Maria Grabar

Russia's Blue Stream gas pipeline to Turkey idle since May: sources

Jul 10 2020

MOSCOW/ANKARA The Blue Stream pipeline delivering Russian gas to Turkey, due to be re-launched after maintenance in May, remains idle, three sources told Reuters on Friday, as Ankara is increasing purchases of super-cooled gas to replace supplies from Gazprom.

Factbox: How U.S. sanctions could hit Russia's Nord Stream gas project

Dec 24 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.

Russia says Nord Stream 2 will be ready in matter of months

Dec 23 2019

MOSCOW Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline would be completed in a matter of months and U.S. sanctions imposed on the project last week would not be "catastrophic".

Nord Stream 2 to press on with Europe gas pipe, despite U.S. sanctions

Dec 21 2019

MOSCOW The group behind Nord Stream 2 said on Saturday it aimed to complete a pipeline to boost Russian gas supplies to Europe as soon as possible, after U.S. sanctions prompted a major contractor to suspend pipe-laying activities.

Russia, Ukraine reach deal over gas transit to Europe

Dec 20 2019

MOSCOW/KIEV Moscow and Kiev have signed agreements covering the supply of Russian gas via Ukraine to Europe, a spokesman for Kremlin-controlled Gazprom said on Friday, marking a major step towards clinching a final deal.

Russian Gazprom's quarterly profit falls on lower export prices, volumes

Nov 29 2019

MOSCOW Russian state gas producer Gazprom posted on Friday a third-quarter net profit of 212 billion rubles ($3.32 billion), down 45% from the same period a year ago on lower export volumes and weaker gas prices in its core European market.

Russia's Sakhalin-2 LNG plant's expansion put on hold – sources

Nov 01 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.

Russia leases its rainy day LNG vessel to Austria's OMV

Aug 29 2019

MOSCOW/VIENNA A Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) unit hailed by President Vladimir Putin as a guarantor of energy security to Russia's Kaliningrad enclave has been leased by OMV, in the absence of immediate threats to its overland gas supplies.

Mehrmonatige Verzögerung von Nord Stream 2 erwartet

Aug 08 2019

Kopenhagen/Moskau Der Weiterbau der umstrittenen Gaspipeline Nord Stream 2 zwischen Russland und Deutschland hängt immer noch an der ausstehenden Genehmigung durch die dänischen Behörden.

Exclusive: Denmark's Nord Stream 2 route request could cause eight-month delay, cost 660 million euros - operator

Aug 08 2019

COPENHAGEN/MOSCOW A Russian-led gas pipeline project across the Baltic Sea to Europe could be delayed by up to eight months and cost an extra 660 million euros ($740 million) due to hurdles in securing the necessary permits from Denmark, the pipeline operator has said.

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