Posts Tagged ‘Gas OPEC’


Gas-Opec: A Distraction from Important Issues of Russian Gas Supply to Europe

Published: 1st February 2007| By:

President Putin’s comment that Russia will study the possibility of creating a “gas-OPEC” created a wave of newspaper headlines. Jonathan Stern argues that gas-OPEC is a distraction from much more important issues which have recently emerged in gas trade between Russia and Europe.

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Categories / Country and Regional Studies, Energy Comments, Energy Policy, Energy Security, Gas, Gas Programme

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The New Security Environment for European Gas: Worsening Geopolitics and Increasing Global Competition for LNG

Published: 1st October 2006| By:

In 2006, security of European gas supply became a very topical subject following the cuts in Russian supplies to Ukraine in the first days of the year which had the consequence of restricting the availability of supplies to some European countries. Much of the subsequent discourse has been concerned with ‘the arithmetic of gas security’ […]

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Categories / Country and Regional Studies, Energy Economics, Energy Policy, Energy Security, Gas, Gas Programme, Working Papers

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The Gas Exporting Countries Forum: Is it really a Gas OPEC in the Making?

Published: 1st June 2006| By:

Natural gas production in the markets of organisation for economic cooperation and development (OECD) countries such as North America and Europe is beginning to decline, while demand for gas is boosted by new investments in gas-fired power generation, and by increased environmental awareness. The need to import gas, and henceforth to trade it internationally, has […]

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Categories / Electricity & Nuclear, Energy Economics, Energy Policy, Energy Security, Gas, Gas Programme, Working Papers

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