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ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson has accepted nomination as Secretary of State, offered December 12 by president-elect Donald Trump.
13 December 2016 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU8910
ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, a longtime business associate of Russian President Vladimir Putin, is expected to be offered the position of U.S. secretary of state by President-elect Donald Trump.
12 December 2016 , 10:31Neftegaz.RU7660
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says the government is taking a closer look at an asset deal involving Russian oil company Rosneft. An $11 billion deal with a Russian oil producer, commodity trader Glencore and a Qatari sovereign fund may be under sanctions review, the White House said.
12 December 2016 , 01:29Neftegaz.RU6920
Russian gas has been unreliable in the past; on the other hand, Russian gas should flow through Poland and Ukraine, and not go through the second, planned Nord Stream line, delegates were told at the Central European Day of Energy in Brussels.
09 December 2016 , 16:49Neftegaz.RU7770
Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller will not be attending the December 9 meeting in Brussels to discuss Russian gas sales to Ukraine this winter, said the CEO of Ukraine gas monopoly Naftogaz Ukrainy, Andriy Kobolev.
09 December 2016 , 14:19Neftegaz.RU5460
EU energy ministers debated a proposed regulation to safeguard the security of the EU’s gas supply – that would replace one from 2010 – and agreed a compromise on: exchange of information on gas contracts, regional co-operation, and solidarity.
06 December 2016 , 14:41Neftegaz.RU6120
Russia’s economy is being pummeled by a double whammy of economic sanctions from the US and Europe and cheap oil prices. To drag the economy out of its slump, Moscow aims to strengthen relations with China and Japan and has high expectations for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, who has adopted a friendly stance toward Russia.
28 November 2016 , 11:35Neftegaz.RU8530
Russia’s long planned pivot east found itself unexpectedly wrong-footed in early 2014, following the Crimean referendum and subsequent western rebuke.
23 November 2016 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU7870
EC vice-president for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic and Russia's energy minister Alexander Novak are to meet on Friday 25 November, confirmed an EC spokeswoman.
21 November 2016 , 15:00Neftegaz.RU6890
Russia is not interested in letting Belarusian companies extract oil in Russia. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the relevant statement while talking to representatives of Russian regional mass media in Minsk on 17 November.
18 November 2016 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU5720
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has voiced Tehran's readiness for boosting energy cooperation with Moscow, underlining the presence of Russian companies in various energy sectors in Iran.
16 November 2016 , 14:09Neftegaz.RU5360
Polish gas monopoly PGNiG has asked the European Commission (EC) to publish the text of its decision to allow Gazprom to use up to 80% of the capacity of the 35bn m³/yr Opal gas line.
11 November 2016 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU8100
Fears that a return of protectionist policies will extend the global oil glut weighed on prices, though analyst said a Trump win could ultimately boost oil stocks.
09 November 2016 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU6210
Allowing Gazprom to use 80%, rather than 50%, of the Opal pipeline will hit Ukraine's finances hard.
28 October 2016 , 10:08Neftegaz.RU7700
Increased tensions with Russia over its plans to build the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany is pushing Poland to revive a stalled pipeline project with Norway.
24 October 2016 , 00:01Neftegaz.RU11070
Georgia joined the Energy Community Treaty during a meeting in Sarejevo after unanimous support from a council of European ministers.
14 October 2016 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU6660
The international oil&gas industry is looking on with interest hoping that the US electorate see through the personal attacks to elect a President that can bolster the energy sector.
14 October 2016 , 10:01Neftegaz.RU6530
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dvorkovich announced that Belarus will begin making payments for Russian natural gas at contractual prices this week.
10 October 2016 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU6110
Japan is eyeing more than 1 trillion yen ($9.6 billion) worth of economic cooperation for Russia under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s eight-point economic cooperation proposal.
10 October 2016 , 16:05Neftegaz.Ru7140
Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has discussed several bi-lateral issues, including those in the energy field, in a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin requested by the Bulgarian side.
28 September 2016 , 12:03Neftegaz.RU10300