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Vladimir Soldatkin

BRICS leaders rail against 'bullying' protectionism

13 Nov 2019

BRASILIA Leaders of the BRICS group of emerging economies on Wednesday criticised what they view as politically motivated protectionism at a time of a global slowdown and said their countries are doing their best to counter the trend.

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.

South Africa's PetroSA eyes Russia for $359 million farmout deal

05 Nov 2019

CAPE TOWN/MOSCOW South Africa's national oil company PetroSA and Russia's state geological company Rosgeologia are in talks to finalize a $359 million farmout deal to give Russia its first foothold in a prospective oil and gas field offshore South Africa, three sources said.

Russian oil output down in October, but misses OPEC deal target

02 Nov 2019

MOSCOW Russia lowered its oil output to 11.23 million barrels per day (bpd) last month from 11.25 million bpd in September, missing again its obligations under a global pact to curb production, energy ministry data showed on Saturday.

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.

Nord Stream 2 clears major hurdle as Denmark OKs gas pipeline

30 Oct 2019

COPENHAGEN/BUDAPEST Denmark on Wednesday gave the go-ahead to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, removing the last major hurdle to completion of the Russian-led project that has divided opinion in the European Union.

Russia signs first tainted oil settlement deal in Hungary

30 Oct 2019

BUDAPEST Russia and Hungary on Wednesday signed a first settlement over compensation for tainted oil shipped to Europe via a major oil pipeline earlier this year, with Moscow promising to clinch deals with other countries soon.

Russia's Putin, Hungary's Orban to discuss TurkStream pipeline, nuclear energy

30 Oct 2019

BUDAPEST The TurkStream pipeline that would bring gas to Central Europe bypassing Ukraine and nuclear energy issues are expected to feature high on the agenda at a meeting between Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.

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