Tag Archives: Coal

Week in Review -February 14 – 22

by Elisabeth Nguebana This week’s issue looks at the North Stream 2 disagreement, the Donbass Blockade, and South Korean refiner SK purchase of Russian Urals crude for the 1st time in a decade. Gazprom’s pipeline ambition faces test in European courts Gazprom’s Nord Stream 2 project faces a test in European courts, as Poland, the main […]

The Week in Review (April 18-25)

The Monitoring Team: Glenda Pavon and Zachary Waller Photo: Jerry Mathes II Doha Creates Some Gains Oil producers saw prices soar leading up to last week’s failed production freeze talks in Doha.  Since the news came out that Russia and Saudi Arabia were considering a freeze, prices rose about 29%. Brent went up by about […]

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 […]

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 […]

Market Capture: China’s Energy Relationship with Turkmenistan

by Ryan McKinley China’s energy security has become predicated on its ability to secure cheap hydrocarbon imports. This is because China relies on cheap, reliable fuels to keep its manufacturing sector competitive and the lights on for a staggeringly large population. While domestically produced coal has historically played the largest role in in China’s electricity […]