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Analytics // Energy

The 10 most influential oil countries

Here's what's going on in the countries that have the power to make or break the oil market.

27 November 2017 , 00:04Zainab CalcuttawalaNeftegaz.RU2580

Can Ukraine combat its natural gas crisis?

Having built the foundations for stable gas deliveries from the EU, Ukraine has proved that it can survive without Gazprom.

06 November 2017 , 22:55The Jamestown FoundationNeftegaz.RU3480

Russia’s nuclear sector is surging

The rise of Russia's Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation came about as a result of massive state centralization and unification.

16 October 2017 , 00:02Viktor KatonaNeftegaz.RU3440

Russia and Saudi Arabia are becoming unlikely allies

5 years ago, the idea of OPEC and Russia working together on any oil and gas issue would have seemed absurd to any energy analyst worth his or her salt.

02 October 2017 , 00:04Neftegaz.RU3430

Can Russia develop its shale reserves?

Russia's tight oil will play an increasingly important role in its oil output, underpinned by the fact that 20 % of its current reserves already belong to the «tight» category.

11 September 2017 , 00:02Viktor KatonaNeftegaz.RU5100

Japan-Russia gas pipeline mostly a pipe dream

A proposed natural gas pipeline linking Japan and Russia remains on hold despite being discussed at a summit meeting between Japanese PM Abe and Putin.

07 August 2017 , 00:01Takayuki TanakaNeftegaz.RU4210

The world’s top oil consumers

No doubt when faced with the question «Who's the biggest oil guzzler in the world?» one would immediately think about the U.S. or China. Or perhaps India.

13 June 2017 , 00:02Irina SlavNeftegaz.RU4780

Ukraine says No to Russian coal and gas – favors nuclear power

In spite of a blockade on shipments of anthracite coal from Donbass to Ukrainian thermal power plants since this past winter, the country has thus far avoided blackouts.

22 May 2017 , 00:04The Jamestown FoundationNeftegaz.RU7340

Low oil prices won’t deter Russia from Arctic drilling

In the wake of the Arctic Summit in Arkhangelsk and Rosneft getting drilling activities underway in the Laptev Sea, one cannot help but think that Russia is carrying out a comeback to the offshore Arctic region.

24 April 2017 , 00:02Viktor KatonaNeftegaz.RU6570

Russia to dominate European gas for 2 decades

Russia will remain the biggest source of supply through to 2035.

06 March 2017 , 00:04Neftegaz.RU5190

Iranian Energy: A game-changer for Russia-Europe relations?

A geopolitical revolution is quietly taking place. Will it be allowed to continue?

27 February 2017 , 00:02Gregory XanthosNeftegaz.RU5200

Will Iran challenge Russian interests in European natural gas market?

Tehran's intentions to enter the European gas market still remain part of the political game played by Islamic Republic authorities to make the West more inclined to lift sanctions and restore its economic ties with Iran.

13 February 2017 , 00:05Neftegaz.RU5380

Russia’s oil industry is making the most of a weak ruble

While Russian federal revenue from oil and natural gas production has declined significantly in response to low oil prices, oil and natural gas companies have actually increased investments or only seen modest declines, according to the EIA.

24 October 2016 , 00:21Oil & Gas 360Neftegaz.RU7320

China Pushes Nuclear Power In Moldova

China appears willing to help Moldova become a nuclear power. But for now officials in Chișinău seem hesitant to go all-in on atomic energy.

06 July 2016 , 15:30Neftegaz.RU, Eurasianet.org5130

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