Gas Market News

"Europe – China" Natural Gas Vehicles Rally Participants Arrived to Saint-Petersburg

The ceremonial finish of the Rally will take place within the 7th St. Petersburg International Gas Forum on October, 4th

Forum on promotion of natural gas use as a motor fuel took place in Chinese city of Xian

The event was held as a part of NGV rally from Rudong to St.Petersburg

Pipelay of the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Has Started in Finland

The Solitaire vessel will perform these works using technologies that pay regard to ecological requirements

The Longest NGV Rally in the World Started in China

The rally participants will drive nearly ten thousand kilometers through China, Kazakhstan and Russia

The World’s Longest Natural Gas Rally Will Start on September 4th in China

The participants of NGV rally will drive nearly 10 thousand kilometers from Rudong to St. Petersburg

All Permits for Construction of Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline in Russia Received

Before that, all permits necessary for construction of the pipeline have been granted by Germany, Finland and Sweden

The Nord Stream 2 Pipelaying Preparatory Works Started in Germany

The barge “Castoro 10” assumed its starting position to weld the pipes that will connect the landfall facilities of Nord Stream 2 with the new offshore pipeline.

In Turkey Nearshore Works Started for the TurkStream Gas Pipeline

In parallel, Pioneering Spirit is progressing since the offshore construction of the second line resumed on 26 June.

Gazprom's Exports to the European Market in the 1st Half of 2018 is to exceed 100 bcm

Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom PJSC Alexey Miller stated that at the annual meeting of shareholders

IEA forecasts global gas consumption pass 4 trillion cubic meters mark by 2022

According to this forecast, global gas demand will grow with average annual growth rates of 1.6% over the reviewed period.

Pioneering Spirit vessel resumes pipelaying for TurkStream

A total of 1,161 kilometers (62 per cent of the overall gas pipeline length) of pipes has been laid along the two strings of the pipeline.

Sakhalin Energy offloaded the 1500th LNG cargo

The buyer of the LNG cargo delivered to Japan by Energy Navigator tanker is Japan’s largest natural gas company Tokyo Gas

Construction and Operation Permit for Nord Stream 2 Granted by Sweden

Pipe laying in the Swedish Exclusive Economic Zone is scheduled to start later this year.

Gazprom’s Exports to the Far Abroad Reached 86 bcm within Five Months of 2018

The volume of supplied gas demonstrates a 5.8% increase over the same period of the record year of 2017.

Gazprom demonstrates strong IFRS financial results for the 1st quarter of 2018

Total sales for the three months of 2018 increased by RUB 323,030 million, or 18% compared to the same period of the prior year. Profit totalled RUB 371,623 million which is 11% more than for the same period of the prior year.

Belgrade is interested in natural gas supply via TurkStream

Minister of Mining and Energy of Serbia Alexandar Antić said that Serbia was ready to perform transit for that natural gas transportation route

Gazprom Gas Exports to Europe Rise 6.3% Since Start of 2018

Gas production and supply volumes continue to grow after the end of the winter period.

Nord Stream 2 Receives Full Set of Permits in Finland

The Finnish authorities issued a second permit for the pipeline construction and operation in the exclusive economic zone.

Government of Finland Gives Consent to Nord Stream 2 Construction

Another permit, required by the regional administration in accordance to the Water Act, is expected within the next weeks.

Gazprom Sets Another Record in Monthly Gas Supplies

The company sets new absolute record of export deliveries at 19.6 bcm in March 2018.

EU Gas Demand Hits Six-Year Record in 2017

The European Commission notes a significant increase in imports and consumption of “blue fuel” in its Quarterly Energy Report on European Gas Markets for Q4 2017.

Nord Stream 2 Receives Full Set of Permits in Germany

Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany issues permit for laying the pipeline in the German Exclusive Economic Zone in accordance with the Federal Mining Act.

“Good Environmental Impact Assessment” Award for Nord Stream 2 in Finland

Environmental Impact Assessment submitted by Nord Stream 2 AG was awarded a “Good EIA Award” at the annual EIA Day held in Helsinki.

European UGS Reserves Down to Record Lows

By March 20, European storages were filled at 20.5% on average. Some facilities are emptied by 94-96%.

Gazprom’s Exports Continue to Grow

Russian gas supplies to far abroad countries in March grew by 29.4% compared to last year.

Russian Gas Export Sets New Records

Last weeks saw a record-breaking daily gas supply volumes, setting new historical maximums for Gazprom.

Nord Stream 2 Project Receives Permit for German Territorial Waters

Stralsund Mining Authority issues planning approval to Nord Stream 2 AG for the construction and operation of the new pipeline.

Eurogas comments on European Commission’s proposal to amend EU Gas Directive

According to the association, this initiative could potentially pose a threat to existing gas pipelines and new projects