FSUOGM Top Story archive

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....

26 October 2017, Week 42, Issue 954

The theft of crude oil has cost Kazakhstan around 104 billion tenge (US$313 million) over the last three years, according to the country’s deputy prosecutor general, Andrei Lukin. Cases of...

19 October 2017, Week 41, Issue 953

Gazprom Neft is looking to strike a partnership with Chinese investors at the Chonsky fields in Eastern Siberia by the end of the year.

18 October 2017, Week 41, Issue 953

Gazprom Neft is looking to strike a partnership with Chinese investors at the Chonsky fields in Eastern Siberia by the end of the year.

12 October 2017, Week 40, Issue 327

A recent tender by Rosnedra for acreage in Russia’s Khanty-Mansiysk region has been declared a failure, after it attracted bids for only one of the 13 blocks on offer.

05 October 2017, Week 39, Issue 951

Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder is facing a backlash at home after being elected to chair the board of Russia’s largest oil company, Rosneft.

27 September 2017, Week 38, Issue 950

Russia’s Lukoil, the biggest foreign investor in Uzbekistan, is in talks with authorities in Tashkent over royalties at the Southwest Gissar gas project and has downgraded its forecast for gas...

21 September 2017, Week 37, Issue 949

After years of drawn out talks, Azerbaijan and a BP-led consortium have agreed to extend the production-sharing contract (PSC) for the ex-Soviet republic’s largest oil asset up to 2050.

13 September 2017, Week 36, Issue 948

Kazakhstan is understood to have rejected another settlement offer from the IOCs running the northwestern Karachaganak field, in a US$1.6 billion dispute over profit sharing.

6 September 2017, Week 35, Issue 947

Kyrgyzstan has affirmed its growing ties with Russia’s Gazprom during a ceremony to mark the launch of an overhauled section of a cross-country gas pipeline. 

31 August 2017, Week 34, Issue 946

French major Total is interested in participating in Novatek’s second LNG scheme on Russia’s Arctic coast, according to reports.

24 August 2017, Week 33, Issue 945

Russian oil champion Rosneft and its partners have wrapped up the US$12.9 billion purchase of India’s Essar Oil, marking the biggest direct foreign investment in India’s...

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