GREECE- AZERBAIJAN-AUSTRIA-PIPELINE-BUSINESS-OMV-BP-NABUCCO : News Photo

GREECE- AZERBAIJAN-AUSTRIA-PIPELINE-BUSINESS-OMV-BP-NABUCCO

Greece's Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras, (C) Trans Adriatic Pipeline's Managing Director Kjetil Tungland (L) and Greece's Deputy Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change Asimakis Papageorgiou , surrounded by officials sign an host government agreement in Athens, on June 26, 2013.The consortium developing an immense new Azeri gas field, part of European efforts to reduce dependence on Russia, rejected Wednesday the proposed Nabucco pipeline in favour of a shorter, cheaper route through Greece to Italy. According to an announcement by Austrian company OMV which backs the Nabucco project, the Shah Deniz II consortium, has opted for the rival Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP). AFP PHOTO/ LOUISA GOULIAMAKI (Photo credit should read LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Greece's Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras, (C) Trans Adriatic Pipeline's Managing Director Kjetil Tungland (L) and Greece's Deputy Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change Asimakis Papageorgiou , surrounded by officials sign an host government agreement in Athens, on June 26, 2013.The consortium developing an immense new Azeri gas field, part of European efforts to reduce dependence on Russia, rejected Wednesday the proposed Nabucco pipeline in favour of a shorter, cheaper route through Greece to Italy. According to an announcement by Austrian company OMV which backs the Nabucco project, the Shah Deniz II consortium, has opted for the rival Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP). AFP PHOTO/ LOUISA GOULIAMAKI (Photo credit should read LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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