All articles tagged "gas"

Armed and masked security service agents raid Naftogaz office in Ukraine Armed and masked security service agents raid Naftogaz office in Ukraine

6 Mar, 03:58 PM 12 comments

Men in camouflaged fatigues raided the headquarters of Ukraine's state energy firm Naftogaz in what Ukraine's security service said was part of a criminal inquiry.

Tags: Ukraine, Naftogaz, gas

Russia halts development of Exxon's Sakhalin-1 project Russia halts development of Exxon's Sakhalin-1 project

16 Mar, 05:23 PM 5 comments

The Russian government has refused to approve a budget proposal for the Sakhalin-1 oil and natural gas project led by Exxon Mobil Corp. and a Japanese venture.

Tags: oil, gas, Gazprom

Ukraine on the verge of bankruptcy Ukraine on the verge of bankruptcy

13 Mar, 01:50 PM 15 comments

Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, has said that Ukraine is on the verge of bankruptcy but promised Moscow would not push its ex-Soviet neighbor over the edge with high gas prices

Tags: Vladimir Putin, Putin, Ukraine, gas

Russian delegates show defiance at Ukrainian gas transit conference Russian delegates show defiance at Ukrainian gas transit conference

23 Mar, 06:26 PM 6 comments

The Russian delegation left the international investors’ conference concerning the Ukrainian natural gas transport system, on Monday. According to the report, a member of the Russian delegation, deputy board chairman of the Gazprom natural gas monopoly, Valery Golubev, has said that the Russian side had completely lost the interest in the conference’s development.

Tags: Ukraine, gas, Gazprom

Gazprom warns of gas cuts to Europe if Ukraine touches pipelines Gazprom warns of gas cuts to Europe if Ukraine touches pipelines

26 Mar, 02:10 PM 16 comments

Russia's Gazprom has warned that Europe may be left without its gas if Ukraine attempts to modernize Russian pipelines that run across its territory without Moscow's approval.

Tags: Gazprom, gas, EU, Ukraine

Pipeline explosion cuts Russian gas supplies to Europe Pipeline explosion cuts Russian gas supplies to Europe

1 Apr, 03:39 PM 6 comments

Supplies of Russia gas to the Balkans were reduced 30 percent after an explosion ripped open a pipeline in Moldova.

Tags: gas, explosions

Supplies of Russian gas to the Balkans restored after explosion Supplies of Russian gas to the Balkans restored after explosion

2 Apr, 10:39 PM 5 comments

Russian gas supplies to Europe via Moldova disrupted by a massive explosion have been fully restored, Moldova's gas transport firm MoldovaGaz has said.

Tags: gas, Moldova

Sakhalin-1 project budget approved by Russian government Sakhalin-1 project budget approved by Russian government

8 Apr, 05:20 PM 7 comments

The budget of the Exxon Mobil Corp. - led Sakhalin-1 project for 2009 has been approved by the Russian Energy Ministry after almost a month of hesitation.

Tags: Sakhalin-1, oil, gas

Russia accused of causing Turkmenistan pipeline explosion Russia accused of causing Turkmenistan pipeline explosion

10 Apr, 10:36 PM 10 comments

Turkmenistan has put the blame for the Thursday gas pipeline explosion on Russia, claiming it was the irresponsibility of Russian gas giant Gazprom that caused the blast.

Tags: gas, Turkmenistan, Gazprom

Sapper dies demining pipeline in Russian south Sapper dies demining pipeline in Russian south

10 Apr, 01:03 PM 1 comment

A bomb explosion has killed a field engineer working to remove explosive mines from a major gas pipeline in the republic of Dagestan in Russia’s south.

Tags: gas, Dagestan, ecplosions, accidents

Turkmenistan wants Russia to compensate gas pipeline blast Turkmenistan wants Russia to compensate gas pipeline blast

14 Apr, 02:45 PM 5 comments

After blaming Russia for causing the blast that ripped open a gas pipeline in Turkmenistan last week, the Central Asian country went on to say it will demand compensation of damages from Russia.

Tags: Turkmenistan, gas, explosions, accidents

Germany signs deal to ship Turkmenistan gas to Europe Germany signs deal to ship Turkmenistan gas to Europe

17 Apr, 01:31 PM 7 comments

Germany's RWE AG has signed an agreement with Turkmenistan allowing the company to develop an offshore gas block and seek new ways to deliver Turkmen gas to Europe.

Tags: Turkmenistan, gas, Europe, Gazprom

Russia proposes new energy cooperation rules Russia proposes new energy cooperation rules

21 Apr, 01:28 PM

Russia released its proposals for new rules on global energy cooperation during President Dmitry Medvedev’s two-day visit to Finland. Moscow suggests the document could replace a 1991 energy treaty it earlier rejected.

Tags: gas, Finland, Dmitry Medvedev, Arkady Dvorkovich

Ukraine leader returns to issue of gas relations with Russia Ukraine leader returns to issue of gas relations with Russia

23 Apr, 11:26 PM 4 comments

Agreements reached in January to end the gas dispute between Kiev and Moscow should be reviewed as they disadvantage Ukraine, the country's president, Viktor Yushchenko, said Wednesday.

Tags: Ukraine, Russia, gas,

Russia's Putin shuns gas summit in Bulgaria Russia's Putin shuns gas summit in Bulgaria

24 Apr, 01:00 PM 6 comments

Leaders from the EU, the Balkans and gas supplier countries meet in Sofia for a two-day gas security summit overshadowed by a last-minute boycott by Russian Premier Vladimir Putin. The summit "Natural Gas for Europe - Security and partnership" brings together gas suppliers from the Caspian region, Central Asia and the Middle East, and transit countries and gas consumers from the Balkans and the EU.

Tags: gas, Vladimir Putin, Russia

Ukraine seeks to cut imports of Russian gas Ukraine seeks to cut imports of Russian gas

28 Apr, 11:04 PM 8 comments

Ukraine has announced its intentions to cut down on imports of Russian gas in an attempt to weaken its gas dependency on Russian giant Gazprom.

Tags: Ukraine, gas, Gazprom

Ukraine to offer Russia $350 mln gas project - paper Ukraine to offer Russia $350 mln gas project - paper

29 Apr, 10:55 PM 5 comments

Ukraine will offer to revive a $350 million project with Russia to jointly build a new pipeline for Russian gas.

Tags: gas, Russia, Ukraine,

Russia and Bulgaria resolve South Stream gas route dispute Russia and Bulgaria resolve South Stream gas route dispute

29 Apr, 12:18 PM 4 comments

Russia and Bulgaria have overcome disagreements about Moscow's proposed South Stream gas route to Europe and will sign a final deal on the issue in a matter of weeks, their prime ministers say.

Tags: Vladimir Putin, South Stream, gas, Bulgaria

President of Finland calls to end EU's gas dependency on Russia President of Finland calls to end EU's gas dependency on Russia

8 May, 01:55 PM

Europe should try to overcome its energy dependency on Russia through developing domestic resources, Finland’s President Tarja Halonen has said.

Tags: gas, oil, Finland, EU

Three key nations refuse to sign Nabucco pipeline agreement Three key nations refuse to sign Nabucco pipeline agreement

8 May, 05:47 PM 13 comments

A landmark meeting of EU Central Asian and Middle Eastern nations was marred on Friday when three key nations, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, did not sign an agreement on the Nabucco gas pipeline scheme, aimed at reducing Europe's dependence on Russian energy.

Tags: Nabucco, gas, pipeline, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan



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