New Term, Same Energy Policy

New Term, Same Energy Policy

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 24 April 2018 New Term, Same Energy Policy Vladimir Putin managed to win the presidential election mostly thanks to his announcement that he would continue and maintain the current political course. During his next term, one may expect that...
Gazprom not relishing the Novatek’s LNG

Gazprom not relishing the Novatek’s LNG

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 14 April 2018 Gazprom not relishing the Novatek’s LNG A next stage of the Russian liquefied gas sector development has begun. With the beginning of April, an export terminal of Yamal LNG started fulfilling long-term contracts – mainly with...
Gazprom Threatened by Domestic Competitors

Gazprom Threatened by Domestic Competitors

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 9 March 2018 Gazprom Threatened by Domestic Competitors A major defeat of Russian state-controlled gas monopoly Gazprom in a conflict with Ukraine’s Naftogaz as well as some problems with obtaining financing for such projects as Nord Stream...
Moscow afraid of American LNG

Moscow afraid of American LNG

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 28 August 2017 Moscow afraid of American LNG Over many years, Russians have officially ignored increasing extraction of gas and oil from shale. Now it is possible that huge amounts of American liquefied shale gas will be exported to the markets...
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