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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]