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Algeria: Europe’s New Energy Supplier and Russia’s Long-Time Arms Buyer

... Europe, Moscow could recuperate a portion of its lost profits in the European energy market by increasing military sales to Algeria – as well as other oil and gas rich African countries currently being scouted by U.S. and E.U. officials to fill the energy gap left by EU sanctions on Russian oil and gas (e.g., The Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, and Cote d’Ivoire). Russia could also leverage advantageous strategic partnership agreements as well as energy partnership agreements for the development of hydrogen and nuclear power facilities ...


Russia’s Energy Strategy to 2035

... incentivize output and prevent production declines; industrial and technological policy; the choice of the future model for Russia’s gas industry and whether it is going to develop under continued state regulation or in the market environment; climate policy and the strategy to promote (or not) renewables and other technologies of energy transition; and the future of competition in wholesale and retail power markets.Full text


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

... 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, the possibility of subregional integration in the Arab Mashreq and the increasing influence of Russian energy companies in regards to gas projects located in the Eastern Mediterranean. Russia’s Interests in the Arab Mashreq: Analyzing the Future of Oil and Gas in Iraq and Syria , 2.8 Mb


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

... negatively impact competition on the European gas market, nor can it affect Poland in an adverse manner. This proves that the UOKiK’s rejection of Gazprom’s application to set up a joint venture was unfounded. RIAC and DGAP Report “Russia–EU Energy Relations” The construction of Nord Stream 2 would actually benefit Poland. The more Russian gas going to Germany, the greater the surplus of the raw material that can subsequently be traded on the spot market. Poland will be able to purchase the excess at favourable prices and then transfer it to German consumers, for whom gas is to be transported ...


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) expert, held a lecture titled “Not Only Oil: The Hydrocarbon ... ... 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 ...


State and Prospects of Russia–Turkey Energy Relations

... linking it to external markets, and the export of nuclear technologies. As such, it has always regarded Turkey as one of its key energy partners in Europe. Energy cooperation between the two nations can be split into several major areas: Trade in energy products, primarily the flow of Russian natural gas to Turkey, is the fastest developing area. Russia’s oil and petroleum products are shipped through the Turkish Straits, with a similar transit route for natural gas being a possibility. Russia’s foreign direct investment in the country’s ...


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, establishing two pillars of European security of supply: prevention and mitigation. The main goal was to prevent gas supply disruptions by implementing “gas stress tests” (modelled by ENTSOG) and to foster solidarity (Regulation 994/2010) between European member states regarding redistribution of storage capacity under Emergency plan. According to CEER,...


Legislative framework of Russian APG flaring

... released volumes of APG, encouraging them to bring the number down to minimum. Approximately 40% of recoverable oil reserves in Russia are characteristic of APG content, whereas the oil fields that are responsible for flaring are mostly concentrated on the territory of West Siberia, between Yamalo-Nenetsk and Khanty-Mansiys regions. The underlying reason for flaring rather than the gas usage for energy purpose is the lack of nearby markets and sparse population with its insufficient local gas demand. Thus, in order to avoid ...


To flare or not to flare? Russian APG case.

... than 5 percent of the produced APG” has a higher potential to make companies comply with the legislature. In 2014 CREON Energy jointly with WWF encouraged 19 oil companies to provide statistics on flaring, with 11 of them joining the initiative. Also, in 2015, for the first time in its history it was Russia that hosted Global Forum on gas flaring organized under the umbrella of the World Bank’s GGFRP. The loans from the World Bank can help Russia gain money ...


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

... numerous political disagreements and deadlocks. Armenia has made its choice and became a full-fledged member of the EEU in 2015. That means that the country will coordinate its energy policy with the members of the organization and first of all Russia. Russia dominates in the Armenian gas and energy sector. “Gazprom Armenia”, the leading company in transit and sale of natural gas in Armenia, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of “Gazprom.” [27] At the same time the distribution of electric power is under the control of “Electric ...


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  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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