A. KULAPIN. Russian Energy Agency of the Ministry of Energy of Russian: half a century of experience in new realities

Russia traditionally plays the role of a guarantor of national and global energy security. Being at the same time a large producer and exporter of all types of carbon energy resources, the domestic fuel and energy complex (FEC) makes a significant contribution to the national economy, providing about 30–40 % of federal budget revenues, the activity of other industries and helping to improve the quality of life of citizens of our country.

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A. NOVAK. From the GOELRO Plan to the Electric Power Industry of the Future

This year, the Russian electric power industry is celebrating a landmark event – the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the State Electrification Plan (GOELRO), which has become a defining document for the industry for many decades to come. In those challenging years, our fellow specialists in energetics laid a solid foundation for the creation and successful development of the

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Hydrogen power engineering in Russia: state and prospects

The article is devoted to the analysis of the state and development prospects of hydrogen energy in Russia. A brief history of the problem is given, the results achieved to date are shown. The main goals, directions and tasks of the action plan «Development of hydrogen energy in Russia until 2024», adopted in October 2020, are considered in detail. The

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M. SALIKHOV, V. KURILOV. US energy policy after the presidential election: possible implications for the oil shale industry

The article analyzes the consequences of the declared energy policy of the new US President Joe Biden for the oil shale industry. Despite the advancement of the Green Agenda, the policy of the new administration is unlikely to lead to a significant deterioration in the position of US shale producers on the horizon until 2030. The negative effects will be stronger in 2030–2050, but in the face of falling global oil demand, shale production will be in demand due to its flexibility and short investment cycle.

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The Perfect Storm

We can already say that 2020 will go down in the history of oil industry alongside the crisis years of 1973 and

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P. Sorokin. The Gas Dilemma: Europe Chooses the Pipe

Over the past decade, the global energy market has undergone dramatic changes. First of all, it ceased to be exclusively petroleum-­based – extensive trade in liquefied natural gas (LNG) started, whose production, and most importantly – trading, has significantly expanded. Today, LNG turnover has exceeded 300 mln tons per year.

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A. KULAPIN. Russian Energy Agency of the Ministry of Energy of Russian: half a century of experience in new realities

Russia traditionally plays the role of a guarantor of national and global energy security. Being at the same time a large producer and exporter of all types of carbon energy resources, the domestic fuel and energy complex (FEC) makes a significant contribution to the national economy, providing about 30–40 % of federal budget revenues, the activity of other industries and helping to improve the quality of life of citizens of

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A. Novak International Cooperation is the Way to Energy Security of the Planet

Humanity faced the beginning of the globalization processes several centuries ago, but over the past century the pace of integration has accelerated significantly, and since the beginning of the 21st century has become truly galloping. First of all, this is facilitated by the development of telecommunication technologies, communications and transport, as well as the presence of an increasing number of common problems, tasks and challenges for the world community, including

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