Search: Gas,USA (29 materials)

 

The Energy Sector, Competition and Security in the Eastern Mediterranean

... the Southern Mediterranean The Eastern Mediterranean sub-region is at the juncture of Africa, the Middle East, and Europe, which both makes it hostage to old overlapping conflicts and opens up certain opportunities. It is important to remember that gas reserves in the Mediterranean shelf discovered in the XXI century total over 3.8 trillion cubic meters. The key fields are Zohr off the coast of Egypt, Tamar and Leviathan off the coast of Israel, and Aphrodite off the coast of Cyprus, etc. Additionally,...

15.12.2020

Nord Stream 2: Who Benefits From the Navalny Affair?

... competitive advantage, along with the low price of Russian gas, resulted in the United States' strict opposition to the project. Indeed, since the advent of technical innovations allowing the extraction of shale gas and its export as liquefied natural gas (LNG), the USA has become one of the leading gas suppliers in the world. However, the cost of producing American gas is much higher than that of Russian gas. It is therefore easy to understand the American hostility towards the project. On December 21 2019, while ...

23.10.2020

Sanctioning the Pipelines: Implications for Russia, the EU and the U.S.

... vessels from participating in further repair or maintenance works. Meanwhile, Germany and the EU have already voiced strong discontent with the U.S. sanctions. Indeed, they benefit from the project. Russia has agreed to preserve a considerable part of its gas transit via Ukraine — this has been one of the key demands to support the project. The European Union has never invited the U.S. to protect them from the NS2, though there was a heated debate inside the EU. Apparently, sanctions emerge as an instrument ...

24.12.2019

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

... Positive results of production on the Prirazlomnoe field discovered in 1989 in the Pechora Sea allowed to ship and deliver 300 thousand tons of oil to the port of Rotterdam in 2014 (about 2.2 million barrels) [ 19 ]. The oil produced was called Arctic Oil ... ... no access to the shelf due to legislation requirements [ 21 ]. Russia technologically depends on Western partners in oil and gas production, mainly on offshore drilling rigs, pump-and-compressor and downhole equipment, power generation equipment and ...

15.10.2018

South Asian Gas Market: It’s Time to Mount an Offensive

The Specifics and Challenges of LNG Trade in the Region The fight for energy flows in South Asia has intensified to such a degree of late that it can be compared with the competition in the European market. Just like in Europe, gas contracts in the region reflect the strategic visions of the key geopolitical and regional players with regard to Southeast Asia’s development prospects. The Persian Gulf countries have historically been the main suppliers of energy resources to ...

17.07.2018

The Fight for Nord Stream 2: The Interests of all the Players Involved

Who Will Benefit from the Construction of the Pipeline, and Who Will Not News about the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline can be heard almost every day, like reports from the front lines. In reality, the project is one of the primary areas ... ... original Nord Stream came under strong criticism, and a 2014 visit of U.S. senators to Bulgaria was soon followed by the refusal of the authorities in that country to go ahead with the Gazprom project to build South Stream on its territory. Even earlier,...

02.07.2018

Trio in Tehran

... implemented without Russia’s participation. Khamenei’s Signals to Russia Irina Fedorova: Hypertension between Iran and the USA Russia and Iran have become indispensable political and military partners in the Syrian war, which is accompanied by an unprecedented,... ... showed that Moscow and Tehran are trying to put stakes on the development of projects in the energy sector. In addition to the gas corridor mentioned, the news that "Rosneft" and NIOC, the Iranian national oil company, signed a roadmap for strategic ...

17.11.2017

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

... negative – scenario the USA leaves JCPOA which sparks an antagonistic reaction from Teheran. The return of American sanctions strengthens the position of Iranian conservatives, and all that combined inevitably throws the Iranian economy and its oil and gas sector back to isolation. Under the second scenario, the USA and Iran stick to the nuclear deal. However, the sense of precarious unpredictability about Iran’s future affects the sentiment of international investors. The long-run repercussions of this scenario are tantamount to that of the first one. Here,...

03.05.2017

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

... clear. Rosneft is likely to lobby for the liberalization of access to shelf deposits, as most of the blocks are already split between them and Gazprom. However, it might be difficult to reach a consensus with the Russian leadership in the case that the USA strengthens sanctions against the Russian oil and gas sector. What Will the New Sanctions Lead to? Pavel Sharikov: How to Make Russia-U.S. Relations Great Again? The adoption of the new anti-Russian sanctions will definitely complicate the life of the above mentioned foreign partners, and might worsen ...

26.04.2017

Arctic Oil and Gas Resource Development: Current Situation and Prospects

Policy brief #8/2016 The decline in global oil prices that began in the summer of 2014 carries with it a number of risks in assembling a whole range of major oil and gas projects, including shale gas extraction projects, deep-water offshore projects and projects in the Arctic shelf. In these conditions, despite the ongoing surplus of global oil production in relation to consumption, the question nevertheless arises: ...

10.10.2016
 

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