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Russia, Iraq Face OPEC+ Cuts, Look to New Deals

... able to start working due to the security problems in the country. In 2014, force majeure was declared in connection with the spread of the Islamic State. Viktor Katona, Ruslan Mamedov: Russia’s Interests in the Arab Mashreq: Analyzing the Future of Oil and Gas in Iraq and Syria Nevertheless, the situation has stabilized, and the Iraqi authorities have decided not to wait for the consortium led by TPAO. Among the vast range of companies operating in Iraq, the Russian Gazprom Neft is the most likely to obtain ...


INDIA. The New Pivotal Role in Asia and Europe

The New Pivotal Role in Asia and Europe: Oil & Gas Likewise Industries, Energy, New Military Endeavors and Defence Strategies for New Delhi: by introducing integrated battle groups (IBGs), energy weapons, artificial intelligence, robotics and micro-satellite technologies to secure its borders, and ...


World Petroleum Council

... arrangements, players, strategies and alliances New policies and regulations for Energy Security as well as for Energy and Environment Business Intelligence in Europe and all over “ WE DETECT, LOCATE AND CLASSIFY IN REAL TIME DANGERS ALONG THE ENTIRE OIL, GAS AND ENERGY INDUSTRY’S MONITORING SYSTEMS INTERNATIONALLY, preparing for the 2020 WPC Congress and Exhibition in Texas, the USA. After requesting the honor of attending, more than 10.000 confirmed participants and exhibitors: the launch of the 2023 ...


Russia’s Interests in the Arab Mashreq: Analyzing the Future of Oil and Gas in Iraq and Syria

... № 48/2019 This working paper was prepared by the Russian International Affairs Council as part of the RIAC’s project on «Conflicts in the Middle East: Tools and Strategies for Settlement». This paper is devoted to analyzing the situation in the oil and gas market in Iraq and Syria, as well as the energy policy of Russia in the Arab Mashreq region. The authors also analyze Iraq’s oil prospects in the post-war period under sanctions against Iran. Special attention is paid to the Kurdish factor and the ...


Russia Wants to Modernize — Not Militarize — the Arctic

... only real military presence here is in Arkhangelsk and Murmansk. These ports are Russia’s only access point to the world’s ocean. Strategically, there are no other viable options. Developing the Arctic economically through new shipping routes or oil and gas projects is made all the more difficult by the harsh climate, the poor existing infrastructure and the Arctic’s vast expanses. Today, there is no success story that Russia might use as a template to follow. Time and money are the only answers to ...


Sanctions Activity of the US and the EU in Regard to Russia: Consequences for Arctic Projects

... each wellhead of cluster, onto which an underwater production unit (UPU) was placed. It includes a manifold and all the necessary set of wellhead equipment to safely extract hydrocarbons [ 15 ].” Then the hydrocarbon flow consisting of a mixture of oil, gas and condensate, sand and water is transported via a 160-km long underwater pipeline to a processing plant located near Hammerfest where hydrocarbons are separated and treated. Next, gas is liquefied and prepared for loading into tankers, while separated ...


Analysis: The King's Visit to Moscow is a Major Turning Point in Middle-East Politics

... the reasons Saudi Arabia did not join the Astana initiative is that Iran is a founder. The Saudis does not fear a Russian influence in Syria, but they rather fear an Iranian one. Plus, Russians and Saudis have a lot to discuss and cooperate such as Oil and Gas markets, they have to deal openly at some point. It is in none favour to go into a confrontation in Syria or the Middle-East. As a result, the Saudis had started to view the Russian role in the Middle-East as stability guaranteer. The Saudis also ...


Viktor Katona's Lecture “Not only Oil: The Hydrocarbon Market in the Era of Change”

... discussed the hydrocarbon market, which stands among the most important topics of contemporary economic discourse, with a focus on Russia’s position and development. On June 26, 2017 Viktor Katona , Oil Supply Specialist at the largest Hungarian oil and gas company MOL Group and Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) expert, held a lecture titled “Not Only Oil: The Hydrocarbon Market in the Era of Change” at the Library on Argunovskaya. V. Katona discussed the hydrocarbon market, which stands ...


Will the Pearl Reveal Itself: What is in Store for the Iranian Oil & Gas Industry?

... inflow of international investment into the sector, any higher altitudes of production are not reachable for Iran. Exhausted by the years of sanctions, Iran’s energy industry needs immense investment and technological renewal along the whole chain from oil and gas exploration, to their refining and electricity generation. Perhaps Iran’s November 2016 decision to participate in OPEC’s oil production cuts was possible for the very reason that Iran has no technical capabilities to increase oil output any ...


Sanctions vs. Cheap Oil: What is More Dreadful for Russia’s Fuel & Energy Complex?

The new sanctions might become a significant problem for Russia’s energy projects New sanctions will be most severe in terms of the Russian economy and its oil and gas sector in particular. Russia-U.S. relations remain one of the key foreign policy issues. Events in Ukraine and Syria draw the attention of the international community from time to time, but they tend to be perceived as factors that impact the relations ...


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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
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