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Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) with Serbian President Aleksander Vučić during the former's visit to Belgrade this month. Pipelines, Storage & Power

Russia commits to Serbian route for TurkStream extension

Moscow is ready to invest $1.4 billion in a Serbian pipeline that will form part of the continuation of TurkStream into Europe, but it has avoided giving a deadline on construction.

18 January 2019
Gas for Transport

Rosmorport plans to build LNG-fuelled icebreaker

Rosmorport plans to start building its first LNG-fuelled icebreaker in 2021.

21 December 2018
LNG

Novatek working with Russia’s government on Sabetta LNG hub

Novatek will work with Russia’s transport, finance and economic ministries to study the inclusion of the company’s planned LNG storage and transshipment complexes in the Arctic in a comprehensive plan for building gas infrastructure at the port of Sabetta

20 December 2018
LNG

Novatek awards $2 bln Arctic LNG 2 contract to Saipem JV

Russia’s Novatek has awarded a $2.5 billion engineering and construction contract for its Arctic LNG 2 plant to a 50-50 joint venture between Italy’s Saipem and Turkish oil and gas services company Renaissance

20 December 2018
LNG

FSRU for Russia’s first LNG import facility arriving in Kaliningrad

The Marshal Vasilevskiy FSRU is expected to dock at the Russian port of Kaliningrad on Tuesday.

18 December 2018
Gas for Transport

SOCAR planning to open gas filling stations in Ukraine

State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic is planning to open up to eight gas filling stations in Ukraine

17 December 2018
LNG

Gazprom signs MOU with Japan’s Itochu on Baltic LNG

Gazprom has signed an MOU with Japanese general trading company Itochu Corp. concerning the Baltic LNG project.

14 December 2018
Global Markets

US court authorises Naftogaz to get info on Gazprom’s European assets

A US federal court has authorised Ukrainian state-owned company Naftogaz to obtain information on Gazprom’s European assets from three US companies

14 December 2018
LNG

Yamal LNG now operating at capacity

Novatek’s Yamal LNG plant is operating at its projected capacity of 16.5 mtpa, the company said on Tuesday.

12 December 2018
LNG

Shell may take large stake in Baltic LNG

Shell wants to acquire a significant stake in Russia’s Baltic LNG project and is interested in raising the plant’s planned capacity

12 December 2018
LNG

Russia’s prime minister signs resolution to liberalise LNG prices

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a resolution on 30 November to liberalise LNG prices for industrial and commercial consumers

11 December 2018
Exploration & Production

OMV and Gazprom to conclude asset sale price in Q1 2019

Austria’s OMV and Russia’s Gazprom expect to decide on a price for the latter’s 24.98% stake in Blocks 4 and 5 of the Achimov formations in Russia’s Urengoy field in Q1 2019

10 December 2018
LNG

Novatek schedules startup for Cryogas-Vysotsk LNG plant

Novatek plans to launch the medium-scale Cryogas-Vysotsk LNG plant on the Baltic Sea coast early next year, with the first LNG shipment expected in February.

7 December 2018
LNG

Russia to announce resolution on domestic LNG price

The Russian government will issue a resolution on the liberalisation of prices for gas where liquefaction has been used in the supply chain

7 December 2018
Global Markets

Putin and Lukashenko discuss Belarusian gas prices

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko discussed the price of gas on Thursday

7 December 2018
Global Markets

Caspian Sea convention group to hold first meeting in early January – source

The working group on the implementation of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea aims to hold its first meeting in January 2019

7 December 2018
Supply & Demand

Russian gas exports increase in Jan-Oct 2018

Russia’s gas exports rose by 7% year on year in the first 10 months of 2018, to 183.6 billion cubic metres, the Federal Customs Service has announced.

7 December 2018
LNG

Yamal LNG ships 100th cargo

Yamal LNG plant in the Russian Arctic has shipped its 100th tanker-load.

4 December 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gazprom will hit 200 bcm of exports for 2018 – Medvedev

Gazprom Deputy CEO Alexander Medvedev is “100%” certain his company’s gas exports will exceed 200 bcm in 2018 despite a decline in exports in the past two months.

4 December 2018
Companies & Finance

Russia’s Sistema looking to divest Global Petroleum Group

Sistema is considering selling part or all of its beneficiary stake in Global Petroleum Group

30 November 2018

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