2018, December, 29, 14:05:00GAZPROM'S GAS FOR TURKEY: 201 BCM
PLATTS - Russia's Gazprom expects its total natural gas exports to Europe and Turkey to reach 201 Bcm in 2018, CEO Alexei Miller said Friday, a third year of record export volumes.
2018, December, 24, 11:35:00IMF, UKRAINE ARRANGEMENT: $3.9 BLN
IMF - The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a 14-month Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) for Ukraine. The arrangement amounts to the equivalent of SDR 2.8 billion (about US$3.9 billion, 139 percent of quota). The Board also took note of Ukraine’s decision to cancel the arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility for Ukraine that was approved on March 11, 2015.
2018, November, 22, 11:40:00ТУРЕЦКИЙ ПОТОК УЛОЖЕН | OFFSHORE TURKSTREAM COMPLETED
"Construction of TurkStream – a new gas pipeline connecting Russia and Turkey via the Black Sea – is entering its final stage. The work is well ahead of schedule: the offshore section of the gas pipeline was completed as early as today instead of in December as planned earlier. The swift pace of this project can be attributed to the concerted and coordinated efforts of the project team. In late 2019, the gas pipeline will be brought into operation. It will become an additional guarantee of energy security in Turkey and the countries of southern and southeastern Europe," said Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee.
2018, November, 19, 11:40:00RUSSIAN GAS FOR EVERYONE
BLOOMBERG - The $11 billion pipeline is one of three giant projects helping the world’s biggest gas producer strengthen its grip on Europe and Asia. Thousands of miles to the east, the Power of Siberia pipeline will connect with China, and a project under the Black Sea will deliver fuel to Turkey and southeast Europe.
2018, November, 12, 11:45:00POLAND, USA NUCLEAR
WNN - Poland and the USA have signed a Joint Declaration of Energy Security, which emphasises the expansion of their cooperation in a variety of areas, including civil nuclear energy. The document was signed in Warsaw yesterday by Polish Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski and US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry.
2018, November, 9, 15:10:00UKRAINE'S WEAK INSURANCE
PLATTS - Ukraine is looking at different ways to use its vast gas transit network should Kiev fail to agree a new transit deal with Russia's Gazprom once their existing contract expires at the end of 2019, a senior Ukrainian politician said.
2018, November, 7, 11:20:00TURKEY: NO IRAN SANCTIONS
REUTERS - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey would not abide by the renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran’s oil and shipping industries, adding that they were aimed at “unbalancing the world”.
2018, November, 7, 11:00:00THE BIGGEST SALES OF GAZPROM
PLATTS - Gazprom Export sold the highest volume of gas on its Electronic Sales Platform (ESP) on Friday for almost a month, with 62 million cu m of gas sold for December delivery to four points in central and eastern Europe.
2018, November, 7, 10:55:00UKRAINE'S GAS PRICE: +23%
INTERFAX-UKRAINE - The final price of gas for households (taking into account transportation, distribution costs and VAT) will be UAH 8,548.92 per 1,000 cubic meters (a rise of 22.9% on the price that is in effect since April 1, 2017), and for municipal heat supply enterprises – UAH 8,361.85 per 1,000 cubic meters (a rise of 22.8%).
2018, October, 22, 11:50:00IMF HAS UKRAINE FOR $3.9 BLN
IMF - The agreement reached today reflects the IMF’s commitment to continue to help Ukraine achieve stronger, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth. The new program has been developed in close coordination with the World Bank and the European Union, who have parallel operations to support Ukraine. The authorities’ steadfast and effective implementation will be critical for the program to achieve its objectives.
2018, October, 22, 11:45:00UKRAINE'S GAS PRICES UP 23.5%
CNBC - Ukraine announced on Friday it would raise household gas prices by nearly a quarter as Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman warned that the country risked default if it crashed out of its International Monetary Fund aid program.
2018, October, 12, 11:05:00EBRD HAS UKRAINE FOR €12.1 BLN
EBRD - The EBRD is the largest international financial investor in Ukraine. To date, the Bank has made a cumulative commitment of almost €12.1 billion across some 400 projects since the start of its operations in the country in 1993.
2018, September, 21, 10:20:00WORLD OIL DEMAND: 100.23 MBD
OPEC - Total oil demand for 2018 is now estimated at 98.82 mb/d. In 2019, world oil demand growth is forecast to rise by 1.41 mb/d. Total world oil demand in 2019 is now projected to surpass 100 mb/d for the first time and reach 100.23 mb/d.
2018, September, 19, 13:25:00TRUMP SELLS LNG
PLATTS - "A tremendous amount of LNG will be exported to Poland," Trump said during a joint news conference with Duda. "We're giving them a pretty good price. They're buying a lot of it. That's gonna be great."
2018, September, 17, 15:05:00NORD STREAM 2 FOR EUROPE
PLATTS - Moscow also hopes to have its 55 Bcm/year Nord Stream 2 pipeline and its 31.5 Bcm/year TurkStream link ready to flow gas to Europe by the end of 2019, leaving only limited volumes for transit via Ukraine.