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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2017) 28 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
...-Cypriot hopes. The gas discoveries were not the principal motivation behind the Greek and Greek-Cypriot attempts to establish a trilateral framework of structured cooperation with Israel and Egypt. The export of Cypriot gas to Egyptian liquefied natural gas facilities, however, is the only realistic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2013) 24 (1): 38–56.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Peter E. Paraschos With Israel and Cyprus recently confirming massive offshore gas reserves in the Levant Basin, the eastern Mediterranean Sea region is emerging as a significant new source of natural gas. The major economic and geopolitical implications explored in this essay include the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2018) 29 (1): 96–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
... country’s natural gas sector. © 2018 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2018 energy policy energy security oil natural gas Balkan Peninsula The Hydrocarbons Sector in Albania: Short- Term Challenges and Long- Term Opportunities Tomáš Vlcˇek and Martin Jirušek Albania is a Western...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2014) 25 (1): 105–110.
Published: 01 March 2014
... natural gas reserves, the cooperative development of which could help build bridges among the stakeholders. While Turkey is entering a long electoral period in which Cyprus is a sensitive issue, it should consider more creative steps toward fostering a settlement. More broadly, each side needs to convince...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2017) 28 (4): 53–63.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Organization and the United States, Greece, and Israel could contribute to security arrangements on the island. Furthermore, the politics of natural gas is noted as a factor that could ensure security in the Mediterranean region overall as well as serve as a factor in the negotiations for a solution of the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2010) 21 (2): 78–89.
Published: 01 June 2010
... dress rehearsal for the much more consequential and controversial next step in Greek-Russian relations. More specifically, during an informal dinner with Karamanlis after the conclusion of the deal, Putin appears to have made the following offer: The plans to bypass Russia with natural gas...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2013) 24 (1): 12–37.
Published: 01 March 2013
... characteristics of the country’s energy sector can be identified: •  Egypt’s large population and economic development have boosted demand for energy in all sectors (residential, transportation, and indus- trial). As a result, consumption of oil, natural gas, and electricity has surged in...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2008) 19 (4): 91–110.
Published: 01 December 2008
... requirements by 2010.10 The primary energy sources in China are coal and crude oil, which rep- resent 60 percent and 21 percent, respectively. Other sources include hydro- electric at 8 percent, natural gas at 3 percent, and nuclear energy at 2 per- cent.11 Given China’s population and its remarkable...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2016) 27 (1): 5–21.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the discovery of large undersea gas fields in the eastern Mediterra- nean. The Zohr field, discovered in 2015 north of Alexandria, might con- tain 30 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, enough to meet Egypt’s domestic demand for years to come.18 That field and others in waters off of Cyprus...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2017) 28 (3): 68–92.
Published: 01 September 2017
... gas reserves, plays a vital role in maintaining global energy security at a time when oil represents approximately 37 percent and natural gas approximately 26 per- cent of global energy consumption. Any disruptions or, worse, stoppages of the supply of oil and gas (in the form of liquefied...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2017) 28 (2): 106–124.
Published: 01 June 2017
... states depend on Russia as the external supplier for their entire gas imports, and three of them use natural gas for more than a quarter of their total energy needs.19 Keith Smith notes that in the 1970s the world oil crisis “added to the determination of Europeans to diversify their supplies...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2014) 25 (2): 33–47.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... AQIM and aligned groups have mounted a low-­grade insurgency against French and West African forces, but these have failed to deter offensive oper- ations or scuttle democratic elections. Their most brazen counterresponse came in January 2013 and involved the seizure of the Amenas natural gas...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2015) 26 (3): 49–66.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., motor vehicles, iron and steel products, boilers, electric devices, and tobacco products. Crude oil and natural gas dominate Iranian exports to Turkey.6 Energy is at the heart of this growing Iranian-­Turkish relationship. Iran is a major oil and gas producer and exporter while Turkey lacks...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2015) 26 (4): 49–68.
Published: 01 December 2015
... economics. One of the important areas of cooperation has been the possibility of creating a triangular relationship for the development and distribution of natural gas among Israel, Greece, and Cyprus,3 with Greece as the hub of Israeli and Cypriot gas exports to the rest of Europe.4 Another project...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2017) 28 (3): 93–111.
Published: 01 September 2017
... natural gas reserves are the largest. Taken together, the country holds the greatest hydrocarbon reserves in the world. These mas- sive resources play a central role in Iran’s post-­JCPOA diplomacy and are the main driver behind the Iranian authorities’ efforts to improve economic performance...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2017) 28 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
... away from the Eastern bloc. Next is “Cyprus’s Natural Gas Strategy: Geopolitical and Economic Pre- conditions” by Theodoros Tsakiris. This essay provides an important cor- rective to the perhaps overblown enthusiasm about the natural gas finds off the coast of Cyprus. Tsakiris argues...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2009
... countries export natural gas, the income from this source is far smaller than crude oil exports and, like oil, it is a capital-intensive industry and so does little for employment. Two-thirds or more of state revenues are produced by hydrocarbon revenues, and that cannot be sustained indefinitely...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2017) 28 (4): 64–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
... territory to discuss “solutions and necessary mechanisms for fulfilling Gaza’s energy needs” with Palestinian leaders.35 Natural Gas in the Eastern Mediterranean A subject of some speculation has been the role of energy development in the eastern Mediterranean in driving reconciliation between...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2014) 25 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 March 2014
... linked largely to the early 2013 collapse of the Cypriot economy, the growing concern that Turkey’s recent foreign policy direction is pulling it away from the European Union, and the discoveries of vast natural gas reserves in the seabed adjacent to Israel and Cyprus. Given the broader...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 45–56.
Published: 01 June 2011
... close to a sea boundary with Israel. Noble Energy is an inde- pendent energy company that is engaged in the exploration, exploitation, and marketing of crude oil and natural gas and has operations in the North Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, West Africa, and Israel. Noble Energy is the same com- pany...