Category Workshop Review

Workshop Review: Andrey Konoplyanik – An Interview with Gazprom Export Advisor

by Lauren Bardin and Nicholas Watt Dr. Andrey Konoplyanik taught one of ENERPO’s core classes entitled, “The Evolution of World Energy Markets.” During the spring semester in 2013, the only way Dr. Konoplyanik could maintain his duties as advisor to Gazprom Export and as our professor was to take a take a train from Moscow […]

Workshop Review: Anatole Boute – Reform of the Russian Energy Sector

by Ornela Figurinaite and Michael G. Seyer Anatole Boute is a lecturer of law at the University of Aberdeen and legal adviser to the International Finance Corporation (The World Bank Group). As a contributor to the projects conducted by the Russia Renewable Energy Program, Dr. Boute advises the IFC on the legal aspects surrounding the […]

Workshop Review: Vladimir Drebentsov – BP Vice President on BP’s Activity in Russia

by Colin Chilcoat On April 19th, the European University at St. Petersburg had the pleasure of welcoming Dr. Vladimir Drebentsov as part of the “ENERPO Workshop,” a series of lectures and presentations, in which representatives of major oil companies, government officials, and academics are invited to speak before MA students on a topic of their […]

Workshop Review: Arild Moe—Russia’s Policies Concerning Energy Resources in the Arctic

by Joe Ralbovsky and Brandon Hightower The following report is based on a presentation given by Dr. Arold Moe to ENERPO students at the European University at St. Petersburg in the spring of 2013. Dr. Moe is Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute (Oslo). Russia has tremendous energy resources—an important point […]

Workshop Review: Tatiana Romanova—The Future of Russia-EU Energy Relations

by Joe Ralbovsky and Jon Vasdekas In a recent interview with Dr. Romanova, we discussed the future of EU-Russian energy relations, particularly those revolving around the establishment of a single market between the two entities, and the challenges that would arise as a result of this shift. One aspect of this development can be found […]

Workshop Review: Vladimir Milov – The Future of Russian Energy Politics

by Joe Ralbovsky and Nicholas Watt On February 18, 2013 at European University at St. Petersburg, Russian opposition politician and energy think-tank head, Vladimir Milov, gave a presentation titled “The Future of Russian Energy Politics” to an audience of about 30 MA students and a handful of Russian energy experts. Milov’s presentation was one in […]