Egypt Institute Journal (Vol. 2 – Issue 5) / studies
Turkey Energy Transfer Pipelines – Results and Prospects
The study addresses the strategic location of Turkey and its vital significance with regard to extensions of energy transfer pipelines It also monitors Turkey’s energy sources, and due to the weakness of these sources, Turkey has drawn an integrated strategic plan aimed at converting from an energy consuming country to an energy transferring country. Within this framework, the article addresses details of energy transfer pipeline projects via Turkey through illustrative maps. It highlights the political, economic and social benefits that may accrue to Turkey as a result of hosting these pipelines, and it also monitors the future track of those lines through which Turkey seeks to boost its identity as a major hub for energy flows across continents.