ENERGY INTERNATIONAL RISK ASSESSMENT (EIRA)
AN INDEPENDENT MONTHLY REVIEW
VOLUME 4
ISSUE 7
July 2016
For Greece, LNG Terminal in Świnoujście is a test ground

The solemn upbeat ceremony on 18 of June devoted to the launching into operation of LNG Terminal in Świnoujście was attended by top government officials of Poland: President Andrzej Duda, Prime Minister Beata Szydło, Minister of Treasury Dawid Jackiewicz, other cabinet ministers, and the President of the ruling party Prawo i Sprawiedliwość (Pis), Jarosław Kaczyński.

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Western Balkans stuck in limbo

The Western Balkan region (former Yugoslavia plus Albania) remains confined to a geopolitically uncomfortable twilight zone. On the one side, this part of the Balkans is beset by conflicting interests and is perceived as of critical importance by all main actors at regional and global level. 

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The Limits of a Limitless Qatar

Qatar is the smallest Arab country. It is located on a small peninsula (Al-Jazeera, in Arabic) covering a terrain of 11,500 km2, with some 1.2 million inhabitants. However, for almost a decade the kingdom is considered to be one of the major players in the region and beyond.

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Bahrain sliding toward a civil war?

The tiny kingdom is back to troubled times. Bahrain is squeezed between its powerful neighbors, Saudi Arabia and Iran, and torn apart by Shiite oppressed majority and Sunnite ruling minority. The country is like a boat in stormy waters, and it reflects, to a certain extent, the connotation of its name: Bahrain means, in Arabic, “between two seas.”

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Nigerian oil targeted by hard-line militants

Terror-fed pandemonium broke out in the Christian-populated south of Nigeria when a renowned grouping that calls itself Niger Delta Avengers once again took to arms and destroyed several oil wells and installations. There is a grim feeling of déjà vu taking us back to 2006-2009 when militants of this region inhabited by some 20 million people revolted against the federal government demanding at least some control over local natural resources.

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Crude performance of crude oil

Recent prophecies of a sustained oil glut and long-term low oil prices seem to be running out of steam. It is somewhat similar to the previous doom and gloom predictions of ultimately dried-up wells, the ominous forecast known as Peak Oil. Both insights are wrong.

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NEWS IN GREEK
Κοινή δήλωση για την ενίσχυση της συνολικής Στρατηγικής Εταιρικής Σχέσης μεταξύ της Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας και της Λαϊκής Δημοκρατίας της Κίνας Πεκίνο, 5 Ιουλίου 2016
ΤΑΙΠΕΔ: Δεσμευτική προσφορά μόνο από Ιταλικούς Σιδηροδρόμους για την ΤΡΑΙΝΟΣΕ
Πρέπει να διορθωθούν οι αδικίες σε βάρος της Ελλάδας σχετικά με τις εκπομπές CO2
Σημεία της ομιλίας του ΥΠΕΝ, Πάνου Σκουρλέτη, στη Γενική Συνέλευση της ΔΕΗ
Χαιρετισμός του ΥΠΕΝ, Πάνου Σκουρλέτη, στο δείπνο του Ελληνογερμανικού Επιμελητηρίου
Ενέργεια, κατασκευές, περιβάλλον και τουρισμός οι κύριοι τομείς συνεργασίας Ελλάδας - Κύπρου - Ισραήλ
Συνέντευξη ΥΠΕΝ Π. Σκουρλέτη στον Σ. Κοτρώτσο
Dr. Kostas Andriosopoulos to speak at the Economist Conference at Lagonissi, Athens
ΥΦΥΠΕΞ Γ. Αμανατίδης για το Ινστιτούτο Βενετίας
Προσφώνηση ΥΠΕΞ Ν.Κοτζιά στη Μεγάλη Σύνοδο της Ορθοδοξίας
Δηλώσεις Κοτζιά για Αγία Σοφία, Αλβανία, Τουρκία
Κοτζιάς : Νευρικότητα επικρατεί στη Τουρκία
Οι Τσάμηδες και η περικυκλωμένη Τουρκία
Το μήνυμα της Αθήνας για τη Σύνοδο της Ορθοδοξίας
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