Gas for the Nabucco Pipeline: Energy Aria

The Nabucco gas pipeline project takes its name from one of Verdi’s great spectacles. But the plot for this energy opera would rival any by the great composer. If consumers, transit countries and suppliers do not start to sing from the same score, it could turn into tragedy.

The World Today Published 1 January 2010 Updated 14 October 2020 3 minute READ

Alexandros Peterson

Senior Fellow, Eurasia Centre, Atlantic Council, Washington DC

The latest act in the opera that is Eurasian pipeline geopolitics was a so-called informal Caspian summit outside the Kazakh port city of Aktau.

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