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India and Bhutan, agreement on hydroelectric power

June 2014
James Crabtree

Energy becomes a tool for diplomatic exchange for the new Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, who signed an agreement with Bhutan for the development of hydroelectric power

Bahrain struggling to cut oil subsidies

June 2014
Lina Roger

With the energy sector that still represents a significant part of the economy, Bahrain is making efforts to cut fuel subsidies to gain competitiveness. However, protests in the parliament risk derailing the government’s commitment



The progress of ISIS Jihadists in Iraq

June 2014
Daniel Atzori

The Jihadist group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) controls large sections of Syria and now, after the capture of Mosul, of Iraq too. The Jihadists are set on regaining possession of Baghdad, the ancient capital of the Abbasid Caliphate, with the risk of plunging the second largest oil-producing county in the world into chaos



Spotlight on UK energy in Aberdeen

June 2014
Lina Roger

Great Britain and its oil and gas industry were at the center of Oil & Gas UK's first annual conference in Aberdeen, Scotland last week



Algeria: A country with enormous opportunities

June 2014
Gianmarco Volpe (Agenzia Nova)

Thanks to its geographic location and gas transportation infrastructures, which already reach into the heart of the Sahara, Algeria is in the best position to benefit greatly from the development of the huge resources discovered in Sub-Saharan Africa



Eurasian cooperation

June 2014
Editorial Staff

The Workshop Eurasia analyzes the strategy for economic partnership between Europe and Asia in order to create new business opportunities and exchanges by encouraging cooperation on energy issues



The export of oil would lift the U.S. economy

June 2014
Rita Kirby

The eventual removal of the ban on oil exports would result to the U.S. in a leap forward in the economy, fuel prices competitive and the creation of new jobs



Solar technology for all

June 2014
James Crabtree

Off-grid solar technology could soon offer a pretty stable solution for global cities and villages not reached by the grid. There are still, however, various obstacles to its distribution



Norway, falling oil prices would hurt overall economy

June 2014
Lina Roger

The Norwegian economy, which is modestly slowing down, is exposed to the risk of a strong decline in oil and gas prices, as the country experiences a transition to a growth model that is less dependent on the energy sector



Iran’s oil exports falling but OPEC not worried

May 2014
Lina Roger

Oil exports from Iran fell for the second time in a row in April, representing a limit for the OPEC production that according to the IEA should instead increase. However, OPEC is not worried since other members can compensate the lack of output



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