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2008-10-03 21:00:19

KYIV. Oct 3 (Interfax) - Naftogaz Ukrainy and Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) will in the next few weeks sign long-term contracts on the delivery of natural gas to and its transit through Ukraine, Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko told a news conference on Friday.

2008-10-03 21:00:19

MOSCOW. Oct 3 (Interfax) - Members of the Trans-Balkan ipeline B.V.

2008-10-03 21:00:19

YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK. Oct 3 (Interfax) - The Sakhalin-Khabarovsk- Vladivostok gas pipeline may have capacity of up to 30 billion cubic meters (bcm), Viktor Timoshilov, the coordinator for Gazprom's eastern projects, told journalists. Capacity will be roughly 10 bcm in the first phase to 2011.

2008-10-03 12:00:22

Text of report in English by Bulgarian national news agency BTA Sofia, 3 October: The government continued the practical implementation of the agreements which Bulgaria has on a bilateral basis with Russia - above all, in the field of energy and the building of a new nuclear power plant at Belene, Prime Minister Sergei [Sergey] Stanishev said during Question Time in Parliament on Friday [3 October].

2008-10-03 12:00:22

Text of report by Croatian newspaper Vjesnik website on 1 October [Commentary by Zeljko Buksa: "Regional Network for Cheaper Natural Gas"] With the increasing number of problems with securing energy sources and their increasing price on the one hand, and projects of connecting natural gas systems with neighbouring states that are being implemented on the other hand, Hungary's Natural Gas Transmission company, a member of MOL [Hungarian Oil Industry] Group, has come up with an interesting...

2008-10-03 09:00:33

By Robert Johnston and Clifford Kupchan Common wisdom says that Europe and Russia are bound by an umbilical cord - energy. EU members are dependent on Russia's oil and gas, while Russia depends on the enormous export revenues that the European market generates.

2008-10-02 18:00:26

ST. PETERSBURG. Oct 2 (Interfax) - The first flows of oil from the Talakan field, owned by Surgutneftegas (RTS: SNGS), have reached the East Siberia-Pacific Ocean (ESPO) oil pipeline, Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko told the Petersburg Dialog forum on Thursday.

2008-10-02 15:00:57

Excerpt from "Vesti" news report by state-owned Russian television channel Rossiya on 2 October [Presenter] At another working meeting today, [Russian Prime Minister] Vladimir Putin discussed the construction of the strategic oil pipeline Eastern Siberia - Pacific Ocean, the ESPO.

2008-10-02 06:00:32

Eni and Gazprom have agreed to sign a new binding document by the end of October 2008 relating to the development of the Artic Gas assets that Eni acquired in 2007. In particular the agreement will relate to the development plan as well as the offtake and transportation of the gas from Artic Gas.

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