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Oil and geopolitics: a turbulent year, and no end in sight

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On the Oil and the Glory blog, Steve Levine explains how rising political unrest in Kazakhstan could lead to more disruption of the oil markets in 2012.

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Southern Gas Corridor: pipeline race enters decisive phase

Southern Gas Corridor: pipeline race enters decisive phase | The Great Transition | Scoop.it

My Op-Ed on the Greening Europe Forum for today:

"Are huge gas infrastructure projects really in line with the EU’s broad strategy to decarbonise its economy by 2050 and become more energy-independent? Will these gas projects not lock us into a fossil-fuel future when it is already becoming doubtful whether the world will be able to stick to its 2°C climate change target? And how will the new “Golden Age of Gas” spurred on by shale gas and the freed-up LNG gas market affect these EU-Caspian pipelines? Is there a danger that the glorious pipeline dreams could turn into a nightmare?"

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