Gazprom Archive

TMK welcomes new pricing agreement with Gazprom

TMK is satisfied with the terms and conditions as per a special pricing agreement on large diameter pipe (LPD) shipments for Gazprom. Signed on 25 September, the agreement is viewed by TMK as a positive development to contribute to the company’s financial and operating performance. The new conditions will improve TMK’s capacity utilization planning and

Buyer of Russia’s first Arctic offshore oil shipment revealed as tanker nears Europe

Amsterdam, April 27th 2014 – Greenpeace today revealed that the French oil company Total has purchased the first ever shipment of offshore Arctic oil from the Russian energy giant Gazprom. The environmental group accused Total of hypocrisy, citing a previous pledge by the firm’s CEO to avoid Arctic oil drilling due to the consequences of

President Vladimir Putin announces first shipment of Arctic oil from controversial platform

Amsterdam, 18 April 2014 – Russian President Vladimir Putin today announced that state owned energy company Gazprom is ready to send the first ever shipment of oil from offshore Arctic waters to Europe. In a telephone call with Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller – who was onboard the Prirazlomnaya platform in the Arctic’s Pechora sea –

Solutions needed. Ukraine Crisis shows correlation between security of supply and increasing energy prices in Europe.

“We all share the ambition to find an effective response to climate change. However, hopes for the early conclusion of a global agreement providing a level playing field have been dashed and, with the best will in the world, the likelihood of an agreement in 2015 creating a truly level playing field is remote”.  

100 days after they were seized, Arctic 30 are leaving Russia

St Petersburg, 27 December 2013 – The Arctic 30 are going home. They are leaving Russia today and over the weekend. A plane carrying five Britons and a Canadian took off shortly after 11:30 am local time from St Petersburg airport, heading for Paris. On board are Anthony Perrett, Phil Ball, Iain Rogers, Alex Harris,

Greenpeace International responds to President Putin’s remarks regarding Arctic Sunrise activists

Amsterdam, September 25, 2013 – According to media reports (1), Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared that the 30 Greenpeace International activists detained by Russian authorities after an Arctic drilling protest are ‘obviously not pirates’, but has suggested that they may have broken international laws. He made these remarks at an Arctic forum in Salekhard.