Alexey Miller and Andrei Spinu, Moldova’s Deputy Prime Minister, continue negotiations on conditions of gas supplies

Background In 2020, Gazprom supplied 3.05 billion cubic meters of gas to Moldova, an increase of 5.5 per cent against 2019 (2.89 billion cubic meters). Moldovagaz is a joint Russian-Moldovan company set up by Gazprom, the Moldovan Government, and the Ministry of Industry of Transnistria. On September 30, 2021, Gazprom and Moldovagaz signed the document to extend the existing contract for Russian gas supplies to the Republic of Moldova for one month…

Gazprom and Uzbekistan discuss joint projects

Background Gazprom’s main partner in Uzbekistan is Uzbekneftegaz, focused on oil and gas prospecting, production, processing, transportation, storage and marketing. In 2017, Gazprom and Uzbekneftegaz signed the Agreement of Strategic Cooperation. In May 2018, the companies inked the Supplementary Agreement No. 2 to the Production Sharing Agreement for the follow-up development of the Shakhpakhty field. According to the document, the parties will continue to produce…

Alexey Miller and Kazakhstan’s Energy Minister Magzum Mirzagaliev review key areas of cooperation

October 27, 2021, 21:05 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Magzum Mirzagaliev, Minister of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, took place today in St. Petersburg. The parties reviewed the key areas of their cooperation in the gas sector, including gas processing. Background The explored reserves of natural gas in the Republic of Kazakhstan total about 3.7 trillion cubic meters. Information…

Permafrost: A Ticking Carbon Time Bomb

Sheltered by snow-spattered mountains, the Stordalen mire is a flat, marshy plateau, pockmarked with muddy puddles. A whiff of rotten eggs wafts through the fresh air.  Here in the Arctic in Sweden’s far north, about 10 kilometers east of the tiny town of Abisko, global warming is happening three times faster than in the rest…

Kremlin Says No Politics in Moldova Gas Talks

The Kremlin said Wednesday that talks with Moldova’s pro-European government on gas prices are “exclusively commercial” and denied any political pressure was involved. Moldovan Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Spinu was due to meet with the head of Russia’s state-controlled energy giant Gazprom, Alexei Miller, in St. Petersburg on Wednesday.  Spinu’s government has declared a state…

The ambassadors of the EU and its member states learn about the ROSATOM green technologies during a visit to the Irkutsk region

The delegation of the ambassadors of the European Union and its member states visited the International Uranium Enrichment Center located at the site of the Angarsk Electrochemical Combine (an enterprise of the Rosatom fuel division), got acquainted with the production of enriched uranium at the combine, and also found out about the contribution of ROSATOM…

Ukraine Destroys Pro-Russian Artillery in Its First Use of Turkish Drones

Ukraine has destroyed the artillery of pro-Russian separatists in the country’s east in its first combat deployment of a Turkish drone, the Ukrainian military announced Tuesday. Footage published on the Ukrainian armed forces’ Facebook page showed the Bayraktar TB2k targeting and shooting a Soviet-era howitzer it identified as the pro-Russian forces’ D-30. The Ukrainian armed…

Russia Sets New Daily Covid Death Record

Russia confirmed a new record number of coronavirus deaths for a second consecutive day Wednesday as the country with Europe’s highest official Covid-19 death toll counts down the days until nationwide restrictions come into force. According to government figures, 1,123 people have died from Covid-19 over the last 24 hours.  Wednesday’s increase brings the official…