Tag Archives: Russia

Yamal LNG Is on Its Way Back to Norway

The almost 200 meter long «Vladimir Vize» is one of 15 top ice-class carriers that over the last 2,5 years have shuttled to Sabetta to pick up liquified natural gas from the Novatek’s major Arctic plant. On that same day, tanker «Yamal Spirit» set out from Rotterdam. Also this ship …

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Russia’s Move in European Gas Markets

Russia sees a silver lining in the oil price collapse—it now believes that the oil price war will help it win the war for natural gas market share in Europe. Russia’s gas giant Gazprom, the single largest supplier of natural gas to Europe, has watched with apprehension the growing volumes …

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Russia Is Out of Control

Russia is out of control. All of a sudden, it has launched an oil price war, even though it is unrealistic that the Kremlin can defeat Saudi Arabia and the United States in such a contest. Saudi Arabia’s population is one-fifth of Russia’s, while holding equivalent international currency reserves. The …

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Poland to Supply US Gas to Ukraine

Poland will transport 6 to 8 billion cubic meters of American liquefied natural gas (LNG) per year to Ukraine in a deal that will help reduce Ukraine’s dependence on Russian gas. The deal should begin delivering the required natural gas in two to three years but much depends on the …

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