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2008-07-08 15:00:49

Text of "Vesti" news report by state-owned Russian television channel Rossiya on 8 July [Presenter] The state intends to retain control over the level of gas tariffs for the population, [Prime Minister] Vladimir Putin and Gazprom chief Aleksey Miller said today. Miller said that over the last three years the consumption of blue fuel [as gas is often referred to in Russian] in the domestic market increased by over 25bn cu m. Due to this Gazprom took a decision to increase spending on...

2008-07-07 21:00:22

MOSCOW. July 7 (Interfax) - Ukraine's Naftogaz Ukrainy currently owes RosUkrEnergo, the exclusive supplier of natural gas to Ukraine, over $2 billion. "Taking the shipments for the current month into account, Naftogaz Ukrainy's debt to RosUkrEnergo AG exceeds $2 billion," RosUkrEnergo spokesman Andrei Knutov told Interfax. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-07 15:00:45

Text of report by Interfax-Ukraine news agency Moscow, 7 July: The state oil and gas company Naftohaz Ukrayiny's outstanding debt to its exclusive supplier of the imported gas, RosUkrEnergo, is over 2bn dollars. "Today, if we count the current month in, Naftohaz Ukrayiny's financial liabilities to the RosUkrEnergo AG company amounted to more than 2bn dollars," the company's press secretary, Andrey Knutov, told the Gas Information Agency. Originally published by Interfax-Ukraine news...

2008-07-06 18:00:29

Ukrainian Prime Minister Yuliya Tymoshenko has said she expects a gas contract with Russia to be signed by 15 September, but refused to predict the gas price for next year. She was speaking in a pre- recorded interview shown by Ukraine's most popular Inter TV channel on 6 July. "I think that talks with Vladimir Putin on gas supplies were successful and I think that we will turn them into a contract form by 15 September," she said and noted once again that the gas price will be increased...

2008-07-03 09:01:07

Russian gas monopoly Gazprom has proposed to set up a new network of natural gas service stations across Europe as an alternative to petrol, at a time when oil prices are at a record high. Gazprom's CEO, Alexei Miller, has proposed the creation of the network in alliance with European partners. Industry analysts have said that even though such a network would serve Gazprom well, it could not find it easy in Europe, where gas-fueled vehicles are few and related infrastructure is...

2008-06-19 06:00:31

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c2622b/new_configuration) has announced the addition of the "New Configuration of Political Power and the Oil and Gas Industry Management System" report to their offering. In spite that Vladimir Putin actually remains the nation's leader, the system of government decision-making undergoes serious changes. This also affects the oil and gas industry. The importance of the government soars, there appear deputy prime ministers...

2008-06-14 21:00:11

ASHGABAT. June 14 (Interfax) - A delegation of Russia's Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) will arrive in Ashgabat at the beginning of next week to continue talks on Turkmen natural gas deliveries in 2009. Turkmen Deputy Prime Minister Tachberdy Tagyyev who is in charge of the oil and gas sector announced this at a Friday Cabinet meeting. At the meeting shown on national TV Friday evening Tagyyev told the Cabinet about the progress of the Turkmenistan-China gas pipeline project saying that Chinese...

2006-03-19 14:58:46

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Interim Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Sunday he expects Israel to sign a deal to receive gas supplies from Russia in about a year. Olmert told a Moscow radio station after a meeting with top officials from Russian giant Gazprom that a decision was made to reach a final agreement quickly for Israel to receive gas supplies from Russia through a pipeline via Turkey. "We have an agreement in principle and we have to do all that is necessary to implement this...

2006-02-10 09:45:00

By Dmitry Zhdannikov MOSCOW -- Russia faced pressure to provide more reliable energy supplies to the world as finance ministers from the G8 wealthy nations flew to Moscow on Friday for talks centered on gas shortages and high oil prices. Russia, chairing the Group of Eight this year for the first time, has declared energy security a priority, but is now being asked to prove it is serious after a feud with Ukraine that halted gas flows to Europe earlier this year. Officials said they expected...

2006-01-05 11:00:16

By Douglas Busvine and Elizabeth Piper MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Europe may have breathed a collective sigh of relief after Russia and Ukraine signed a long-term gas supply deal, averting a possible repetition of the New Year supply cutbacks that unnerved the continent. But after a closer look at the complex pact signed on Wednesday, outsiders may yet have cause for concern about the region's energy security, especially after Ukraine's ex-premier Yulia Tymoshenko launched a legal...


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