Russia Takes Stock of Global Energy Security and Aspires to the Status of 'Energy Super-power'

Conference Paper

Baev, Pavel K. 2006 Russia Takes Stock of Global Energy Security and Aspires to the Status of 'Energy Super-power', presented at PRIO-IDSA conference on Geopolitics of Eneregy Security: The Rise of Asia, , 15–16 December.

This paper aims at examining Russia’s evolving approach to defining its role in the global energy markets with the particular focus on the role of Asia. It starts with the evaluation of lessons that can be drawn (but not always are) from Russia’s G8 chairmanship. Then the developments, problems and prospects in the three key sectors – oil, gas and nuclear – are analyzed consecutively.