Interview with William Ramsay

Interview with William Ramsay
William Ramsay, Deputy Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, joined Russia Today to share his view on the prospects for energy co-operation with Turkmenistan.

Russia Today: Why are Russia and the European Union so interested in courting Turkmenistan right now?

William Ramsay: Turkmenistan is a logical source of gas, a lot of gas, a lot of resource. I think they need to prove it up a bit more; they need to spend a fair amount of money on the infrastructure, but there is a fair amount of gas there. And that would be of considerable interest of Europe either through Russia or through Turkey, Georgia and alternative routes.

RT: Do we really know how extensive Turkmenistan