Skip to comments.Weekly Geopolitical Summary, 14 October 2010
Posted on 10/15/2010 9:42:16 AM PDT by bananaman22
Head of Turkmengaz Fired and Replaced with Deputy CYBERCOM to Go Operational This Month Govt Takes over Hungarian Plant after Deadly Toxic Spill French Transport and Oil Industry Strikes Risks Radicalization Bolivia to Start Lithium Production in October ISAFs Torkham AfPak Border Crossing Reopened Irans President Visits Lebanon in Clear Attempt to Boost Hezbollah
Head of Turkmengaz Fired and Replaced with Deputy
Local media in the Turkmen capital of Ashgabat reported on 8 October that Turkmenistans President Gurbangulu Berdimuhammedov fired the head of the state-run Turkmengaz for mismanagement (specifically for serious miscalculations), and replaced him with Dovlet Mommayev, who until now had served as the companys deputy chairman. Turkmengaz head Nuri Mukhamedov was fired by presidential decree on 8 October. It is unclear whether the deputy head is a long-term or temporary replacement. Mukhamedov had served in the position for only one year, and his predecessor had been fired for the same reasons.
Analytical Note: Gas exports are Turkmenistans primary revenue source, and Turkmengaz is the largest company in Central Asia that produces and supplies natural gas. According to the countrys president, Full article at: Geopolitics
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