Search: LNG,Russia (20 materials)


Russia: Towards a Balance of Interests in the Eastern Mediterranean

... Rosneft can achieve the coveted goal of supplying its own natural gas to the European market to compete with Gazprom. Gazprom itself also supplied LNG to Egypt until recently. However, the situation has changed in recent years. For the time being, only LNG from the Egyptian Damietta terminal has come online .8 The key players here are not Russian, but US Chevron with 39.66% of the Leviathan project and 32.5% of the Tamar project, as well as the Israeli Delek Drilling and others. By linking the Israeli fields with Egyptian LNG terminals, all these players plan to take a share of the gas ...


Renewable Energy in the Russian Arctic and Beyond: Can a Region Dominated by Oil and Gas Contribute to Russia’s Paris Agreement Targets?

... accompanied by the massive amounts of carbon dioxide trapped under a rapidly thawing permafrost. There is currently 1,700 gigatons of carbon dioxide stored in the Siberian tundra, twice the amount currently in the earth’s atmosphere. Thus far, the Russian government has signaled that it is likely to continue investing heavily in cleaner burning LNG, hoping to own a 25% market share in the coming decades. Although LNG does represent a cleaner alternative to coal and diesel fuels, there is still room for renewables to become a vital component of the energy mix—particularly, in the Arctic. What ...


The Energy Sector, Competition and Security in the Eastern Mediterranean

... to create a gas hub. Egypt is planning to receive gas from neighbouring states, liquefy it at the Egyptian LNG plant (Idku LNG with a capacity of 7.2 m. tonnes a year), and sell it on global markets, sending it by tanker to Europe or Asia. Egypt’s ... ... 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 ...


Back to “Normalcy”

... which intends to sell its own LNG to Europe; thus far, however, the United States is behind Russia in shipment volumes and cannot compete with Russia pricewise. In November 2018, the U.S. Department of State expressed concern over Europe purchasing Russia’s LNG, believing that it increases Europe’s dependence on Russia and in the final analysis allegedly undercuts Europe’s energy security. Solving its own energy problems in the remote regions of the AZRF, Russia intends to site a floating nuclear power ...


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

... Gazprom, Rosneft and NOVATEK are actively working to build LNG terminals in the Baltic, the Arctic and the Far East. In other words, while already supplying spot market gas, Gazprom is in a position to break into the regional market by the time the new Russian LNG terminals have reached their design capacity in the coming years. A Pipeline Alternative Given Russia’s geographical remoteness from India, the issue of building pipelines between the two countries has always been seemed a little “out there.” ...


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

... of gas supplied to Europe (including Turkey) in 2017 – 194.4 billion cubic metres. Meanwhile, the United States delivered just 2.75 billion cubic metres to Europe during the same period. This difference poses a risk both for Nord Stream 2 and for Russian gas exports to Europe as a whole. The United States hopes to increase LNG exports and become the main supplier of liquefied natural gas to the global market. There is information that U.S. companies have submitted applications to the Department of Energy (DOE) for licenses to export LNG produced at their plants, the total ...


Does Coal Have a Future?

... level. The dynamics over the past three years have been positive, so the optimistic scenario has a chance. Despite the fact that Russia exports significant volumes of coal, it also imports between 20 and 25 million tonnes annually from Kazakhstan for electricity ... ... Coal-Free Portfolio The future of coal in Europe is unclear. As gas grows cheaper due to the gradual increase in the number of LNG suppliers and improvements to the regasification infrastructure, the demand for coal in the region is expected to decline ...


Can LNG ensure European security of supply?

... CEER) helps potential and existing shippers find relevant information on services and respective costs what in turn is essential for the overall market development. Despite its key advantage of being the primary and depoliticized alternative to the Russian gas, LNG industry in Europe remains very conservative since it uses only proven unchanged technology. However, there are various LNG infrastructures in use and there is currently enough flexibility of services offered by terminals. For instance, Italy and ...


Russian Gas Projects in the Context of New Paradigm

... international and 20 domestic projects, Russia’s current position is shaky. Governmental favoritism of Gazprom, who has a privileged position with regards to controlling export routes, striped other companies such as Novatek and Rosneft of support in LNG projects that could take relevant place in South-East Asia in order to help Russia decrease its dependency on European market. Russia’s ‘take-it-all’ position vis-à-vis Europe is being challenged not only by external (availability of US LNG) but internal factors: the rationale of Nord Stream-2 project ...


Circumventing sanctions: Yamal LNG becomes a precedent

... event, or are we seeing the beginning of a trend, which may signal the reorientation of Russian energy companies to Chinese financial markets? Will this be another “nail in the coffin” of the US dollar global dominance? References "Russia’s Yamal LNG gets round sanctions with $ 12 bln Chinese loan deal". Reuters. April 29th 2016. "Up to 80% of Yamal LNG equipment to be manufactured in Chinese shipyards". Interfax. May 5th 2016. "Project Information" and "Resource ...


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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  
     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  
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