pipelines and export capacity
Газопроводы Газпрома и экспортные мощности
Gas pipelines of West Siberia
Газопроводы Западной Сибири
Export flows of Gazprom
Spot, Gazprom, Brent
Цены на нефть и
End-use price of gas
Russia and USA
Daily gas production
Important Changes in Russian Gas
Price of Central Asian Gas
In 2005, Turkmenistan wants to raise the price of its gas
from $44 to $60/mcm (at the Turkmenistan border).
The 2004 price of about $60/mcm at the
Russia-Kazakhstan border is roughly equal to the cost of new Bovanenkovo
(Yamal) gas delivered to the same area.
Gazprom is unlikely to find an immediate
substitution for the Turkmenistan gas.
The super-giant Zapolyarnoe field has already
reached its plateau production level of 285 mmcm/day (or 100 bcmy).
Production of other major fields is declining.
The next super-giant field - Bovanenkovo - will
not start production before 2009.
Gas consumption in Russia, FSU and Europe is
The timing of Turkmenistan's move indicates it
may have been caused by the above mentioned factors.
The Turkmenistan price hike opens opportunities
for Russian independent gas producers.