Energy

Natural Gas – A Game Changer for European Geopolitics

In 1945, Europe became bifurcated along two ideological camps; communism and capitalism. As the iron curtain-shrouded Europe, the geopolitical divide was defined. Nowhere was...

Hydrocarbons and the Turkey – Cyprus relations

By Floros Flouros(*) and Dr. Athanasios Dagoumas In this study, the importance of HydroCarbon (HxCY) exploration in Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ) and most particularly...

Some Applications of Non Equilibrium Thermodynamics Thinking to Current Geopolitical Issues

In recent decades, there has been a development of several related concepts, some under the category of thermodynamics, which may be applied, to some...

Nord Stream Nr. 2: The Project’s Implications in Europe

Russia, Germany and a consortium of Western European companies have re-activated the Gazprom-led Nord Stream Two gas pipeline project. Parallel to the existing Nord...

Caspian Energy Politics

Overland, I., Kjaernet, H. and Kendall-Taylor, A. (eds). (2009) Caspian Energy Politics: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. New York: Routledge. Offering an expansion on...

Oil price and the potential impacts to the global economy

It seems one cannot go a day without seeing a headline about the low price of oil and the potential impacts to the US...

The quest for sustainability: Energy, trade and the economy

Globalization’s most important aspect is the economic one. This goes hand in hand with the gradual economization of modern life. The ideological faith in...

2015 – End of the Petrodollar system?

Neoconservatives arrayed in their Washington offices are congratulating themselves on their success in using the Charlie Hebdo affair to reunite Europe with Washington’s foreign...

From Energy Core to Currency War

A multi-spectrum war is being waged against Moscow by Washington. If there are any doubts about this, they should be put to rest. Geopolitics,...

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