Tag Archives: arctic

Book review: Renewables in the Russian Arctic

Book Review. Renewable Energy Sources in the Isolated Communities of the Russian Arctic (Возобновляемые источники энергии в изолированных населенных пунктах Российской Арктики). Authors: Berdin, V. H., Kokorin A.O., Yulkin, G.M., Yulkin, M.A. (Бердин В.Х., Кокорин А.О., Юлкин Г.М., Юлкин М.А.). Publisher: WWF, 2017. 80 pp. By Hilma Salonen Far-flung, sparsely populated settlements of the Russian […]

Russian Hydrocarbon Development in the Arctic Despite Sanctions

by Glenda Pavon-Suriel   Abstract Development of hydrocarbon resources in the Arctic shelf is a topic of increasing interest. This is in light of the effects of climate change in the region and recent findings of enormous resource potential. The combination of the environmental implications of resource extraction in the Arctic with the demand for natural […]

The Week in Review – November 14 – 20

by Sophie Nguebana, Elisabeth Nguebana, Patrick Osborne, Alexander Geysman, Alberto Perego, Irina Mironova UN Climate Talks in Marrakesh The Conference of Parties, COP22 took place in Marrakesh. The participants of the meeting have discussed the way forward after Paris. At the same time, a group of climate-sceptics has gathered in Washington, D.C. to discuss the […]

Seminar Report – Norway and Russia: the Polar Connection

by Patrick Osborne The seminar, “Russia and Norway: the Polar Connection” took place on September 14, 2016 at the Russian National Geographic Society in Saint Petersburg. ENERPO students and professors were able to take part in the Polar exhibition and seminar commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Arctic Council. Professor Nikita Lomagin, Academic Director of […]

The Week in Review (Feb 8 – 14)

The Monitoring Team: Michael Roh, Pierre Jouvellier  India is Looking for More LNG, Australia is Ready to Flood the Market Due to cheap LNG prices, India will increase its imports from Australia under long-term contracts. The aim of these agreements is to take the control of the gas value chain and to take advantage of […]

International Summit at EUSP: Report

Russia in Changing Global Markets: New Challenges and Opportunities International Summit Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2-3 October 2015   By Irina Mironova and Michael Roh On October 2-3, the International Energy Center at the European University at Saint Petersburg held an International Summit “Russia in Changing Global Markets: New Challenges and Opportunities”. Representatives of international energy expert […]

Energy News Blog

The Arctic Race – Michael Roh The Arctic region bears strategic importance both as home to new transport routes and new exploration and production area. There are unending debates about the ecological dimension of these developments; however, what caught my eye in the recent news is that some countries are more proactive than another in […]