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2008-10-12 03:00:17

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. Large investments will be possible after the two heads of state sign an agreement in the energy sphere. Omurgul Toktonazarova gives the details. [Passage omitted: Kyrgyz Energy Minister Saparbek Balkibekov greeted Sergey Shmatko at the...

2008-10-07 18:00:30

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. The minister noted that it is "rather dangerous" to resolve problems with the infrastructure building by means of a tariff. Currently, the possibility of joint funding of the project is being studied, he...

2008-10-07 15:00:36

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. The Possibilities Are Highly Limited, Experts Warn"] Russia wishes to actively influence the world oil price, Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko said at a government off-site in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy. "We hold such a significant...

2008-09-27 15:00:36

Russia and Venezuela say they intend to set up an oil and gas consortium between Gazprom and Petroleos de Venezuela. The proposed consortium would operate not only in Venezuela, but also in other Latin American nations such as Cuba and Bolivia, Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko told ITAR-TASS Saturday. The announcement came as Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez visited Orenburg, Russia, this week to observe military exercises with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. "This type of...

2008-09-26 21:00:28

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. "We signed a memorandum between the Russian Energy Ministry and the Venezuelan Energy and Oil Ministry stating that we plan to draw up a special intergovernmental agreement in the near future that would regulate our mutual relations in the oil and gas industries," Russian Energy Minister Sergei...

2008-09-25 06:00:27

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. I want to tell you what we have discussed with many members of our delegation: Russia should actively deal with the issues of influencing the level of the current oil price market, a certain Russian factor should appear," Shmatko said. "We believe that we occupy such a significant place in...

2008-09-22 21:00:27

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. "No decision to build an extension to China has yet been made. However, that may be done in the near future," he said. Shmatko said that Russia and China have formed an energy group. Deputy Prime Minister...

2008-08-29 21:00:25

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. "I think we have worked for many years to create not even an image, but a status of a reliable supplier of energy to Europe, and under no circumstances, not even political ones, should we let this status suffer," Shmatko told journalists in Dushanbe on Friday after a press conference...

2008-08-20 12:00:52

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]. The Russian minister informed Hasan on the reform of Russia's electric power sector. He pointed out that Russia had been developing "comprehensive proposals for the development of different countries'...

2008-07-18 21:00:26

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. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.


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