BP’s Caspian Sea Blowout Foreshadowed The Gulf Oil Spill

  BP, government leaders, and other oil executives covered up a secret blowout in the Caspian Sea two years before the Gulf spill caused by the same reason. BBC investigative reporter and Guardian reporter Greg Palast reveals shocking details about a secret blowout that BP covered up which occurred on the Central Azeri platform of…

Case Name: Azerbaijan Oil Consortium

  1. The Issue On 20 November 1994 a consortium of oil companies signed a contract with the nation of Azerbaijan. The consortium, led by British Petroleum, is to invest $8 billion for oil production over a period of 30 years. The consortium is made up of the American companies Amoco Corp., Exxon Corp., McDermott…

Turkey and Azerbaijan-Friends or Foes?

  On 27 April 2012, Azerbaijan’s national gas company SOCAR signed an accord with Bulgaria’s state energy holding BEH to supply Bulgaria with gas starting in 2014. For Bulgaria to become the first EU country to receive Azeri gas, it is necessary to build an interconnector with Turkey. Bulgaria said it would seek support from…

Azerbaijan police attack pro-hijab protesters in Baku

SOURCE Azerbaijani police have clashed with demonstrators protesting a ban on wearing headscarves in the country’s schools, Press TV reports. Baton-wielding police forces attacked scores of protesters who had gathered outside the Ministry of Education on Friday in the capital, Baku. The demonstrators were calling for the removal of the government’s ban on Islamic hijab…

Where is the Oil? Where there is a WAR or a DEFAULT

  The appearance of new states in Central Asia and the Caucasus region at the collapse of the Soviet Union caused a radical shift in the foreign policy of Turkey, and triggered a search for means of tactical political-economic penetration into these countries.(1) Turkey’s efforts in this regard have been motivated by a desire to…