Tag: Russian Oil

Russia open to meeting with major oil producing countries

Russia open to meeting with major oil producing countries

Russia looks for meeting between OPEC and other oil producing countries ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates _ Russia says it is open to a meeting with fellow major oil-producing nations to discuss production levels amid a plunge in global oil prices. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday that […]

By February 2, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Russian oil company Transneft, OPEC plan talks on output cuts

Russian oil company Transneft, OPEC plan talks on output cuts

Saudis are the main negotiators in OPEC, Transneft talks MOSCOW _ The head of Russian state oil pipeline monopoly Transneft says talks on output cuts are planned with Saudi Arabia and the¬†Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. Transneft head Nikolai Tokarev said that Saudi Arabia had “taken the initiative and come out with a proposal […]

By January 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Ukraine asks for lower Russian gas prices after debt writedown

Ukraine asks for lower Russian gas prices after debt writedown

Ukraine and Russian gas disputes have led to supply cut-offs in the past MOSCOW¬†–¬†Emboldened by a deal with international creditors to write down part of its debt, Ukraine on Friday asked Russia for lower gas prices for the winter season. Gas disputes between Russia and Ukraine have led to cut-offs of supply in the past, […]

Russian oilpatch ignores rights, environment: aboriginal leader

Russian oilpatch ignores rights, environment: aboriginal leader

Greenpeace estimates spills in Russian oilpatch amount to six million tonnes per year When you live in the middle of the Russian oilpatch, even the fish smell, says an aboriginal leader from that country. “The fish are smelling like oil and the water in the rivers, it’s undrinkable,” said Nikolay Rochev, the head of Izvatas, […]