If confirmed, the natural gas deposits off Turkey’s Black Sea coast will enhance the country's energy security and help shape Ankara’s foreign policy trajectory. Continue Reading
Rauf Mammadov is resident scholar on energy policy at the Middle East Institute (MEI) and a senior fellow at Gulf State Analytics. He focuses on issues of energy security and global energy industry trends, as well as energy relations between the Middle East, Central Asia and South Caucasus. He has a particular emphasis on the post-Soviet countries of Eurasia. Prior to joining MEI, Mammadov held top administrative positions for the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) from 2006 until 2016. In 2012, he founded and managed the United States Representative Office of SOCAR in Washington, DC.
July 31, 2018