La crise entre la Russie et l’UE à propos de l’Ukraine est venue rappeler combien les interdépendances en matière de gaz naturel entre ces trois acteurs étaient importantes. L’Ukraine se positionne en effet comme une voie de transit majeur du gaz russe à destination de l’Europe.
Étiqueté : Ukraine
The main goal of the article is to show the state of energy security of Ukraine, analyze its tendencies and challenges, reveal the impact of energy security on sustainable development of a country
What causes ‘gas wars’ between Russia and Ukraine? In this paper I argue that contract disputes in the eastern European gas sector are specific instances of a broader set of phenomena: bargains over strategically important resource issues outside of any international framework to facilitate cooperation…
Le secteur énergétique ukrainien à la lumière de la crise : au delà du transit gazier, un défi de gouvernance
Un note de l’Ifri signée de Quentin Boulanger
This OIES comment assesses the commercial and political context of recent times leading up to the current impasse and places the price levels at the core of the commercial dispute in the context of developments in European traded markets, concessions on Russian contract price levels in North West Europe and prevailing prices in other FSU states.
The EU relies to a considerable degree on imports to meet its demand for natural gas. Whereas Norwegian export pipelines are directly connected to the EU gas system, a major share of Russian gas flows through the Ukrainian territory before reaching consumers located other consumers located down in the supply chain. But is the Ukrainian gas transit route still a risk?…
An Oxford energy comment
This IEA report analyses the large energy-policy challenges facing Ukraine and provides recommendations for further policy improvements. It is intended to help guide policy makers in the country towards a more secure and sustainable energy future. (© OCDE)
This OIES’s study aims to provide an overview of natural gas consumption in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, and to determine the factors that will shape demand over the next decade…