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South Stream Offshore pipeline in Turkish waters will have no negative environmental impact

South Stream Transport B.V. submitted the draft of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report for the Turkish Sector of the South Stream Offshore Pipeline to the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization of Turkey.

First LNG-fuelled buses will hit streets of Warsaw early 2015

The municipal transport company MZA and Lider Trading Company signed in the City Hall of Poland’s capital the contract for delivering to Warsaw 35 LNG-powered buses and refueling equipment.

First LNG-fuelled buses will hit streets of Warsaw early 2015

The municipal transport company MZA and Lider Trading Company signed in the City Hall of Poland’s capital the contract for delivering to Warsaw 35 LNG-powered buses and refueling equipment.

Natural Gas would become the second energy source in the world in terms of utilization capacity — forecast

According to William Colton, ExxonMobil’s Vice President on Corporate Strategic Planning, a revolution took place in natural gas supply and demand.

Gazprom opens representative office in Brussels


(right to left) Alexander Medvedev and Günther Oettinger at the ceremony

Gazprom Export supports TOBB-ETÜ students

Gazprom Export will award eight scholarships to students at TOBB-ETÜ’s International Entrepreneurship Department’s Russia Programme, the first and the only department of its kind in Turkey.

Global Carbon Project study on СО2 emissions’ growth

Experts are putting the blame on the increase of the share of coal in the global energy mix.

Final Load Tests of Nord Stream started

Nord Stream AG started to conduct a load test on both lines of the Nord Stream under full load due to the completion of the NEL Pipeline in Germany

Eco‐friendly Mobility for Poland

GAZPROM and Solbus bring natural gas buses to Warsaw and Olsztyn

Eco‐friendly Mobility for Poland

GAZPROM and Solbus bring natural gas buses to Warsaw and Olsztyn.

LNG vessel “Yenisei River” saved four survivors in the Med

The LNG carrier “Yenisei River” chartered by Gazprom Marketing and Trading rescued four sailors after their yacht “Caprea” began taking on water off the French coast in the Mediterranean Sea.

Iran’s representative elected new Secretary General of GECF

15 Ministerial Meeting of Gas Exporting Countries Forum in Teheran appointed representative of Iran, Seyed Mohammad Hossein Adeli, the new Secretary General of the organization.

Alexander Medvedev took part in Olympic Torch Relay Sochi 2014

Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Director General of Gazprom Export on October 28 took part in Olympic Torch Relay Sochi 2014.

A new highly efficient combined heat and power plant launched in Germany

WINGAS and E.ON Energy Projects have commissioned the new high-efficient combined heat and power (CHP) plant based on natural gas.

Energy companies are calling for revision of the EU policy

Germany overtakes Britain as Europe’s biggest gas user

According to government data, gas consumption in Germany was above 50 bcm in the first half of this year.

Start of the Blue Corridor Rally Hansa 2013

On October, 3, the seventh Blue Corridor Rally started in Saint Petersburg, pooling together Natural Gas Vehicles produced by the original equipment manufacturers.

WINGAS launches a storage facility in Jemgum

Its location allows to put into storage natural gas delivered through the Nord Stream pipeline. Up to a million cubic meters of gas can be withdrawn in an hour.

GAZPROM Germania Takes Combined Heat-and-Power Plants Online

GAZPROM Germania has entered the decentralized energy supply business. Its two high-efficiency combined heat-and-power plants in Erfurt in the German state of Thuringia were brought online.

Vemex opens CNG gas fuelling station on the D5 highway in Czech town Králův Dvůr

Vemex s.r.o, together with LUKOIL Czech Republic and Gascontrol s.r.o, continues to develop joint projects in setting up public gas fueling stations.

GAZPROM Germania expands network of natural gas filling stations

GAZPROM Germania has signed an agreement under which it will acquire Ferngas Nordbayern’s network of natural gas filling stations.

