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Maria Grabar

Russia's Blue Stream gas pipeline to Turkey idle since May - sources

10 Jul 2020

MOSCOW/ANKARA The Blue Stream pipeline delivering Russian gas to Turkey, due to be re-launched after maintenance in May, remains idle, three sources told Reuters on Friday, as Ankara is increasing purchases of super-cooled gas to replace supplies from Gazprom.

How U.S. sanctions could hit Russia's Nord Stream gas project

24 Dec 2019

MOSCOW U.S. President Donald Trump imposed sanctions last week on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline designed by Moscow to bypass Ukraine and increase gas supplies via the Baltic Sea to Germany, Russia's biggest energy customer.

Russia says Nord Stream 2 will be ready in matter of months

23 Dec 2019

MOSCOW Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline would be completed in a matter of months and U.S. sanctions imposed on the project last week would not be "catastrophic".

Nord Stream 2 to press on with Europe gas pipe, despite U.S. sanctions

21 Dec 2019

MOSCOW The group behind Nord Stream 2 said on Saturday it aimed to complete a pipeline to boost Russian gas supplies to Europe as soon as possible, after U.S. sanctions prompted a major contractor to suspend pipe-laying activities.

Russia, Ukraine reach deal over gas transit to Europe

20 Dec 2019

MOSCOW/KIEV Moscow and Kiev have signed agreements covering the supply of Russian gas via Ukraine to Europe, a spokesman for Kremlin-controlled Gazprom said on Friday, marking a major step towards clinching a final deal.

Russian Gazprom's quarterly profit falls on lower export prices, volumes

29 Nov 2019

MOSCOW Russian state gas producer Gazprom posted on Friday a third-quarter net profit of 212 billion rubles ($3.32 billion), down 45% from the same period a year ago on lower export volumes and weaker gas prices in its core European market.

Russia's Sakhalin-2 LNG plant's expansion put on hold – sources

01 Nov 2019

MOSCOW, Nov 1 Plans for the expansion of Russia's Sakhalin-2 liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant have been put on hold, according to three sources involved in the project, a potential setback to Russia's ambition to lift its global LNG market share.

Russia leases its rainy day LNG vessel to Austria's OMV

29 Aug 2019

MOSCOW/VIENNA A Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) unit hailed by President Vladimir Putin as a guarantor of energy security to Russia's Kaliningrad enclave has been leased by OMV, in the absence of immediate threats to its overland gas supplies.

Russia leases its rainy day LNG vessel to Austria's OMV

29 Aug 2019

MOSCOW/VIENNA, Aug 29 A Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) unit hailed by President Vladimir Putin as a guarantor of energy security to Russia's Kaliningrad enclave has been leased by OMV, in the absence of immediate threats to its overland gas supplies.

Mehrmonatige Verzögerung von Nord Stream 2 erwartet

08 Aug 2019

Kopenhagen/Moskau Der Weiterbau der umstrittenen Gaspipeline Nord Stream 2 zwischen Russland und Deutschland hängt immer noch an der ausstehenden Genehmigung durch die dänischen Behörden.

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PM Johnson and EU chief seek to break Brexit impasse

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will speak to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Saturday to try to break an impasse in trade talks with time running out to avoid a chaotic end to the Brexit saga.