Essays about: "Caspian basin"

Found 1 essay containing the words Caspian basin.

  1. 1. European energy security: Prospects of the Caspian basin

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ilkin Mammadli; [2012]
    Keywords : Energy security; EU common external energy policy; diversification of energy supply and routes; Caspian basin; regional security complex theory.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Depletion of the indigenous energy resources of the EU, growing dependence on the external energy supplies, volatile prices of the global energy resources, increasing global rivalry for hydrocarbon reserves and recent Russian-Ukrainian disputes over natural gas prices which as a consequence has resulted in gas supply disruptions to several EU member states escalated the significance of the European energy security in the EU’s political agenda. Bearing in mind the aforesaid factors, the main argument of this thesis is to emphasize that diversification of energy supply and routes and the establishment of common external energy policy are substantial steps towards the maintenance of the European energy security. READ MORE