Tag Archives: China

The Week in Review April 26-May 2

The Monitoring Team: John Collins, Irina Mironova   Photo credit: Jerry D. Mathes II Political Instability helps reduce glut in supply Bloomberg news reported on April 28 that, in lieu of effective collusion between the World’s largest producer states, political instability in Africa and South America would do for world oil markets what Saudi Arabia […]

Blog Post – Sergei Komlev of Gazprom Export Gives Presentation at EUSP

by Henrik Vorloeper Oil and gas like apples and pears On 2nd March 2016 ENERPO students of the European University at Saint Petersburg listened carefully, when Sergei Komlev, Head of Contract Structuring and Price Formation Directorate, Gazprom Export explained Gazprom’s problem in finding the right price for its gas on the markets, especially in Europe. These […]

The Week in Review (March 07 – 12)

The Monitoring Team: Michael Roh, Henrik Vorloeper    The European Union Commission Holds Talks with Gazprom on Anti-trust Case The meeting on March 9th between Gazprom’s deputy chief Medvedev and the European Competition Commissioner Verstegen allegedly turned out to be “mutually acceptable” for both parties in the antitrust case imposed by the European Union against […]

The Silk Road Initiative: Leading China Towards Energy Charter Treaty Membership?

by Lina Nagell In an effort to diversify trade routes and sustain growth rates, the Chinese government presented the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative in 2013. One of the major challenges facing the ambitious project, stretching from China to Europe, Africa and Latin America, is long-term cooperation with countries bordering the route and security of investments […]

The Weekly Newsletters for February 21st and 28th are up!

The most recent 2 Enerpo Journal Newsletters are now up on the site in PDF format.  Not getting our newsletter sent to you directly?  Subscribe to view them before they’re posted on the Journal site.

Rethinking ASEAN Gasification

This article discusses the complexities of trying to apply foreign gas hub models to developing countries and regions. The challenges of implementing a regional gas strategy amongst the ASEAN members regarding the Trans ASEAN Gas Pipeline are reviewed and alternative energy cooperation models are presented.

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 […]

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

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 […]