Tag: Russia

Energy, Europe, Gas, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Dutch owned Gasunie at heart of magic gas roundabout

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal August 2016 In the heart of Europe’s gas network operates N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie, usually known as Gasunie. Gasunie is a Dutch state-owned European gas infrastructure company that provides transportations services for the movement of natural gas and green gas in Holland and parts of northern […]

Eastern Europe, Energy, Europe, Gas, Investment, National Grid, Nuclear, Petroleum Review, Power, Power Grid, Renewables

Problem Solved

Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review June 2016   Historically, the economies, politics and energy sectors of the Baltic States – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – were highly dependent on their powerful neighbour, Russia.  Between 1990, the year of their independence and 2003, when they joined the European Union, these countries remained […]

Asia, Energy Policy, Exploration and Production, Gas, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

CASPIAN REGION’S NEWLY INDEPENDENT NATIONS LOOK FOR HIGHER GAS PROFITS

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal June 2015 The Caspian region of Central Asia is one of the world’s most important oil and gas-producing regions. Until recently, Caspian gas traveled thousands of miles via largely Soviet-built pipelines to eastern Russia where a portion of it was re-exported to Europe at two […]

Asia, construction, Eastern Europe, Gas, Northern Europe, Pipelines, South East Europe

RUSSIA’S PIPELINE DREAMS UNDER THREAT

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal March 2015  Russia is the second-largest producer of dry natural gas and the third-largest liquid fuels producer in the world, and these products are inextricably intertwined with its government. State-controlled company Rosneft dominates oil production while Transneft owns and operates Russia’s oil pipelines. Gazprom is […]

Country Reports, Europe, Industry Reports, Innovation, Northern Europe, Technology, Trains

Russian Research & Innovation

Nicholas Newman Russian research and innovation, today, has a great number of past and current technological achievements, of which to be proud. Such Russian achievements include the AK-47 assault rifle, the Soyuz rockets and Eugene Kaspersky’s world beating anti-virus software. However, what is of great concern to the Kremlin is […]