Search: Energy,USA,Oil,Central Asia (6 materials)

A Hazardous Game – The Strait of Malacca

... world’s biggest economy? As Yergin (2011) stresses oil has been a primary energy concern for China ever since Mao, as it was perceived as a main component of... ... 20th century China has experienced repeated cuts like: during the Sino-USSR split, USA’s off the record embargos when it was a major exporter, official oil cuts during the eruption of the Korean War and meddling by an old rival Japan (Ibid)... ... 1991: 649-51; 2010). I have explored some of these partners in my older post (e.g. Central Asia or Russia; see: China Post), but extent of success via diversification...

08.10.2013

Wary Bear and Shrewd Dragon

... war). This 'ace' is ‘equity share’ in assets. In essence, Central Asia has given China the keys to its cities via actually owning all areas of oil and gas production directly, but in Russia or elsewhere, the situation is different... ... they see it in a way that by giving someone a finger, they will take your whole hand. USA follows the same principle, perhaps even more stringently, as Daniel Yergin in his... ... "The Quest", describes that the proposition for a Chinese takeover of US energy businesses is equivalent to throwing a lit match into a room filled with gas;...

01.07.2013

Wild World – Dr. Adrian Pabst Interview

... system, its agents, or other factors? The continuous eurozone turmoil provides a microcosm for the wider global economy. It has variously ... ... whole eurozone, fuelled credit and real estate bubbles in the USA and Europe, which burst in 2008-9 amid the global ‘credit ... ... and authoritarian consolidation, on the other hand. Energy Calamity It is argued by some that the Russo-European ... ... “sphere of privileged interests” in the Caucasus and Central Asia are palpable. In the South and East of its vast country,...

01.05.2013

Route-2030

... accessible raising the question: where to go? Aside, long-term diversification from energy export dependence, Russia has a relatively shorter-term option: to expand into... ... 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... ... where the last delegate to DPRK is not Denis Rodman and it does not want to destroy USA, both South and North could cooperate in all fields, including energy matters. ...

12.04.2013

Oil and Gas Digest

... First RIAC Monthly Digest. My aim here is to recap, analyse, and offer links to top: Oil&Gas News, Pictures & Videos, from experts and institutions I follow. Also, please... ... to Russia was highly symbolic, as is the case with first foreign visits (See: NTS). Energy was at the forefront of the visit with two different outcomes for the oil and... ... Russia's Chinese neighbour could be a threat, while also calling for the final end of USA's hegemony (See: SCMP). Albeit, it is hard to see China not taking the lead...

02.04.2013

«Global & Russian Energy Outlook 2035» ERIRAS

... process of preparing and researching for my dissertation «The Role of Eastern Energy Strategy in the Russian Foreign Policy: Opportunities and Threats» at the... ... Today I wish to share its findings and conclusions with anyone who is interested in the oil and gas industry. Before commencing, I just want to give all the appropriate credits... ... self-sustainable entity, with a net-equal position between its imports and exports. USA even had to convert its now useless LNG terminals (which it first built at a massive...

18.02.2013

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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