IMF - “In this regard, I commended the President for his leadership that enabled the approval of the law, and welcomed his intention to make the court operational by the end of this year. We agreed that it is now important for parliament to quickly approve the supplementary law submitted by the President to formally establish the court, as well as the necessary amendments to restore the requirement that the HACC will adjudicate all cases under its jurisdiction, including all appeals of relevant first instance court decisions, as it was in the draft law approved in the first reading.
PLATTS - ExxonMobil's planned LNG import project in Victoria will compete with AGL's planned LNG import terminal in the same state -- at Crib Point near Melbourne -- projected to come online by financial year 2020-2021, and AIE's project next door in the state of New South Wales, potentially at Port Kembla, Newcastle or Port Botany, expected by as early as 2020.
PLATTS - "Today, the political situation is somewhat different. The South Korean side approached Gazprom about the revival of this project. A series of talks took place on this. These talks are continuing. We can't say anything further, but we are renewing such talks with the Korean side," Markelov said.
ГАЗПРОМ - в Москве в офисе ПАО «Газпром» состоялась рабочая встреча Председателя Правления Алексея Миллера и Президента Многонационального Государства Боливия Эво Моралеса.
REUTERS - India’s oil imports from Iran surged to about 705,000 barrels per day (bpd) in May, their highest level since October 2016, according to data from shipping and industry sources, despite the threats of fresh U.S. sanctions.
GAZPROM - The meeting participants reviewed a wide range of issues regarding cooperation in the gas sector, including the status of the project for gas supplies via the eastern route (Power of Siberia). It was noted that the project was going according to schedule, with the gas pipeline’s linear part from the Chayandinskoye field to the Chinese border completed by 84.4 per cent (over 1,820 kilometers). Pipe pulling operations were finished in the second tunnel of the crossing under the Amur River within Power of Siberia’s cross-border section.
PLATTS - China and Iran have agreed to strengthen strategic cooperation during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit to China, possibly paving the way for steady crude flows between the two countries.
EIA - Global trade in liquefied natural gas (LNG) reached 38.2 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2017, a 10% (3.5 Bcf/d) increase from 2016 and the largest annual volume increase on record,
PLATTS - "There is no LNG supply glut," Sada said. "There may be a surplus of only 10 million mt/year of LNG in the early 2020s [but] in a 350 million mt/year LNG market, this means that the market is practically in balance," he said.
OPEC - World oil demand averaged 97.20 mb/d in 2017, up by 1.7 per cent y-o-y, with the largest increases taking place in Asia and Pacific region (particularly China and India), Europe and North America. The 2017 oil demand in Africa and the Middle East grew by around 100,000 b/d, as compared to 2016, while oil demand declined in Latin America for the third year in a row.
ГАЗПРОМ - компания Nord Stream 2 AG получила разрешение на строительство и эксплуатацию газопровода «Северный поток — 2» в шведской исключительной экономической зоне (ИЭЗ). Разрешение Правительства на участок протяженностью приблизительно 510 км в шведской ИЭЗ было выдано Министерством по предпринимательству и инновациям, которое отвечает за рассмотрение заявки. Газопровод «Северный поток — 2» протяженностью около 1230 км будет построен для транспортировки природного газа из России в ЕС через Балтийское море.
EIA - U.S. exports of natural gas, including exports via pipeline and as liquefied natural gas (LNG), averaged 9.6 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in the first quarter of this year,
REUTERS - May shipments were 39.05 million tonnes, or 9.2 million barrels per day (bpd), according to data released on Friday by the General Administration of Customs. That compared to 9.6 million bpd in April and 8.76 million bpd in May, 2017.
МИНЭНЕРГО РОССИИ - энергетика занимает высокое место в структуре торгово-экономического сотрудничества. В частности, в качестве перспективных направлений взаимодействия, были выделены: кооперация в газовой сфере, включая проекты «Сахалин-2» и третью технологическую линию завода, Ямал СПГ, Арктик СПГ-2, а также сотрудничества в области электроэнергетики, в том числе исследования целесообразности и условий соединения энергосистем России и Республики Корея.
REUTERS - “What we’ll be looking to see is that it ensures the establishment of an independent and trustworthy anti-corruption court that meets the expectation of the Ukrainian people,” IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said at a briefing.