Europe & Eurasia
Cartel contradictions
1 March 2007
Russia's flirtation with rival gas producers has left consumer countries in a cold sweat. But a cartel probably will not happen and certainly would not work, writes Derek Brower
The liberalisation gamble
1 February 2007
The European Commission wants to break up the big energy players. But it also wants security of supply. Derek Brower asks if it can do both
Price war settled, for now
1 February 2007
A trade dispute with Belarus has further eroded international confidence in the security of Russian energy supplies, writes Isabel Gorst
Gazprom holds the cards
1 January 2007
Gazprom becoming a world leader in gas acquisition
British Energy: the future's complex
1 December 2006
Energy in the UK- will diversification answer all the questions?
Not yet a Caspian Sea change
1 October 2006
The first multilateral agreement between the five littoral states of the Caspian Sea is a welcome sign, but it does not presage an over-arching agreement on the division of the sea, writes NJ Watson
EU/Russia must meet half way
1 September 2006
Russia may yet ratify the Energy Charter Treaty. But the EU will have to make some sacrifices, writes Andrei Konoplyanik, deputy secretary-general of the Energy Charter Secretariat
Enemy of the motherland
1 August 2006
"It was clear I was doing a decent job or they wouldn't have kicked me out" – Robert Amsterdam, lawyer to Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Interview by Derek Brower
Rhetoric versus reality
1 August 2006
Learning from past mistakes
31 May 2006
Long-term planning and co-operation between consumers and producers will help avert future energy crises, says Lord David Howell, energy minister in Margaret Thatcher's first cabinet. Interview by Ayesha Daya