Articles by Peter Kaznacheev



Corruption Fatigue Turns the Tide in Petro-States, But Russia Defiant

One of the first decisions of Brazil's new interim cabinet was to create a Ministry of Transparency and Oversight and reopen an investigation of 31 engineering and construction companies associated with the Petrobras scandal.

Russia's Oil 'Freeze' Proposal Is Nothing But Domestic PR

Over the last month the oil market has been torn between conflicting statements. Most recently, Qatar's government announced that it would host a meeting to discuss a freeze of crude production.

Sochi Olympics Boost Morale but Not Economy

Strong institutions, not Sochi, are the key to better economic efficiency and growth.

With Rosneft's Power Comes Responsibility

Rosneft is more responsible than ever before for maintaining oil production levels and filling state coffers.