Tagged With Vladimir Putin
Slow reset of US-Russian relations
20 March 2017
Trump and Tillerson should help improve US-Russia relations. But an end to sanctions doesn't look imminent
Western investment growing in Russia despite sanctions
28 June 2016
The appetite of Western majors for Russian assets is perking up again, despite rules that still aim to stop them investing
A Gazprom 50% dividend payout changes the game
15 March 2016
Needing money, the Kremlin wants state-controlled firms to raise dividends again. It’s a risky move for investors
Flatlining in the FSU
25 February 2016
The region’s three big producers will have a mixed 2016. Russian output will hold steady, while Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan see small declines
Vladimir Putin goes aggresive on energy strategy
5 November 2015
Vladimir Putin has certainly rattled western politicians with his actions over the last 15 years and kept his popularity high at home in the process
President Putin opens RusVinyl PVC plant
22 September 2014
The plant took four years to build and $1.7bn investment to make it the largest PVC producer in Russia
Russia pushes to revive western China gas route
5 June 2014
With the ink still drying on a landmark gas trade contract, Russia is already pushing a second deal with China that would revive a proposal to build a pipeline from Russia's West Siberia gasfields into northwestern China, according to president Vladimir Putin's chief of staff Sergei Ivanov
Russia needs investment as the economy struggles
30 May 2014
To build on recent success in its energy sector, the country needs more Western capital and technology. Vladimir Putin is putting that in jeopardy
Europe's energy security solution is not the US
10 March 2014
Ignore the pundits and their answer to the Putin problem - the solution to the EU's energy security worries lie in Europe, not the US
China-Russia energise relations, but gas deal still out of reach
25 March 2013
China and Russia signed a raft of new deals during president Xi Jinping’s state visit to Moscow. The agreements promise to deepen the countries’ energy ties, but the crucial element of a proposed gas-supply deal – the price – has not yet been finalised
Putin return will not rock Russian energy policy
19 October 2011
Vladimir Putin’s inevitable return to the top of Russian politics will not alter the country’s energy policy, deputy energy minister Anatoly Yanovsky told yesterday’s International Energy Agency (IEA) ministerial meeting
The downward correction continues
1 August 2008
The market price of anything is always a case of balancing the positives and negatives. But with the added impetus that an oil price of near $150/b was never considered to be fundamentally sound, the continued trending down of the price of crude has come as little surprise to many analysts.
Eastern promises
1 April 2007
Eni's ambitious growth targets are designed to put the firm in the top flight of IOCs. But its business in the former Soviet Union is putting it under the spotlight. Derek Brower reports from Milan