Tag Archives: BRICS

BRICS Summit in Goa: Rosneft Acquires New Assets

by Elisabeth Nguebana Photo: Rosneft President, Igor Sechin, and Essar Chairman, Shashi Ruia, both gain as the Russian company gains Indian retail customers and Essar gets to pare debt. File photo: R.V. Moorthy Rosneft, the Russian energy giant, has its eyes on the Indian oil products market. To increase its presence in the Indian market, the company […]

Week in Review October 10 – October 16

Kelsey Zimmerman, Daniel Tsvetanov, Alberto Perego, Elisabeth Nguebana, Glenda Pavon, Bogdan Polishchuk, Alexander Geysman Turkish Stream to Move Ahead During his official visit to Turkey, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin announced a revival of the Turkish Stream pipeline project. The new pipeline would run under the Black Sea to Turkey before continuing onwards to Greece. Thus, […]

The Week in Review (October 12 – 17)

The Monitoring Team: Jason Corbin, Henrik Vorloeper ISIS is still making money out of oil sales The ISIS regime and its infrastructure has been a target of Western and now Russian airstrikes, but yet ISIS still produces about 34,000-40,000 barrels per day, sold for USD 20 to USD 40 per barrel, which brings the militants […]

The Week in Review (October 05 – 09)

The Monitoring Team: Lina Nagell, Fatma Babayeva Due to speculation that demand is picking up, oil surged to above $50 a barrel in NY. OPEC Secretary-General Abdalla Salem El-Badri stated that demand would increase by 1.5 million barrels a day this year, more than previously projected, amid cheaper fuel prices. El-Badri continued to talk up […]

Energy News Blog

Russia’s Interests in Latin America – Irina Mironova South and Latin America is a region rich with oil and gas resources, with its 19% of world’s proved oil reserves (figure 1). This region is yet to play a role in international oil and gas trade: if in case of natural gas, the share of Central […]