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Energy 28-10-2019

Russia’s Rosneft-led Arctic oil project requires $157 billion of investment

A ambitious new Arctic oil project led by Russia’s top oil producer Rosneft will require about 10 trillion roubles ($157 billion) of investment, Russia’s deputy energy minister Pavel Sorokin told reporters.
Energy 12-11-2018

European oil majors better prepared for energy transition than US, Chinese counterparts

Oil majors are “lagging” when it comes to preparing for the low-carbon energy transition, according to a new report from financial watchdog CDP, which nonetheless praised BP, Eni, Equinor, Total, Repsol and Shell for taking the industry’s lead.
Europe's East 18-09-2017

Germany’s Free Democrats may stall EU reform hopes

A week before German elections, the storied Free Democratic Party looks set to recover from a historic 2013 defeat and return to parliament - where it could make Berlin a much more awkward partner for its European neighbours.
Elections 22-08-2017

Merkel hits out at predecessor in Russia row before election

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticised her predecessor, Gerhard Schröder, on Monday (21 August) for taking a new job at Russian oil producer Rosneft and said she did not intend to take any posts in industry once she leaves politics.
Global Europe 18-08-2017

German ex-Chancellor Schröder hits back in Russia row before vote

Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder hit back at criticism of his planned new job at Russian oil producer Rosneft on Thursday (17 August), accusing his foes of political manoeuvring to help get Angela Merkel re-elected.
Global Europe 15-05-2017

Saudi Arabia, Russia agree oil output cuts to push up prices

Saudi Arabia and Russia, the world's two top oil producers, agreed today (15 May) to extend oil output cuts for a further nine months until March 2018 to rein in a global crude glut, pushing up prices.
China 15-12-2015

Gazprom falters

Gazprom's Russian rivals will use the company's financial difficulties as an opportunity to break the giant's hold on the Russian natural gas sector, writes Stratfor, the Texas-based global intelligence company.
Lukoil officials “shocked”, but the company’s filling stations in U.S. “not to be affected” [Lukoil]
Energy 15-09-2014

Western sanctions to hamper Russia’s big oil projects

Fresh US and EU sanctions imposed on Moscow will bring an abrupt halt to exploration of Russia's huge Arctic and shale oil reserves and complicate financing of existing Russian projects from the Caspian Sea to Iraq and Ghana.
Global Europe 09-09-2014

EU delays sanctions while Ukraine truce holds

The European Union adopted new sanctions against Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine on Monday (8 September), but delayed enforcing them to leave time to assess whether a ceasefire in Ukraine is holding.
Europe's East 08-09-2014

EU’s new Russia sanctions may be frozen ‘if ceasefire holds’

The European Union slapped new economic sanctions on Russia on Friday (5 September), but said they could be suspended if Moscow withdraws its troops from Ukraine and observes a ceasefire.
Global Europe 25-07-2014

EU sanctions to exclude Russia from capital markets

The European Union would target state-owned Russian banks vital to financing Moscow's faltering economy, in the most serious sanctions so far over the Ukraine crisis, under proposals considered by EU governments yesterday (24 July).
Global Europe 14-03-2014

Gazprom, Rosneft CEOs on EU sanction list: reports

The CEOs of Russia's two largest firms are on a list of those who may be hit next week with European and US sanctions over the Crimea crisis, a German newspaper said today (14 March), suggesting tougher than expected measures against Russia's elite.
Energy 14-08-2013

Putin fails to undermine Azerbaijan as gas competitor

Russian President Vladimir Putin failed to clinch a concrete energy deal on a rare trip to Azerbaijan yesterday (13 August), dashing Moscow's hopes to challenge the dominance of Western energy majors in the former Soviet republic.
Energy 18-05-2011

Beyond Arctic petroleum

Asian energy majors have long understood that going 'upstream' and going 'national' is the way of the future, and China might well be the next bride willing to go down the Russian aisle, write Matthew Hulbert, senior fellow for energy and political risk at ETH Zurich, and Dr Christian Brütsch, senior lecturer at the University of Zurich.
Energy 18-05-2011

‘Bolshoi Petroleum’ deal collapses

Negotiations between British Petroleum and Rosneft, Russia's leading oil company, to develop three massive offshore exploration blocks in the Arctic have failed, according to media reports yesterday (17 May).
Energy 28-01-2011

Russia, ExxonMobil seal $1bn Black Sea oil deal

US-based ExxonMobil, the biggest privately-controlled oil company in the world, will make a new investment in Russia for the first time in over a decade as Moscow seeks to thaw its frosty investor climate and keep its oil flowing.

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