Thursday, January 23, 2020
The head of Russia’s Gazprom said on Tuesday the state-run giant will resume importing Turkmen natural gas from the start of 2019, after a three-year-long break, RFE/RL reports. Gazprom CEO Aleksey Miller made the commitment in an interview with Turkmenistan’s state-run television channel on October 8. Until it was displaced...
Russian fertilizer producer Uralchem has filed a jurisdiction challenge with the Irish High Court in its dispute with four offshore shareholders of rival company Togliattiazot, Russian legal information agency RAPSI reports. Uralchem believes that the dispute is mostly connected to Russia and is supposed to be tried by Russian courts. In November...
Russia’s gas giant Gazprom has renewed talks with South Korea on a potential natural gas pipeline from Russia's Far East via North Korea in light of the improved political situation in the region. The company also said it expects talks with China on gas supplies to be completed by...
Russia’s top aluminum producer Rusal plans to enter new trade markets in 2019 after the company was relieved of U.S. sanctions in January, chief executive officer Evgeniy Nikitin told reporters on Thursday, according to Metalinfo.ru. "Currently Rusal is on track to fully restore all business processes, which is the main...
Gazprom has lost its top position in the rating of the world's largest energy companies and slid to 17th place, according to the latest S&P Global Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings. It drops to the 17th line, according to the 2018 rating, according to the Prime news...
Russia’s gas giant Gazprom said on Thursday a total of 2,010 kilometers of pipes have been welded and laid for the Power of Siberia gas pipeline between Yakutia and the Russian-Chinese border, OilPrice.com reports. According to the company, this translates into 93% of the pipeline’s full length. The Power of Siberia’s...
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Russia have signed an agreement on the transport of low-enriched uranium and equipment necessary for the functioning of IAEA’s Low Enriched Uranium Bank (LEU) in Kazakhstan, Forbes Kazakhstan reports. The contract was signed yesterday during the 62nd IAEA General Conference being held...
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said it was difficult to predict future fluctuations in the global oil market amid the escalation of tensions in the Middle East, RIA Novosti reported on Wednesday. The minister, visiting Istanbul, said the OPEC+ group of oil producers always has an ability to meet, when asked...
French company Air Liquide said on Monday it would invest around 130 million euros ($152 million) in the construction of an industrial gases plant in Novokuznetsk, Russia. The Russian subsidiary of the French industrial gas specialist announced last Thursday the signing of a long-term contract to supply oxygen, nitrogen, and argon to...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is making a move to open up Germany's market to U.S. gas companies, following U.S. President Donald Trump’s efforts to loosen Russia’s hold on Europe’s energy markets, The Wall Street Journal reported. Merkel told a group of lawmakers over breakfast in October that her government will...