Interview with Natig Aliyev, Azerbaijani Energy Minister

Speaking on the eve of the groundbreaking for the Trans-Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP), Dr Natig Aliyev, Azerbaijani Energy Minister, discusses the current state of the Southern Energy Corridor; the technological challenges to be overcome; recent energy discoveries in the Caspian Sea; the development of the Sangachal Terminal; collaboration with western partners; and Azerbaijan’s future role as a regional energy transit hub.

The interview took place on the sidelines of the Azerbaijan–Belgium: Co-operation in Energy and Beyond international conference – jointly organised by leading Belgian energy infrastructure specialist Fluxys and TEAS Belgium at the Château of Val-Duchesse.