Search: China,Mitrova (4 materials)

A Hazardous Game – The Strait of Malacca

... pirates/terrorists), but, feel free to comment as there is a lot to indulge in! In my second interview with Dr. Mitrova it quickly became obvious that an accidental or induced blockage in the Strait of Malacca would lead to severe repercussions for China. Dr. Mitrova recalled from her own well-travelled personal experience and top academic literature that this is a colossal concern for Chinese policymakers, military circles and this issue frequently surfaces in business discussions. In early 2003 things particularly ...


Wary Bear and Shrewd Dragon

... could have a detrimental impact. If we see a change in US/Canadian exports, North African export and Australian export, then it could create excessive oversupply and make these projects the most expensive in the world and in turn not very desirable for China or alike – as Mitrova highlights it is already the case with some Australian projects (e.g. Orgone). Also, as the next several decades will most certainly be driven by China, which has quickly abandoned the bicycle in favour of a car, both in a cultural and physically ...


European Energy Woes

... finished with my studies and no longer have to worry about plagiarism, I hope to share some of the findings and research conducted. In this first post of two-part special, a Europe-Russia focused question and answer session is outlined with Dr. Tatiana Mitrova, whereas in the subsequent second post, coming later, we look at China-Russia. Europe-Russia ‘Special Deal Severed’: In normal day-to-day life Europe has a stable and diversified supply structure. It is currently doing enough to diversify its supplies so it does not undermine its energy security,...


«Oil & Gas Dialogue» IMEMO RAN

... pipe-network is not as connected. Further, geographical distances are too vast for small firms due to high barriers to entry, while the immature business and legal climate on all sides involved does not allow for logistics yet to be breached. Tatyana Mitrova - Vital Challenges for Russia: As Tatyana Mitrova, Head of World Energy Markets Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Head of Global Energy at Skolkovo, sees, there are three interlinked challenges for Russia. As mentioned, Russia must ...


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