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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 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...

2008-09-26 15:00:34

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Orenburg, 26 September: A memorandum on mutual understanding signed by the Russian and Venezuelan energy ministries in Orenburg today provides for the creation of a Russian-Venezuelan consortium. "We signed a memorandum between the Russian Energy Ministry and the Venezuelan Energy and Oil Ministry which says that we are planning to draw up a special intergovernmental agreement in the near future that would regulate our...

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...

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