Guest post: Gas transit via Ukraine after 2019

On July 17, 2018, in Berlin the tripartite talks on gas transit through the territory of Ukraine for the period after 2019, were held by Ukraine, Russia and European Commission. Although this time the Russian side, was not to able to participate fruitfully in drawing up a framework concept for a new contract on gas transit through the territory of Ukraine, the consultations laid the grounds for the future negotiations […]

ESGA Q&A. Guest: Adrian Gheorghe

ESGA had the chance to have Dr. Adrian Gheorghe as a guest during the event dedicated to the energy policies. Dr. Adrian Gheorghe is the Vice President of the World Security Forum (WSF), Switzerland. Dr. Gheorghe currently is Professor of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, and Batten Endowed Chair on System of Systems Engineering with the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, Old Dominion University, Virginia, USA (starting March […]

ESGA Q&A. Guest: Mikhail Krutikhin

Dr. Mikhail Krutihin, a top-notch Russian energy analyst, co-founder and leading analyst of RusEnergy ( was ESGA’s main guest in June 2017 Below are examples of his views on the problems of the energy sector from an interview made by Leonela Lenes, expert on energy security energy diplomacy, Head of Economy/Energy Department, ESGA, co-founder of ESGA Moldova. This interview was realized by Leonela Lenes, ESGA in Bucharest on June […]

Energie electrică pentru blocuri noi

Unul din aspectele cheie de soluționat din perspectiva României în Directiva UE privind regulile comune care se referă la piață internă de energie electrică îl constituie drepturile consumatorilor. La nivel național, dispunem de măsuri limitate de intervenție și mecanisme insuficiente de informare și protejare a consumatorilor de energie electrică. În ultimul deceniu, în România, s-au înregistrat numeroase situații în care consumatorii casnici, primii proprietari de locuințe în ansamble rezidențiale noi, […]

Economic and Energy Policies Perspectives, between political and commercial narrative

Experts for Security and Global Affairs Association (ESGA) has organized on June 12th, 2017, the third debate ”Russian Economic and Energy Policies Perspectives for Stagnation or Change during Putin’s Last Presidential Term”. The guest speaker of the event was Dr. Mikhail Krutikhin, co-founder and leading analyst of RusEnergy, Moscow, Russian Federation along with Dr. Adrian Gheorghe, Professor, Engineering Management & Systems Engineering, Old Dominion University, USA. The discussion was focused […]