Changes in Russia’s gas exportation strategy: Europe versus Asia? (p.100-116)  [Fichier PDF]
Catherine Locatelli, LEPII-EPE, CNRS-University of Grenoble II
Keywords : Russian gas exports, Liberalisation, European gas market, Russian gas policy
JEL classification : F14, L21, L71
With almost 40% of world gas reserves, Russia’s international strategy is currently undergoing fundamental changes. The institutional and organisational developments in the European Union, its principal export market, and the emergence of Asia as a significant importer is likely to modify the Russian gas export policy. To some extent, Russia could bring its various potential markets into competition, at least as far as Europe and Asia are concerned.