FSUOGM Top Story archive

24 May 2017, Week 20, Issue 932

Gazprom has revised its gas production forecast for 2017 as soaring demand for Russian gas in Europe shows little sign of abating.

17 May 2017, Week 19, Issue 931

Russia’s Gazprom has apparently rejected sharing its resources on the Yamal Peninsula with domestic rival Novatek.

10 May 2017, Week 18, Issue 930

Turkmenistan has reported the discovery of natural gas reserves at Uzun-Ada, an onshore field located in the country’s western Balkan Province.

03 May 2017, Week 17, Issue 929

Total could start production from Absheron, a natural gas field in the Caspian Sea, in less than three years, a representative of state-run Azeri company SOCAR said last week.

26 April 2017, Week 16, Issue 928

Russia’s Rosneft and Norway’s Statoil have failed to find commercially viable oil reserves in the Sea of Okhotsk after drilling two wells, Russian Natural Resources Minister Sergey Donskoy told...

19 April 2017, Week 15, Issue 927

Kazakhstan plans a deep cut to its crude output in May and June in order to fulfil its commitments under a deal struck between major global oil producers last year, Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat...

12 April 2017, Week 14, Issue 926

Russia’s Rosneft has closed the purchase of a cluster of fields in Western Siberia for 40 billion rubles (US$700 million).

05 April 2017, Week 13, Issue 925

Russian oil rivals Rosneft and LUKoil are preparing to launch drilling work within days at the northern tip of the Taimyr Peninsula.

29 March 2017, Week 12, Issue 924

London-listed Nostrum Oil & Gas swung into the red last year as a result of weak sales and flat production.

15 March 2017, Week 10, Issue 923

Russia’s Gazprom Neft is aiming to increase production of hydrocarbons by 3% in 2017, even while fulfilling its commitments under a deal between Russia and other global...

15 March 2017, Week 10, Issue 922

Gazprom has sued Moldova’s national gas grid operator Moldovagaz in Russia’s International Commercial Arbitration Court demanding payment of US$768.6 million for natural gas supplied in 2014. ...

08 March 2017, Week 09, Issue 921

Russia’s Ministry of Natural Resources has reportedly granted Novye Proyekty, a little-known private company, the right to explore and develop a section of the Black Sea floor off the coast of...

1 March 2017, Week 08, Issue 920

An explosion at Uzbekistan’s Ferghanaazot chemical plant on February 23 has reportedly left at least five people dead and several injured, according to reports.

22 February 2017, Week 07, Issue 919

Moldova has revealed plans to accelerate reform of its natural gas industry to bring it in line with EU standards, the country’s energy minister said last week.

15 February 2017, Week 06, Issue 918

There has been a rise in fuel smuggling from Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan since the latter joined the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), a government official in Bishkek claimed last week. Kyrgyzstan...