|TOPIC OF THE ISSUE|
|Belarus' free market lessons first-hand experience from Minsk|
Ukraine's social and political crisis at the turn of the turbulent 2013-2014 had in a way underscored timeliness of sustainable industrial and economic development seen in the neighbouring Belarus. Even having to deal with Greek and Israeli gasoline supplies in 2013 Ukraine is still striving to supply fuels from Belarus. It appears to be the number one partner in the cost/quality terms to provide viable and competitive motor fuels for Ukraine gradually recovering after the 2013 «bootleg fuels flood». Accounting for the record 30% in Belarus export pattern Ukraine is a close and lucrative market, which should be by no means lost due to the political turmoil in place. These issues were discussed during British Confidence Capital's Belarus Oil Refining and Products Export conference in Minsk.
|The market of imbalances|
On 2 April 2014 CREON Energy held the 6th international conference «Gasoline 2014» in Moscow as a part of the «Fuel Week» organized under All-Russian oil refining R&D institute support.
|Diesel fuels in Russia: strategic export commodity|
A high sharer of diesel export is a source of stable income for a country which therefore can ease concerns about the domestic end consumers fuelling their cars at the retail outlets sometimes failing to guarantee the claimed fuels quality.
|JET FUEL 2014|
|Playing with fire|
High-quality jet fuel is a backbone of the flying safety. Still the regulations adopted recently in Russia do not tighten jet fuel quality control but on the contrary easy it. Ever since the aircrafts refuelling complexes certification was cancelled the market became virtually uncontrolled. On 4 April 2014 CREON Energy held the 2nd international conference «Jet fuel 2014» in Moscow as a part of the «Fuel Week» organized under All-Russian oil refining R&D institute support.
|Natural gas reversal supplies from EU to Ukraine: the implications of survival mode|
On 19 January 2009 Russia's Gazprom and Ukraine's Naftogaz Ukrainy signed probably one of the most contradictory natural gas supply contracts (to Ukraine for 2009-2019). If in November 2009 Ukraine's Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko claimed it was a real victory for Ukraine for a decade to come then in 2010 her successor Mykola Azarov said that was a loss for Ukraine in all respects.