Gazprom and International Gas Union note role of natural gas in solving long-term economic challenges

October 7, 2021, 18:45 A working meeting between Elena Burmistrova, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Director General of Gazprom Export, and Joe M. Kang, President of the International Gas Union (IGU), took place today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021. The parties expressed appreciation for the long-term cooperation between Gazprom and the IGU. In particular, the discussion touched upon the…

Gazprom makes arrangements for further development of NGV infrastructure in four Russian regions

October 7, 2021, 18:15 A number of documents for developing the Russian NGV market were signed today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021. Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo signed agreements on the wider use of natural gas as a vehicle fuel with the governments of three Russian regions: the Republics of Tatarstan and Mordovia and the Kaliningrad Region. The documents were signed in furtherance of previously existing agreements. The…

Documents signed to develop sci-tech cooperation and standardization

October 7, 2021, 16:05 A number of documents relating to the development of scientific & technical cooperation and standardization were signed today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021. Gazprom and TMK signed a scientific and technical cooperation program for another five-year period spanning from 2021 to 2025. TMK will place its core focus on mastering the manufacture of new types of high-tech pipe products,…

Contractual documents signed to implement project for Gas Processing Complex near Ust-Luga

October 7, 2021, 16:00 A number of contractual documents relating to the implementation of the construction project for the Gas Processing Complex near Ust-Luga (GPC of CPECG, forms part of the Complex for processing ethane-containing gas (CPECG)) were signed today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021. A license agreement was signed, ensuring the provision of rights for the use of the natural gas liquefaction technology by Gazprom…

Documents signed for NGV market development and natural gas processing & liquefaction

October 7, 2021, 15:55 A number of documents were signed today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021 to advance activities in the areas of natural gas processing & liquefaction, as well as NGV market development. Gazprom and Caspian Innovation Company (CIC) signed a long-term contract for supplies of ethane fraction and liquid hydrocarbons (LPG). The document stipulates the basic terms of supply of valuable components that will…

Gazprom and Irkutsk Oil Company to elaborate project for lithium production from Kovyktinskoye field

October 7, 2021, 15:50 Gazprom and Irkutsk Oil Company (INK) signed a Memorandum of Intent today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021. According to the document, the parties are interested in starting a joint project for the production and processing of formation brines (saline groundwaters) from the Kovyktinskoye field of Gazprom in order to obtain lithium compounds and other valuable components. The groundwaters of the Kovyktinskoye field contain…

Gazprom further expanding cooperation with Russian hi-tech industrial enterprises

October 7, 2021, 15:45 A number of documents were signed today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021 to advance cooperation between Gazprom and Russian industrial enterprises. Gazprom, the Rostec State Corporation, and the Republic of Bashkortostan signed an Agreement of Intent. According to the document, UEC-UMPO (part of the Rostec State Corporation) is going to create a production and technological complex (PTC) for the repair and…

NATO Says Had to React to Russian ‘Malign Activities’

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday the alliance had to act against rising Russian “malign activities” after expelling members of Moscow’s delegation for alleged spying.  “The decision to withdraw the accreditation of eight members of the Russian delegation to NATO was done based on intelligence because these are undeclared Russian intelligence officers,” Stoltenberg said. …

Russia Invites Taliban for Afghan Talks

Russia has invited the Taliban to attend negotiations on Afghanistan in Moscow later this month, the Kremlin’s envoy to Afghanistan said Thursday. The hardline Islamist group seized control of the Afghan government in August following a lightning-fast offensive that coincided with the United States’ withdrawal of troops that ended its 20-year war.   Russia’s presidential envoy to Afghanistan,…

Gazprom launches gas filling stations in five Russian regions

October 7, 2021, 12:50 The commissioning ceremony for six compressed natural gas (CNG) filling stations of Gazprom located in Maikop (Republic of Adygea), Karamaskaly (Republic of Bashkortostan), Akhtubinsk and Seitovka (Astrakhan Region), Kemerovo (Kemerovo Region), and Millerovo (Rostov Region) was held today at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021. Taking part in the event were Viktor Zubkov, Chairman of the Gazprom Board of Directors, Vitaly…

Honor Guard ‘Punished’ for Servicing Russia’s First in a Century Royal Wedding – Reports

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has taken disciplinary action against his subordinates in St. Petersburg for sending honor guards to the country’s first royal wedding in over a century, news agencies reported Wednesday. The Russian military’s honor guard was filmed last Friday forming a saber arch during Grand Duke George Mikhailovich Romanov and his Italian…