Energy Sector

Adani Scandal Threatens Australia’s Carmichael Coal Mine

A protest against the Carmichael mine in Australia, cc Flickr Takver, modified,

Adani’s renewed scandal and financing challenges are calling the future of one of the world’s largest new coal mines into question.

Interview: Statoil’s Anders Marvik on Geopolitical Risk and the Energy Industry in 2017

Sheringham Shoal wind Fram, cc Flickr NHD-INFO, modified,’s Jeremy James sits down with Anders Marvik, Vice President of EU Political Affairs Office at Statoil, to discuss the geopolitical risks and opportunities facing Statoil and the wider energy industry in 2017.

The Importance of US LNG Exports to Europe

CC Jan Arrhénborg / AGA, wikicommons,

US LNG exports could be a key piece in the European Union’s energy security puzzle.

Myanmar: Ground Zero for China-India Energy Competition

Aung, Source Senat Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej Author Michał Józefaciuk, cc Wikicommons,

Although democratization has brought added scrutiny to joint ventures in Myanmar, the NLD government is very much in need of the infrastructure investment that China and India can offer.

Gazprom’s New Strategy of Control: Recapturing the EU Gas Market

Gazprom Logo

Energy Union was struck a blow by the Brexit, but it can still bounce back.

Energy and Geopolitics Are Now Intertwined

cc Flickr Opendemocracy, modified,

The more the U.S. relinquishes its active role in international society, the less energy markets are determined by market forces.

Oman: A Beacon of Tolerance in the MENA Region

Al Alam Palace I, cc Flickr Andrew Moore, modified,

Oman has adopted progressive policies compared to its neighbors in the MENA region, and it’s now reaping rewards in the field of energy investment.

Dictators, Democracy, and Almighty Oil in the MENA Region

SaddamStat, cc Flickr, modified, Amir Farshad Ebrahimi,

Western states would prefer to deal with dictatorships to shore up their energy security.

OPEC Dishes another Blow to Canada’s Energy Industry

CanadaEnergy, cc Flickr jasonwoodhead23, modified,

Canada’s energy industry is bracing for another round of belt-tightening in the wake of OPEC’s recent meeting.

Russia vs. Turkey: Geopolitics and Energy Security

MedField, cc wikicommons

In his haste to punish Turkey, Putin may be undermining Russia’s long-term geopolitical position as a key energy supplier.

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