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Viktor Orban’s Goulash Energy Policy Makes Hungary Putin’s Trojan Horse In Europe

On Wednesday, Hungary demanded that shipments of Russian oil be exempt from the European Union’s proposed sanctions. This statement comes amidst tense negotiations between Budapest and Brussels over the EU’s sixth round of penalties against Moscow. Budapest has proven the most skeptical of the plan, which requires the unanimous consent of member states. Read the full article…

Profits Skyrocket for US LNG Companies

The United States is poised to become the world’s leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter by the year’s end. The US Energy Information Administration forecasts the country will export a whopping 12.2 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) average to surpass Australia and Qatar for the top spot. Read the full article…

Can Energy Exports Save The Russian War Machine Facing Western Sanctions?

Last week President Joe Biden announced a complete ban on Russian oil and gas imports – the latest in a series of debilitating sanctions meant to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin for his crimes against Ukraine. The declaration followed an already steady stream of US and Western energy companies who were departing the Russian marketplace on their

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EU’s Rebranding Of Natural Gas And Nuclear Power As ‘Green Investments’ Could Not Come At A Better Time

Tensions between Russia and the West over a possible invasion of Ukraine have reached their zenith. If a shooting war between the two ex-Soviet states does erupt, it will likely happen within the next 72 hours, or not at all (this does not preclude the possibility of limited border incursions by Russian troops or perhaps the

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