Tagged With Russia
Opec: The rollover
14 December 2017
The cuts were extended—but with a built-in escape hatch and implicit threat to other producers
Energy security from east to west
6 December 2017
Oleg Budargin, Vice Chairman of the World Energy Council and former CEO of Rosseti, the biggest energy networks operator in Russia, tells World Energy Focus why it is important for countries to work together in the field of energy integration
Opec and non-Opec agree a rollover, with caveats
1 December 2017
Cuts extended to end-2018, but with a built-in escape hatch—and an implicit threat to other producers
Opec can only disappoint the market
29 November 2017
Many cutters are now sceptical of the need to keep cutting and a watered-down deal will be followed by weaker compliance in 2018 anyway
Novatek’s Yamal LNG fast-track wins plaudits
24 November 2017
Once regarded as an unlikely addition to global liquefied natural gas capacity, the Yamal project is ready to roll and Novatek has even bigger plans
Is it all about the gas?
24 November 2017
CEFC’s investment in Rosneft should bring badly needed financing to Russia’s largest oil company
Europe's gas security conundrum
23 November 2017
Central Asian countries are eager to pick up the slack, if sanctions hit Russian pipeline supply to Europe
Venezuelan crunch time
17 November 2017
Venezuela faces steep bond payments before the end of the year. It is looking to Russia to help keep it from default
Another heave for Opec
17 November 2017
Opec must extend its deal or face another sell-off. Then it needs to find an exit strategy
Can oil's rally last?
10 November 2017
Physical tightness and geopolitics suggest so. But price threats are lurking
US sound and fury
2 November 2017
Trump's deregulations will only touch the margins of production, but he will generate plenty of geopolitical risk
The paradox of energy security
2 November 2017
Efforts to secure the flow of energy often do the opposite, reinforcing injustice and historical resentments, argues a new book
Greenfields galore for Russia
26 October 2017
Eastern Siberia will be the engine for rising Russian oil and gas output for decades
Gazprom—the LNG pivot?
26 October 2017
Faced with growing domestic competition and a wave of seaborne gas heading for Europe, Gazprom needs to up its own LNG game
Russia's LNG threat boosts export liberalisation prospects
17 October 2017
Don't expect the market to be freed up anytime soon, but Russia is at least thinking about busting Gazprom's monopoly on pipeline gas supply
Transneft under fire
17 October 2017
The pipeline company's leaders are used to doing things their way, but a new shareholder, who has Kremlin-backing, sees things differently and wants changes
Repsol tuning up
10 October 2017
The Spanish major has tightened its belt, lifted its profitability and positioned itself to capitalise on an evolving market
Nord Stream 2: Pay your money, take your choice
6 October 2017
The pipeline faces a tough financing climate and continued opposition
Don't hold your breath for Russian shale
21 September 2017
The Bazhenov deposit holds a lot of oil, but a repeat of the American shale bonanza is by no means imminent
Gazprom feels the heat
21 September 2017
New US sanctions on Russia may create problems for the country's gas export giant
Nuclear next for Egypt
6 September 2017
The country's expanding energy mix is aimed at ensuring steady electricity supply, thus minimising the risk of social unrest
Lukoil caught in the crossfire
6 September 2017
An investor favourite thanks to its Western-style management and handsome dividends, Lukoil could feel the fallout from a dispute between other major players
Sky's the limit for Gazpromneft-Aero
6 September 2017
Gazpromneft's jet-fuelling division has big plans for growth, domestically and abroad. Its chief executive, Vladimir Egorov, answered our questions over email
Russia's greenfields ready and waiting
1 September 2017
Russia's greenfields hold abundant cheap reserves. How long can its companies resist the cash flow they offer?
Rosneft vs Sistema brings echoes of Yukos affair
8 August 2017
For long-term investors in Russia, the nightmare unfolding for the privately held conglomerate Sistema gives them a distinct sense of déjà-vu
Burisma and the case for Ukrainian energy independence
8 August 2017
The reserves are there, but the government needs to help out, says the head of the country's largest independent gas producer