Search: Russia,Long-Term Contracts (10 materials)

Who Governs Global Oil Prices?

... formulated by a cost-plus system for crude and now net-back for other petroleum products. Again, the seven sisters preferred long-term contracts and also used modern concessional tools to account for socio-economic factors. But, in 1969 to 1973 a major ... ... time highs US local producers decided to jump on the bandwagon. I doubt that the US will be able to overtake Saudi Arabia and Russia as some reports argue by 2017-2020, but potentially we could see this giant becoming a physical superpower, as well as ...

13.09.2013

Oil and Gas Markets to 2025 - LUKoil

... decade at an average annual consumption growth of 2.2%, with much of this growth being driven by China. LUKoil sees that for Russia this is not good news as it is yet to complete any big gas deals with China, while its traditional European market is forecasted ... ... suppliers enter the market (e.g. Qatar). By 2020 the market will need an extra 50 bcm on top of the existing contracts as certain long-term contracts end, but supply will increase by 250 bcm in essence flooding the market and leading to old contracts to be ...

25.07.2013

Wary Bear and Shrewd Dragon

... 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 stirs much uncertainty and mistrust, as once this giant wipes of the rheum around its eyes and springs back full of energy, its only natural room to manoeuvre seems northwards. Even if the world ...

01.07.2013

European Energy Woes

... for them to receive guaranteed profit in the middle of a recession for the next 25 years – is amazing. Without long-term contracts, Gazprom will find fundraising a lot more difficult and the sums of money needed is huge. EU may Axe Algerian & Russian Long-Term Contracts: No one knows for sure, but contracts can only be ended by a legal decision or arbitrage court. There are no precedents in continental Europe, but there were precedents in USA and Great Britain – however these are of Anglo-Saxon ...

14.06.2013

Wild World – Dr. Adrian Pabst Interview

... He is a lecturer in politics at the University of Kent and a visiting professor at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Lille (Sciences Po). His research concerns capitalism, religion, ethics, civil economy, European Union and wider Europe like Russia, Ukraine and Turkey. He is an Associate Editor of the journal TELOS and Fellow of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy. In 2012 Dr. Pabst was appointed a Trustee of the independent non-partisan think-tank ResPublica Trust where he works on alternative ...

01.05.2013

Route-2030

... responsibility to direct the nation's path. Lastly, it grants me the chance to include Machiavelli into my blog; for those that know me, would quickly recall my keen interest in the Renaissance's jack of all trades. However, on a serious note, Russia is facing perhaps one of the biggest challenges in the upcoming decade as its economy is overly dependent upon natural wealth, but our main European market is quickly becoming less accessible raising the question: where to go? Aside, long-term ...

12.04.2013

Oil and Gas Digest

... deal is for 38 bcm of gas, which is less than anticipated 68 bcm and vitally price was not set, which is obviously a serious concern (See: InterFax Energy). Additionally, Russia was unable to play-off Europe against China, due to the latters pressure. Russia hoped to supply both markets with its European gas fields, thus making its customers compete against each other (See: Reuters). However, on the brightside Gazprom agreed with China in regards to long-term contracts, thus allowing it to develop the riskier fields as export was more guaranteed. At first, I was sceptical about the deal due to the lack of a solid price and as talks with China (depending on where one starts) stretch 45 years - making ...

02.04.2013

Central Asia: Energy Meadow – Dr. Rico Isaacs Interview

... and Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism. Rico has undertaken media work commenting on Central Asian politics and often consults companies on political risk in the region. What are the main political, military and economic interests of the Russian Federation in Central Asia? Do these interests align or conflict with the regional interests and how have they affected relations? The main interests, diverge in a number of ways, all have historical foundations as Russia has a strong and evident ...

18.02.2013

«Oil & Gas Dialogue» IMEMO RAN

... coal) or an event (Russo-Ukrainian Gas Price Dispute); all aimed at lowering prices for European consumers. But, recently Europe has shifted from shrewd trade to the reengineering of the energy sector, which does not account for industry realities or Russian and peculiarly even its own interests as it is undermining its own energy security. Long-Term Contracts a No-No: An area of contention stimulating uncertainty is the debate amid long-term contracts and hub trading which is set to be introduced across Europe. An official justification is that Europe feels that gas is overpriced and ...

14.02.2013

«Eastern Siberia Oil & Gas Conference»

... increases; hence prices will rise as basic economics dictate. A further issue is reliable suppliers. For instance the EU has been aiming to agree 10 year long contracts with the Middle East, aside from this being a double-standard as it tends to avoid Russian long-term contracts by saying short-term hub trading without a fixed price is the future, the issue remains that this is not a safe partner (e.g. Arab Spring). Unless a price level of $100-$120 per barrel is reached, Saudi Arabia could fall into political ...

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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