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LNG plant. Sakhalin II project Supply & Demand

The rise of Russian LNG

Russia’s LNG capacity is growing, and substantial capacity additions are planned. Russia’s share of the global LNG trade is set to rise, but the full scale of proposed expansions will be challenging to realise.

21 September 2018
Trans-Adriatic Pipeline welded pipes being lowered in Northern-Greece Pipelines, Storage & Power

Caspian deal may have long-term impact on gas flows

A deal on the legal status of the Caspian Sea could have profound implications for gas and LNG flows to both east and west.

18 July 2018
Pipe stringing for TAP in Greece Pipelines, Storage & Power

Caspian deal could facilitate TAP expansion

Progress on the legal status of the Caspian Sea could allow gas from Turkmenistan to be piped into the Southern Gas Corridor.

11 July 2018
Supply & Demand

Yamal LNG startup to weigh on spot LNG prices

Train 1 at Yamal LNG is set to be commissioned by the end of 2017. This will add volumes to the spot market as the train ramps up in early 2018.

18 August 2017
Supply & Demand

Russian economic forum puts focus on Europe

While discussions on supplying Russian gas to Asia continue, Moscow remains focused on northwest Europe as the key market for its gas – despite its geopolitical tensions with the EU.

22 June 2016
Supply & Demand

Russia’s gas sector – how bad for how long?

The economic trials Russia is facing will have an impact on its gas sector. With challenges to selling more gas at home and abroad, Gazprom is likely to face a particularly difficult time.

22 January 2015
Supply & Demand

Russia-China deal unlocks Far East strategy

Interfax chief energy analyst Peter Stewart looks at Russia’s eastern strategy and finds its plans are far more ambitious than the 38 bcm deal alone.

19 June 2014
Supply & Demand

Russian LNG – we have lift off?

The new players on Russia's LNG export scene could be the ones to open up the sector, while the prospect of other proposed projects are becoming increasingly distant.

17 September 2013

Independents will be game changer for Russia

The rise of independent gas producers in Russia marks a paradigm shift for the domestic market, and could ultimately challenge Gazprom’s dominant position in the export market, according to Danila Bochkarev, senior fellow at the EastWest Institute in Brussels

22 January 2013

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