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    1. April 15, 2008

      Fears that Russian oil output has hit its peak

      Russian oil production has peaked, one of the country's top energy executives has warned, fuelling concerns that the...

    2. April 15, 2008

      Oil production in Russia has peaked, warns Lukoil executive

      Russian oil production has peaked and may never return to current levels, one of the country's top energy executives has...

    1. April 14, 2008

      Fears emerge over Russia’s oil output

      Russian oil production has peaked and may never return to current levels, one of the country’s top energy executives has...

    2. April 11, 2008

      Russian oil industry tax cuts backed by energy minister

      Viktor Khristenko, Russia's industry and energy minister, has thrown his weight behind proposed tax cuts for the oil...

    3. April 11, 2008

      Tax cuts for Russian oil industry backed by energy minister

      Viktor Khristenko, Russia's industry and energy minister, has thrown his weight behind proposed tax cuts for the oil...

    4. December 20, 2007

      Russia seals Caspian gas pipeline deal

      Russia, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan finalised a landmark agreement on Thursday to build a pipeline to transport gas to...

    5. October 19, 2007

      The EU should not fear investment in energy

      From Mr Viktor Khristenko. Sir, The European Commission has proposed tough terms on the acquisition and possession of...

    6. October 17, 2007

      Russia attacks Estonia for refusing gas pipeline survey

      Russia yesterday accused Estonia, its small Baltic Sea neighbour, of "rudeness" and violation of a United Nations maritime...

    7. October 16, 2007

      Russia attacks Estonia over pipeline survey

      Russia on Tuesday accused Estonia, its small Baltic Sea neighbour, of “rudeness” and violation of a United Nations maritime...

    8. August 15, 2007

      CNPC oil link

      The Chinese National Petroleum Corporation has broken into the Russian oil industry winning an auction with Rosneft, the...

    9. April 11, 2007

      Russia boosts Egypt's export hub ambitions

      Egypt's ambition to market itself as an export hub received a boost yesterday with the signing in Cairo of a memorandum of...

    10. April 10, 2007

      Russia boosts Egypt’s export hub ambitions

      Egypt’s ambition to market itself as an export hub received a boost on Tuesday with the signing in Cairo of a memorandum of...

    11. April 10, 2007

      Gas exporters launch pricing study

      Energy ministers from some of the world's leading gas producers agreed yesterday to set up a high-level committee to study...

    12. April 9, 2007

      Gas exporters launch pricing study

      Energy ministers from some of the world’s leading gas producers agreed on Monday to set up a high-level committee to study...

    13. FT Alphaville

      December 18, 2006

      Shell hopes for Sakhalin-2 resolution by end of week

      Shell believes it can reach a deal to bring Gazprom into the Sakhalin-2 project by the end of this week, ending months of...

    14. December 18, 2006

      Shell nears deal with Gazprom

      Royal Dutch Shell believes it could reach a deal to bring Gazprom, the Russian natural gas giant, into the Sakhalin-2...

    15. December 18, 2006

      Shell’s hopes for Sakhalin-2 resolution

      Royal Dutch Shell believes it could reach a deal to bring Gazprom, the Russian natural gas giant, into the Sakhalin-2...

    16. December 12, 2006

      Shell offers Gazprom control of Sakhalin-2

      Royal Dutch Shell and its two Japanese partners have succumbed to pressure from the Russian government and offered to cede...

    17. June 29, 2006

      Russophobia: reasons are closer to home

      From Mr Onésimo Alvarez-Moro. Sir, Viktor Khristenko, the Russian minister for energy and industry, complains that the...

    18. May 29, 2006

      Leader: Putin’s double vision

      There are many reasons to express doubts about the move by Arcelor, the Luxembourg-based steel group, to buy Severstal of...

    19. May 25, 2006

      Russian ministry seeks review of oil deals

      Russia's natural resources ministry called on Thursday for a review of the two largest foreign oil projects in the country,...

    20. May 8, 2006

      Russia hits back at Cheney's charge of 'energy blackmail'

      The Russian government has hit back at accusations by US vice-president Dick Cheney of using its energy resources as "tools...

    21. May 7, 2006

      Russia's energy minister hits back at Cheney

      The Russian government has hit back at accusations by US vice-president Dick Cheney of using its energy resources as 'tools...

    22. May 7, 2006

      Energy collaboration is free from Soviet ghosts

      At a time when energy increasingly affects the well-being of billions of people around the world, it is imperative that the...

    23. March 16, 2006

      G8 search for consensus on energy security

      Fossil fuels will remain the most important means of meeting growing world energy demand over the next half century, Russia...

    24. February 22, 2006

      Russia merges aircraft makers into single state company

      Vladimir Putin, Russia's president, yesterday signed a decree merging all the country's aircraft manufacturers into one...

    25. January 26, 2006

      Pressure builds on Ukraine over gas deal

      The government in Kiev is under mounting pressure to revise the natural gas deal it struck with Russia this month to reduce...

    26. January 13, 2006

      Yukos lawsuit for Putin finance minister

      Alexei Kudrin, Russia's finance minister, was served with a civil lawsuit yesterday by a group of American shareholders in...

    27. December 12, 2005

      Gazprom threat to cut supplies of gas to Europe

      Russia?s Gazprom on Monday threatened to reduce supplies to Europe next year unless Ukraine agrees to pay market prices for...

    28. November 24, 2005

      Europe's gas supply 'at risk'

      Supplies of natural gas to Europe could be threatened by a stand-off between Russia and Ukraine over the use of Ukraine's...

    29. October 26, 2005

      Observer: Bad news for Mr K

      Viktor Khristenko, Russia's energy minister, did not enjoy his dinner on Monday. Khristenko was celebrating a surprise...

    30. October 25, 2005

      Observer - US

      Poor Viktor Khristenko. The Russian energy minister was having such a good day on Monday – until he was served with more...

    31. October 25, 2005

      Observer - Asia

      Turkey grabbed a very public opportunity – its first since accession talks opened grudgingly this month – to snub the...

    32. October 25, 2005

      Turkey’s snub to the EU

      Turkey grabbed a very public opportunity – its first since accession talks opened grudgingly this month – to snub the...

    33. October 25, 2005

      US shareholders sue Russia over Yukos

      American holders of shares in Yukos on Monday filed a wide-ranging civil lawsuit against the Russian government and a slew...

    34. September 20, 2005

      Russia looks at incentives to boost oil output

      President Vladimir Putin of Russia indicated on Tuesday that the Kremlin would be prepared to give oil companies tax breaks...

    35. September 20, 2005

      Russian oil groups to freeze domestic prices

      Russia's six biggest oil companies promised to freeze the domestic price of oil products until the end of the year - a move...

    36. May 30, 2005

      St Petersburg in the tyre tracks of Peter the Great

      Peter the Great invited foreign shipbuilders to Russia and created a home for the country's first fleet in St Petersburg on...

    37. April 30, 2005

      Tokyo in threat to withdraw from $11bn oil pipeline

      Tokyo will withdraw its offer to help finance an $11.5bn oil pipeline from Siberia to Russia's Pacific coast if Moscow...

    38. April 29, 2005

      Tokyo threatens $11bn pipeline withdrawal

      Tokyo will withdraw its offer to help finance an $11.5bn oil pipeline from Siberia to Russia's Pacific coast if Moscow...

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