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Oil and Gas Markets to 2025 - LUKoil

While on the one side of the planet, people are ardently buying new helmets along with bright yellow ribbons for their dusty bicycles, on the other side, people are busily exchanging their iconic means of transportation for new cars. As this shift is occurring, under the breeze of economic prosperity across Asia, South America and even Africa, the global energy balance is tipping, particularly as the new economic frontiers are moving at unprecedented pace. LUKoil's 2025 report focuses on...

25.07.2013

Wary Bear and Shrewd Dragon

"Quand la Chine s'éveillera, le monde tremblera" Napoleon Bonaparte The awakening of this old sleeping giant, or more accurately its re-awakening, has led much ink to be spilled and many keys to be worn-down. For many, this phenomenon was of great interest naturally due to China’s huge size and its equally large potential; especially, in contrast to the economically and politically stagnating West. However, for Russia, this re-emergence plays an exceptional role which...

01.07.2013

Shale Revolution – Full Steam Ahead!

... interesting to see how the issue with water develops particularly, as China has recently begun to re-divert its major rivers and canals to restructure waterways for its mass population; particularly in the big cities that lack water. Surely, water heavy fracking and dense population – with possibility of contamination due to chemicals used in the method or gas released into the water make it unwise? European countries like Great Britain, Germany and Poland, as Chatham House sees it in The ...

15.03.2013

«Eastern Siberia Oil & Gas Conference»

The 3rd International Conference coincided with a fairly damp economic climate and unstable political atmosphere across many energy exporting states, thus in all building up naturally not overly optimistic mood. However, in respect to the Russia situation it was far from bleak as instability was actually playing into its favour. Iran’s expulsion from the global political and economic landscape, clashes across Syria and Libya and Iraq’s failure to restart sizeable production – all...

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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