way to discover new methodology and new technology to associate with. That is how unconventional methods stepped in to petroleum industry.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/strategic-approaches-to-unconventional-resources-to-meet-the-turkish-energy-demand/

Southern Gas Corridor Milestones And Other Turkmen Gas Export Options Via Turkish Stream

SOUTHERN GAS CORRIDOR, MILESTONES AND OTHER TURKMEN GAS EXPORT OPTIONS (VIA TURKISH STREAM) | Energy Policy Turkey
EU is the biggest energy importing structure in the world and Russia is her major supplier. Increasing political conflicts with Russia troubles EU on energy security that rushes EU to diversify her energy supplies.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/southern-gas-corridor-milestones-and-other-turkmen-gas-export-options-via-turkish-stream/

Russian Chess On Gas Politics Evaluation Of Turkish Stream

RUSSIAN CHESS ON GAS POLITICS: EVALUATION OF TURKISH STREAM | Energy Policy Turkey
Turkish Stream Pipeline Project (TSP) is the result of the altering Russian gas supply policies toward European Union (EU). Due to flustering disputes over Ukraine, initial step was planned as to bypass Ukraine with a new standalone pipeline that will transit Russian gas to Eastern Europe.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/russian-chess-on-gas-politics-evaluation-of-turkish-stream/

Northern Iraq Turkey From The View Of Energy Politics

NORTHERN IRAQ & TURKEY: FROM THE VIEW OF ENERGY POLITICS | Energy Policy Turkey
Northern Iraq, with the popular name Kurdish Region, by having an estimated 40 billion bbl oil and 8 tcm gas reserves (according to OPEC reports), is a strategic region for Turkey. In addition to oil and gas reserves, other key factors such as historical background, terrorism, ethnical properties, existing disputes with the central Iraqi government, Iran and other countries’ strategies in the region affect the positioning of Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) in Turkish foreign affairs.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/northern-iraq-turkey-from-the-view-of-energy-politics/

Key Factors Of Recent Changes In Crude Oil Prices 2

KEY FACTORS OF RECENT CHANGES IN CRUDE OIL PRICES | Energy Policy Turkey
As a well-known fact by millions of people, more than hundred and fifty years ago, Colonel Drake in Titusville, Pennsylvania did the first oil discovery. From 1859 to 2015, the use of oil and its market concept has dramatically changed by producers and consumers. First oligopoly market initiatives can be explained by the dissolution of the Standard Oil with the accusation of illegal monopoly in 1911.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/key-factors-of-recent-changes-in-crude-oil-prices/

Azerbaijan Gas Export Potential Related Infrastructures For Eu Tr Energy Security Issues Up To 2050

AZERBAIJAN GAS EXPORT POTENTIAL & RELATED INFRASTRUCTURES FOR EU & TR ENERGY SECURITY ISSUES (UP TO 2050) | Energy Policy Turkey
Due to increasing demand, gas supply is one of the most strategic energy security issues for huge importers. Caspian region -where important gas supply potentials exist- has always been directly related to the huge importers' energy security issues, such as EU and Turkey.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/azerbaijan-gas-export-potential-related-infrastructures-for-eu-tr-energy-security-issues-up-to-2050/

Iran In The Energy Game While Passing Through The Energy Door

IRAN IN THE ENERGY GAME WHILE PASSING THROUGH THE ENERGY DOOR | Energy Policy Turkey
The Middle East is often referred to as a perennial geopolitical hotspot, the bedrock of shifting power play of partnerships, and constant shift of alliances – all in the midst of emerging and demising local powers. Iran sits at the epicenter of this political, economic and social development in the neighborhood. On one hand, as a prominent OPEC member, Iran quietly aims to exert influence through energy diplomacy in its relentless pursuit to elevate its rank from a regional to global power status.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/iran-in-the-energy-game-while-passing-through-the-energy-door/

Energy Security Struggle In Caspian Region From The View Of Important Pipeline Projects

ENERGY SECURITY STRUGGLE IN CASPIAN REGION FROM THE VIEW OF IMPORTANT PIPELINE PROJECTS | Energy Policy Turkey
Caspian Region encloses the countries having important energy resources (oil & gas), which attracts all major energy players in the world. As a result of this appeal of the energy resources; from the view of supply and demand security, there is a critical balance and very complex struggle among these major players.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/energy-security-struggle-in-caspian-region-from-the-view-of-important-pipeline-projects/

Doability Of Trans Caspian Pipeline And Deliverability Of Turkmen Gas To Turkey Eu

