USD ЦБ — 59,15 +0,15
EUR ЦБ — 69,89 +0,47
Brent — 51,71 −2,18%
August, Tuesday

Subscribe

e-mail:

Question of the week

Will the russian Turkish stream be launched, or an apology to Erdogan is not enough?

poll archive

News // Politics

Moscow: Even if US sells LNG for free, it can’t replace Russia in Europe

Vladimir Chizhov said the US could not replace Russian natural gas supplies to Europe, even if suppliers gave it away for free.

21 August 2017 , 10:28Neftegaz.RU2280

Economy Minister: Turkey eyes Eurasian Customs Union

Following German Chancellor Angela Merkel's remarks stating that the customs union deal with Turkey is not going to be modernized, EU Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik criticized Merkel and called her statements unfortunate. Following Turkey's reprimand, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said Turkey is still considering its affiliation with the European Customs Union but aspires to become a part of Eurasian Customs Union, as well.

21 August 2017 , 00:03Daily SabahNeftegaz.RU1300

Lithuanian PM: exporting oil products via Russia dangerous for Belarus

«If Moscow forced Minsk to export its oil products via Russian railways and ports, that would be economically unviable and dangerous for Belarus».

17 August 2017 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU2250

Platts: Nomination of Germany's Schröder to Rosneft board hints at natural gas shift

The nomination of Gerhard Schroder to join the board of Rosneft comes as momentum continues to build toward a liberalization of Russian pipeline gas exports.

17 August 2017 , 12:14Neftegaz.RU1960

Ashgabat and Baku will expand a cooperation in an energy power – the Turkmen gas prepares for sending to Europe?

In the joint statement with Ilham Aliyev, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov declared plans for cooperation increase of 2 countries in the sphere of power.

11 August 2017 , 14:13Neftegaz.RU2150

Turkish President Erdogan to visit Serbia

Gas pipeline and infrastructure projects could be discussed when Erdogan visits Serbia.

10 August 2017 , 16:18Neftegaz.RU2620

Waszczykowski: Poland ready to work with Russia despite difficulties

Russia is a difficult neighbour for Poland, but this neighbourhood also holds out a number of promises, said Poland’s Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski.

08 August 2017 , 10:11Neftegaz.RU2840

U.S. sanctions against Russia widens rift in transatlantic relations

The newly-adopted U.S. sanctions against Russia sparked a backlash in the European Union and risks further damaging transatlantic relations, which have already been soured since Donald Trump took office, a senior analyst cautioned.

07 August 2017 , 00:04Zheng JianghuaNeftegaz.RU2440

German Wintershall warns U.S. against playing «geopolitical football»

Wintershall said the European energy sector can't be used for geopolitical football.

04 August 2017 , 12:11Daniel J. GraeberNeftegaz.RU3490

Western firms find loophole in Russia sanctions

American sanctions against Russia aim to limit the latter’s ability to develop shale reserves, which inadvertently makes them less effective political tools.

03 August 2017 , 16:16Neftegaz.RU3260

EU warns of «appropriate steps» if US sanctions against Russia disadvantage EU firms

EU is ready to take appropriate steps in response to US sanctions against Russia if the bloc's interests are undermined.

03 August 2017 , 14:12Neftegaz.RU2930

US sanctions of Russia have «no adverse effect» on BP

BP’s CEO does not expect the latest batch of sanctions imposed on Russia.

01 August 2017 , 18:00Mark LammeyNeftegaz.RU4290

EU and Kazakhstan discussed international energy cooperation

Energy experts from the EU and Kazakhstan met in Astana, Kazakhstan.

27 July 2017 , 12:10Neftegaz.RU2970

Russia, the US and the prospect of cooperation on gas supply

Few know the content of this month’s maiden powwow between US President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

26 July 2017 , 14:15David McPheeNeftegaz.RU3510

Aggressive U.S. oil sanctions could bankrupt Venezuela

The U.S. government has warned that it would take swift economic actions if the Venezuelan government proceeds with a July 30 move to rewrite the constitution to consolidate power in the hands of President Nicolas Maduro. With the country in shambles, the move is clearly intended to shore up the President’s power in the face of fierce and growing opposition.

24 July 2017 , 12:07Nick CunninghamNeftegaz.RU2570

Rosneft aims to dump Citgo stake as U.S. sanctions loom

Rosneft and PDVSA are negotiating the swap of the 49% stake in Citgo that the Russian company holds as loan collateral for a number of other assets and products.

21 July 2017 , 18:00Irina SlavNeftegaz.RU3460

Exxon fined $2 mln for violating Russia sanctions while Rex Tillerson was CEO

The Department of Treasury has issued a fine on Exxon Mobil to the tune of $2 million.

21 July 2017 , 10:09Neftegaz.RU3690

USA is irritated by the recently signed offshore exploration agreement between Russia´s Rosneft and Japan

The U.S. is reportedly irritated by the recently signed offshore exploration cooperation agreement between Rosneft and a consortium of Japanese companies.

17 July 2017 , 00:03Neftegaz.RU3880

Russian gas at play in U.S.-Ukrainian diplomacy

Ukraine appreciates the U.S. efforts to block the expansion of a Russian natural gas pipeline running through the Baltic Sea, the country's president said.

11 July 2017 , 17:30Daniel J. GraeberNeftegaz.RU2890

Why China and Russia will be best frenemies forever

At any rate, few things appear to unite Russia and China more these days than their mutual disdain for what they see as Western interference in their respective spheres of influence. But beyond the anti-Western rhetoric and the shared interest of keeping the US at bay, there is little that sustainably binds Moscow and Beijing together.

10 July 2017 , 00:03Sijbren de Jong, EuObserverNeftegaz.RU2270

Neftegaz.RU context