Energy security

Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan need to redirect investment flows as combustibles’ future spells doom

The wider Caspian region, which comprises the Caspian littoral states and the lands to their east, is sitting on a vast riches of subsoil resources of which combustibles are made to quench the world’s ever increasing thirst for energy. Those who dedicate their lives and/or cash to such resources hardly ever miss an occasion to stress the need for them, downplaying the growing importance of alternative resources, located not under but on and above the earth’s surface and being infinite.

US LNG not rival to natgas from Southern Gas Corridor

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) will have a hard time competing against piped gas which will be cheaper in most cases, therefore US LNG exports will not make the Southern Corridor obsolete, Gal Luft, co-director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS), a Washington based think tank focused on energy security, and a senior adviser to the US Energy Security Council.

The price of European hubs

By D. Rozanov

The European Union's strategy for diversifying Europe's gas supply is being implemented around such priorities as the development of the Southern Gas Corridor, the creation of a liquefied gas hub in the Mediterranean, and also by expanding access to liquefied natural gas and gas storage facilities. To achieve this, the European Commission approved the strategy in February 2016.