Thanks to interventions by Washington or Brussels, Nord Stream 2 may end up either not being completed or, once completed, find that much of the pipeline cannot in fact be used.
Trump’s tweet-based badgering of the Saudis to increase production will not ease pressures resting on the global oil market. High time to do a reality check.
Russia has abundant natural resources, but is also highly dependent on them.
For all the emphasis on pursuing Germany’s “national interest,” the planned new pipeline undermines the EU, Germany itself and German influence in Europe.
How does the U.S. CO2 output compare to its population share?
Iranians have long taken national pride in their natural resource wealth. But ordinary people aren’t seeing the benefits.
Will signing two big energy deals with Russia irritate both China and the U.S.?
Russia Pivots to Asia
Will the Ukraine crisis force Germany to backtrack on the Energiewende?