Особое внимание было уделено взаимодействию в отраслях ТЭК, в частности, в области разведки и добычи нефти и газа на территории Росссийской Федерации, поставок российских энергоресурсов, гидроэнергетики и ВИЭ.
Министр энергетики Российской Федерации Александр Новак провел встречу с вице-президентом Еврокомиссии Марошем Шефчовичем. Стороны обсудили весь спектр вопросов двустороннего сотрудничества в энергетике. Ключевой темой переговоров стало обеспечение надёжного транзита российского газа европейским потребителям при прохождении осенне-зимнего периода 2016-2017 годов.
Highlights: - Revenue of $743 million - Operating income of $247 million - EBITDA of $441 million - 95% economic utilization - Reported Net Loss of $656 million and diluted loss per share of $1.29, reflecting an $882 million non-cash impairment to investments primarily relating to Seadrill Partners. - Underlying Net Income , excluding non-recurring items and non-cash mark to market movements on derivatives,was $135 million and earnings per share was $0.28. - Cash and cash equivalents of $1.3 billion - Seadrill Limited orderbacklog of approximately $3.0 billion
Preliminary production figures for October 2016 show an average daily production of 2 099 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 486 000 barrels per day (approx. 30 percent) compared to September.
Gazprom has terminated a shareholder agreement for Nord Stream 2, a joint venture to build a pipeline between Russia and Germany, circumventing Poland and other countries, Russian press agency TASS has reported.
Total investment in oil and natural gas extraction in Norway was 21% lower in the first half of 2016 compared with the first half of 2015, a decline of about 20.9 billion Norwegian kroner (US $3.5 billion). However, investment cuts have affected some segments of the industry more than others.
The North Sea oil and gas industry currently faces fierce global competition to attract investment, with the combined challenges of a low oil price, a maturing industry and uncertainty for the sector. Oil & Gas UK’s recently published Economic Report 2016 found that investment in the UK continental shelf has fallen to around £9 billion this year, from a record £14.8 billion in 2014, illustrating the difficulty for investors in accessing finance for asset development.
Gazprom’s supplies to the German market continued to grow, rising 23 per cent this September and 20.4 per cent this October versus the corresponding months of 2015.
The state-controlled Russian energy group will yield to EU demands on how it sells gas in Europe in order to escape a penalty for past anti-competitive behaviour. The bargain is likely to anger eastern and Baltic states that have campaigned for a tougher approach.
Net operating income was USD 737 million in the third quarter compared to USD 883 million in the same period of 2015. The reduction was primarily due to lower oil and gas prices, expensed exploration wells and lower refinery margins. Continued progress on the improvement programme with reduced costs and strong operational performance contributing positively to the results.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) and Russian petroleum authorities (Federal Subsoil Resources Management Agency, Rosnedra) have entered into an agreement to exchange seismic data from the areas around the demarcation line in the Barents Sea.
In 2015, Russian gas exports to Austria rose 11.5 per cent versus 2014. From January 1 through October 10, 2016, Russian gas supplies to Austria totaled 4.18 billion cubic meters, which was 23.8 per cent higher than in the same period of 2015.
The warming relations between NATO member Turkey and Russia comes as both countries are dealing with troubled economies and strained ties with the West.
Baker Hughes Inc., the services company that tracks drilling activity worldwide, said just 27 rigs operated last month in the North Sea, the lowest number since records started in January 1982. The previous low was set in October 1999, when oil prices plunged to $10 a barrel.
Britain is estimated to have substantial amounts of shale gas trapped in underground rocks and the government wants to exploit it to help offset declining North Sea oil and gas output. It said the shale gas industry could create 64,000 jobs and help economic growth.