Articles written by: Keily Miller

Keily Miller
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on : Friday, 2 Aug, 2013

Shifting Sands under Qatari Gas

Among the array of financial suits European utilities have brought against major gas exporters in the courts, the pricing dispute between German utility RWE and Russian export giant Gazprom that ended last month stands out among its peers. As a result of that arbitration decision, we have for the first time a ruling that disputes the legality of oil indexation, essentially the practice of linking gas prices to oil prices, in long-term gas pricing formulas. Despite the wave of commentary prompted...

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Keily Miller
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on : Tuesday, 14 May, 2013

The Trouble with the B–B Axis

The fight for Iraqi oil is a story smugly told. Countless observers have remarked on the irony of Western firms’ withdrawal from southern Iraqi oil fields and the flurry of new contracts between Baghdad and Beijing, in what International Energy Agency chief economist Fatih Birol termed “the B–B axis.” Chinese producers from the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), the Chinese National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), and the China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec) have snatche...

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Keily Miller
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on : Wednesday, 2 Jan, 2013

Strange Bedfellows

The tumultuous events of the past few months have left onlookers wondering just how natural gas has emerged as the Middle East’s latest rabble-rouser. Once spurned by convent...

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Keily Miller
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on : Wednesday, 5 Dec, 2012

Confronting the Gas Revolution

Prepare for the Shale gas boom. Today the phrase is plastered across the world’s leading newspapers with much dramatic effect. They are not alone: seasoned energy experts are...

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