Tagged With Russia
ExxonMobil striking out
7 June 2017
US sanctions against Russia have hit ExxonMobil harder than most and the supermajor is getting no change out of Washington in its efforts to loosen them
Gazprom's low cash flow, high spending
7 June 2017
Russia's gas behemoth continues to sink money into projects of dubious value
Russia is over the worst
15 May 2017
GDP is picking up, partly thanks to higher oil prices. But reforms are needed to consolidate the gains
Gazprom's next gas battle
15 May 2017
The Russian giant is ready to defend its market share in Europe and face off the threat of American LNG
Russian domestic battlefield
15 May 2017
Rosneft and Novatek are biting at Gazprom's heels in the domestic market. Its focus is international
Opec to extend, tight oil to grow
9 May 2017
The group is expected to extend its cuts deal. But global supply could still surge
Russian supply vs production
8 May 2017
Extending the deal with Opec is the only barrier to oil-output growth in 2017. But Russian exports should keep rising whatever is decided in Vienna
Russian pumps primed
8 May 2017
The country’s producers have been cutting output in the first two quarters of 2017, but their guidance to investors is for a reversal in the second half
Start-stop for Russian LNG
24 April 2017
Some Russian LNG projects are advancing, but bigger expansion plans look ever distant
Surf's up for LNG in Europe
24 April 2017
Everyone expected a wave of supply to be hitting Europe’s market by now. It hasn’t arrived yet, but it will
Time to build Russian-US bridges
19 April 2017
Former Russian energy minister Igor Yusufov says the new US administration will be a boon for hydrocarbons cooperation
Rosneft: scaling the heights of power
19 April 2017
High-wire deal-making has become the hallmark of Russia's national oil champion. But are expansion plans risking too much?
Kiev looks east
12 April 2017
Ukraine may have swapped dependence on Russian natural gas for reliance on European supply but diversifying import routes is proving challenging
More boom, more bust for oil
12 April 2017
The industry's history suggests that Opec’s latest efforts to stabilise the oil price will not be successful
Tatneft edges towards the precipice
5 April 2017
The company's finances are under severe strain, as its resources are drained off to prop up an ailing local economy
Slow reset of US-Russian relations
20 March 2017
Trump and Tillerson should help improve US-Russia relations. But an end to sanctions doesn't look imminent
Oil on troubled waters in Europe
6 March 2017
Demand has perked up. But politics will weigh on consumers in 2017
Evergreen gas problem
6 March 2017
After years of decline, the continent's demand is rising again, creating a new battlefield for exporters
Rosneft's pipedream
3 March 2017
Not content with its oil eminence, the state-controlled oil giant has Gazprom in its sights
Gazprom's friends in high places
3 March 2017
The Kremlin has killed plans to increase dividends at state firms. Gazprom is off the hook again
Trump's US gas disrupters
15 February 2017
American LNG exporters are already reshaping Europe's gas markets. Will the country's new government accelerate the transition?
Relying on Moscow
6 February 2017
Russia holds the Opec agreement's success in its hands
The puzzling Glencore-Qatari-Rosneft deal
19 January 2017
The sale of a stake in Russia's largest oil producer might not be as significant as many thought
Russneft polishes up
19 January 2017
Moscow's first energy IPO since sanctions puts the company on a solid footing – but may make it a target
The comeback
3 January 2017
Opec's deal is a seismic moment for the oil market. But forces beyond the group's control will decide how effective the cuts are
Slumptastic
4 December 2016
Weak and volatile prices dulled M&A activity in 2016, with a few exceptions