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A New Oil Campaign in Iraq

Russian Oil Companies Return to post-Saddam Iraq Russian energy companies in Iraq have maintained their presence in the country regardless of the political forces in power, working within the current domestic political situation. Prior to the Syrian campaign of 2015, which was assumed to mark Russia’s active ...


The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities

... increased their share in the world fruit and vegetable markets. The oil-rich Gulf countries continue to invest in food sectors abroad (including countries such as Argentina, Australia, and Canada), thereby helping to stabilize global food markets. 2. Oil Still Matters – But Decarbonization Is Unstoppable Irina Zviagelskaya, Nikolay Surkov: Russian Policy in the Middle East: Dividends and Costs of the Big Game Up to the year 2025, the overall energy demand is expected to increase in MENA countries (plus 15 percent, global average being plus 25 percent). The structure of energy balances in the region is gradually changing in favor of renewable sources, even if this transition takes longer than ...


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

... № 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 role the Kurds play in the future of energy in the region, ...


Viktor Katona's Lecture “Not only Oil: The Hydrocarbon Market in the Era of Change”

... discussed the hydrocarbon market, which stands among the most important topics of contemporary economic discourse, with a focus on Russia’s position and development. On June 26, 2017 Viktor Katona , Oil Supply Specialist at the largest Hungarian oil and gas company MOL Group and Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) ... ... price of oil, and the role of gas in Russia’s future. He first discussed the impact of sanctions on the development of Russian energy, claiming that the sanctions themselves did not cause significant damage to Russia’s energy industry, but contributed ...


The Structure of Energy Politics in the South Caucasus: Grounds for Consolidation or Cooperation?

... African and US energy export, than trying to finish a new infrastructure project via the South Caucasus region. Appendix [29] Russia’s Energy Park Russia preserves its leading role in extraction and exportation of hydrocarbons. The structure of its energy park is based on three main resources: Oil . In 2014 Russia ranked 6 th in proven oil reserves with 14,1 billion tons or 6,1% of the global share. The country produced 10 838 thousand barrels daily (2nd place after Saudi Arabia) and 534,1 million tons in 2014 (12,7% of the total share). Natural Gas . In ...


Energy Outlook 2035 - BP

... wants to go beyond this summary to explore the outlook in more detail, or browse through IMEMO RAN’s other events and online resources, please follow the links below: - BP Energy Outlook 2035 Material - BP Energy Outlook 2035 Factsheet - BP Energy Outlook 2035 Russia - Oil and Gas Dialogue (RUS) BP’s Pure & Fresh Approach: The most evident sign of BP carrying out a recalibration of its outlook lays on the fact that timeframes have been altered with now the base year of 2012 going up to 2035, rather than ...


The Arctic Frontier - Armed with Cooperation

... my notes into two posts. In this post we will focus predominantly on geopolitics and energy, while the second post will build upon earlier findings and tackle more specifially... ... Stats Map The Arctic – New Global Model? The Ambassador-at-Large of the Russian Federation Anton Vasilyev laid out a line of thought that caught on for the... ....7 million sq km, where an estimated 30% of world's untapped gas and 15% of oil is preserved (Daily Mail, 2013). A similar claim was made by Russia in 2001, when...


Andrei Zagorsky: Improving the odds of an Arctic gamble

... activists demonstrate in front of the Russian consulate general in Hong Kong Friday to protest the detention of its activists by Russia's authorities. Photo: AP RD: What is more reasonable today - to focus on environmental challenges and to work on environmental projects or to invest into energy projects in the Arctic? A.Z.: Everything here is important because everything is very much interlinked. The Arctic ecosystems ... ... that it would be more opportunities for increased economic activity, which basically entails eventual work on the shelf for oil and gas primarily. Yet, this is not the issue of today. If it comes, it will come much later, beyond 2030 because it’s ...


A Hazardous Game – The Strait of Malacca

... prepared to play on its terms. In effect, China is left with investing in second-tier opportunities and the Malacca Dilemma persists with just a balancing effort trying to minimise rise in dependence. Li & Cheng (2006) see that options are limited as energy demand in Asia is growing at an annual rate of over 3% and already more than a half of world’s oil and almost 2/3 of gas pass via the strait, thus it is hard to see how these sums will be circumvented. Still, when Li & Cheng wrote their work, trade with Russia was slow, but recently non-equity investments have occurred. So, if China continues to alter its pose it may well engage Russia as it is the most appealing long-term supplier. Russia holds huge oil/gas reserves, which are geographically close as ...


Who Governs Global Oil Prices?

... As we know, the problem lies in the fact that petrodollars derived by OPEC and now Russia cannot be easily spend by the actual producers, as their economies are not well... ... back into the large developed economies that also tend to be the actual consumers of oil. It is an incredible carrousel or a resource curse, except people that fall of it... ... Act. If we look at the statistics for manipulators, its frankly shocking. Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) highlight that from 2008 there were no changes within...


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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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