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Natalia Chumakova

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.

Latvian government seizes control of main ports after U.S. sanctions

12 Dec 2019

RIGA/MOSCOW Latvia's parliament on Thursday passed legislation to take control over the Baltic country's two biggest ports in an effort to keep them open after U.S. sanctions against a Latvian oligarch threatened operations.

Gas tanker leased from Russia heads for U.S. to fetch LNG

08 Nov 2019

MOSCOW A Russian tanker headed to the United States to pick up a cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) could prove an embarrassment to President Vladimir Putin who has accused the U.S. of undercutting his country's gas exports.

UPDATE 2-Gas tanker leased from Russia heads for U.S. to fetch LNG

08 Nov 2019

* Gazprom leases Marshal Vasilevskiy vessel to Gunvor - sources

Gas tanker leased from Russia heads for U.S. to fetch LNG cargo

08 Nov 2019

MOSCOW, Nov 8 A gas tanker once hailed by President Vladimir Putin as a bulwark of Russian energy security is heading for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the United States, ship tracking data from Refinitiv's Eikon showed on Friday.

Exclusive: Russia's Rosneft to switch to euros in oil products tenders - traders

21 Aug 2019

MOSCOW Russia's Rosneft , one of the world's top oil producers and exporters, has notified customers that future tender contracts for oil products will be denominated in euros not dollars, five trading sources told Reuters.

Russia's Rosneft to switch to euros in oil products tenders - traders

21 Aug 2019

MOSCOW, Aug 21 Russia's Rosneft, one of the world's top oil producers and exporters, has notified customers that future tender contracts for oil products will be denominated in euros not dollars as early as this year, five trading sources told Reuters.

Russia's top independent oil refinery restoring output after hiatus

12 Aug 2019

MOSCOW The Antipinsky oil plant, Russia's largest independent refinery, is on track to more than double its output this month following suspension of its operations for more than two months, the plant's head told Reuters.

Russia removed 2 million tonnes of tainted Druzhba oil using rail, sea, storage: sources

24 May 2019

MOSCOW Russia is using rail, storage tanks and ships to remove contaminated oil from an export pipeline, and has so far extracted around 2 million tonnes of the tainted oil - or over a third of volumes hit, industry sources and data showed.

Russia's Antipinsky refinery files for bankruptcy

20 May 2019

MOSCOW Russia's Antipinsky oil refinery said on Monday it had filed for bankruptcy, weeks after a London court ordered its assets be frozen in response to a lawsuit from a trading house.

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