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Poland wants Brussels to talk Nord Stream 2 with Moscow

Beata Szydło has appealed to Brussels to talk with Moscow about the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

20 October 2017 , 16:05Neftegaz.RU1870

Iraq warns foreign oil companies against bypassing government

Iraq warned foreign petroleum companies against engaging in deals in Iraq away from the federal authorities.

20 October 2017 , 12:07Neftegaz.RU1900

Trump and Tsipras see Greek role in EU energy security

Donald Trump hailed Greece’s contribution to EU energy security.

18 October 2017 , 16:06Neftegaz.RU1880

Iran´s oil minister Zangeneh says Trump should let US oil firms into Iran

He said President Trump should allow American oil firms to do business in Iran.

18 October 2017 , 12:11Neftegaz.RU1770

Denmark readies law to block Nord Stream 2, Russia has a backup plan

The bill, discussed in the Danish parliament on 12 Octoberr backed by a majority, poses a threat to the nearly €10 bln Nord Stream 2, which critics say would increase European dependence on Russian gas. Russia says it has a backup plan in case of difficulties.

16 October 2017 , 00:04Neftegaz.RU2360

The Energy Union tour: Focus on Finland

EC Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič arrives in Finland.

13 October 2017 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU2770

Indian PM Modi thanks Putin for Rosneft's $12.9 billion investment

Modi sees scope for further reforms in the country's oil and gas sector.

10 October 2017 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU3670

Russia’s Prime Minister expected in Morocco today

Dmitri Medvedev is paying a visit to Morocco to boost bilateral cooperation.

10 October 2017 , 14:03Neftegaz.RU2800

Is this the geopolitical shift of the century?

The geopolitical reality in the Middle East is changing dramatically. Analysts wonder where the visit of King Salman will really lead to, but all signs are on green for a straightforward Arab-Saudi support for a bigger Russian role in the region, and more in-depth cooperation in oil and gas markets.

09 October 2017 , 00:02Cyril WiddershovenNeftegaz.RU3140

Saudi Aramco and Russia move to shake up gas markets, say analysts

King Salman became the 1st reigning Saudi monarch to visit Russia.

05 October 2017 , 11:00Neftegaz.Ru4920

Nord Stream 2 seeks Finnish permits for offshore export gas pipeline

The pipeline has received mixed responses from countries around the Baltic Sea. The Baltic countries and Poland oppose it, Danes want to forbid it in Danish waters and Sweden sees it as a security policy matter. Nord Stream 2 has applied for 2 permits with the Finnish government to lay out its twin 1,200 km international offshore natural gas pipelines through the Baltic Sea.

25 September 2017 , 15:45Neftegaz.RU2760

Witold Waszczykowski: Poland aims to stop buying Russian gas after 2022

Poland aims to stop importing natural gas from Russia after 2022, Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has said.

25 September 2017 , 13:00Neftegaz.RU3540

Finnish PM Juha Sipilä in St. Petersburg mostly discussed energy issues

Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä made an official visit to St. Petersburg.

22 September 2017 , 12:08Neftegaz.RU2770

D.Medvedev: USA wants to bury Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project

«The position of the United States of America is unrealistic, which wants to bury this project.»

22 September 2017 , 10:12Neftegaz.RU3460

Rolandas Paksas defends Nord Stream 2 project in EU parliament

Lithuanian MEP Paksas called on politicians to refrain from criticizing plans to expand the Nord Stream gas pipeline between Russia and Germany.

18 September 2017 , 15:27Neftegaz.RU2920

Russia’s big bet on Kurdish oil

In June 2017, Kurdistan Regional Government and Rosneft signed several cooperation, investment and production sharing agreements regarding hydrocarbon exploration, production, infrastructure, logistics and trading. Rosneft also obtained access to Kurdistan’s oil pipeline to Turkey with a capacity of 700,000 bbl/day, and is planning to extend this to over 1 million bbl/day, although no timeline has been given.

18 September 2017 , 13:18Shadow Governance IntelNeftegaz.RU5200

Russian ports keep North Korean trade alive

North Korea has begun to use stopovers in Russian ports to disguise its coal shipments to China.

15 September 2017 , 12:10Neftegaz.RU5050

Putin: Russian oil supplies to North Korea «negligible»

Russian President responds to heightened scrutiny over energy connections with Pyongyang.

06 September 2017 , 13:00Neftegaz.RU3930

V.Putin and N.Modi vow to boost cooperation in oil & gas sector

Modi today held talks with Putin and discussed ways for boosting bilateral trade in the oil and natural gas sector.

04 September 2017 , 17:26Neftegaz.RU3400

German ex-chancellor Schröder defends involvement in Rosneft

Gerhard Schröder has hit back at criticism over his new involvement in Rosneft.

01 September 2017 , 10:06Neftegaz.RU3880

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