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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.RU4710

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.RU8730

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.Ru9060

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.RU5900

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.RU5680

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.RU5000

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.RU7140

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.RU5160

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.RU9770

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.RU10430

Putin: Russian oil supplies to North Korea «negligible»

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

06 September 2017 , 13:00Neftegaz.RU6310

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.RU4740

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.RU5340

Lukoil to sell oil its trading arm Litasco due to Russia sanctions

Lukoil is studying the possible sale of its oil trading arm, Switzerland-based Litasco.

31 August 2017 , 14:04Tsvetana ParaskovaNeftegaz.RU11110

Estonia to likely support Alexela in Paldiski LNG terminal dispute

Estonia is to likely support Alexela in the latter's dispute with the European Commission.

31 August 2017 , 12:05Neftegaz.RU6800

CEO of Gazprom A.Miller met President of Kyrgyzstan A.Atambayev

A Gazprom delegation headed by Miller paid a working visit to Kyrgyzstan.

30 August 2017 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU7070

Vladimir Putin on a 2nd visit to Hungary this year

The invitation came from Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

29 August 2017 , 10:10Neftegaz.RU5710

Politico: Angela Merkel distances herself from Schröder’s Russia ties

Angela Merkel criticized Gerhard Schröder for accepting a lucrative high-level position at Rosneft.

22 August 2017 , 12:05Victor BrechenmacherNeftegaz.RU4000

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.RU5070

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.RU5490

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