Analytics // Energy policy
For gas, the EU relies mainly on Russia, which supplies 38 % of its imports.
03 July 2017 , 00:05Neftegaz.RU3400
Russia's natural gas strategy in Europe is getting increased scrutiny from some U.S. lawmakers who worry about European energy dependence on their eastern neighbor.
05 June 2017 , 00:09Neftegaz.RU4120
It's dated Gazprom and flirted with Iran, but, ultimately, when it comes to gas, Georgia has only one true love - its ambitious southern neighbor, Azerbaijan.
17 April 2017 , 00:03Neftegaz.RU4430
On 13 March, after 5 years of antitrust proceedings against Gazprom, the EU's commissioner for competition Margrethe Vestager announced that the European Commission was ready to settle the case.
27 March 2017 , 00:02Neftegaz.RU6350
Coal was meant to help build Siberia and the Far East. Russia's national energy strategy of 2012 aimed to match Soviet levels of coal production by 2030, increase coal power generation to free up natural gas for export, and expand coaling capacity at ports.
21 November 2016 , 00:01Neftegaz.RU6710
Russian natural gas will at the very least remain at a steady level in the European market, though some level of growth is likely, Gazprom Deputy Chairman Alexander Medvedev said.
07 November 2016 , 00:05Neftegaz.RU6960
China used to call Russia its older brother. But never again since the fall of the USSR. In an effort to portray its status as a less powerful yet assuredly more senior neighbour, Russian officials have recently begun referring to their country as China's elder sister. The new term has proven less popular in China.
04 October 2016 , 00:31Neftegaz.RU7310
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union there has been a debate over the legal status of the Caspian Sea: Is it a sea, or is it a lake? And to whom does it belong?
19 September 2016 , 00:39Neftegaz.RU6890
In the face of the conflicting claims of Denmark and Russia concerning the North Pole, Russia suggested reaching a delimitation agreement with Denmark.
12 September 2016 , 00:55Neftegaz.RU7520
With Brent crude rising above $50 on August 18, 2016, for the first time in 6 weeks (for a close of $50.89) and WTI up 3.06% and settling at $48.22, oil is now technically in a bull market - but analysts warn a "test of the lows" may be forthcoming.
22 August 2016 , 00:08Neftegaz.RU6700
The common historical and cultural past of the two countries and the economic difficulties they both faced after the collapse of the Soviet Union have pushed them to stay close.
28 July 2010 , 13:42Neftegaz.RU31360
Since the collapse of the USSR the relationship between Russia and the European Union (EU) has evolved in various phases mainly based on global securities issues, economic trade and energetic questions.
28 July 2010 , 13:33Neftegaz.RU58540
‘Blood Oil’ has been a term widely used in Nigeria to describe the chaos surrounding the current situation of the oil industry. Angry that profits from oil are not deposited locally, militant gangs are taking it upon themselves to disrupt trade using whatever force they feel necessary.
16 October 2008 , 10:17Neftegaz.RU12570
The US electorate may not realize it, but oil will play a central factor in the US Presidential Election, a fact of which candidates Obama and McCain are only too aware. People have many reasons for voting the way they do.
09 October 2008 , 16:22Neftegaz.RU12180
British-American company British Petroleum (BP), Access/Renova (AAP) and "Alpha - Group" have declared February 11 their intention to create a new petroleum super-company, which will take the third place among Russian petroleum companies in oil recovery and volume of stocks.
13 February 2003 , 00:00Neftegaz.ru16660
Russian Oil Industry looks like the country's major oil firms will continue to merge over the next few years until only one or two world-scale players remain. "I'm hoping that one of those will be ours," said Mikhail Khodorkovsky, chairman of Yukos, one of the largest Russian oil company.
05 April 2002 , 00:00Neftegaz.ru12580
Russian oil companies, overflowing with cash and crude, have begun snapping up assets such as pipelines and refineries in former Soviet-bloc countries in a bid to secure market outlets and customers as Russia becomes an oil powerhouse.
03 April 2002 , 01:007690
Following a challenging market for mergers and acquisitions at mid-corporate level in 2001, the environment in 2002 is likely to be active, but still rather difficult, with M&A negotiating periods considerably extended, as buyers become a lot more demanding, according to David Brooks, Head of Lead Advisory, Grant Thornton Corporate Finance.
07 March 2002 , 11:21Grant Thornton Corporate Finance7320
The Russian privatization program of government enterprises that took place under the politician Anatoliy Chubajse, was completed in the mid 1990?s. . Within the past four years, the new law has enabled many ?custom made bankruptcies?.A very good example could be the Tyumen Petroleum Company, who has made the practice into something of an art form.
27 February 2002 , 15:34Neftegaz.ru7720
When is a takeover not a takeover? When it's a "merger of equals." That's what PanCanadian Energy's CEO David O'Brien and Alberta Energy chief executive Gwyn Morgan are calling the combination of their two companies: a $20-billion or so marriage (depending on whether you include the debt) between two equal partners.
06 February 2002 , 14:04Globe and Mail Update8150