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EU gets wake-up call as Gazprom eyes rival TAP pipeline

EU gets wake-up call as Gazprom eyes rival TAP pipeline

TAP pipeline aims to reduce EU dependence on Russian gas By Alissa de Carbonnel and Oleg Vukmanovic BRUSSELS/MILAN, Feb 14 (Reuters) – Gazprom’s bid to tap into a pipeline meant to wean Europe off Russian gas threatens to undermine a pillar of European energy policy and slow plans to develop rival deposits in the east […]

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Putin tells Merkel gas piped to EU could be siphoned off in Ukraine

Putin tells Merkel gas piped to EU could be siphoned off in Ukraine

Putin tells Merkel gas piped to EU could be siphoned off in Ukraine MOSCOW, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday of the risk of Ukraine siphoning off Russian gas destined for Europe, the Kremlin said. In a statement, it said that in a phone call the […]

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Putin to oversee launch of Vostochno-Messoyakha oilfield

Putin to oversee launch of Vostochno-Messoyakha oilfield

Vostochno-Messoyakha Russia’s most northernmost oilfield MOSCOW, Sept 20 (Reuters) -Vostochno-Messoyakha, Russia’s northernmost onshore oilfield, will start production on Wednesday, the Kremlin said on Tuesday, just days before a major oil producers’ meeting. President Vladimir Putin will watch the launch of the oilfield, jointly developed by Rosneft and Gazprom Neft, via a video link. Gazprom Neft’s […]

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US LNG heralds lower Russian gas prices, coal switching in Europe: BP

US LNG heralds lower Russian gas prices, coal switching in Europe: BP

US LNG, cheap Russian gas may encourage switch away from coal   By Alissa de Carbonnel BRUSSELS, June 22 (Reuters) – A glut of US LNG exports to Europe will push Russian pipeline exporter Gazprom to slash prices and could spur a switch away from coal-fired plants, BP’s chief economist said on Wednesday. Russian gas […]

Westport, Gazprom partner to expand Russian market for natural gas vehicles

Westport, Gazprom partner to expand Russian market for natural gas vehicles

Westport is a leader in CNG-powered vehicles, particularly light trucks Westport Innovations Inc. of North America and Gasprom are teaming up to promote natural gas powered vehicles,  in the growing Russian automotive market, the two companies announced Thursday. Westport and the subsidiary of Russia’s  Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo, have signed a market development agreement focused on expanding the […]