DOABILITY OF TRANS-CASPIAN PIPELINE AND DELIVERABILITY OF TURKMEN GAS TO TURKEY & EU | Energy Policy Turkey
Due to increasing demand, gas supply is one of the most strategic energy security issues for huge importers. By taking that into consideration, Caspian region, where important gas supply potentials exist is directly related with the huge importers' energy security issues, which are mainly EU, China, India and Turkey.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/doability-of-trans-caspian-pipeline-and-deliverability-of-turkmen-gas-to-turkey-eu/

Did Arab Upheaval Change The Energy Game Or The West Still Have An Edge On It

DID ARAB UPHEAVAL CHANGE THE ENERGY GAME OR THE WEST STILL HAVE AN EDGE ON IT? | Energy Policy Turkey
It all started in Tunisia on 18th December 2010 and reordered many countries in the Arabic Geography. Whereas some governments could not manage the upheaval and collapsed, some others had to face heavy civil disorder-protests and occurrences of necessary governmental reorganizations.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/did-arab-upheaval-change-the-energy-game-or-the-west-still-have-an-edge-on-it/

Comments On The Role Of Turkey As An Energy Center

COMMENTS ON THE ROLE OF TURKEY AS AN ENERGY CENTER | Energy Policy Turkey
Turkey, due to growing population and economy, faces increasing consumption of energy, and day by day, becomes naturally a center of demand for energy sources in a strategic geography with abundant sources, but unfortunately, all the valuable sources are discovered outside the country borders.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/comments-on-the-role-of-turkey-as-an-energy-center/

Coal A Realistic Hope For Turkeys Future Energy Security

COAL: A REALISTIC HOPE FOR TURKEY’S FUTURE ENERGY SECURITY? | Energy Policy Turkey
As it is well known, energy is the basic element of the social and economic development for any country. Energy consumed in today’s world is produced mainly from fossil fuels such as oil, natural gas, largely from coal (87 %), from nuclear and as a smaller proportion from renewable (13 %) resources.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/coal-a-realistic-hope-for-turkeys-future-energy-security/

SECOND ISSUE ARTICLES


Editors View 2nd Issue

EDITOR’S VIEW, 2nd ISSUE | Energy Policy Turkey
In the wake of Unity, Turkey decides to take responsibility over the Middle East and lead the Muslims through a better future with pleasant living conditions in a peaceful world, where Muslims have equal rights once more just like on Ottoman times.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/editors-view-2nd-issue/

A Brief Look on the Environmental EFffects of Shale Gas Extraction

A Brief Look on the Environmental EFffects of Shale Gas Extraction | Energy Policy Turkey
Shale gas can still be considered as one of the hot topics today. Some people believe in the pros of the subject, whereas some others stand on the cons’ side. Each party is firmly supporting their own side of the story.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/a-brief-look-on-the-environmental-effects-of-shale-gas-extraction/

Future of Israel Gas Export up to 2050 & Turkey

FUTURE OF ISRAEL GAS EXPORT UP TO 2050 & TURKEY | Energy Policy Turkey
Despite its small population and territory, Israel is one of the most influential countries in the region. This is mostly due to global lobbying achievements, strong economy, high technology and military products, having support of ultra-rich Jewish people around the world and additionally being a natural strategic partner of USA.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/future-israel-gas-export-2050-turkey/

The Legal Status of Capian Sea: Implications on Caspian Resources Development and Transport

THE LEGAL STATUS OF THE CASPIAN SEA: IMPLICATIONS ON CASPIAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSPORT | Energy Policy Turkey
The Caspian Sea, the largest landlocked body of salty water in the world, is surrounded by five “Caspian States”: Russia in the north; Iran in the south; Azerbaijan in the west, and Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan in the east.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/legal-status-caspian-sea-implications-caspian-resources-development-transport/

Turkey’s Nuclear Issue - The Past and Future Dynamics

TURKEY’S NUCLEAR ISSUE - THE PAST AND FUTURE DYNAMICS | Energy Policy Turkey
This article analyzes Turkey’s whole nuclear issues in conjunction with nuclear history, nuclear future plans, possible risks, scenarios, and suggestions as nuclear energy is a subject, which is of strategic and comprehensive character.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/turkeys-nuclear-issue-past-future-dynamics/

Using Oil Shale as an Alternative Raw Material for Energy Production and Potentiality of Turkey

USING OIL SHALE AS AN ALTERNATIVE RAW MATERIAL FOR ENERGY PRODUCTION AND POTENTIALITY OF TURKEY | Energy Policy Turkey
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http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/using-oil-shale-alternative-raw-material-energy-production-potentiality-turkey/

