Search: LNG,Russia,European Union (4 materials)

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

... too do gas prices, which thus makes the European market even more appealing for U.S. LNG suppliers. However, Gazprom is far better equipped to provide discounts in the event... ... arguments are politically motivated. Poland threw the first spoke in the wheel of the Russian project in 2016, when Gazprom was counting on selling 10 per cent of its shares... ... the Third Energy Package to include maritime parts of gas pipelines running into the European Union. The new rules would mean that Gazprom would only be able to transport...

02.07.2018

Does Coal Have a Future?

... Coal-Free Portfolio The future of coal in 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 coal in the region is expected to decline ... ... coal (this figure has changed by just 3–4 per cent over the past 20 years). Coal is one of the major air pollutants in the European Union. It is no coincidence that almost all the most polluted cities in Europe either consume coal for power-generation purposes or produce it themselves. Russia is in a position to boost its presence in the traditional Chinese, Japanese and South Korean markets and also carve a niche ...

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 ... ... 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

Today, Russia remains the second largest gas producer after the US. However, its leverage ability is being challenged by the slowdown ... ... growing demand for gas in post-Fukushima Japan (who shut down its remaining nuclear reactors) has become a target for the American LNG whose price remains competitive given the abundance of gas resulting from the so-called shale revolution. The US government ...

09.10.2016

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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