Latest Russia–Ukraine gas disputes Stories
Russian gas monopoly Gazprom has signed a series of agreements with the government of Turkmenistan relating to gas pricing, investments in the Turkmen natural gas industry and the establishment of a Gazprom representative office in the central Asian country.
By Amie Ferris-Rotman and Dmitry Zhdannikov Gazprom is working to turn its Western partners into a lobbying network to try to overcome the European Union's worries about its aggressive expansion plans.
The head of Russia's Gazprom gas monopoly, Aleksey Miller, who visited Kiev on 22 July, has proposed switching to gas price fixing based on a specific market formula under which Ukraine would be buying gas at 75-80 per cent of the price Poland pays, a business daily has reported.
Ukraine has been pumping more Russian gas than scheduled into its underground storage facilities, fearing a possible price increase, a Ukrainian business daily has reported.
KYIV. July 23 (Interfax) - Ukraine has pumped 8 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas into storage facilities for use in the coming heating season and plans to bring the total up to 15 bcm, Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko said.
Excerpt from report by private Ukrainian news agency UNIAN Kiev, 22 July: The head of [Russia's] Gazprom, Aleksey Miller, has invited Ukraine to discuss the possibility of concluding long- term gas supply contracts.
In a world with growing international competition for supplies, Gazprom is reported to have agreed to gradually increase the price that it pays for Central Asian gas, in order to secure supplies from the region that may otherwise be exported to China and to Europe directly via the Nabucco pipeline.
MOSCOW. July 9 (Interfax) - Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) CEO Alexei Miller reached several important agreements with Libya on the purchase, refining and transportation of gas during a meeting with Libyan National Oil Corporation Chairman Shokri Mohamed Ghanem on Wednesday, the company's press service said.
Ukrainian company says it owes 897 mln USD to gas intermediary KIEV, July 8 (Xinhua) -- Ukraine's state oil and gas company Naftogaz said on Tuesday it owes the gas trade intermediary RosUkrEnergo, 50 percent owned by Russian energy firm Gazprom, 897 million U.S. dollars.
MOSCOW. July 8 (Interfax) - Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) forecasts that the price of gas in Europe could average at more than $500 per thousand cubic meters by the end of 2008, Alexei Miller, the Russian gas monopoly's chief executive, said at a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.