February 28, 2020 (04:25)

The Geopolitical Impact of Nord Stream 2.0 on European Energy Security

On February 26, 2020 in Vienna, Austria Cepconsult s.r.o. took part in panel discussion on ‘The Geopolitical Impact of Nord Stream 2.0 on European Energy Security’ organized by the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy and hosted by Diplomatische Akademie Wien.

 

Under the moderation by Dr. Werner Fasslabend, President of AIES the issue was discussed by Prof. Dr. Johannes Pollak, Director at Webster University, Dr. Andreas Umland, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation (Kiev, Ukraine), Ana Otilia Nut, MA Policy Analyst on energy and infrastructure at Expert Forum (Bucharest, Romania) and Dr. Anton Shekhovtsov, External Lecturer at the University of Vienna (Vienna, Austria).

 

Given the deep interest of the NS2 project participants in its speedy implementation and the presence of a significant number of opposing countries, the discussion turned out to be very lively.

 

Approaches to ensuring European energy security are diverse, and the polarization of the views of the Energy Community members may lead to its split on the basis of routing Russian gas supplies, which will remain an important source of energy for Europeans for a long time to come.

Hot News

The first ever connection of gas transmission systems of Slovakia and Poland

05-08-2021
Use of the gas interconnector “Poland-Slovakia” (PL-SK) will help strengthen the role of the Slovak ...

The Slovak economy is showing potential for recovery

16-08-2021
At present, the automotive industry remains the key “driver” of the Slovak Republic’s economy, which, ...

When will the Balkan Gas Hub take place?

03-05-2021
With relatively small volumes of natural gas transit at the level of 3.8 billion cubic ...

The development of hydrogen energy

26-04-2021
During 2020 the interest of the world’s leading countries and world energy leaders in the ...
Read more