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Louis Skyner’s series of seminars for ENERPO

by Aaron Wood ENERPO Students at EUSP engaged in a series of seminars last week, from April 11th to 14th with Louis Skyner, a senior associate at the renowned London firm of Clifford &Chance. Mr. Skyner has worked for several years in energy law, and at Clifford & Chance, he specializes in banking and finance […]

The Week in Review – April 11-18

Monitoring Team – Pierre Jouvellier, Bogdan Polishchuk Iranian natural gas, what about a floating liquefaction plant? Since the US sanctions against investments in energy projects have been lifted, Iran is seeking to send its natural gas to Europe. The Iranian Oil Company is currently holding negotiations with a Norwegian company in order to build a floating […]

The Week in Review – April 04 – 10

Photo by Jerry Mathes II The Monitoring Team: Aaron Wood, Henrik Vorloeper Doha meeting turns out to be a farce already The high expectations set on the meeting between two major oil producing countries Saudi-Arabia and Russia to take place in April 2017 has already razed all hopes for those who have an interest in […]

Week in Review – March 29 – April 4

Photo by Jerry Mathes II Monitoring Team – John Collins, Bogdan Polishchuk Saudi Arabia Plans $2 Trillion Megafund for Post-Oil Era In the preparation for the ‘post-oil era’, Saudi Arabia is planning steps to diversify the economy. One of such steps is the IPO and resulting sale of up to 5% in Aramco field by […]

Traditional gas markets are changing in the Baltics

by Aaron Wood The Baltic States traditionally have relied solely on Russian gas, as circumstances of both geography and history have prevented them from finding other sources. However, low gas prices following the North American shale boom have made the relatively fungible and versatile LNG more available to nations in need of options. In the […]

The Acceleration of American Energy Exports: Implications for Russia

As the U.S. started exporting oil and gas to Europe in late February, 40 years after the oil embargo imposed by the Congress, American oil and gas on the European market may have grave implications for Russia.

Mozambique: The New African Player in International Gas Market

by Pierre Jouvellier The changing structure of national energy mixes in several countries is currently giving new opportunities for natural gas exporters. For instance, with the declining oil price and the rise of environmental concerns, governments and nations are more attracted by natural gas instead of coal for power generation. Although coal and petroleum coke […]

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 […]

News Blog – The EU Releases New Directive on Gas Contracts

by Henrik Vorloeper In February 2016, the European Union Commission proposed a new directive on gas contracts, in which the Commission further extends its control over EU member relations with non-EU suppliers. Even if the new directive might take up to two years, which is according to Platts a normal time exposure to adopt new regulations in […]