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The Ukrainian interim government, already facing possible bankruptcy and a Russian military incursion into Crimea, now has another challenge to face — Russian demands for owed fuel money. Ukraine receives the vast majority of its natural gas from Russian gas monopoly Gazprom. Last year, Yanukovych managed to secure a deal […]
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[credit provider=”Guy Sie on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/guysie/5537699970/in/photostream/”] MOSCOW — Blimps long ago lost their value as a means of cargo transportation, military reconnaissance, or anti-aircraft defence; whilst the helium that fills them – more safely than the combustible hydrogen gas which brought down the Hindenburg in 1937 – is sharply increasing […]
[credit provider=”Gazprom” url=”http://www.gazprom.com/f/posts/55/253742/zapolar-panorama-den.jpg”] After the European Commission announced an antitrust investigation into OAO Gazprom, a Russian government minister denounced pressure on the gas giant as driven by “political factors,” the Wall Street Journal said. Politics aside, a close look at how managers supervise Gazprom reveals its high risk of corruption.The […]
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[credit provider=”Gazprom” url=”http://www.gazprom.com/press/gallery/projects/sakhalin/”] Russian government ministers, looking for ways to finance newly elected president Vladimir Putin’s enormous spending pledges, are mulling a special tax on gas giant Gazprom, write newswires.The tax would cream off the 80-100% of extra profits the gas giant has reaped from increases in the price of […]
[credit provider=”Gazpromneft” url=”http://www.gazprom-neft.com/press-centre/photos/view/?id=76″] Gazprom, the enormous Russian gas monopoly, is mulling buying Greece’s DEPA, according to a statement cited by Reuters.The Greek state has been planning to sell the state-owned gas company in part of a privatization process hoping to raise 19 billion euros ($24 billion).
[credit provider=”Gazprom” url=”http://www.gazprom.com/press/”] Gazprom may hold a near-monopoly status in Europe, but the company is struggling to gain a foothold in Asia.Bloomberg reports that the company had hoped to supply liquefied natural gas to India, but plans are falling apart after India found cheaper supplies from the US. Other plans […]
[credit provider=”Gazprom” url=”http://www.gazprom.com/press/gallery/projects/sakhalin/”] Gazprom has been Prime Minister Vladimir Putin‘s main preoccupation since 2001, but it has been a spectacular failure. Gazprom possesses huge natural resources, however, it is extremely inefficient because of poor management and massive corruption.
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