Energy Policy

Qatar Takes No Sides in Nuclear Negotiations

The Qatari foreign ministry spokesperson stated that her country takes no sides in the ongoing indirect talks on reviving JCPOA between Iran and the US, adding that building trust between the two sides is a great challenge. Saying that Qatar’s role in the talks is only hosting the indirect negotiations …

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Russia can Reach LNG Target

Russia still can reach its ambitious LNG expansion target despite the shift of focus to domestic technology, Novatek CEO Leonid Mikhelson said Friday. The importance of LNG expansion intensifies with Russian piped gas exports to the EU facing a sharp reduction in the long term, Mikhelson told a briefing on …

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IAEA Urges Iran to Resume Nuclear Talks Now

The International Atomic Energy Agency on Sunday urged Iran to resume talks to revive the 2015 nuclear accord. The International Atomic Energy Agency chief in an interview broadcast Sunday by CNN urged Iran to resume talks “now” to avoid a crisis that could make it “extremely more difficult” to salvage …

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Iranian FM Raps IAEA’s Hasty Resolution

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in a phone conversation with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres blasted the US and its allies for sponsoring a “hasty and politically-driven” resolution at the IAEA Board of Governors against Iran. Amir Abdollahian criticized the US and its European allies for the submission of an …

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Iran Says to Keep Developing Nuclear Knowhow

Iran’s foreign minister has reiterated that the country is not seeking an A-bomb, but will keep developing its nuclear knowhow. “Nuclear technology is a complex one. Only when a country develops its knowhow in the domains of physics, mathematics, chemistry and different dimensions of science and technology can it achieve …

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World Bank Predicts Surge in Energy Prices

Based on current projections, energy prices are expected to rise by 50 percent in 2022, reflecting an 81 percent increase in coal prices, a 74 percent rise in natural gas prices (average of the European, Japan, and U.S. benchmarks), and a 42 percent increase in the price of oil, Trend …

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