The main objective of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s (SCO) Energy Club, when Russia formed it, was to market its member states’ substantial oil and natural gas reserves. This map shows some of the important natural gas pipelines, originating from Russia and its neighbouring countries that are not members of the SCO. What can India do to secure supplies from these abundant but currently inaccessible natural gas reserves?
India’s gas consumption is lower than the EU’s, but it too, like the EU, relies heavily on imports. With LNG likely to remain a key part of India’s gas supplies in the future, and given recent changes in the global market, what is the future potential of LNG imports for the EU and India? What are the best energy policies for the two regions?
If the sanctions against Iran are eased following the April 2 agreement with the P5+1 on the country’s nuclear programme, it will increase global oil and gas supplies, bringing stability to energy markets. It could also resolve the issue of the Farsi Block in Iran, where further exploration of gas by Indian companies has been held back
Can India be a prospective liqueified natural gas (LNG) market for Canada? Rajrishi Singhal provides an overview of natural gas and LNG supply and demand in India, factors impacting India's future LNG consumption, and Canada's strengths and weaknesses as an LNG supplier for India
As large importers of natural gas, India and Japan have a common interest in lower energy prices. The two Asian giants must work together – in North America, Australia and Africa – to help bring new supplies to the market
India’s domestic demand for natural gas is only growing. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s is looking to convince the U.S. government to sell LNG to India by exempting it from the requirement of a compulsory Free Trade Agreement (FTA) during his September trip. Another source for LNG for India can be Russia which is currently facing western sanctions and is looking to Asia as a gas export destination. India can benefit from both
Ronen Sen, former Indian Ambassador to Russia and the United States, talks about the global implications of Russia’s suspension from the G8. In an interview to Gateway House, he also discusses the impact of these developments on major geopolitical issues like Iran and Syria
In recent years, U.S. oil and gas imports have declined due to the development of shale resources in the country. How will the production of shale oil, increase in oil production by non-OPEC countries, supply disruptions in West Asia and economic growth in India and China impact global crude oil prices?