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ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson accepts US top role

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

ExxonMobile CEO Rex Tillerson expected to be offered state secretary of U.S.

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

American White House raises eyebrow over Rosneft deal

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 , 01:29Daniel J. GraeberNeftegaz.RU6920

Eustream: an uncertain future

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

Naftogaz EC visit unlikely to yield winter deal

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 council agrees 40% gas contracts threshold

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

The view from Japan: Can Russia overcome economic slump?

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 , 11:35Kensuke NakazawaNeftegaz.RU8530

Russia is finally making headway in its pivot East

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 , 18:00Colin ChilcoatNeftegaz.RU7870

EU and Russia to meet November 25

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 , 15:00Mark SmedleyNeftegaz.RU6890

Lukashenko: Russia is not interested in letting Belarusian companies extract oil in Russia

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

Tehran ready for energy cooperation with Moscow

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

«Publish the Opal Decision», polish PGNiG tells European Commission

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 , 18:00William PowellNeftegaz.RU8100

Trump victory sends oil lower

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 , 18:00Paul WhitfieldNeftegaz.RU6210

Naftogaz warns of loss of transit revenue

Allowing Gazprom to use 80%, rather than 50%, of the Opal pipeline will hit Ukraine's finances hard.

28 October 2016 , 10:08William PowellNeftegaz.RU7700

Poland turns to Norwegian gas to trump Russia

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.
Warsaw’s main goal is to find other gas suppliers when its current contract with Russia’s Gazprom expires in 2022.

24 October 2016 , 00:01Anca GurzuNeftegaz.RU11070

Georgia, a former Soviet republic, joins European energy treaty

Georgia joined the Energy Community Treaty during a meeting in Sarejevo after unanimous support from a council of European ministers.

14 October 2016 , 18:00Daniel J. GraeberNeftegaz.RU6660

Opinion: Why Trump could be good for the energy sector

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 , 10:01Richard UpshallNeftegaz.RU6530

Belarus to make payments for Russian gas this week

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 eyes $9.6 billion economic cooperation for Russia

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 Borisov talks with Russian president Putin

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

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