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.
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’ […]
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 […]
New publication: The Forthcoming LNG Supply Wave: A Case of ‘Crying Wolf?’ https://t.co/gHM6LGBaNY
An OIES study quoted in a new article on Southern Gas Corridor’s contribution to EU energy security https://t.co/FRmW3dIcMf
GCC continues to invest in new capacity despite low oil prices while Iraq suffering from cuts, an OIES presentation https://t.co/mnZ2otLglu