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Lukoil Starts Two Wells in the Baltic Sea

May 16, 2019

Russian oil company Lukoil said it has commenced commercial operation of two wells at D41 offshore field in the Baltic Sea. Construction of one of the wells finished on February 6, 2019, the other was completed on May 7, 2019.The field is operated…

Lukoil Develops Arctic-Friendly Oil Spill Kit

May 08, 2019

Russian oil company Lukoil has been given state approval for its new absorbent and biotechnology-based oil spill response technologies for Arctic regions. Lukoil says the technologies, on which it has taken out nine patents, have been designed…

EU: New Rules Apply to Nord Stream 2

Apr 25, 2019

The European Union executive on Thursday said its stance on Nord Stream 2 is law and will not change, despite receiving letter from the gas pipeline threatening legal action if it is not exempt from new energy rules.The bloc amended its energy…

Russia Signals OPEC Should Raise Output

Apr 08, 2019

One of the key Russian officials to foster a supply pact with OPEC, Kirill Dmitriev, signaled on Monday Russia wanted to raise oil output when it meets with OPEC in June because of improving market conditions and falling stockpiles.Dmitriev…

Gazprom Neft, Schlumberger Partner on Well Logging

Apr 05, 2019

Gazprom Neft and Schlumberger have agreed to enter technological cooperation in well logging. “Gazprom Neft is committed to developing its scientific, intellectual, staffing and technological capabilities, supporting a collaborative ecosystem and building an inclusive innovation-focused environment…

Gazprom Neft, Novatek Mull Offshore Cooperation

Apr 05, 2019

Russia's Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of gas giant Gazprom, is in talks with gas producer Novatek about possible cooperation at its offshore deposits, Gazprom Neft CEO Alexander Dyukov said on Friday.'We're holding (talks with Novatek) concerning deposits that belong to us…

Gazprom Names Burmistrova as Deputy CEO

Apr 01, 2019

Russian natural gas giant Gazprom has appointed Elena Burmistrova, the head of Gazprom Export, to the post of deputy chief executive, Interfax news agency cited sources as saying on Monday.Oleg Aksyutin, already a board member, was also named as a deputy chief executive…

Lukoil Lifts Fourth-quarter Net Profit

Mar 04, 2019

Russia's No.2 oil producer Lukoil's fourth-quarter net profit rose to 159 billion roubles ($2.42 billion), up from 120.5 billion roubles in the same period a year earlier, the company said on Monday.Fourth-quarter revenue stood at 2 trillion roubles…

Sakhalin: Offshore Heavy Lift Refit

Feb 20, 2019

Large-scale conversion project on offshore platform Molikpaq operated by Sakhalin Energy.While the refit of heavy lift capacity onboard an offshore rig might sound mundane, Liebherr’s project to replace and modernize cranes on the offshore platform Molikpaq operated by Sakhalin Energy…

Ampelmann Opens Russia Office

Feb 12, 2019

Dutch offshore service provider Ampelmann announced Tuesday it has opened a new office in Sakhalin, Russia, in a move to expand its presence in the local market. The office will be manned by a full-time team of two – operations engineers Cyril Kooijmans and Roman Andreev…

EU Takes Aim at Offshore Pipelines

Feb 11, 2019

Nord Stream 2 — the Gazprom company building a pipeline from Russia to Germany — said Monday it was too early to tell what effects, if any, proposed new EU rules for offshore pipelines might have on their project or those of others aiming to bring gas to Europe…

Russia Ready to Discuss Cooperation with BP

Feb 07, 2019

President Vladimir Putin has proposed discussions on further cooperation with Russia to BP chief executive Robert Dudley, including on projects by Rosneft, Interfax quoted the Kremlin as saying on Thursday.BP holds a 19.75 stake in Rosneft, Russia's largest oil producer…

Schlumberger Scraps Bid for Eurasia Drilling Stake

Feb 04, 2019

U.S. oilfield services giant Schlumberger has withdrawn its bid for a stake in Russia's Eurasia Drilling Company (EDC) Russia's Federal Anti-monopoly Service (FAS) said on Monday.Schlumberger, which has its own business in Russia, said last…

Lukoil Opposes Prolonged Global Oil Output Cuts

Jan 23, 2019

The global oil output cut should not be prolonged, the head of Russia's second biggest oil producer, Lukoil, said on Wednesday, Interfax news agency reported.Lukoil would have to cut its output by 30,000 barrels per day by April under the OPEC and non-OPEC oil deal…

Norway Ready to Claim Share of Russia's Arctic Finds

Jan 10, 2019

Norway will step up preparations to claim its share of oil and gas resources if Russia finds petroleum on its side of a border in the Barents Sea, the head of Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said on Thursday.Norway and Russia in 2010 agreed a maritime border in the Barents Sea…

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