The Arc7 ice-class LNG tanker “Vladimir Rusanov” owned by Russian independent gas producer Novatek, transited the ice-covered part of the Northern Sea Route in only six days, setting a new record for independent passage via the route without ice-breaking support with cargo on board, Novatek said in a press release.
Russia was producing 10.52 mln barrels of oil per day in April 2019 and was ahead of Saudi Arabia by 7.35%, the state statistics service Rosstat reported on Tuesday.
Clearing export Druzhba oil pipeline will take at least 8 months, only after that it can reach its usual capacity.
Russia is ready to continue with its natural gas transit via the territory of Ukraine after 2019 based on economically profitable conditions and a just decision of court disputes.
Tatneft started receiving claims from European partners in connection with contamination of the Druzhba oil pipeline, chief executive of the oil producer Nail Maganov told reporters on Friday.
Oil pumping to Poland over the Mozyr-Adamovo oil pipeline was suspended because of rated content of chlorinated organics was suspended, official spokesman of the Russian oil pipeline operator Transneft Igor Dyomin told reporters on Thursday.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday the European Council should ‘unreservedly condemn the illegal actions of Turkey’ which has launched an offshore drill for gas in Cyprus’s exclusive economic zone.
Most Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday but gains were capped by investor caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision, while crude oil prices dipped as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns.
Preliminary findings show that the explosion at a gas station in Norway last week started with a hydrogen leakage from the high pressure hydrogen storage unit, hydrogen company Nel announced in a press release on Monday.
Cyprus has issued arrest warrants for the crew of a Turkish drill ship anchored close to its coast for allegedly infringing territory over which the island has rights to explore for oil and gas, a foreign ministry official said on Thursday.