Danila Bochkarev

Belgium

EastWest Institute fellow focusing on economic security issues. He specializes in Eurasia energy and natural resources issues with a particular focus on the Arctic, Caspian and natural gas. Before joining EWI, Danila was an Inbev scholar for EU-Russia relations at the Louvain-la Neuve and Leuven universities in Belgium. He also worked on China and Central Asia affairs at the European Parliament and frequently advises private sector companies and international institutions. Danila also holds an advisory role with the Global Resources Corporation.

Materials

Oil Output Cuts Deal: Who Is the Winner?
14.03.2017
The reduction of oil production by the OPEC states and Russia and the subsequent increase in oil prices have provided significant support to the US oil industry. However, expectations that the Donald

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Privatization of Rosneft: Easing Sanctions against Russia
12.12.2016
In addition to its economic significance the deal has important political consequences. It means not just the de facto a breakthrough of the sanctions blockade by Rosneft, but also a change of the

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Forget About Oil Wars for Some Time
04.10.2016
This situational alliance between Russia and major OPEC players is aimed at maintaining oil prices, possibly at around $60 per barrel. When this aim is achieved, the alliance will break up.

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Where Would Russia’s Economy Go With $40 Oil?
02.08.2016
According to economists polled by Bloomberg, Russia would be most likely to pursue economic reforms if the oil price stays at around $40 per barrel. While such a price would lead to a considerable

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Polish Attack on Nord Stream May Be a Sign of Brussels-Berlin Rift on Russian…
27.07.2016
Poland’s anti-monopoly regulator UOKiK on July 22 deemed anti-competitive the tentative Nord Stream 2 pipeline, planned by a consortium of European companies.

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OPEC as First Victim of Price Wars
12.05.2016
The possibility of uncontrolled oil production outside OPEC undermines all chances of price manipulation by this organization.

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With Doha Fiasco, a New Geopolitical Reality Emerges
18.04.2016
The Doha negotiations revealed the outline of a new balance of power in the region. Iran's influence is going up, leading to improved relations with the United States and Europe, while the

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Who Wants to Derail Nord Stream-2?
23.03.2016
Various EU forces would do their best to put off the implementation of Nord Stream-2 until 2019, when Russia and Ukraine are to sign a new gas transit agreement.

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What Really Stands Behind Ukraine’s ‘Energy Independence’ From Russia
21.02.2016
This week, Bloomberg reported that Russian energy giant Gazprom was planning to resume and maintain exports to Ukraine for at least three more years, although Kiev halted natural gas purchases from
A Saudi-Russian Agreement Is Not Enough to Raise Oil Prices
17.02.2016
While Saudi Arabia, Russia and Norway grew production considerably, Iran is only now entering the market.

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Nord Stream-2 Will Reshape Russia’s Energy Strategy
09.02.2016
A reduction in the transit via Ukraine has become an issue of strategic importance for the Russian leadership.

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Oil Price Slump is a Lose-Lose Situation
21.12.2015
The current oil price slump is different from that in the 1980s  due to depletion of resources. The amount of cheap oil is reducing.