Russian Gas Fallout – from the Frying Pan to the Fire

January 4, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post

Although Russia has now switched the tap back on allowing gas exports to resume at full strength to the Ukraine, the ramifications of the dispute are still rumbling across Europe. You could argue that the Russian action could be beneficial in that it has woken people up to the problems of long-term energy security based … Read More

Russia Turns off the Tap – A Sign of Things to Come?

January 3, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post

So three days into the New Year and we have already had our first energy crisis, with a spat between Russia and Ukraine over gas prices. What started as a regional argument soon rapidly spread affecting Italy, Hungary, France, Germany and at least seven central and eastern European countries. It has also highlighted just how … Read More