FSUOGM Top Story archive

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.

21 November 2018, Week 46, Issue 1008

Novatek has announced the discovery of a gas condensate field in the Yamalo-Nenets area of Western Siberia.

14 November 2018, Week 45, Issue 1007

BP has shed light on its plan to construct a new platform at the Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) fields off Azerbaijan.

07 November 2018, Week 44, Issue 1006

Russia’s state-owned Gazprom Neft is competing with privately controlled Corporation Energy for rights to an oil and gas block in the Gulf of Ob.

31 October 2018, Week 43, Issue 1005

Norway and Russia have struck a pact giving them mutual rights to acquire seismic data on either side on their maritime border in the Barents Sea.

24 October 2018, Week 42, Issue 1004

Ukraine plans to raise household gas prices by 23.5% on November 1, after yielding to pressure from the IMF.

17 October 2018, Week 41, Issue 1003

Russia is ready to resume imports of gas from Turkmenistan in 2019 after a three-year hiatus. The move would provide a lifeline to the Turkmen economy, which has stagnated under the pressure of...

10 October 2018, Week 40, Issue 1002

Russia’s Rosneft and Lukoil have locked horns over the cost of delivering oil from an Arctic joint project to market.

26 September 2018, Week 38, Issue 1000

A new petrochemical complex on the Turkmen shore of the Caspian Sea has sold its first batch of finished products.

19 September 2018, Week 37, Issue 999

BP has acquired a majority stake in an onshore oil and gas project in Azerbaijan, consolidating its position as the country’s biggest foreign investor.

12 September 2018, Week 36, Issue 998

Russia has announced plans to auction off rights to a new oil and gas block off its Arctic coast.