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2013-09-10 08:27:07

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, September 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info Europe is Russia's largest trade partner, taking 70% of its gas exports. However, Europe's recession since 2008 and America's shale gas revolution have led to a global gas glut, writes energy economist Dr Frank Umbach in World Review [http://www.worldreview.info/content/russias-hold-europes-gas-market-changing-rapidly ]. 'Russia's export capacity to Europe will increase to 250...

2013-05-09 08:35:24

VADUZ, Liechtenste, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info Cyber attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated and could bring entire cities to a halt. But the energy industry has been slow to recognise the risks, says energy expert Dr Frank Umbach who warns that extortion is a growing threat as criminals hold utility companies to ransom. The impact of an attack directed at electricity companies would be far-reaching and could potentially disrupt...

2013-04-19 08:29:17

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info A Shanghai-based unit of the Chinese army is believed to be behind a series of cyber attacks on US companies. Chinese cyber attacks are now seen to be so aggressive and all-pervasive that US companies are demanding their government put China under strong political pressure, says World Review security expert Dr Frank Umbach. A report by US cyber security firm Mandiant claims it has...

2013-04-11 08:20:11

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info The US Defence Department is set to invest more than US$3 billion in security to boost its ability to counter cyber threats. America's national intelligence director, James R. Clapper said such attacks are the 'most immediate threat to the United States'. Energy and security expert Dr Frank Umbach writes in World Review [http://www.worldreview.info ] that: "for the first time, cyber...

2013-03-20 12:23:15

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info The world is on the verge of the 'Golden age of gas', where unconventional gas, or shale gas, will be considered a game changer for the global market. However, in Europe environmental concerns have put the brakes on shale gas production in many countries, including the UK and Poland, writes energy economist Dr Frank Umbach. Writing for World Review...