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2008-10-23 09:00:32

Russian gas major Gazprom has reported operating profit of RUB365.63 billion for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008, compared to RUB209.79 billion for the same period of 2007. The company reported net natural gas sales of RUB595.79 billion for the three months ended March 31, 2008, a 39% increase compared to the same period of 2007. Net sales of oil and gas products increased by RUB56.59 billion, or 54%, in the three months ended March 31, 2008. The increase was mainly due to the...

2008-10-12 12:00:18

Excerpt from report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 9 October Kyrgyzstan and Russia have been cooperating in all spheres for many years. However, they have just started developing cooperation in some spheres. In particular, they signed agreements on developing gas and oil production and launched cooperation in this sphere. [Correspondent] The Gazprom company is one of oil and gas producing giants in the world. It accounts for 8 per cent of the overall production in Russia and...

2008-10-10 03:00:29

By Feller, Gordon Gazprom's web in Europe continued to expand when the Russian state-owned gas monopoly announced that it would begin supplying gas to Ireland through its subsidiary Gazprom Marketing and Trading. Precise terms of the deal have not been revealed. Gazprom plans to supply about 10-15% of Ireland's gas in the first five years of operations in the country. Ireland is the 23rd European country where Gazprom will sell its gas to consumers. The Gazprom juggernaut is an impressive...

2008-10-07 18:00:31

KYIV. Oct 7 (Interfax) - Russia's Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) plans to complete negotiations in November with natural gas producers in Central Asia on the terms of cooperation in 2009, a source at the Gazprom group told Interfax. "We are planning to wrap up the contract campaign for next year in November," he said. By reaching an agreement on the terms for supplies of Central Asian gas to Gazprom, the company will then be able to complete talks on gas prices with Ukraine, which traditionally...

2008-09-26 21:00:28

KAZAN. Sept 26 (Interfax) - Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) has re-adjusted its 2008 gas production target to 561 billion cubic meters, Alexander Ananenkov, the Russian gas giant's deputy chief executive, told reporters in Kazan. Ananenkov said at the beginning of this year that he thought Gazprom would produce 561 bcm of gas in 2008. Alexei Miller, the company's CEO, said in July that the 2008 production target had been raised 2 bcm to 563 bcm. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English....

2008-09-18 21:00:24

SOCHI. Sept 18 (Interfax) - Some 55 billion cubic meters (bcm) of Russian gas will be pumped into the Nord Stream gas pipeline per year, enough to cover the gas needs of more than 25 million European homes, Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) CEO Alexei Miller told Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at a meeting on Thursday. European demand for natural gas is expected to grow by more than 200 bcm over the next ten years and the Nord Stream pipeline will be able to satisfy more than a quarter of that amount, he...

2008-09-11 03:00:22

Russian gas monopoly Gazprom will reportedly be fined for restricting access to its pipeline network for gas producer Transnafta, according to the Financial Times, which quoted the Russian Federal Anti-Monopoly Service. The regulator has stated that it will impose the fine on Gazprom due to breach of antitrust regulations for refusing access to its pipeline. Transnafta is an independent producer in the Tatarstan region. The news source quoted a spokesperson at the anti-monopoly regulator...

2008-09-10 06:00:26

Text of unattributed report headlined "Europe's efforts to buy Iran's gas: Many high ranking financial and political delegations are on their way to Tehran for talks " published by Iranian news paper Jam-e Jam website on 8 September It appears that the confrontation in Abkhazia and South Ossetia between the West and Russia is providing a timely economic opportunity for Iran's economic, energy and gas exports. According to our reporter, following the relatively widespread political...

2008-08-06 21:00:31

KYIV. August 6. (Interfax) - Swiss-registered gas trader RosUkrEnergo AG supplied Eastern Europe with 10.089 billion cubic meters of natural gas in 2007, an increase of 21.7% from 2006, the company said on its website. The company reduced gas supplies to Ukraine by 0.08% (40 million cubic meters) to 50.09 billion cubic meters in 2007. The average weighted price for RosUkrEnergo's supplies to Europe came to $310.6 per 1,000 cubic meters, a 17.1% increase from 2006 ($265.2 for 1,000 cubic...

2008-08-02 21:00:17

KYIV. Aug 2 (Interfax) - Ukraine is returning to Swiss- registered company RosUkrEnergo an equivalent of the amount of Russian gas consumed in Ukraine in winter 2007/2008, the Ukrainian fuel and energy minister said on Saturday. Russian gas monopoly Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) resells gas it obtains from Central Asia to Ukraine via RosUkrEnergo, which is the exclusive gas exporter to Ukraine and charges $179.5 per 1,000 cubic meters on the Ukrainian border. "In the winter period we had definite...


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