The Ground Truth: What We’re Watching on the Global Stage.
New York, NY – January 3, 2023 – With global market volatility remaining high and key emerging market states undergoing rapid changes, the geopolitical environment is becoming more complex and the need to know and understand stakeholders is more critical than ever. Today, Horizon Engage launched…
In Argentina, La Rioja Governor Ricardo Quintela signed legislation that declares lithium “a strategic resource” in the context of the energy transition.
Presented at the MineAfrica event
Horizon Engage’s Co-Founder and Head of Research Alexander Zaslavsky discussed the Russia sanctions outlook in his interview with Nikkei, Japan’s top business daily newspaper. Read the interview (in Japanese)
Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin’s speech last week was notable for several reasons, with an overview of global politics and energy based on familiar themes.
On 1 November, the sole Turkish board member of the Rosatom-built Akkuyu nuclear power plant project, Cuneyd Zapsu, resigned in protest.
President Filipe Nyusi traveled to the UAE to meet with senior Emirati officials, including the president of the UAE and ruler of Abu Dhabi, vice president and prime minister and ruler of Dubai, and the minister of state of foreign affairs and international cooperation.
A narrow victory for President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva means the stage is now set for a troubling transition before the inauguration.
SOCAR and Romanian gas producer Romgaz signed an MoU to jointly develop LNG projects in the Black Sea. Unlike their previous LNG agreements, SOCAR’s current partnership with Romgaz appears serious and holds important implications for the industry.
Libya’s longstanding and deeply entrenched water supply and sanitation challenges have led to periodic water shortages and resulting protests.
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) prodded Congress to fast-track approval of a mining law reform, thereby paving the way for the nationalization of the lithium industry.
In Turkey, President Erdogan further fueled the controversy over the bilateral agreements signed with the Government of National Unity (GNU) last week.