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