Search: Energy,USSR (3 materials)

Bridges to India

... this peak, there has been a steady and gradual divergence between Russia and India. Whereas India had a marked tilt toward the USSR back then, there is now an even more marked tilt toward the US. Centralized government plans for increasing trade between ... ... Indo-American one. Commerce between India and Russia would grow in IT and other hi-tech areas as in the Indo-American model. India’s energy needs Energy is the most critical need for India. India imported US$ 112 billion of crude oil in 2018, of which US$ 75 ...


Breaking the Ice: The Northern Sea Route

... credibility. Moreover, as 70% of the NSR traffic carries hydrocarbons with vessels of 50K DWT and above (i.e. Panamax Size), it makes this route reliant on shipping large hulls of natural resources in fewer vessels; hence the route rests greatly on the energy markets of both the Arctic and wider world, which are naturally volatile. In addition, historic successes of USSR leave a bitter after taste. As Vladimir Mikhailichenko of a Non-Profit Partnership points out, the recent jump is a mere hop in contrast to the volumes achieved in the peak years. In the historic peak of 1987 a total of 6.5 million tons of cargo ...


Who Governs Global Oil Prices?

... ballooning to $95 per barrel by 1981. However, by 1986 prices took a sharp nose-dive to a mere $21 per barrel. At this point USSR collapsed, partially due to its economic machine being heavily reliant on petrodollars, sending more than 300 million people ... ... legislation holds in the US, like the Dodd-Frank Act. If we look at the statistics for manipulators, its frankly shocking. Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) highlight that from 2008 there were no changes within expenses of exploration or production ...


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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