The eighth CNG filling station of Gazprom Germania launched at the German Baltic Sea coast

Gazprom Germania GmbH is further expanding its CNG station portfolio. The eighth company’s CNG station has been put on stream in the Baltic Sea resort town of Ribnitz-Damgarten (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania).

An Agreement on construction of the branch of the South Stream to Macedonia was signed in Moscow

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, Prime Minister of Macedonia Nikola Gruevski and Minister of Finance Zoran Stavreski signed a bilateral agreement on construction of the branch of the South Stream gas pipeline to Macedonia.

Scoping Report for the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of the South Stream Offshore Pipeline in Turkey published

South Stream Transport AG published Scoping Report for the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of the South Stream Offshore Pipeline in Turkish exclusive economic zone prepared by “URS Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited”.

Alexander Medvedev’s statement on Vienna arbitration decision regarding the dispute with RWE

The arbitration decision, pointed out Mr. Medvedev, has accommodated the stance and arguments of both Gazprom Export and RWE.

Second GECF Summit took place in Moscow

Second Summit of Gas Exporting Countries Forum was chaired by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. 13 countries are Members of the organization; four enjoy the status of Observer.

The Second Gas Summit of The Heads of State and Government of GECF Member Countries Declaration

The Second Gas Summit of The Heads of State and Government of GECF Member Countries “Natural Gas: The answer to the 21st century sustainable development challenges”

Gazprom Export on arbitration ruling on price review with RWE Supply & Trading CZ

Gazprom Export confirms having received on 27th June 2013 the ruling of International arbitration on the dispute with RWE Supply & Trading CZ (earlier RWE Transgas) on the price revision in the long-term contract for gas supplies to the Czech Republic.

Moscow will host Second GECF Summit

Second Summit of Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) will take place in Moscow on 1 July.

NGV scores a double triumph at Scirocco R-Cup opening

Natural gas powered cars have impressed both visitors and participants of the season opening race in Hockenheim.

South Stream made first environmental assessments public

South Stream Transport company has published the preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment for the Russian sector of the pipeline.

Gazprom Group on Hannover Industrial Fair

The stand of Gazprom Group attracted visitors with Volkswagen “Scirocco” gas-powered sportcars.

Second GECF Summit issues were discussed in Moscow

High Level Ad Hoc Group for the 2nd Gas Exporting Countries Forum, chaired by the Russian Federation, held its second meeting in Moscow.

Serbia to begin construction of the South Stream in December 2013

Its expected cost is 1.7 bln euros at estimated 470 km length. During the recent Russian-Serbian summit, the parties agreed that Russia will finance the project.

Launch of Nord Stream third and fourth lines environmental impact assessment

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation officially notified the relevant ministries of the Baltic States.

Gazprom and MND Group embark on new UGS facility construction in Czech Republic

Construction of NEL last line approved by German authorities

The route, with a length of 35 kilometers, will start from the town of Tespe and run to the Harmstorf compressor station.

Sakhalin LNG Exports reached 4.5% of global market in 2012

The Sakhalin Energy company has produced 10.9 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (equivalent to 15 bcm of natural gas).

WINGAS successfully implements program to reduce CO2 emissions

It is based on the sale of natural gas in conjunction with a certificate that confirms participation in the program to reduce carbon emissions.

GM&T Singapore delivers LNG cargo to GAIL

First batch of liquefied natural gas cargo was delivered for the commissioning of India’s Dabhol terminal. The cargo was delivered onboard the LNG Pioneer and discharge was completed successfully.

Gazprom Export has applied to Vienna Commercial Court for cancellation of the arbitration decision with RWE Transgas

The reason for cancellation is that the arbitration decision controverses to public order.

The Gazelle gas pipeline commissioned in the Czech Republic

The Gazelle main gas pipeline, that extends the OPAL and Nord Stream gas transportation system, has been commissioned in the Czech Republic.

Serbia to grant National Project status to South Stream

The Serbian government plans to grant the National Project status to the Serbian section of the South Stream gas pipeline.