2020, April, 1, 12:57:00SANCTIONS SHOULD BE LIFTED
Economic sanctions should be lifted to prevent hunger crises in countries hit by COVID-19 – UN rights expert
2020, March, 31, 13:45:00PUTIN, TRUMP DISCUSSED OIL MARKET
Putin and Trump discussed the oil market at a time when prices continue to tumble due to the collapse of the OPEC+ crude production cut agreement, and the major economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020, March, 30, 09:55:00ROSNEFT SELLS VENEZUELA'S ASSETS
Rosneft entered into an agreement with a company 100%-owned by the Russian government on the sale of shares and termination of its participation in all projects in Venezuela,
2020, March, 13, 12:25:00U.S. ENERGY BONDS: $110 BLN
The falls in the bonds come in the wake of the failure of Opec and Russia late last week to agree a deal on cutting production,
2020, March, 13, 12:20:00RUSSIA FOR U.S. SHALE: $570 BLN
Moscow’s decision to withdraw last week from a pact with Saudi Arabia to limit crude production, sparking an oil war that sent prices crashing 30 per cent on Monday, upending global markets.
2020, March, 13, 12:15:00U.S. SANCTIONS FOR RUSSIA
Rosneft Trading and TNK Trading handled a "large percentage" of Venezuela's oil exports in 2019
2020, March, 6, 12:20:00NORD STREAM 2 EXTENSION
Construction works on the 55 Bcm/year Russian Nord Stream 2 pipeline linking Russia to Germany via the Baltic Sea were abruptly interrupted in late December after the US government implemented new sanctions threatening measures against contractors building the project.
2020, February, 26, 10:20:00U.S. RUSSIA, VENEZUELA SANCTIONS FAILURE
TNK Trading International SA is scheduled to load 14.3 million barrels of Venezuelan crude in the first two months of 2020, compared with 5 million in all of 2019, according to shipping reports compiled by Bloomberg. That may offset any lost oil revenue for the Maduro administration, underscoring the difficulty of shutting Venezuela’s access to the global market.
2020, February, 19, 11:40:00U.S. ANNOYED: NORD STREAM 2
While Gazprom has said it’s looking at options to complete the pipeline, it hasn’t given any details on where it will find the ship to do the work. One of the pipeline’s financial backers, Austrian gas and oil company OMV AG, has predicted that the Russians will follow through.
2020, February, 19, 11:25:00U.S., RUSSIA, VENEZUELA SANCTIONS UP
The US on Tuesday imposed sanctions on Rosneft Trading SA, the Geneva-based subsidiary of the Russian state oil company, for supporting Venezuela's oil sector by continuing to trade with sanctions-hit PDVSA
2020, February, 19, 11:20:00ROSNEFT: US SANCTIONS ARE ILLEGAL
The sanctions announced by the U.S. Treasury Department against Rosneft’s subsidiary RTSA and its Chairman are illegal, unjustified, and an act of legal abuse.
2020, February, 12, 11:50:00RUSSIA'S OIL FOR U.S.
US imports of unfinished oils from Russia averaged 472,000 b/d in November, the most since May 2013, when the same amount of unfinished oils was imported from Russia.
2020, February, 10, 10:45:00RUSSIA, VENEZUELA COOPERATION
Brent rose 24 cents, or 0.4%, to $55.17 a barrel, WTI were up 15 cents, or 0.3%, at $51.10 a barrel,
2020, February, 7, 11:10:00RUSSIA, USA DIALOG
Russian energy minister Alexander Novak discussed bilateral energy cooperation with the US ambassador to Russia, John Sullivan, on Thursday, according to an energy ministry statement.
2020, February, 7, 11:00:00U.S., RUSSIA SANCTIONS: THE NEXT
The US was prepared to sanction Rosneft if it continued to trade crude oil and fuel with PDVSA, but analysts said those sanctions have yet to be imposed because of the expected impact they may have on the global oil market.