Search: Oil,Long-Term Contracts (10 materials)

Who Governs Global Oil Prices?

... formulated by a cost-plus system for crude and now net-back for other petroleum products. Again, the seven sisters preferred long-term contracts and also used modern concessional tools to account for socio-economic factors. But, in 1969 to 1973 a major ... ... linked evermore to national goals. Also, the two-regional system of the first stage remained, as prices depended on whether crude oil passed via the Gulf of Mexico or the Persian Gulf. In other words, the point of sale was vital. In the third stage, we see ...

13.09.2013

Oil and Gas Markets to 2025 - LUKoil

... suppliers enter the market (e.g. Qatar). By 2020 the market will need an extra 50 bcm on top of the existing contracts as certain long-term contracts end, but supply will increase by 250 bcm in essence flooding the market and leading to old contracts to be ... ... Package is set to split gas transmission and storage from commercial activities. This will create a single trading hub as LUKoil points out for the entire area and as policymakers hope, eliminate major differences in prices, but as my older posts stress ...

25.07.2013

Wary Bear and Shrewd Dragon

... energy, its only natural room to manoeuvre seems northwards. Even if the world does not tremble, Russia fears that at the least Eurasia will shake. As promised, this is the second post in this special series and once again I am joined by the Head of Oil and Gas at the Energy Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Dr. Tatiana Mitrova. We discuss: sinicisation, geopolitical mistrust, energy deals, the Central Asian Ace & more! Please, feel free to comment & enjoy! Personal Note: ...

01.07.2013

European Energy Woes

... some revolutionary policies that do not reflect market peculiarities. The market must be given time to evolve naturally. Giant-Shtokman Gas Field - Will be Idle: As Europe is proving to be a difficult market for Russia due to price liberalization, long-term contracts decline and oil-pegged prices rejection, the Shtokman field was postponed and its development was rejected, perhaps, for the next 10 years. Also, as the US market is quickly becoming self-sustainable due to the Shale Revolution, the Shtokman gas can no longer be ...

14.06.2013

Wild World – Dr. Adrian Pabst Interview

... years Europe has lingered around recession with little light at the end of the tunnel. Is someone, or something, responsible for this crisis? Perhaps, is it a virtue of the capitalist system, its agents, or other factors? The continuous eurozone turmoil provides a microcosm for the wider global economy. It has variously been described as a financial or a fiscal crisis, caused either by an over-leveraged banking system or by unsustainable budget deficits and sovereign debt. But perhaps with the exception ...

01.05.2013

Route-2030

... framework to my last posts with direct links to all the sources, for easy access, as this is a blog and it doesn't require academic rigour. Please see the following link for the Energy Policy journal article on which this post builds upon: "Oil & Natural Gas in Russia's Eastern Energy Strategy: Dream or Reality. Also, please feel free to comment or leave a like, its always more productive to engage in a discussion! Route 2030: Dream or Reality? The rising politicization of Euro-Russian ...

12.04.2013

Oil and Gas Digest

... GazpromNeft; as the central government considers that only it should negotiate energy contracts, not its rebellious regions (See: Gulf Oil&Gas). As a result of anti-Russian import policy, Gazprom's European exports fell 7.5% (2011-12), with opportunities ... ... Someone needs to remind Europe, that it made billions during the periods of the '90 and early 2000's when the long-term contracts benefited their economies, due to cheap prices, but now prices increased they tend to quickly forget the good ...

02.04.2013

Central Asia: Energy Meadow – Dr. Rico Isaacs Interview

... the overall population claiming to be Russian, which is quite a high figure. So the Russian population in Central Asia is the key political interest of Russia, with the other interest being of course energy. The integrated transportation system for oil and gas, which existed since the Soviet period, still mainly runs through Russia and it is very keen on maintaining this system. In regards to the Central Asian interests, most states wish to diversify their transportation of energy away from Russia,...

18.02.2013

«Oil & Gas Dialogue» IMEMO RAN

... in lower prices for European consumers. That said, Europe still does not agree, wishing to fit a North American Model where long-term contracts are near absent as purely basic economic principles of supply and demand determine price. This is not yet ... ... as circuits must be loaded and cannot be just shutdown. So, currently a hybrid system exists with spot pricing, fixed gas to oil pricing and with hubs which only work after 70-80% of the market is satisfied by the normal pipeline network. On the positive ...

14.02.2013

«Eastern Siberia Oil & Gas Conference»

... aiming to agree 10 year long contracts with the Middle East, aside from this being a double-standard as it tends to avoid Russian long-term contracts by saying short-term hub trading without a fixed price is the future, the issue remains that this is not a ... ... partner (e.g. Arab Spring). Unless a price level of $100-$120 per barrel is reached, Saudi Arabia could fall into political turmoil. Likewise, shipping oil or LNG via the Cape of Africa is perilous with no stability of supply (e.g. pirates/failed states)....

05.02.2013

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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