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ABCs of LNG

April 16, 2014 by Geoffrey Styles
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The international reaction to Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula has put a spotlight on liquefied natural gas (LNG), which was already under debate in the US as a mechanism for exporting increasingly abundant shale gas. Meanwhile, LNG is emerging as a fuel in its own right.[read more]

Russia and the Ukraine: The Energy Angle Part 2

April 15, 2014 by Amy Myers Jaffe

Prior to Russia’s invasion of the Crimea, the United States tried to re-engage Russia as a strategic partner in the Middle East. Moscow has at least one concrete interest that is the same as Washington: radical Islamic jihadism is a national security threat in Moscow.[read more]

Russia Invaded Crimea and These US Energy Companies Made a Killing: Matt Badiali Shares Investing Strategies

April 12, 2014 by Jim Patrick
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Investment and Crisis

Matt Badiali is the editor of the S&A Resource Report, a monthly investment advisory that focuses on natural resources, including silver, uranium, copper, natural gas, oil, water and gold. He is a regular contributor to Growth Stock Wire, a free pre-market briefing on the day's trading opportunities.[read more]

How Can US Natural Gas Reduce Europe's Dependence on Russia?

March 31, 2014 by Geoffrey Styles
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Russia's annexation of Crimea has drawn new attention to Europe's reliance on energy supplies from Russia. Lacking the means to force Russia's president to back down, US politicians and leading newspapers have latched onto the idea of exporting shale gas to reduce the EU's vulnerability.[read more]

New Geopolitics Means Arctic Oil, Mega-Projects' BAU Could be Uphill

March 27, 2014 by Amy Myers Jaffe
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Western oil leaders may worry that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions in the Crimea will lead to a ban on international investment in the Russian Arctic, but if it does, that would be doing US companies a favor. The prospects that such investments will be profitable over 20 years looks questionable.[read more]

Imposing 'High Costs' on Russia Would be Costly for All Involved

March 21, 2014 by Jared Anderson

Russia and International Response

One day after a disputed and widely deemed unlawful referendum in Crimea, the Crimean Parliament declared Crimea’s independence from Ukraine, formally asking Russia to annex it, the New York Times reports. This comes after 96.6% of voters in Crimea support joining Russia.[read more]

Russia and the Ukraine: The Energy Angle

March 20, 2014 by Amy Myers Jaffe
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Even with all the continuing speculation and debate about Vladimir Putin’s nationalistic motives for Russia’s annexation of the Crimea, there still seems to be room for more thoughtful consideration of the oil and gas aspects of the ongoing conflict.[read more]