, Volume 86, Number 5

Pavel K Baev and Indra Ă˜verland

The plan for the southern energy corridor delivering a new secure supply of natural gas to the European Union is shaped by projects for two pipelines-Nabucco and the South Stream. Economic rationales for both projects are far from solid, nevertheless much political effort has been expended on advancing these competing 'mega-projects', which have acquired symbolic status in different approaches to securitization of energy matters.

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