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KYIV, Ukraine, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minister of Fuel and Energy of Ukraine Yuriy Boyko announced the plans of the national oil & gas giant Naftogaz to offer part of its shares on the international stock market in 2012-2013.
Russian natural gas giant Gazprom and Italian gas company Eni agreed to double the capacity of the proposed South Stream natural gas pipeline. Gazprom Chief Executive Officer Alexei Miller and Eni CEO Paulo Scaroni signed an agreement to raise the capacity to 63 billion cubic meters a year.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said state energy giant Gazprom and the Hungarian Development Bank would sign a natural pipeline deal. The deal was ready for signing, Putin said Tuesday.
Natural gas deliveries to Europe remained stalled Monday while Russian and Ukrainian officials prepared to sign a contract ending their pricing dispute. Russia Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Yulia Tymoshenko, were to attend a signing ceremony Monday, following intense negotiations in Moscow that lasted until Sunday, RIA Novosti reported. The two leaders spoke on the phone Monday, ITAR-TASS reported.
Russian and Ukrainian officials have agreed to meet in Moscow as efforts among European leaders to resolve a natural gas delivery crisis have failed. At least 18 countries have reported natural gas supply disruptions since Russia slowed, then halted deliveries through a trans-Ukrainian pipeline that supplies much of Europe. Shuttle diplomacy efforts have, so far, failed to restore the flow of gas, Euronews.net reported Thursday. Bulgarian and Slovakian leaders flew to Moscow and Kiev,...
International monitors said natural gas flows from Russia to Europe were insubstantial after Russia declared it had restarted the supply through Ukraine. Monitors said little or no gas was flowing through the pipeline that supplies 80 percent of Russia's natural gas shipments to Europe, The Times of London reported. With monitors in place and agreements signed, the bickering between Russian and Ukraine continued, The Times said. A Naftogaz spokesman said the Ukrainian energy company was...