Commentary

Showing items 620 of 620

To get the materials meeting your criteria, choose an expert or media.

29 april 2015 Energosberezhenie
Maria Shilina

Maria Shilina Directorate for Housing and Communal Services

The only way to get the managing company interested in energy services is to invite it to take on the role of energy service company
The energy service model is being tested for energy efficient modernization of the housing stock in some regions of Russia, including Moscow, since 2013 with the direct participation of experts of the Analytical Center. Editors of the magazine "Energosberezhenie" asked Maria Shilina to tell about the factors, that hinder the development of energy services in the housing sector.
24 april 2015 TVC
Leonid Grigoryev

Leonid Grigoryev Chief Adviser to Head of the Analytical Center

I am totally against even the formulation of the question of the gas supply interruption - it will hit the people, not the political elites!
Leonid Grigoriev, the Chief Adviser to the Head of the Analytical Center, spoke in the program "Pravo golosa" on the TV channel "TVC".
23 april 2015 Russia Beyond the Headlines
Alexander Kurdin

Alexander Kurdin Department for Fuel and Energy Sector

Oil market is global, and manufacturers, even large ones can hardly affect the prices
Moscow will launch the program for oil- to-Russian products exchange, Russia Beyond the Headlines (RBTH) writes with reference to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In fact, the Iranian oil is not available in Russia, but is available in Asian countries under the exchange contracts. Thus, Russia minimizes the risks associated with the Iranian sanctions' lifting.
23 april 2015 Fontanka.ru
Alexander Kurdin

Alexander Kurdin Department for Fuel and Energy Sector

It is expedient to expand access to shelf in order to enhance the competitive pressure on state-owned companies
The Government proposes to amend the existing law "On Subsoil" to allow private companies, including foreign, produce oil and gas in the Arctic shelf area. It is expected that private companies will obtain shelf exploration licenses followed by a guaranteed right for extraction. "Rosneft", which recently has asked the state another trillion rubles (otherwise they
will have to slow down projects which are the most important for the country), is strongly opposed to the help of private companies.
20 april 2015 RBC-TV
Leonid Grigoryev

Leonid Grigoryev Chief Adviser to Head of the Analytical Center

It is necessary to reduce costs and try to make the energy economy more efficient
Leonid Grigoriev, the Chief Adviser to the Head of the Analytical Center, gave an interview to RBC-TV at the Moscow International Energy Forum.
17 april 2015 Russia Beyond the Headlines
Alexander Kurdin

Alexander Kurdin Department for Fuel and Energy Sector

Lifting sanctions from Iran may cause visible adverse affects for the Russian economy
The Head of the Department for Strategic Studies in Energy of the Analytical Center was interviewed by Russia Beyond the Headlines
14 april 2015 Rossiyskaya Biznes-Gazeta
Tatiana Radchenko

Tatiana Radchenko Deputy Head

Companies need to reduce the cost of procurement and look for new suppliers, who are ready to supply same products for less money
"Rossiyskaya Biznes-Gazeta", referring to the study by the Center of electronic trading B2B-Center, says that nearly half of large companies have not changed the procurement business processes during the crisis, and the budget of purchases was reduced only in 17% of companies. Moreover, almost half of the companies had to take optimization measures, traditional for such unstable situation.
8 april 2015 TVC
Leonid Grigoryev

Leonid Grigoryev Chief Adviser to Head of the Analytical Center

If we assume oil prices of $60, the ruble can still be strengthened
Leonid Grigoriev, the Chief Adviser to the Head of the Analytical Center, spoke in a live program "Events. The 25th Hour" on TV Channel TVC.
31 march 2015 Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Mikhail Nizov

Mikhail Nizov Department for Sectors of Economy

Potential of the domestic auto industry exceeds the consumer demand today, and cars pile up in warehouses
The Domestic car market is rather alive, experts say. Of course, we can not write off the decline in production. But if we consider the development of the market in terms of expanding the product line, increasing the quality of the equipment, increasing its reliability and service life, environmental class, the use of alternative motor fuels, that is a progress.
31 march 2015 Kommersant
Alexander Kurdin

Alexander Kurdin Department for Fuel and Energy Sector

The problem of an assessment and cancellation of inefficient energy subsidies is actual within optimization of budget expenditures
The policy of governmental subsidies to the energy industry was discussed during the round table at the Analytical Center. The direct support for the oil and gas industry in 2013 costs the budget about $15 billion, $46 billion were allocated for subsidies for fossil fuel consumption, and $280 million - for alternative energy. Experts' recommendations regarding the measurement of subsidies and policy, that accompanies the cancellation of their ineffectiveness, according to the instructions of the Government, will be transferred to the Ministry of Finance.