Coal Country Policy 2016 Turkey

COAL COUNTRY POLICY 2016 TURKEY | Energy Policy Turkey
Whereas coal constitutes a 25% share of the global energy supply market, second only to petroleum, which is the first in the global electricity generation market, with a share of 40%, locally, coal ranks first with a 40% share in the primary energy generation market, but fourth in the electricity generation market, with a 16% share.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/coal-country-policy-2016-turkey/

Changing Balances in the Turkish Energy Game Before the Coup

CHANGING BALANCES IN THE TURKISH ENERGY GAME BEFORE THE COUP | Energy Policy Turkey
Turkey, with its growing economy, nearly 80 million population and increasing energy demand is one of the most important countries in energy politics of its region. Due to insufficient proven oil and gas reserves, and not having a suitable environment to efficiently develop her renewable energy resources, Turkey’s energy policies used to encapsulate only “sustainability on meeting the energy demand” item.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/changing-balances-turkish-energy-game-coup/

Contradictory Politics of KRG & New Assumed Energy Corridor Through Iran

CONTRADICTORY POLITICS OF KRG & NEW ASSUMED ENERGY CORRIDOR THROUGH IRAN | Energy Policy Turkey
In addition to its estimated 40 billion bbl oil and 8 tcm gas reserves (according to OPEC reports), Northern Iraq is one of the most strategic areas for Turkey by considering the historical, ethnical, commercial, security and other political issues.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/contradictory-politics-krg-new-assumed-energy-corridor-iran/

Prospects for Renewable Energy in Turkey After Paris COP21 Summit

PROSPECTS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY IN TURKEY AFTER PARIS COP21 SUMMIT | Energy Policy Turkey
Turkey is a developed OECD country in the league of G-20 with close to 4% projected GDP growth rate per annum in 2016-17.[i] Global warming due to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions constitute a common problem of mankind and draws attention from countries at the top of the industrial league to emerging ones alike, and Turkey is no exception to this.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/prospects-renewable-energy-turkey-paris-cop21-summit/

Energy Game: Syria & Kurdish Corridor

ENERGY GAME: SYRIA & KURDISH CORRIDOR | Energy Policy Turkey
A huge lack in the governmental authoritative figures and the head of country being unreasonably selfish and foolish have left Syria in the hands of the hell-hounds, who havoc throughout the country and devastate cities, settlements, and villages, where especially the Arabs and Turkmen live.
http://www.energypolicyturkey.com/energy-game-syria-kurdish-corridor/

Energy Issues in the USA & EU Competition

ENERGY ISSUES IN THE USA & EU COMPETITION | Energy Policy Turkey
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FirstIssueEditorsView.pdf
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FirstIssueTurkeysEnergyInvestmentsProjectsPolicies.pdf
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FirstIssueStrategicApproachestoUnconventionalResources.pdf
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FirstIssueSouthernGasCorridorMilestonesandOtherTurkmenGasExport.pdf
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FirstIssueRussiaChessonGasPolitics.pdf
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FirstIssueNorthernIraqTurkeyfromtheViewofEnergyPolitics.pdf
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FirstIssueKeyFactorsofRecentChanginginCrudeOilPrices.pdf
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FirstIssueAzerbaijanGasExportPotential.pdf
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FirstIssueIranintheEnergyGame.pdf
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FirstIssueEnergySecurityStruggleinCaspianRegion.pdf
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FirstIssueDoabilityofTransCaspianPipeline.pdf
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FirstIssueDidArabUpheavalChangeTheEnergyGame.pdf
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FirstIssueCommentsontheRoleofTurkeyasanEnergyCenter.pdf
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FirstIssueCoalaRealisticHopeforTurkeysFuture.pdf
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SecondIssueABriefLookontheEnvironmentalEffectsofShaleGas.pdf
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SecondIssueFutureofIsraelGasExportupto2050.pdf
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SecondIssueTheLegalStatusoftheCaspian.pdf
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SecondIssueTurkeysNuclearIssuePastFutureDynamics.pdf
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SecondIssueUsingOilShaleasanAlternativeRawMaterial.pdf
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SecondIssueEditorsView.pdf
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SecondIssueTurkeys2016NationalCoalPolicy.pdf
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SecondIssueChangingBalancesinTurkishEnergyGame.pdf
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SecondIssueContradictoryPoliticsofKRG.pdf
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SecondIssueProspectsforReneawableEnergyinTurkey.pdf
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SecondIssueEnergyGameSyriaKurdishCorridor.pdf
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SecondIssueEnergyIssuesintheUSA-EUCompetition.pdf
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