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Excerpt from report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 8 October Russia is going to invest in large energy projects in Kyrgyzstan, Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko has said at the tenth session of the Kyrgyz-Russian inter-governmental commission.
MOSCOW. Oct 7 (Interfax) - The Russian Energy Ministry thinks that the East Siberia - Pacific Ocean (ESPO) pipeline project should receive state financial support. "The ESPO project should receive some kind of state support," Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko told journalists on Tuesday.
Text of report by Russian business newspaper Vedomosti on 26 September [OSC Translated Text] [Report by Yevgeniya Pismennaya and Irina Malkova: "Influencing the Oil Price. Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko Is Looking for Mechanisms to Influence the World Oil Price.
Russia and Venezuela say they intend to set up an oil and gas consortium between Gazprom and Petroleos de Venezuela.
ORENBURG. Sept 26 (Interfax) - The Russian and Venezuelan energy ministries signed a memorandum of understanding in Orenburg on Friday that envisions the creation of a Russian-Venezuelan consortium.
Russia should actively influence world oil prices, Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko has said, Interfax news agency reported on 25 September. "The Russian delegation has recently attended an OPEC meeting.
MOSCOW. Sept 22 (Interfax) - A decision on building a Chinese extension of the East Siberia - Pacific Ocean (ESPO) oil pipeline may be made soon at negotiations with China, Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko told the media after the Monday meeting of the federal government presidium.
DUSHANBE. Aug 29 (Interfax) - Russia was and remains a reliable supplier of energy to Europe, regardless of the political relations between various nations, Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko said on Friday.
Text of report in English by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 19 August: Russia is ready for a full-scale energy dialogue with Iraq to restore historical relations, Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko said at a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Karim Wahid Hasan on Monday [18 August].
ZAGORSK. July 18 (Interfax) - The Russian Energy Ministry believes oil production will not be reduced in 2008, Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko told reporters. "I don't think there will be any reduction, and next year we will produce more [oil] than this year," he said.
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