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8/3 更新情報              




Ministry names tax-break fields 
Tax concessions requested by Rosneft for its Samotlor oil field could be extended to four more west Siberian fields, developed by other firms, if the government approves an energy ministry initiative...



Going against the grain 
The Russian oilfield service (OFS) sector is gradually recovering from the slump in drilling activity and local demand for sophisticated exploration and production methods that followed the dramatic oil price drop in 2014...



Trump approves new Russia sanctions 
US President Donald Trump on 2 August approved a law to expand the scope of US sanctions against Russia, definitely ending any change of repairing the relationship between the two countries in the foreseeable future...

Rosneft’s Yuganskneftegaz hits 30-year high 
Crude production at Rosneft’s key west Siberian subsidiary, Yugankneftegaz, reached a 30-year high in July, despite the firm reducing overall output in compliance with Russia’s cut under the Opec and non-Opec agreement...

Dudley sees more profit from Rosneft 
BP extends further “upside potential” from its 19.75pc stake in Rosneft following second-quarter year-on-year in profit and output...

Adapting to changing markets 
Gazprom’s recent high export sales reflect adjustments to its pricing model in response to market changes...

Crude output steady in July…
Russian crude and condensate production was unchanged on the month at 10.91mn b/d (46.31mn t) in July, according to preliminary energy ministry data released this week...

Urals closes in on Dated 
Urals reached multi-year highs against benchmark North Sea Dated this week, as strong refining margins sustained European interest in Atlantic basin crudes...

Azeri crude exports fall 
Exports of Azeri crude and condensate shrank by 14.5pc on the year to 14.9mn t (610,000 b/d) in January-June as the country’s production fell...

Dirty product exports rise 
Supplies of fuel oil and vacuum gasoil (VGO) for export from Russia grew by 6pc on the year to 31.12mn t in January-June, despite attempts by Russian refiners to reduce dirty products output...

Rail crude supplies to Finland may resume 
State-owned Russian Railways is offering a 44.9pc tariff discount for rail supplies of crude to Finland for 12 months from 1 August...

Latvian terminals load less gasoil 
Exports of gasoil and diesel from terminals in the Baltic states dropped by more than a quarter on the year to 4.11mn t in January-June, as a result of reduced supplies from Russia...

Russia ups gasoil supplies to Romania 
Seaborne supplies of Russian products to Romania from Black Sea ports increased by 21pc on the year to 718,700t in January-June, according to shipping agents...

Ukrnafta wants investors 
Ukraine’s largest crude producer, state-controlled Ukrnafta, is looking for investment partners to stop a gradual decline in output...

Opal auctions start 
Capacity auctions for the 36.5bn m3/yr Opal gas pipeline, an onshore continuation through Germany of Gazprom’s 55bn m3/yr Nord Stream link, began on 1 August...

Refining margins rise again 
Margins for refineries in central and eastern Europe rose for a second consecutive month in July, despite a further narrowing of key feedstock Urals’ discount to benchmark Brent crude...


  • Rosneft shrugs off sanctions
  • Tethys cuts costs after de-listing
  • JKX remains in the red
  • Nostrum clears way for production increase
  • KMG E&P output slips in 1H
  • Omsk bitumen upgrade completed


Pessimistic outlook for Gazprom


Naphtha, diesel prices rise on Pernis shutdown


Urals hits a fresh high