Search: Middle East,Gas (3 materials)

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

RIAC Working Paper № 48/2019 RIAC Working Paper № 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 ...

21.10.2019

Trio in Tehran

... "Rosneft" and NIOC, the Iranian national oil company, signed a roadmap for strategic projects in the area of oil and gas production in Iran with a total investment of up to USD 30 billion was a major event in the Tehran negotiations. However, ... ... cooperation; Iran will try to convince Russia of the non-constructiveness of the U.S. approach to solving the issues in the Middle East and the impossibility of a meaningful dialogue with them; In the short term, Russia and Iran will not be able to ...

17.11.2017

Is Oil-And-Gas Friendship Possible Between Russia and Saudi Arabia?

... with Iran precludes cooperation with Saudi Arabia. Even so, with investment programmes shrinking in all the oil exporting countries and with the existing strategic contradictions between Saudi Arabia and Russia, Moscow will find working with the two Middle Eastern countries at once to be an extremely difficult balancing act. The oil-and-gas cooperation plans recently announced by Russia and Saudi Arabia may sound like part of a rapprochement trend. Yet one should not expect too much from this rhetoric. It is possible that, rather than reflecting the two countries' enthusiasm about the ...

14.11.2016

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