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2010-07-07 15:00:00

HOUSTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Gazprom Dobycha Shelf LLC for the manufacture and supply of subsea production equipment to support the Kirinskoye field. The award has a value of approximately $190 million in revenue to FMC Technologies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081222/LAM028LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081222/LAM028LOGO) Kirinskoye is a...

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2009-04-25 08:05:00

Conservation groups advocating the protection of critically endangered gray whales say they have cause to celebrate. After extended talks with Russian gas and oil companies, the groups say they have managed to win agreements from several firms to end seismic drilling work in order to give the struggling whales a chance to breed undisturbed. The energy companies' agreement to suspend work comes on the heels of recent research studies that demonstrated how their methods of extracting fossil...

2008-11-07 15:00:18

A 496-mile Russian oil and gas pipeline from the Sea of Okhotsk to Prigorodnoye is on line and has begun operations, an energy company official said. Marina Makarova, manager in charge of the pipeline at Sakhalin Energy Co., said the pipeline, which began filling with gas and oil Thursday, is scheduled to receive its first tanker for shipment by the end of the year, Itar-Tass reported. Within a month, it should be pumping oil from offshore deposits in the Sea of Okhotsk to Prigorodnoye,...

2008-10-03 21:00:19

YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK. Oct 3 (Interfax) - Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) plans to launch production at the Kirinskoye gas field, which is part of the Sakhalin-3 project, in 2014, Viktor Timoshilov, head of the company's eastern projects coordination department, said at an oil and gas conference in Sakhalin. Gazprom will prepare design and estimate documentation in 2009- 2010, carry out seismic work and drill two wells, he said. "The field is expected to open in 2014," he said. Gas reserves at the...

2008-09-22 21:00:27

MOSCOW. Sept 22 (Interfax) - South Korea is interested in the construction of a gas pipeline from Russia, South Korean ambassador to Moscow Li Gyu Hyen has said. "We are considering the possibility in the future of constructing of a gas pipeline from Siberia to the Korean peninsula," he said at a briefing in Moscow. He admitted that such a project would face certain difficulties stemming, for instance, from the relations between the two Koreas. The ambassador also expressed his country's...

2008-09-03 03:00:22

By Tubb, Rita Wl hile North American construction is at an all time high, international projects reflect a higher number of planned pipeline miles than actual construction. Nevertheless, growing world natural gas demand continues to increase planned pipeline mileage. This is reflected in P&GJ's 2008 international survey figures that indicate 77,314 miles of new and planned pipelines are under construction and planned. Of these, 66,642 miles are projects in the planning phase and 10,672...

2008-07-19 15:00:33

Gazprom will buy a 25 percent stake in Daltransgaz, a part owner of a natural gas pipeline in Russia's Far East, the Russian gas monopoly said Saturday. Gazprom will buy the Daltransgaz stake from Rosneft, the largest Russian government-owned crude producer, RIA Novosti reported. Gazprom Chief Executive Officer Alexei Miller and Rosneft chief Sergei Bogdanchikov recently signed a cooperation agreement, the Russian news agency reported. The acquisition will give Gazprom some access to...

2008-07-18 21:00:26

GORKI, Moscow Region. July 18 (Interfax) - Sakhalin-1, a consortium set up to locate and produce oil and natural gas on Russia's Sakhalin island and immediately offshore, will additionally sell 1.5 billion to 2 billion cubic meters of natural gas to Russian Far Eastern regions, Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin said on Friday. Russia's natural gas monopoly Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) and oil company Rosneft (RTS: ROSN) have signed an agreement on "interaction in the supply of gas for Far Eastern...

2008-07-13 15:00:24

After attending a conference on the future of Russia's oil and gas industry in Severodvinsk on 11 July, Aleksey Miller, head of Russia's energy giant Gazprom, held a news conference where he outlined the company's immediate and long-term projects and prospects. He told the journalists that "in the future, priority will be given to the domestic market. We will thoroughly plan extraction and transportation capacities to meet our consumers' demand," Interfax reported at 1700 gmt. Miller added...

2008-07-11 21:00:19

SEVERODVINSK. July 11 (Interfax) - Gazprom will start building the Sakhalin-Khabarovsk-Vladivostok gas pipeline next year, Gazporm CEO Alexei Miller told journalists following a conference dealing with the development of Russia's oil and gas sector in Severodvinsk on Friday. The conference participants addressed gas production in East Siberia and the Far East, Miller said. Gazprom is also considering the possibility of obtaining the operating rights for the state share of gas in the...