Asia’s Gas Blowout?
July 02, 2014
Asia’s Gas Blowout?
Demand for natural gas in the region has been booming. How much longer can it last?
Asia’s Gas Blowout?
DPRK Cruise Missiles and Energy Leverage
June 18, 2014
DPRK Cruise Missiles and Energy Leverage
North Korea’s relationship with Russia is improving as both seek to gain influence in Northeast Asia.
DPRK Cruise Missiles and Energy Leverage
Why Kazakhstan Is Betting on a Green Future
June 12, 2014
Why Kazakhstan Is Betting on a Green Future
Writing in The Diplomat, Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister argues that economics, not altruism, must drive the green revolution.
Why Kazakhstan Is Betting on a Green Future
The Significance of the China-Russia Gas Deal
May 24, 2014
The Significance of the China-Russia Gas Deal
Russia’s efforts to get the deal signed suggest that events in Ukraine have had an impact.
The Significance of the China-Russia Gas Deal
China and Russia Sign Massive Natural Gas Deal
May 21, 2014
China and Russia Sign Massive Natural Gas Deal
After 10 years of negotiations, the two sides have finally reached an agreement on the $400 billion deal.
China and Russia Sign Massive Natural Gas Deal
The India-Bangladesh Power Trap
April 27, 2014
The India-Bangladesh Power Trap
A reliance on India for its electricity could be contrary to Bangladesh’s geo-strategic interests.
The India-Bangladesh Power Trap
Eyeing Pipeline, Russia Forgives North Korean Debt
April 22, 2014
Eyeing Pipeline, Russia Forgives North Korean Debt
Russia’s Duma has voted to forgive 90 percent of North Korea’s Soviet-Era Debt.
Eyeing Pipeline, Russia Forgives North Korean Debt
Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Energy Deals With Asia
March 26, 2014
Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Energy Deals With Asia
Igor Sechin, CEO of Rosneft, is on a tour of Japan, India, South Korea and Vietnam.
Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Energy Deals With Asia
Iran Cancels Major Loan to Pakistan For Gas Pipeline Construction
December 17, 2013
Iran Cancels Major Loan to Pakistan For Gas Pipeline Construction
Iran's Deputy Oil Minister announced that Pakistan would not be receiving a $500 million loan to construct the pipeline.
Iran Cancels Major Loan to Pakistan For Gas Pipeline Construction
Pakistan Wants to Accelerate Iran Natural Gas Pipeline
December 11, 2013
Pakistan Wants to Accelerate Iran Natural Gas Pipeline
Pakistan's foreign ministry announced that Pakistan would double-down on the construction of its pipeline with Iran.
Pakistan Wants to Accelerate Iran Natural Gas Pipeline
Iranian Sanctions Easing to Benefit India
December 07, 2013
Iranian Sanctions Easing to Benefit India
A major beneficiary of the Iranian nuclear agreement with the P5+1 powers in Geneva will be – India.
Iranian Sanctions Easing to Benefit India
China’s Energy Rebalancing: A New Gazpolitik?
November 18, 2013
China’s Energy Rebalancing: A New Gazpolitik?
China’s energy rebalancing may be as important and difficult as its economic equivalent.
China’s Energy Rebalancing: A New Gazpolitik?
China Courts Central Asia
October 04, 2013
China Courts Central Asia
Amid an unprecedented flurry of energy deals, Beijing strengthens alliances on Russia’s backdoor but struggles to keep Xinjiang as happy.
China Courts Central Asia
The Pipeline From Hell
September 23, 2013
The Pipeline From Hell
Despite Iran and Pakistan’s strong interests in completing a gas pipeline, the project faces numerous obstacles.
The Pipeline From Hell
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
August 01, 2013
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
China is hoping to put a new face on its investments in Myanmar. Will history continue to haunt it?
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
Tajikistan’s Gas Boom: Prosperity or Conflict?
June 05, 2013
Tajikistan’s Gas Boom: Prosperity or Conflict?
Natural gas resources could be a boon to Tajikistan, but the downside risk is significant.
Tajikistan’s Gas Boom: Prosperity or Conflict?
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