ULT404


Course Title Course Code Program Level
ECONOMICS AND POLITICS OF ENERGY LINES ULT404 International Trade B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
08
(Spring)
42 84 126 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives It is intended to teach basic features, free markets, strategies and policies of international energy (oil, natural gas and electricity) trading, which is realized by Turkey-related energy lines.
Course Content This course studies economy and Turkish Foreign Policy of strategical international energy lines. Basic rules of international energy trade are explained. In this scope, oil and natural gas transportations are examined, and for Turkey, incoming and outgoing international oil and natural gas pipeline projects are analized. Important projects, like, BTC (Baku- Tbilisi- Ceyhan) Crude Oil Pipeline, Trans- Thrace and Samsun- Ceyhan Crude Oil Pipelines, Blue-Stream Natural Gas Pipeline, Nabucco, TAP (Trans Adriatic Natural Gas Pipeline), ITG (Turkey- Greece- Italy Natural Gas Pipeline), Trans Caspian Turkmenistan- Turkey- Europe Natural Gas Pipeline, Iraq- Turkey Oil and Natural Gas Pipeline, are mentioned and detailed information is given. Besides that, European Union - Turkey electricity interconnection and electricity trading between Turkey and her neighbours are also examined. International mutual benefits in terms of energy trade are studied, and its contributions to regional stability are explained.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1- Turkey's international energy trade can be an effective center to contribute to 2- Turkey's transit country for the better protection of the interests in the condition required to contribute to the development of strategies and policies
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction, General Information and Descriptions
2. Week Global and Regional Hydrocarbon (Oil & Natural Gas) - Energy Supply and Demand Trends, Energy Prices, Energy Exchange in the World
3. Week International Hydrocarbon and Electricity Trade, Markets with Global Exchanges
4. Week Maritime Transport Lines of Oil and LNG, Strategic Chokepoints in the World
5. Week Strategies and Policies for International Hydrocarbon Pipelines
6. Week Strategies and Policies for International Interconnection of the Electricity Lines
7. Week Economical, Technical, Environmental Fundemantals of the Hydrocarbon Pipelines
8. Week European Energy Charter and Other Regulations, International Rules
9. Week Existing International Oil Pipelines in Turkey
10. Week International New Oil Pipeline Projects in Turkey
11. Week Existing International Natural Gas Pipelines in Turkey
12. Week International New Natural Gas Pipeline Projects in Turkey
13. Week International Electricity Connections of Turkey, Europe Union ENTSO-E CESA and Others
14. Week Turkey’s Strategic Position Between Europe and Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, International and National Strategies and Policies
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References -
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

PQ1

PQ2

PQ3

PQ4

PQ5

PQ6

PQ7

PQ8

PQ9

PQ10

PQ11

PQ12

PQ13

LO1

5

 

 

4

3

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LO2

4

 

 

2

1

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Degree of Contribution: 1 Very Low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High