Tagged With Russia
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
Israel's role in Turkey's gas hub
1 August 2017
Turkey needs more gas and wants to diversify the sources. LNG and a pipeline from Israel are the answer
Gulf members try to shore up Opec's credibility
26 July 2017
But a pathway out of the cuts is still not clear
What will Russia do?
24 July 2017
The country's big producers have met most of the terms of the deal with Opec. But patience with the cuts is wearing thin
Can Opec get its mojo back in St Petersburg?
19 July 2017
Ecuador is doing what other members wish to—ditching a supply deal that has become more painful than gainful. Saudi Arabia needs to revive momentum
Another Yukos?
19 July 2017
Rosneft acquired prized oil producer Bashneft, but now it's taking the previous owner to court. The case will have ramifications for capital markets
Russia is planting flags in the Middle East
3 July 2017
Pragmatism and a tolerance for risk are giving Russian energy interests an edge in the region
Russia is welcome in the Middle East—up to a point
3 July 2017
Arabs encourage Russia's economic advances but are wary of political ones
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