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Poroshenko: Qatar ready to provide LNG to Ukraine via Poland

Rate this article By LNG World News Ukraine may in future receive liquefied natural gas supplies from Qatar via the Polish LNG terminal in Świnoujście, according to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. “We agreed that Qatar is ready to provide liquefied gas to us,” Poroshenko said on Monday during his official visit to Qatar. He added…

Exxon takes legal action over Treasury’s Russia sanctions penalty

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today ExxonMobil is taking legal action challenging the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) move to penalize the oil company for alleged violations of sanctions against Russia. In a statement on Thursday, the Treasury said OFAC had assessed a $2,000,000 civil monetary penalty against…

Maersk, Rosneft hit by cyberattack

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today A ransomware cyberattack named Petya, or NOTPetya according to Kaspersky Labs, has hit organizations around the globe, including the Ukraine government, Denmark’s Maersk Group, and the Russian oil company Rosneft. According to several news reports screens around the world are receiving a ransomware message, informing the owners their…

Gazprom CEO sees share of EU gas market rising despite LNG rivals

Rate this article By LNG World News CEO of Russia’s state gas giant Gazprom Alexei Miller attends a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2016 (SPIEF 2016) in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei KarpukhinBy Dmitry Zhdannikov LONDON (Reuters) – A new pipeline from Russia’s Arctic fields to Germany will boost Moscow’s…

EU says Gazprom offer to avoid antitrust fines allays worries

Rate this article By LNG World News By Alissa de Carbonnel BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators said on Monday concessions by Russia’s Gazprom aimed at avoiding fines should allay concerns of market abuse, signalling a thaw in business ties between Moscow and Brussels despite tensions over Ukraine and Syria. The provisional deal, which is…

Trump victory, Brexit impact is shifting West’s Russia bias: Gazprom

Rate this article By LNG World News A general view shows the headquarters of Gazprom in Moscow, Russia, June 30, 2016. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File PhotoBy Vladimir Soldatkin and Shadia Nasralla VIENNA (Reuters) – Russian state-controlled gas producer Gazprom expects Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president, Brexit and upcoming elections in France and Germany to improve Western…

Ukraine interested in taking part in Croatian LNG project

Rate this article By LNG World News Ukraine is interested in taking part in the Croatian LNG project as a partner, according to the country’s prime minister Volodimir Groysman. Following a meeting with his Croatian counterpart, Andrej Plenković, Groysman said that the Ukraine is looking to diversify its sources of oil and gas sources, a…

Kyiv Post: Why Ukraine’s Gas Market Is Showing No Improvement

Rate this article Article Abstract: Ukraine’s state-owned oil and gas monopoly — Naftogaz — gladly reports to its international partners that the comprehensive reform of the natural gas sector has been successful. Some of that may seem to be true: the long-awaited law on liberalization of the natural gas market was adopted and so, starting……