FSUOGM Top Story archive

21 February 2018, Week 07, Issue 969

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala national wealth fund is reportedly nearing a deal to invest in a Gazprom Neft subsidiary based in Western Siberia. The transaction, if closed, would...

14 February 2018, Week 06, Issue 968

Rosneft strengthened its already dominant position in Eastern Siberia last week with the acquisition of the Kochemsky licence area, some 950 km...

07 February 2018, Week 05, Issue 967

Turkmenistan has hiked fuels prices by up to 50% as part of broader push to reduce generous welfare subsidies in response to the country’s ongoing economic crisis.

31 January 2018, Week 04, Issue 966

Halliburton’s US$1 billion takeover of a Perm-based oilfield equipment manufacturer has apparently been upended because of US sanctions. The news comes as another US...

24 January 2018, Week 03, Issue 965

Singapore-registered AnAn Group is looking to invest in a large methanol plant in Russia’s Far East.

17 January 2018, Week 02, Issue 964

Output at the giant Vankor oilfield in Eastern Siberia dipped by 15% last year, according to data published by the Russian Energy Ministry. The ministry’s CDU-TEK statistics unit reported last...

10 Jannuary 2018, Week 01, Issue 963

Norway’s Statoil and Azerbaijan’s SOCAR have agreed on the commercial terms for development of the offshore Karabakh oil and gas field.

20 December 2017, Week 50, Issue 962

Ukraine’s biggest gas producer, UkrGasVydobuvannya (UGV), has ordered five drilling rigs worth around US$110 million from Germany’s Bentec

13 December 2017, Week 49, Issue 961

Russia’s Novatek has bought three more natural gas and condensate fields in Western Siberia as it looks to prop up flagging production levels with new acquisitions.

06 December 2017, Week 48, Issue 960

Russian entrepreneur Andrey Filatov has joined a group of investors planning to develop the 25 Years of Independence gas field in Uzbekistan’s southern Surkhandarya region.

29 November 2017, Week 47, Issue 959

Shanghai-based conglomerate CEFC China Energy could make an investment in one of Rosneft’s main gas-producing subsidiaries, according to a report by Russia’s Vedomosti last week.

22 November 2017, Week 46, Issue 958

Uzbekistan is in the grip of another fuel crisis, with some parts of country reportedly left without any supplies of gasoline. While the Central Asian republic has regularly experienced fuel...

15 November 2017, Week 45, Issue 957

Irkutsk Oil (INK), an independent oil producer operating in Eastern Siberia, has launched a gas processing plant with a capacity of 3.6 mcm per day (over 1.3 bcm per year) at the Yaraktinskoye...

08 November 2017, Week 44, Issue 956

Uzbekistan has recruited Russia’s Gazprom to help it implement a US$2 billion plan to ramp up production of crude oil and natural gas dramatically over the next two years.

01 November 2017, Week 43, Issue 955

Shanghai-based energy giant CEFC China Energy is reportedly eyeing another large-scale acquisition in Russia, just months after unveiling a US$9 billion investment in state oil producer Rosneft....