ST PETERSBURG/MOSCOW Russia has restored its oil output to levels agreed under a deal between OPEC and non-OPEC oil exporters and production in the last half of July will rise from the first half, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Thursday.
LONDON/MOSCOW A small oil transport firm accused of pumping toxic chemicals into Russia's crude pipeline network that then polluted oil exports to Europe received daily documents from Russian state pipeline monopoly Transneft giving its oil deliveries a clean bill of health.
LONDON/MOSCOW, July 17 A small oil transport
firm accused of pumping toxic chemicals into Russia's crude
pipeline network that then polluted oil exports to Europe
received daily documents from Russian state pipeline monopoly
Transneft giving its oil deliveries a clean bill of
MOSCOW Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament.
MOSCOW Russian oil production fell close to a three-year low in early July, as output was undermined by a row between Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft and the country's biggest producer Rosneft .
MOSCOW Russian state-owned pipeline monopoly Transneft criticised oil producer Rosneft on Monday, alleging it had dragged its feet over quality controls and making unsubstantiated damages claims.
MOSCOW Russian daily oil output rose in June to 11.15 million barrels per day (bpd), up from 11.11 million bpd in May, still below the amount agreed in a global deal to cut production, Energy Ministry data showed on Tuesday.
MOSCOW Russia reduced oil production in June by more than the amount agreed in a global deal to cut output, the energy minister and industry sources said on Monday, as the sector still felt the impact of a contaminated crude crisis that crippled exports.
SURGUT, Russia Vladimir Bogdanov, who at 68 has run the Soviet and then Russian oil major Surgutneftegaz for 35 years, said on Friday that only God knows when his career will end at the company, whose ownership is a closely guarded secret.
ST PETERSBURG Russia's Arctic LNG-2 project will be around a third cheaper to build than the country's Yamal LNG plant thanks to technology being built by Italy's Saipem, stakeholder Total said on Tuesday.