Lithuania’s Independence FSRU gives it leverage in gas contract negotiations. (Höegh LNG) Supply & Demand

Gazprom’s Lithuania return shows it pays to be cheap

Gazprom’s rising share of Lithuania’s gas market shows countries in the region may be struggling to find anyone to beat the Russians on price.

A pumping station in Bucany, Slovakia, on the Druzhba pipeline system that runs from Russia. (EC/Vladimir Simicek) Supply & Demand

Ukraine turns to Slovakia to diversify supplies

Slovakia’s plans to increase exports to Ukraine will provide it with commercial opportunities while supporting Ukraine’s supply diversification.

Policy & Regulation

Gazprom agrees lower gas transit price with Georgia

The price Gazprom will pay Georgia to transit gas to Armenia will be lower in 2017 than it was last year.

13 January 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gazprom awards pipeline contracts to Crimea and Tomsk SMEs

Gazprom has awarded contracts worth RUB 8.21 billion to companies from Crimea and Tomsk for the construction of the Ukhta-Torzhok 2 trunk gas pipeline.

13 January 2017
Companies & Finance

Gazprom allocates large sums to three big pipeline projects

Gazprom is allocating significant amounts of money to three major gas pipeline projects in 2017.

13 January 2017
Supply & Demand

Gazprom export price rises for non-FSU countries

The price at which Gazprom will sell gas to non-FSU countries in January has risen to $197/Mcm from $189/Mcm in December.

12 January 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Georgia and Gazprom agree new gas transit conditions to Armenia

Georgia has signed a two-year agreement with Gazprom Export for the transit of Russian gas to Armenia.

12 January 2017
Global Markets

Georgia and Gazprom yet to agree on Armenian gas transit

Georgia has still yet to reach an agreement with Gazprom on the conditions for transiting Russian gas to Armenia in 2017, according to Kakha Kaladze, Georgia’s energy minister.

10 January 2017
Supply & Demand

Gazprom produces 419 bcm of gas in 2016

Gazprom produced 419.07 billion cubic metres of gas in 2016, up by 0.57% from 418.47 bcm in 2015, Gazprom’s press office has said.

10 January 2017
Supply & Demand

Russian gas output up 0.7%

Russian gas production rose by 0.7% year on year in 2016, to 640.0 billion cubic metres, the latest data from CDU TEK shows.

9 January 2017
Companies & Finance

Glencore and QIA finalise Rosneft stake purchase

Glencore and Qatar Investment Authority have completed their purchase of a 19.5% stake in Rosneft for €10.2 billion.

4 January 2017
Supply & Demand

Gazprom exec and Moldovan PM discuss gas contract

Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip and Gazprom Deputy Chairman Valery Golubev have discussed extending their gas supply contract..

22 December 2016
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Polish opposition to Gazprom OPAL access ‘unwarranted’ – Novak

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said he cannot understand Poland’s opposition to the European Commission’s recent decision to provide Gazprom with expanded access to capacity on the OPAL pipeline.

21 December 2016
Policy & Regulation

Turkish Stream deal goes to Russian parliament for ratification

The Russian government has submitted its agreement with Turkey regarding the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project to Russia’s parliament.

20 December 2016
Supply & Demand

Gazprom exports to non-FSU countries to top 2015 figures

Gazprom’s gas exports to non-FSU countries in 2016 will amount to 180 billion cubic metres of gas, Alexei Miller has said.

20 December 2016
LNG

Mitsubishi and Mitsui may join Gazprom’s Baltic LNG – Miller

Japanese companies Mitsu and Mitsubishi might follow Shell in becoming partners of Gazprom in the Baltic LNG project, Alexei Miller has said.

19 December 2016
Supply & Demand

Russian non-CIS gas exports increase by 14% in December

Russian gas exports to non-CIS countries increased by 14.4% year on year in the first half of December.

19 December 2016
Companies & Finance

Russian and Japanese companies sign cooperation agreements

Gazprom and Novatek signed a series of strategic cooperation agreements with Japanese companies on Friday.

16 December 2016
LNG

JGC and Sakhalin sign MOU for micro LNG plant

The government of Russia’s Sakhalin region signed an MOU with Japan’s JGC Corp. regarding a project to build a micro LNG plant in the Russian region.

16 December 2016
Exploration & Production

Fund Energy to start work on Malotambeisky block

Fund Energy will start independently developing the Malotambeisky block on the Yamal Peninsula.

15 December 2016
Companies & Finance

OMV and Gazprom sign preliminary deal on asset swap

OMV and Gazprom signed a preliminary agreement on an asset swap on Wednesday.

15 December 2016
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gazprom, Edison and DEPA heads hold talks on Turkish Stream

Senior executives from Gazprom, Italy’s Edison and Greek public gas company DEPA have met to discuss the optimal route for bringing Turkish Stream gas into Europe.

14 December 2016

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