Search: Russia,Gas,USA (24 materials)

 

The Energy Sector, Competition and Security in the Eastern Mediterranean

... which both makes it hostage to old overlapping conflicts and opens up certain opportunities. It is important to remember that gas reserves in the Mediterranean shelf discovered in the XXI century total over 3.8 trillion cubic meters. The key fields are ... ... an important boost to the crisis- stricken Lebanese economy. Anna Manafova: Is the Eastern Mediterranean a New Competitor for Russia on the European Gas Markets? Transporting the gas to Europe demanded that Cyprus be involved. This once again raised the ...

15.12.2020

Nord Stream 2: Who Benefits From the Navalny Affair?

... it as a threat to the stability of Europe. It is certain that the creation of the pipeline, by stimulating competition, would allow a more reasonable price on the European gas market. Critics of the project fear a dependence of European countries on Russian gas. This argument can easily be questioned. Indeed, Nord Stream 2 in no way prevents other suppliers such as Algeria, Norway, the USA or the Netherlands from supplying gas to European countries to diversify their supply. The central issue is that of a lower price, which, as in all markets, worries suppliers. Opposition to Nord Stream 2 is not motivated by market share concerns only,...

23.10.2020

Sanctioning the Pipelines: Implications for Russia, the EU and the U.S.

The key question is, would these sanctions really work and would Europeans abide by the U.S. restrictions? Russian energy export pipelines have been a potential target for U.S. sanctions for a long time. In 2017, Congress provided the ... ... discontent with the U.S. sanctions. Indeed, they benefit from the project. Russia has agreed to preserve a considerable part of its gas transit via Ukraine — this has been one of the key demands to support the project. The European Union has never invited ...

24.12.2019

Sanctions Activity of the US and the EU in Regard to Russia: Consequences for Arctic Projects

... involving a specific alternation of day and night and considerable remoteness, thousands of kilometers, from industrial urban centers. Consequences of oil spills and... ... view of the above restrictions, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Russia is in favor of extending the moratorium on issuing production licenses for the... ... development goals of Arctic states. Nevertheless, the development of Arctic oil and gas resources was and remains to be one of strategic priorities of the Russian Federation...

15.10.2018

South Asian Gas Market: It’s Time to Mount an Offensive

... intensified to such a degree of late that it can be compared with the competition in the European market. Just like in Europe, gas contracts in the region reflect the strategic visions of the key geopolitical and regional players with regard to Southeast ... ... such as LNG supplies to India, the marketplace was effectively monopolized by Qatar. Qatar RIAC and Gateway House Report “Russia – India Energy Cooperation: Trade, Joint Projects, and New Areas” Qatar is the unconditional leader in gas supplies ...

17.07.2018

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

... in Russia’s fight against the United States. Washington has been critical of major Russian infrastructure projects in the past. The original Nord Stream came under strong... ... criticism, and a 2014 visit of U.S. senators to Bulgaria was soon followed by the refusal of the authorities in that country to go ahead with the Gazprom project to build... ... (2008–2009), and then by Richard L. Morningstar (2009–2012). In order to support American gas producers, the U.S. authorities are trying to clear the market of competition for...

02.07.2018

Trio in Tehran

What are the Outcomes of the Russia, Iran, and Azerbaijan Meeting? Limited Triangle Yulia Sveshnikova: Ousting ... ... Perhaps the main innovation of the trilateral negotiations was the project to create a gas corridor from Russia to Iran through the territory of Azerbaijan. It is difficult... .... Khamenei’s Signals to Russia Irina Fedorova: Hypertension between Iran and the USA Russia and Iran have become indispensable political and military partners in the...

17.11.2017

Sanctions vs. Cheap Oil: What is More Dreadful for Russia’s Fuel & Energy Complex?

... clear. Rosneft is likely to lobby for the liberalization of access to shelf deposits, as most of the blocks are already split between them and Gazprom. However, it might be difficult to reach a consensus with the Russian leadership in the case that the USA strengthens sanctions against the Russian oil and gas sector. What Will the New Sanctions Lead to? Pavel Sharikov: How to Make Russia-U.S. Relations Great Again? The adoption of the new anti-Russian sanctions will definitely complicate the life of the above mentioned foreign partners, and might worsen ...

26.04.2017

Arctic Oil and Gas Resource Development: Current Situation and Prospects

... global oil prices that began in the summer of 2014 carries with it a number of risks in assembling a whole range of major oil and gas projects, including shale gas extraction projects, deep-water offshore projects and projects in the Arctic shelf. In these ... ... implementing joint projects. Transferring international tensions into the Arctic against the background of sanctions may prompt Russia to consider involving non-regional actors, primarily Asian states, in the Arctic cooperation. Under such circumstances,...

10.10.2016

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,... ... European security of supply: prevention and mitigation. The main goal was to prevent gas supply disruptions by implementing “gas stress tests” (modelled by ENTSOG)... ... for gas as well as post-Fukushima nuclear dismantlement) remains cheaper, giving the USA additional incentives for export. Today, 53% of the EU (80% in North West EU) gas...

09.10.2016
 

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