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Russia’s TV aired a video of an air strike drill on a decommissioned boat in the Black Sea to warn Ukraine against attempts to recover oil rigs off the coast of Crimea.
23 October 2017 , 15:21Neftegaz.RU1610
Together, Russia and Saudi Arabia produce a 4rth of the world’s oil. The laws of competitive international commodity trading have pit the 2 petrostates on opposite poles of the U.S.-Russia geopolitical rivalry. But a new era of American oil exports and ailing national budgets is pulling Moscow and Riyadh together in trying financial times.
23 October 2017 , 00:01Neftegaz.RU1090
Beata Szydło has appealed to Brussels to talk with Moscow about the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.
20 October 2017 , 16:05Neftegaz.RU2260
Iraq warned foreign petroleum companies against engaging in deals in Iraq away from the federal authorities.
20 October 2017 , 12:07Neftegaz.RU2130
Donald Trump hailed Greece’s contribution to EU energy security.
18 October 2017 , 16:06Neftegaz.RU2020
He said President Trump should allow American oil firms to do business in Iran.
18 October 2017 , 12:11Neftegaz.RU1930
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.RU2580
EC Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič arrives in Finland.
13 October 2017 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU2930
Modi sees scope for further reforms in the country's oil and gas sector.
10 October 2017 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU3880
Dmitri Medvedev is paying a visit to Morocco to boost bilateral cooperation.
10 October 2017 , 14:03Neftegaz.RU2920
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 , 00:02Neftegaz.RU3490
King Salman became the 1st reigning Saudi monarch to visit Russia.
05 October 2017 , 11:00Neftegaz.Ru5030
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.RU2940
Poland aims to stop importing natural gas from Russia after 2022, Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has said.
25 September 2017 , 13:00Neftegaz.RU3600
Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä made an official visit to St. Petersburg.
22 September 2017 , 12:08Neftegaz.RU2880
«The position of the United States of America is unrealistic, which wants to bury this project.»
22 September 2017 , 10:12Neftegaz.RU3530
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.RU3040
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 , 13:18Neftegaz.RU5500
North Korea has begun to use stopovers in Russian ports to disguise its coal shipments to China.
15 September 2017 , 12:10Neftegaz.RU5200
Russian President responds to heightened scrutiny over energy connections with Pyongyang.
06 September 2017 , 13:00Neftegaz.RU3960