Search: Nord Stream (5 materials)

Despite the Sanctions and Ukraine

Nord Stream 2 is the most dynamically developing gas transportation project in Europe. Even though the stakeholders only signed the Agreement in September 2015, 10 months later the outlines of Nord Stream 2 are already clear and precise. The stakeholders ...

02.08.2016

Nord Stream 2: Pros and Cons

When Gazprom announced that it was adding two gas pipelines to the Nord Stream project at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in June 2015, few people expected the company to garner so much interest in such a short time. The initiative, which has since been given the name Nord Stream 2, is now key to Gazprom’s ...

10.03.2016

Social Sciences in the Mist

... political ridges - clearly from a standpoint of it being their vested interest. I can appreciate some sensitive issues in energy affairs, but outright denial of political aspects and pure support for economic caveats is absurd. As we all know, Nabucco or Nord Stream are political projects to an extent, but they are also economic as else they just cannot be build at a huge loss. Moreover, I had to ferociously deny the realism of energy weaponry for the latter's case throughout my thesis, as some ...

22.08.2013

Wild World – Dr. Adrian Pabst Interview

Dr. Adrian Pabst is a political theorist and a theologian. He is a lecturer in politics at the University of Kent and a visiting professor at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Lille (Sciences Po). His research concerns capitalism, religion, ethics, civil economy, European Union and wider Europe like Russia, Ukraine and Turkey. He is an Associate Editor of the journal TELOS and Fellow of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy. In 2012 Dr. Pabst was appointed a Trustee of the independent non-partisan...

01.05.2013

«Oil & Gas Dialogue» IMEMO RAN

... vital. For instance Gazprom says it exported 150 billion cubic meters of gas, but only 107 billion was in fact pumped. Further, price disparity must be addressed with an informative business model. Sochi pipelines are 10 times smaller in diameter than Nord Stream’s, but cost more. Such lack of economies of scale is common as well as the price disparity due to Gazprom buying gas at almost any price. So it will be vital to reach equilibrium as for instance Europe has hit the other polarity by having ...

14.02.2013

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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