Mateusz Kubiak

Mateusz Kubiak is a managing partner at the Warsaw-based Esperis consultancy. He graduated in International Relations with an honors degree in East European Studies from the University of Warsaw. Kubiak is an alumnus of Poland’s National Security Bureau student internship program (Department of Strategic Analyses). He is an experienced analyst in energy markets in the CEE and FSU regions, covering oil and gas, LNG, and hydrogen developments, among others.
Kubiak is also an expert on the South Caucasus. He cooperates with several Polish and foreign media outlets and think tanks. He is also a regular contributor to Jamestown’s Eurasia Daily Monitor. Mr. Kubiak is fluent in English and Russian

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    Articles by Mateusz Kubiak

    Russia in Search of New Gas Markets

    Since the start of the Russian all-out assault on Ukraine on February 24, Gazprom’s natural gas supplies to Europe have been cut by approximately 80 percent (Bruegel.org, November 22). Such

    Poland Ready to Quit Russian Gas Supplies

    On February 28, Poland’s Minister of Climate and Environment Anna Moskwa declared that the country would be ready to abstain from all Russian natural gas supplies as soon as today,

    Russia hopes for a U-turn in the EU’s energy policy

    On October 6, Vladimir Putin held a publicly broadcasted meeting with Russian oil and gas industry representatives, discussing the skyrocketing global natural gas prices (Kremlin.ru, October 6). As expected, it

    Belarusian Oil Industry Suffers From US Sanctions

    On May 19, one month will pass since the United States revoked its suspension of sanctions against several Belarusian public companies, mostly from the petrochemical industry (BelTA, April 20; State.gov,

    Ukraine Teams up With Qatar in the Gas Sector

    On April 5, Ukraine’s acting minister of energy, Yuriy Vitrenko, and his Qatari counterpart, Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, signed a bilateral memorandum of understanding (MoU) on enhancing energy cooperation between the

    Is There a Hydrogen Future for Nord Stream Two?

    On February 16, the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual “Russia Conference” with the participation of high-ranking politicians and business executives. The discussion included, among other themes, possible ways

    Belarus Secures Russian Oil and Gas Supplies for 2021

    On December 29, 2020, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko stated that Russian energy supplies to Belarus in 2021 will be purchased under “favorable terms,” thus confirming that the months-long negotiations

    Russia’s Rosneft Again Mulling LNG Exports

    On October 22, Rosneft’s CEO, Igor Sechin, revealed some new, previously unpublished details regarding the state-owned Russian petroleum giant’s latest mega-project in the Arctic—Vostok Oil. Specifically, Sechin confirmed that Vostok

    Ukraine to Decide Whether to Buy US LNG

    On May 27, the Ukrainian government preliminarily approved the text of a memorandum on the prospects for importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States. The document must still