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Could Turkey Become The New Ukraine?

Could Turkey Become The New Ukraine?

Feb 12, 2015 at 15:27 | Eurasianet

The deepening crisis in Ukraine is boosting Turkey’s decade-long efforts to establish itself as the lynchpin in energy flows from eastern providers to European customers. On February 8,…

The Black Sea: A New Frontier for Energy Geopolitics?

The Black Sea: A New Frontier for Energy Geopolitics?

Sep 30, 2014 at 16:42 | Joe Parson

Halliburton may be interested in Romania’s offshore oil fields, but it could face a challenge from a bolstered Russian presence in the Black Sea.Russia’s claim to the Crimean…

Kremlin Says Sanctions Will Cost Europe

Kremlin Says Sanctions Will Cost Europe

Sep 12, 2014 at 16:44 | Andy Tully

The Kremlin says strengthened sanctions from the European Union and United States against Moscow will cost the West more than Russia.The EU on Sept. 12 formally extended…

Putin is Losing Eastern European Energy Gamble

Putin is Losing Eastern European Energy Gamble

Apr 17, 2014 at 14:28 | Daniel J. Graeber

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he doesn't think the European community can do without the natural gas it gets from energy monopoly Gazprom.  With a Russian economy starting to decline,…

Southeastern Europe Energy Advisory

Southeastern Europe Energy Advisory

Jan 31, 2014 at 16:38 | Editorial Dept

This week we are focusing on some potential opportunities opening up in an area that gets little attention and largely flies under the oil and gas radar. Croatia…

Make No Mistake About It: The Storm Has Hit in Turkey

Make No Mistake About It: The Storm Has Hit in Turkey

Dec 27, 2013 at 11:53 | Editorial Dept

Last week we took you through an emerging crisis in Turkey that will set the investment terrain for 2014. This week, we feel the subject warrants another installment as Prime…

Turkey After the New Year

Turkey After the New Year

Dec 19, 2013 at 21:52 | Editorial Dept

Turkey has been the darling of foreign oil and gas investors who are looking to new frontiers that are less risky, from a security and political stability point of view.…

Ukraine Balances Energy Needs and European Aspirations

Ukraine Balances Energy Needs and European Aspirations

Dec 09, 2013 at 17:32 | Global Risk Insights

Ukraine is one step farther away from Europe. A sudden decision made by the Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich to cancel the signing of a pre-agreed deal with the European Union…

Ukraine's Energy Sector Retreats Behind Iron Curtain

Ukraine's Energy Sector Retreats Behind Iron Curtain

Dec 04, 2013 at 17:56 | Daniel J. Graeber

Ukrainian energy company Naftogaz said it agreed with Russian gas giant Gazprom to defer payments for winter gas supplies until early 2014. With Ukraine embroiled in protests, and Europe making…

Ukraine & Turkey: The European Energy Coup

Ukraine & Turkey: The European Energy Coup

Oct 18, 2013 at 16:51 | Editorial Dept

Though Norway in June overtook Russia in total exports of natural gas to Europe, the balance of Russian gas to Europe comes through Ukraine, which itself is dependent upon Russia…

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