Search: USA,Gazprom (12 materials)

 

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

... Russia’s fight against the United States. Washington has been critical of major Russian infrastructure projects in the past. The original Nord Stream came under strong criticism, and a 2014 visit of U.S. senators to Bulgaria was soon followed by the refusal of the authorities in that country to go ahead with the Gazprom project to build South Stream on its territory. Even earlier, the U.S. Department of State created the post of United States Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy (in the Caspian region), originally occupied by Clayland Boyden Gray (2008–2009), ...

02.07.2018

Sanctions vs. Cheap Oil: What is More Dreadful for Russia’s Fuel & Energy Complex?

... moment the situation around Rosneft’s shelf projects with foreign companies being involved is still not clear. Rosneft is likely to lobby for the liberalization of access to shelf deposits, as most of the blocks are already split between them and Gazprom. However, it might be difficult to reach a consensus with the Russian leadership in the case that the USA strengthens sanctions against the Russian oil and gas sector. What Will the New Sanctions Lead to? Pavel Sharikov: How to Make Russia-U.S. Relations Great Again? The adoption of the new anti-Russian sanctions will definitely complicate the life of ...

26.04.2017

Russian Gas Projects in the Context of New Paradigm

... encouraging other actors to join US-led organizational frameworks. Despite controlling 175000 km of pipelines and being present in more than 50 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 ...

09.10.2016

Serbia Becomes Europe

... called upon the region’s business community to improve their ‘economic cooperation’. Vucic will undoubtedly appreciate the opinions and ideas expressed by US Vice President Biden, Deputy Secretary of State Blinken, and Senator McCain. Gazprom Victor Katona: Serbia Becomes Europe If successful, these negotiations could be a starting point for a new stage in Serbia’s EU integration. The Individual Plan envisions Serbia finalizing the demarcation of its borders with its neighbours ...

04.06.2015

Containment's Last Hurrah

“Even the leaders were unsure about what they would do next or how to avoid fatal missteps. Each side called on its intelligence services to supply that knowledge.” The quote is from an article by Markus Wolf and Tennent Bagley, two icons of the Cold War intelligence community with opposing ideologies writing in 1997 in the Los Angeles Times as a team about how in August, 1961 construction of the Berlin Wall surprised the best and the brightest in the West. They wrote a review of...

27.04.2014

Nuclear geopolitics. Shifting sands along Africa’s Uranium Road

... producer Kazakhstan by a big margin, which could be considered dumping by the World Trade Organization. But the uranium club doesn’t play by WTO “dumping” rules. According to nuclear and mining trade publications Russian energy giant Gazprom and around twenty other international firms, including German operators, are active in mining or holding stakes to mine uranium in Niger. But the dominant organization is Areva. Areva revenue last year was reported at around $13 billion, but ...

19.02.2014

Oil and Gas Markets to 2025 - LUKoil

... extravagantly this year by losing 26 places and ending up 57th due to the quickly changing European market. To add salt to the wound, Gazprom is now sandwiched between Walt Disney and McDonald's. Finally, it is worth mentioning a few words about LUKoil’s ... ... report was published, down to 5.5%; see link). In the largest biofuels producer the situation is far from merry, as strategically USA aimed to limit its reliance on Middle East via alternative energy, but shale has altered the game so much that it no longer ...

25.07.2013

Russia-West Relations – Setting the Temperature

... political parties, ideological undertones and existing challenges, all whilst drawing on recent and upcoming events such as the USA’s 2012 presidential election, UK’s 2015 general election, the death of Berezovsky, Cyprus crisis and energy trade ... ... pragmatic way as both have real concerns. As for immediate issues, it is important not to draw quick conclusions. For example, the Gazprom anti-monopoly investigation by the EU is not unprecedented, as for instance Microsoft was also investigated with huge ...

29.05.2013

Wild World – Dr. Adrian Pabst Interview

... and European sovereign and corporate bonds. This historically unprecedented ‘savings glut’ flooded the markets with cheap money. This, coupled with low interest rates across the whole eurozone, fuelled credit and real estate bubbles in the USA and Europe, which burst in 2008-9 amid the global ‘credit crunch’. At first, this led to a pan-European banking crisis, followed by a sovereign debt crisis triggered by Greece’s unsustainable public deficit and debt levels in late ...

01.05.2013

Route-2030

... modest LNG expertise that limited sizeable deliveries in the near future to the heavily LNG focused Asian states. But still, Gazprom made good progress by shifting 9% of Japanese LNG and 7% of its oil in 2011 to Asia. Vladivostok LNG terminal, due for ... ... gas needs. Perhaps, in the perfect world, 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. At a junction – ES-2030: ES-2030 ...

12.04.2013
 

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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