Search: LNG,Russia,Energy (14 materials)

 

Russia: Towards a Balance of Interests in the Eastern Mediterranean

The resilience of Russian policy promotes inclusiveness, the establishment of a balance of interests between ... ... high. The increasing Russian presence in the Eastern Mediterranean is explained by energy and security issues. It is noted that Moscow has opted for a more balanced policy... ... (50%), Rosneft (30%), Britain’s BP (10%) and Mubadala Petroleum (10%). Using Egyptian LNG capacity, Rosneft can achieve the coveted goal of supplying its own natural gas...

06.08.2021

Back to “Normalcy”

... intends to sell its own LNG to Europe; thus far, however, the United States is behind Russia in shipment volumes and cannot compete with Russia pricewise. In November 2018, the U.S. Department of State expressed concern over Europe purchasing 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 power plant (FNPP) in Pevek (Chukotka). Currently, nuclear fuel is being loaded on the FNPP in Murmansk, and in 2019, it will ...

28.12.2018

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

... just 2.75 billion cubic metres to Europe during the same period. This difference poses a risk both for Nord Stream 2 and for Russian gas exports to Europe as a whole. The United States hopes to increase LNG exports and become the main supplier of liquefied natural gas to the global market. There is information that U.S. companies have submitted applications to the Department of Energy (DOE) for licenses to export LNG produced at their plants, the total capacity of which amounts to approx. 383 million ...

02.07.2018

Does Coal Have a Future?

... for increasing coal exports, primarily to the Asia-Pacific region. The Ministry of Energy’s optimistic scenario suggests an increase in production to 490 million tonnes... ... have been positive, so the optimistic scenario has a chance. Despite the fact that Russia exports significant volumes of coal, it also imports between 20 and 25 million... ... Europe is unclear. As gas grows cheaper due to the gradual increase in the number of LNG suppliers and improvements to the regasification infrastructure, the demand for...

22.05.2018

Can LNG ensure European security of supply?

In May 2014, in the aftermath of Russia-Ukrainian crisis, the European Commission adopted European Energy Security Strategy, establishing two pillars of European security of supply: prevention and mitigation. The main goal was ... ... 994/2010) between European member states regarding redistribution of storage capacity under Emergency plan. According to CEER, LNG could become a key source of European flexibility and diversification. Thus, this article will summarise and explain the role ...

09.10.2016

Russian Gas Projects in the Context of New Paradigm

... projects that could take relevant place in South-East Asia in order to help Russia decrease its dependency on European market. Russia’s ‘take-it-all’ position vis-à-vis Europe is being challenged not only by external (availability of US LNG) but internal factors: the rationale of Nord Stream-2 project to bypass Poland and Ukraine faces strong opposition from the European Commission given that it goes against Third Energy Package (and the values of the Energy Union in general) by devoiding the named countries of transit fees. Additionally,...

09.10.2016

The Arctic Frontier - Armed with Cooperation

..., as certain waters cannot be crossed alone. As customary Casing Point will take an energy based angle and to assist analysis will draw from the recent conference hosted... ... cooperation of all different types and specific bilateral relations, like those between Russia and the US. Interestingly, even though energy issues were intentionally sidelined... ... digits output vs. 45 million tons extracted by Russia. In fact, Alaska’s Kenal LNG Terminal was closed due to its inability to compete against the new Sakhalin LNG...

11.12.2013

A Hazardous Game – The Strait of Malacca

... world’s biggest economy? As Yergin (2011) stresses oil has been a primary energy concern for China ever since Mao, as it was perceived as a main component of... ... 2010). I have explored some of these partners in my older post (e.g. Central Asia or Russia; see: China Post), but extent of success via diversification depends on a heap... ... low-cost consumer goods. Also, in the last decade the world has recorded an upsurge of LNG tankers with Indonesia, Malaysia, Qatar and Australia shipping liquefied gas via...

08.10.2013

Oil and Gas Markets to 2025 - LUKoil

... level of capital expenditures due to significant number of existing LNG import facilities that can be quickly converted for LNG exports (albeit LUKoil does not underline the huge cost). A lot will depend on the US political climate as its current weak ... ... 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 ...

25.07.2013

Route-2030

... EU’s at 490 Mt. ES-2030 shows that by 2030 Russia aims to supply 20-25% of Asia’s oil from the current 6% – with China being the main consumer. Further, by 2020-2022 the figure should be around 14-15%. Gas wise, it is amazing that Russia, the energy superpower, sells no pipeline gas to Asia, and only marginally sells LNG from 2009. By 2020-2022 Russia ambitiously aims to reverse this trend by supplying 16-17% of Asia’s gas – with the figure rising to 19-20% by 2030. In all, this shows a positive trend as Russia must diversify its eggs among more than one ...

12.04.2013
 

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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