Few African oil producers market and trade their own crude because it involves significant technical challenges. The ones that do are well-established producers, said Valérie Marcel
'She is quite controversial and the difficulty with her candidacy is to project the hope of the future. In a way she belongs to the older generation of Ukrainian politics, something that in many minds is associated with the former corrupt regime,' said Orysia Lutsevych.
'He became so popular during the recent protests because he was giving some kind of confidence in terms of his direct action, and also because he was not affiliated with the existing political parties,' said Orysia Lutsevych.
If an interim report card is needed on the Ukraine crisis, yesterday’s proclamation of a Donetsk People’s Republic will suffice, writes James Sherr.
'The potential is enormous. The resource is very large in the UK and in Europe,' Francis Egan, chief executive of Cuadrilla Resources, told an audience at Chatham House last week. 'That’s not to say we can get it out of the ground.'