Search: China,Russia,Energy (19 materials)


The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities

... emerging on the MENA horizon. For example, Russia and the MENA hydrocarbon exporters face the common challenge of the global energy revolution. Joint preparation for this inevitability in the future may turn out to be no less important than reaching agreements ... ... quotas in the OPEC+ format. The report describes the problems of asymmetry in relations between the countries of the MENA and China. Russia could turn out to be quite a good actor, offering its partners in the region a connection to multilateral structures (for ...


Back to “Normalcy”

... powers would step up their struggle for control over natural resources, and that the military confrontation between NATO and Russia would expand, did not come true either. The forecasts of China’s expansion in the Arctic under the slogan of developing the “Polar Silk Road” initiative, part of the larger “One ... ... Russia’s LNG, believing that it increases Europe’s dependence on Russia and in the final analysis allegedly undercuts Europe’s energy security. Solving its own energy problems in the remote regions of the AZRF, Russia intends to site a floating nuclear ...


Does Coal Have a Future?

... no more than $400 million ). Almost all North Korea’s coal exports went to China. Russian coal producers have taken advantage of this opportunity to strengthen their positions in the Chinese market. Russia exported 25.3 million tonnes of coal to China in 2017, an increase of 37 per cent year-on-year. RIAC and DGAP Report “Russia–EU Energy Relations” As a major coal exporter, Australia (which exported 79.9 million tonnes , in 2017, nearly four times the amount that Russia exported in the same year) could benefit from the situation, but the aftermath of tropical Cyclone Debbie ...


European Union Interference in Central Asia: What Does It Mean for Russia and China?

... interest in the region and has launched several bilateral and multilateral initiatives designed to bring Central Asia in line with EU interests and thinking. The region occupies an important place in EU strategic thinking because of its location between China and Russia, and because of its position in the East-West energy trade and developing transport corridors. The following paragraphs will first outline what the EU wants to achieve in Central Asia and how it goes about achieving it, before formulating some lessons that Russia and China could draw from this activity....


Russia-China Energy Relations: A Long-awaited Partnership Develops

In the early 2000s, advancements in Russia-China energy collaboration were slow. Russia sought to maintain its standing as a dominant energy provider in European markets, while China searched for greater energy security among its energy suppliers. China consistently showed an interest in a cross-border ...


Energy Outlook 2035 - BP

... fossil fuels, mineral fuels and renewables) with net exports of 736 Mtoe (million tons of oil equivalent) by 2035. As even though others will produce a lot of oil and gas, they will not be able to export as much due to domestic needs, etc. As a result, Russia’s net exports will meet 4.2% of world’s energy demand in 2035, which will be sent to Europe (still world’s largest importer of natural gas) and China (world’s largest oil importer). Oil production will be dominated by USA, Saudi Arabia and Russia, with well over a third of global liquids coming from these three powers. At a rate of 11 Mb/d by 2035 Russia will only trail Saudi Arabia and ...


Nuclear geopolitics. Shifting sands along Africa’s Uranium Road

... considered “slow.” As a result spot uranium prices do not impact the broad energy market like spot oil prices do. But the market remains a target of opportunity... ... the Central African Republic, Mali and Niger all of which contain uranium deposits. China has become the new player in the club and its presence is being felt along Africa’s... ... issues, corporate social responsibility themes and social inclusion connected with Russia's longstanding ally, Algeria. Niger is the world’s fifth largest...


A Hazardous Game – The Strait of Malacca

... put it crudely China is not allowed to buy firms so that it can import high-end technologies to better its domestic production (even if a firm like Unocal accounts for a mere 1% of the US output), nor can land adjacent Central Asia support its growing energy demand fully or Russia be prepared to play on its terms. In effect, China is left with investing in second-tier opportunities and the Malacca Dilemma persists with just a balancing effort trying to minimise rise in dependence. Li & Cheng (2006) see that options are limited as energy demand in Asia is growing at an annual ...


Oil and Gas Markets to 2025 - LUKoil

... believe exporting gas will damage the domestic economy via high prices. Interestingly, USA’s natural conventional gas production will actually fall steadily, which may raise worries if the unconventional gas is actually overvalued. Also, even Russia, traditionally a pipeline supplier will enter the game with about a 1/10th share by 2025. No section about energy is complete without China, which is why LUKoil highlights that the Asian dragon has the most favourable conditions to establish shale production and it has already begun to import relevant technologies. However, the lack of gas infrastructure and limited water resources ...


Wary Bear and Shrewd Dragon

... footing and will be more confrontational to China in the bid to preserve its hegemonic status. At this point Russia's role may well increase as China will not be able to counter-balance the US and its allies alone. At the moment, relations between China and Russia are still slow even in areas like energy, which should be thriving. To put it crudely, former is a global sweatshop, whilst the latter is the energy pantry, so both technically need each other. However, the Trans-Asian Energy System (TAES) or Energy Cooperation System has been in essence ...


Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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