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Gazprom to announce Nord Stream 2 financing deal

Hoping to end a series of political battles with European regulators, Gazprom will announce a financing package for the $11 billion Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline by the end of March.

03 March 2017 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU6480

After oil deal, Russia backs Libyan autonomy

Weeks after wading into its oil sector, and on the eve of a state visit, a Kremlin spokesman said Libya should be free from foreign intervention.

01 March 2017 , 18:00Daniel J. GraeberNeftegaz.RU7240

Belarus and Russia close to agreement on natural gas deliveries

Belarus and Russia are close to an agreement on terms of delivering natural gas,said PM of Belarus Vladimir Semashko.

24 February 2017 , 17:32Neftegaz.RU6090

Belarus buys Iran crude oil to replace Russian barrels?

Bel Oil concluded a contract with the NIOC on the purchase of 80,000 tons of crude oil for the country’s oil refineries.

17 February 2017 , 12:02Neftegaz.RU7390

South Stream project will be carried out, Russian official says

South Stream gas pipeline project will probably be carried out, said Russia's commercial attaché to Bulgaria.

15 February 2017 , 14:10Neftegaz.RU6530

Israel’s future as an energy exporter may require engaging Russia

Israel’s geopolitical fact of life is that it sits between Turkey and Egypt. These 2 major Middle Eastern actors also constitute Israel’s 2 possible export routes for bringing Israeli natural gas to market. However, Cairo’s announcement of impending new natural gas discoveries off Egypt’s coast combined with the disappointing results of last month’s historic Cyprus reunification talks raise the specter that Israel may find itself without a way for its gas to reach international markets. One key to avoiding this predicament may be for Israel to engage Russia as a stakeholder in its energy development.

13 February 2017 , 00:01Michael TanchumNeftegaz.RU8190

EC to conduct market survey before deciding on Gazprom fine

The European Commission will conduct a market survey before deciding finally whether to fine Russian company Gazprom or make a deal with it.

09 February 2017 , 12:10Neftegaz.RU5600

Bashar Assad: Russian companies will work in Syria’s oil and gas sector

Bashar Assad told that Russian oil and gas companies will work in Syria, said a member of the State Duma Dmitry Sablin.

09 February 2017 , 10:10Neftegaz.RU9820

Merkel arrives in Warsaw to criticism over controversial Nord Stream 2

Angela Merkel travelled to Warsaw to meet with Polish leaders, including Prime Minister Beata Szydlo.

08 February 2017 , 12:08Neftegaz.RU6680

Azerbaijan opening new chapter in energy co-op with EU

Ilham Aliyev and Donald Tusk announced a new framework updating the 1996 Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between Baku and the EU.

07 February 2017 , 10:06Neftegaz.RU7050

Is the Kremlin funding a campaign that undermines U.S. fracking?

The recent National Intelligence Council report assessing the involvement of Russia in last year’s U.S. presidential elections spurred a flurry of media reports suggesting that Russia is heavily involved in anti-fracking campaigning. Some authors interpreted this involvement as a propaganda effort, while others claimed the Kremlin was financially backing anti-fracking groups in the U.S., without, however, providing any evidence for this claim.

06 February 2017 , 00:06Irina SlavNeftegaz.RU4210

Belarus takes Russia to court over reduced oil supply

Belarus has applied to court over Russia's decision to cut oil supplies, said President Alexander Lukashenko.

03 February 2017 , 16:21Neftegaz.RU6130

Kremlin: Hungary could join North Stream and Turkish Stream

In the near future, Hungary could join the projects of Gazprom North stream and Turkish Stream, announced Yuri Ushakov, aide to Russia’s President on the eve of Putin’s visit to Budapest.

02 February 2017 , 10:07Neftegaz.RU6990

Sechin «took part in Ulyukayev sting»

Rosneft boss was present when former minister was handed wad of cash, report says.

01 February 2017 , 16:29Neftegaz.RU6570

Serbian PM and Lukoil President discussed potential investments

The Serbian prime minister Aleksandar Vucic discussed potential investments of Lukoil in the country with the president of the Russian oil giant, Vagit Alekperov.

20 January 2017 , 14:15Neftegaz.RU9320

Bulgaria and Serbia ink memorandum of understanding on gas interconnector

Bulgaria and Serbia's Energy Ministers are to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on the construction of a gas link between the 2 countries.

20 January 2017 , 10:10Neftegaz.RU6220

Official: No Changes to Iran Oil Export Policies

The newly appointed director of international affairs of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), Saeid Khoshrou, said Iran's crude oil sale policies will not change under his leadership.

17 January 2017 , 15:15Neftegaz.RU5070

Ukraine pays 20% more for EU gas than it would have paid to Russia

Engie started direct gas deliveries to Ukraine at the beginning of January, and Kiev is paying 20 % more for the EU gas than it would have paid to Gazprom if it had agreed to Russian deliveries before the cold winter temperatures settled in.

16 January 2017 , 13:00Tsvetana ParaskovaNeftegaz.RU11100

Serbia under fire for Russian gas deals

The Serbian government may have breached European laws as they relate to gas market competition with its deals with Russia, a directorate said.

12 January 2017 , 18:03Daniel J. GraeberNeftegaz.RU7160

Rosneft to ramp up global expansion under Trump

A breakthrough in international strategy and the election of ExxonMobil CEO Tillerson as U.S. Secretary of State could stand to benefit Rosneft and Russia significantly.
Valentina Kretzschmar, a Wood Mackenzie analyst, sees the recent privatization deal in which Glencore and the Qatar Investment authority bought a 19.5% stake in the Russian oil major as «a tectonic shift in the way the country is perceived by investors».

26 December 2016 , 14:23Tom KoolNeftegaz.RU7910

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