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December, Saturday

Ratings // Analytics

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Asian refiners may favor Abu Dhabi crude over Far East Russian

The spike in Far East Russian crude premiums may attract interest for similar middle distillate-rich sour crudes.

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Is 2018 a banner year for Gazprom?

With the price of hydrocarbons rising, the company’s earnings have received a significant boost.

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A.Merkel sees considerable energy cooperation potential with Qatar on LNG

Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani announced plans to invest $11.5 bln in the German economy.

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Moldova pushes for energy independence from Russia

Dependence on Russian gas and electrical energy caused Moldova to take action during its final months in power.

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Japan and Russia plan LNG hub in Far East

Japan seeks to ease the transport of LNG from northern Russia.

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Bulgaria is helping Russia bypass Ukrainian gas transit

Russia’s plans to double the capacity of the Nord Stream encouraged Bulgaria to develop a regional gas hub with Russian help.

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USA asks Japan to stop importing Iranian crude

The U.S. has asked Japan to completely stop importing Iranian crude.

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Qatar: LNG market to tighten after 2024

The LNG market is not in oversupply currently and will likely tighten after 2024.

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Trump’s tariffs on EU are great news for Russia

The trade relations between the U.S. and the EU took a turn for the worse, after Trump imposed steel and aluminum tariffs.

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Expert analysis: What’s next for Russian oil

The new setup will bring some changes to Russia's oil policy, with both internal and external consequences.

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Germany moves forward with controversial Nord Stream-2

Germany's continued support for Nord Stream-2 and US failure to make good on its threats to sanction Russian gas projects are key reasons why Gazprom continues to build pipelines to EU.

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Georgia to purchase natural gas only from Azerbaijan

Georgian annual energy assessment shows that Georgia will not purchase any natural gas from Russia this year.

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Ukraine looks to boost domestic nuclear capacity

Westinghouse will extend nuclear fuel deliveries to 7 of Ukraine's 15 nuclear power units to 2021-2025.

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Tajikistan’s newest hydropower project

The 1st turbines at Roghun hydropower plant are set to go into operation on November 16 - in tribute to President Emomali Rahmon.

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Russia and China grow closer as the new Silk Road unfolds

China's Belt and Road Initiative heralds a new era with mega infrastructure projects dotting the landscape.

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Russia plans 1st-ever sale of yuan bonds

Russia reportedly prepping a $1 billion yuan-denominated bond issuance in an effort to preemptively diversify financing risks away from the West.

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2019 сould be a very bad year for Ukraine

If Russia stops using Ukraine as a transit country for energy exports a major hole will open in the Ukrainian economy which Europe and the US do not appear prepared to fill.

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$12.9 bln Essar Oil deal with Rosneft-led consortium concluded: 10 things to know

Essar successfully concluded sale of Essar Oil to Rosneft and Trafigura-UCP Consortium for $12.9 billion. The deal is Russia's largest ever foreign investment and India's largest FDI.

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Japan-Russia gas pipeline mostly a pipe dream

A proposed natural gas pipeline linking Japan and Russia remains on hold despite being discussed at a summit meeting between Japanese PM Abe and Putin.

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70 years of India-Russia relations: emerging trends in cooperation

India and Russia have been celebrating 70 years of establishment of diplomatic relations.

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