Archive for the ‘Gazprom’ Category

Russia’s Three Gas Pipelines to China and The West

Via Oil and Gas Daily, an article on Russia’s three gas pipelines to China and the West: Russia, the world’s top gas exporter, is planning to launch three major natural gas pipelines in the near future. – Power of Siberia – Billed by Russian President Vladimir Putin as “the world’s biggest construction project,” the giant pipeline will send […]

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China, Russia May Vie For Turkmenistan’s Gas

Via Radio Free Asia, an article on the potential tussle over Turkmenistan’s natural gas: After years of inaction, Russia has resumed natural gas imports from Turkmenistan, raising the prospect of competitive pressure for one of China’s main sources of supply. On April 15, monopoly Gazprom and the Turkmengaz state company confirmed the restart of flows […]

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Gazprom Interest In Turkmenistan

Via The Times of Central Asia, a report on Gazprom’s interest in Turkmenistan: Alexey Miller, Board Chairman of Russian natural-gas giant Gazprom, confirmed the interest of the Russian company in cooperation with Turkmenistan and implementation of joint projects during the meeting with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov in Ashgabat on November 28, State News Agency of […]

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Russian Energy Giants: A Rough Road Ahead

Courtesy of STRATFOR (subscription required), interesting commentary on Rosneft and Gazprom: Forecast Rosneft will face difficulty as Moscow prioritizes the government’s financial and political needs over those of the oil firm. Gazprom’s piped natural gas export monopoly will eventually end, spurring competition between the Russian energy firms for customers at home and abroad. Russian President […]

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Russia-China Gas Deal…Maybe Later

Courtesy of The Financial Times, a look at the possibility of a strategic gas deal between Gazprom and the China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC): As the global market for natural gas is transformed, Russia and its national champion Gazprom have found their long-term export strategy challenged. No longer able to rely on their core European […]

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Life Gets More Difficult For Gazprom

Via Bit Tooth Energy, a detailed look at Gazprom: There was a time, not that long ago, when if I was short of a topic for a post, I could Google “Gazprom” and there was sure to be a story out there about another expansion, or take over of a national pipeline – or some […]

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