2019, June, 24, 12:20:00RUSSIA WILL HELP IRAN
Iran and Russia already have a deal whereby Iran sells 100,000 b/d of crude oil to Russia and receives 50% of the value in cash and 50% in equipment.
2019, June, 18, 17:25:00RUSSIA'S GAS TO UKRAINE
Gazprom's 10-year transit deal with Ukraine's Naftogaz expires on December 31 this year, with some in the European gas market becoming increasingly concerned that there could be disruption to Russian gas flows via Ukraine as a result.
2019, June, 13, 16:25:00SANCTIONS FOR NORD STREAM 2
Nord Stream 2, a 760-mile (1,225-km) pipeline project to ship gas from Russia under the Baltic Sea to Germany, would double the capacity of the existing Nord Stream pipeline and has divided the European Union.
2019, May, 23, 12:15:00U.S. SANCTIONS FOR GERMANY
The German Economy Ministry has taken note of the threat of U.S. sanctions being placed on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday, adding that Berlin rejected sanctions that have extraterritorial effect.
2019, March, 18, 13:00:00U.S., RUSSIA SANCTIONS FOREVER
U.S. DT - the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated six Russian individuals and eight entities in response to Russia’s continued and ongoing aggression in Ukraine.
2019, March, 1, 12:00:00RUSSIA'S LNG: NO SANCTIONS
Novatek’s Chief Financial Officer Mark Gyetvay said the company would build all equipment and technology in Russia to protect itself. “We will not hold ourselves hostage to U.S. sanctions,” he told the IP Week conference in London.
2019, February, 15, 12:05:00NORD STREAM 2 DEAL
REUTERS - Russia's planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline direct to Germany is set to face EU market rules after negotiators agreed informally to change the EU's gas directive to apply to offshore gas links, the European Commission said late Tuesday.
2019, February, 11, 10:35:00RUSSIA SANCTIONS ISN'T OBSTACLE
PLATTS - "Imports of Russian crude oil and LNG do not go through any chokepoints such as the Strait of Hormuz. Therefore they are important for the diversification of Japan's energy import sources, and I hope that Russia will play an even larger role. I would like to continue working to expand our cooperation," Seko said.
2019, February, 11, 10:30:00NORD STREAM 2 CONTROL
REUTERS - Nord Stream 2 has divided the EU, with German opposition to the new draft rules stalling discussions since it was proposed by the EU executive in November 2017.
2019, February, 11, 10:25:00NORD STREAM 2 RISKS
REUTERS - The pipeline project, which is majority owned by Russian energy giant Gazprom, plans to tap lenders this year, a spokesman for Nord Stream 2 told Reuters. He did not comment on the risk of new sanctions.
2019, February, 11, 10:20:00RUSSIA'S RATING BAA3
REUTERS - Global ratings agency Moody’s Investor Service raised Russia’s rating to investment grade on Friday, saying the policies enacted in recent years will strengthen the country’s already robust public finances.
2019, January, 16, 11:35:00GERMANY PROTECTS EUROPE
REUTERS - Germany will try to protect German and European companies from some potentially “massive collateral damage” if Washington levies further sanctions against Russia, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said.
2019, January, 16, 11:25:00U.S. SANCTIONS FOR OMV
REUTERS - Threatening to impose U.S. sanctions on companies involved in the Russian-backed Nord Stream 2 pipeline is unacceptable, the head of Austria’s OMV, which has a stake in the project, told Germany’s Handelsblatt.
2019, January, 14, 12:15:00U.S. SANCTIONS FOR GERMANY
REUTERS - The United States has warned German companies involved in the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they could face sanctions if they stick with the project.
2019, January, 11, 11:35:00WRONG U.S. SANCTIONS
REUTERS - U.S. sanctions against the Russian-backed Nord Stream 2 pipeline would be the wrong way to solve a dispute over energy supply, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Thursday.