FSUOGM Top Story archive

20 March 2019, Week 11, Issue 1023

Rosneft has more than doubled production at the Srednebotuobinskoye oilfield in Yakutia – one of its largest greenfield projects in Eastern Siberia.

13 March 2019, Week 10, Issue 1022

Gazprom Energoholding, the electricity arm of Russia’s state gas exporter Gazprom, has started construction on a new 200-MW gas-fired thermal power plant (TPP) in northern Serbia.

06 March 2019, Week 09, Issue 1021

Oil production at the offshore Kashagan field in Kazakhstan has finally reached its first-stage target level, over a year behind schedule.

27 February 2019, Week 08, Issue 1020

Novatek’s Arctic LNG-2 project has been dealt a blow after Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) concluded it lacked the authority to approve Total’s bid for a stake in the US$25.5 billion...

20 February 2019, Week 07, Issue 1019

The Georgian government has been criticised by opposition lawmakers for entering into talks to resume Russian gas supplies.

13 February 2019, Week 06, Issue 1018

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has cancelled a loan intended to support Turkmenistan’s offshore oil industry, following pressure from a human rights watchdog.

06 February 2019, Week 05, Issue 1017

US oilfield services group Schlumberger has dropped its bid for a share in Russia’s Eurasia Drilling (EDC), regulators in Moscow have reported.

30 January 2019, Week 04, Issue 1016

Russian businessman Eduard Khudainatov is seeking state support for an Arctic project being developed by his Neftegazholding oil company.

23 January 2019, Week 03, Issue 1015

A court in Chechnya has ordered Russia’s national gas company Gazprom to write off 9 billion rubles (US$136 million) in gas debt in the North Caucasus republic, prompting other Russian regions to...

16 January 2019, Week 02, Issue 1014

Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK), one of Russia’s leading petrochemical producers, has hired Denmark’s Haldor Topsoe for licensing and engineering services at a new methanol unit.

09 January 2019, Week 01, Issue 1013

Kazakhstan aims to strike a deal later this month to sell gasoline to neighbouring Kyrgyzstan, posing a threat to Russia’s market share.

19 December 2018, Week 50, Issue 1012

Irkutsk Oil Co. (INK), a mid-sized oil producer in Eastern Siberia, has reportedly offered Russian petrochemicals giant Sibur a stake in a polymer project.

12 December 2018, Week 49, Issue 1011

Russia’s Gazprom Neft has won drilling rights to another tract of land in the Arctic, as it continues its search for new oil discoveries.

04 December 2018, Week 48, Issue 1010

Yermak-Neftegaz, a JV between long-time partners Rosneft and BP, has shored up plans to sink its first exploration well next year at the West-Yarudeisky block in Russia’s Yamal Nenets region.

28 November 2018, Week 47, Issue 1009

Kazakhstan has replaced the head of its national oil producer KazMunayGas (KMG) – a move that could have implications for the company’s planned IPO next year.