Middle East Economic Survey


No 5



Turkey Receives Bids For Blue Stream Gas

The Turkish government has received five or six bids from private companies for contracts to import Russian natural gas through the Blue Stream pipeline across the Black Sea, Minister of Energy Taner Yildiz said on 26 January, according to Reuters. Earlier this month, Mr Yildiz announced that the government would go ahead with plans to open tenders for the gas that would be sold in 1...