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2009-07-09 03:00:00

MOSCOW, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexander Ananenkov, vice-president of Gazprom PLC, announced that the company is considering the possibility to place an order for the construction of two tankers (to transport liquefied natural gas from Shtockmann gas-field) at Severnaya Verf plant, a part of United Industrial Corporation (OPK). According to Mr. Ananenkov, Severnaya Verf plant is the only enterprise in Russia, with the ability to build such particular vessels. "Gazprom will prepare...

2009-03-28 09:09:13

A Siemens Corp. official says the company wants to partner with Russian natural gas monopoly Gazprom to produce liquefied natural gas. The German company's vice president, Dietrich Moeller, told Gazprom's corporate magazine that Siemens hopes a partnership could begin with the Shtokman offshore gas field in the Arctic, ITAR-Tass reported Saturday. Moeller reportedly said that such a partnership was discussed when the presidents of the two companies met recently, saying Siemens could play very...

2008-11-14 12:00:19

Vladimir Putin recently threatened to pull the plug on Nord Stream, the sub-sea pipeline that will transport gas from Russia to Germany via the Baltic Sea. However, this is nothing more than brinkmanship from Moscow's strongman, as Russia covets the political power that such a project will bring. Equally, the EU needs Nord Stream, particularly after the August invasion of Georgia. At a meeting in Moscow with Finnish Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen on Wednesday, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir...

2008-11-11 09:00:39

Russian gas major Gazprom has commenced the drilling of its first exploratory well in the Urumaco-I Block offshore Venezuela. The exclusive right to produce natural gas is held by the Venezuelan state-run oil and gas company PDVSA. In August 2005, Gazprom had won a tender for Phase-A of the Rafael Urdaneta project and was awarded with natural gas exploration and development licenses for the Urumaco I and II blocks in the Gulf of Venezuela. Venezuela's proven natural gas reserves account...

2008-09-30 15:00:49

Text of report by heavyweight Russian newspaper Nezavisimaya Gazeta on 29 September [Article by Sergey Kulikov, entitled "Gazprom Sets Its Sights on the States" (Internet Version -WWW)] Moscow is trying to take control of energy resource deliveries not only to Europe, but also to the US. While politicians and analysts in the European capitals and Washington are unsuccessfully wracking their brains about how to reduce Europe's growing dependence on energy resource deliveries from Russia,...

2008-09-07 21:00:17

YAKUTSK. Sept 7 (Interfax) - On September Gazprom received licenses for the Chayanda, Kirinskoye, Semakovskkoye gas fields and is expected to get seven more licenses later in September, said Alexander Ananenkov, company's deputy chairman of board. "We received the licenses to carry out operations in the Chayanda, Kirinskoye, Semakovskkoye gas fields after their state registration," Ananenkov told journalists at an economic forum in Yakutsk on Sunday. "The remaining seven licenses have...

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...

2008-08-15 03:00:29

By Anonymous With limited hydrocarbon resources, Quebec and Ontario must import most of the natural gas consumed. In this regard, the planned Rabaska LNG terminal in the Ville Guay/Beaumont area, located at the limits of the cities of Levis and Beaumont, Quebec, may provide a solution. Gazprom Marketing & Trading USA, Inc. (GMTUSA) and the Rabaska partners, Gaz Metro, Enbridge Inc. and Gaz de France have signed a Letter of Intent under which GMTUSA will become an equity partner in the...

2008-07-23 21:00:38

MOSCOW. July 23 (Interfax) - Venezuela would like to see Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) take part in the Delta Caribe Oriental LNG project, which involves development of the Mariscal Sucre and Deltana Platform blocks and construction of an LNG plant in Venezuela. Venezuelan officials expressed their interest at a meeting with Gazprom representatives in Moscow, the Russian gas giant said in a press release. Gazprom and Venezuelan state oil and gas company Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. (PdVSA) signed an...


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