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Energy Quote of the Day: 'Halliburton has Already Left the Market and Schlumberger is Likely to Follow'

September 19, 2014 by Jared Anderson
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Russian Sanctions and Damage

As US- and EU-led economic sanctions against Russian energy players crank up, the degree to which Western interests could be collaterally damaged is again being called into question. The EU has shied away from sanctioning Russian gas industry participants because the bloc is so reliant on Russian gas supply.[read more]

Energy Quote of the Day: 'They Prefer Bilateral Relations with Moscow...'

August 23, 2014 by Jared Anderson

Russia International Relations

Calls for stricter economic sanctions against strategic Russian energy players are not universal among European Union countries, this is particularly true for those countries where Russian oil and gas dependence is the most deeply entrenched.[read more]

'Germany, Want to Rid Yourself of Russian Gas? Turbo-Charge the Energiewende!'

August 7, 2014 by Roman Kilisek
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Germany and Fuel Supply

Last week, the US and the EU hit Russia with a new sanctions regime in order to punish its continued meddling in destabilizing Eastern Ukraine. The economic restrictions are dubbed ‘Stage Three’ sanctions, indicating the increased level of severity meant to further ratchet up costs to the Russian economy.[read more]

Sanctions Against Russia May Have Long-Lasting Negative Effect on Global Energy Security

April 11, 2014 by Igor Alexeev
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Russia Sanctions and Risk

After a series of statements about the possibility of “switching” European consumers over to American gas, the US media hastened to announce the launch of Obama’s oil and gas offensive against Russia. In reality the EU is not currently prepared to buy its energy resources from the US.[read more]

American LNG Won’t Solve Russia's Energy Bullying

April 1, 2014 by Tomi Maxted
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Europe’s sanctions on Russia in the wake of the Ukraine crisis are weak, and for good reason: Europe gets one-third of its natural gas from Russia. Europe doesn’t have many options to replace Russia’s gas, and Russia’s made it clear that they’re not afraid to turn off the taps.[read more]