Natalia Chumakova

Ukraine faces potential May diesel shortage, traders say

Apr 19 2021

MOSCOW Ukraine could face diesel shortages in May because of planned maintenance at the Belarus Mozyr refinery coinciding with a break in supply from Russia's Rosneft, five trading sources told Reuters on Monday.

Gunvor wins biggest oil products deal with Rosneft in years, sources say

Jan 14 2021

MOSCOW, Jan 15 Swiss trading house Gunvor will resume trading in large volumes of Russian oil products this year after winning a big tender from Russia's largest oil firm Rosneft for the first time in eight years, five industry sources told Reuters.

RPT-Small trading firms gain Rosneft oil product exports after sanctions

Oct 13 2020

MOSCOW, Oct 13 Rosneft has sold more than a third of its seaborne oil product exports to small trading firms so far in 2020, shipping data and Reuters calculations show, in a shift from the Russian state oil giant's strategy of sales to top trading houses and oil majors.

Russia keeps U.S. fuel oil exports high as Washington seeks to replace Venezuelan barrels

Jul 13 2020

MOSCOW Russia kept fuel oil exports to the United States close to its record-highs in the first six months of this year, as Washington looks to replace the heavy Venezuelan barrels it stopped buying a year ago, traders said and data showed.

Rosneft faces logistics headache over sanctioned Swiss oil trader

Feb 21 2020

MOSCOW/LONDON Russian oil major Rosneft is facing a logistical headache as several customers have demanded it immediately remove its Swiss trading division, sanctioned by the United States this week, from all supply chains, according to five trading sources.

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.

Latvian government seizes control of main ports after U.S. sanctions

Dec 12 2019

RIGA/MOSCOW Latvia's parliament on Thursday passed legislation to take control over the Baltic country's two biggest ports in an effort to keep them open after U.S. sanctions against a Latvian oligarch threatened operations.

Gas tanker leased from Russia heads for U.S. to fetch LNG

Nov 08 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.

Gas tanker leased from Russia heads for U.S. to fetch LNG cargo

Nov 08 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.

Exclusive: Russia's Rosneft to switch to euros in oil products tenders - traders

Aug 21 2019

MOSCOW Russia's Rosneft, one of the world's top oil producers and exporters, has notified customers that future tender contracts for oil products will be denominated in euros not dollars, five trading sources told Reuters.

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