RUSSIA & CHINA DEAL
Russia's energy pivot toward Asia faces its sternest test early next month when President Vladimir Putin visits Beijing amid slumping oil prices and concerns over China's economic slowdown.
While Gazprom PJSC said on Aug. 18 that talks over a second natural gas supply contract with China are "showing good dynamics," the Beijing government damped Russian hopes that a deal will be signed on Putin's two-day trip starting Sept. 2.
China and Russia aren't targeting a deal during the visit as the more than 50 percent slump in crude over the past year complicates talks, Interfax news service reported Friday, citing…
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Совет директоров ПАО «Газпром» одобрил проводимую компанией работу по реализации крупнейших инвестиционных проектов. В числе приоритетных направлений деятельности компании — Восточная газовая программа.
В 2018 году «Газпром» поставил в Сербию 2,15 млрд куб. м газа — на 1,2% больше чем в 2017 году (2,12 млрд куб. м).
IEA - At the moment, Russia is sending record volumes to Europe while LNG utilisation rates remain relatively low. Limits to European production capacity and import infrastructure (with over half of pipelines operating at monthly peaks above 80%) may contribute to market tightness over the coming years, particularly if Asia continues to absorb the ramp up in global LNG liquefaction capacity.
The South Korean government Tuesday gave its final approval to lower taxes on LNG used for power production by 75%, and raise those on thermal coal by 28% from April 1, in a move likely to boost downstream gas consumption.