natural gas

April 6, 2017
  During his election campaign Donald Trump more than once expressed his willingness to radically change US policy of support for green energy and even to pull out of the Paris Agreement. It is very likely that the new administration will work on the law, that would benefit coal miners, such as revoking restrictions on […]
Justas Gedvilas
August 9, 2014
China is by far the largest country for coal consumption, accounting for roughly half of the global demand. However, the country’s long reliance on the resource is creating health and environmental issues, so a new energy alternative is becoming a necessity. Natural gas may be the answer for China, as the country hosts the world’s […]
Euromonitor Research
June 30, 2014
This week, the Wall Street Journal reported that the US Commerce Department has issued separate private rulings allowing two Texan companies, Pioneer Natural Resources Co and Enterprise Products Partners LP, to export a type of ultra-light oil known as condensate. Although exports of condensate will not offset the overall increase in US crude oil output, […]
June 13, 2014
Russia and China recently signed an agreement worth US$ 400 billion for Russia to supply China with natural gas. This agreement, the largest gas deal ever, comes at a time of tension between Russia and its main trade partner, the European Union. The advance payments from China as well as an investment in the construction […]
Euromonitor Research
June 4, 2014
The European Union is seeking to reduce its energy dependency, especially on Russian natural gas, in an effort to enhance the bloc’s energy security and bargaining power vis-à-vis energy suppliers. This is a challenging task, as the demand for imported gas has been rising across Europe. Options to diversify Europe’s energy mix are possible, but […]
May 31, 2014
Download as pdf International pressure on Russia and economic sanctions against it continue as the Ukraine crisis drags on. However, the crisis could have implications well beyond the region’s borders owing to Russia’s importance as a global energy giant. The country ranks as the second largest crude oil and natural gas producer in the world. […]
April 22, 2014
  Download as pdf Despite green energy subsidies and climate targets many EU member states remain reliant on gas – much of which is imported from Russia. Chief amongst gas consumers are Lithuania, Italy and Hungary. The United Kingdom has seen the largest fall in the contribution of natural gas to its energy mix – […]
February 15, 2014
In December 2013, Mexico passed new energy reforms allowing private companies to enter the previously monopolized oil and natural gas sectors in the county. This law opens up massive opportunities in Mexico, which according to the US Energy Information Administration ranks fourth in the world in shale gas reserves. These reserves are expected to be […]
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