Gazprom pipelines and export capacity

Газопроводы Газпрома и экспортные мощности

Gas pipelines of West Siberia

Газопроводы Западной Сибири

Export flows of Gazprom

Экспортные потоки

Spot, Gazprom, Brent

Цены на нефть и газ

End-use price of gas

Russia and USA

Daily gas production

Суточная добыча

EEGA in the News - Selected Publications and Forecasts of 2011  (click here for publications in Russian)

Gazprom likely to miss the mark

RBC News

Dec. 5, 2011. If December temperatures are close to the average levels, Gazprom’s output could reach 509bcm.

White Stream, Nabucco should be jointly built-WS


Nov. 29, 2011. While it is legally hard to stop construction of a pipeline on the basis of an EEZ, it is very easy to slow it down by several years and hence increase a project's cost.

Russia woos Belarus with gas price cut, $10 bln loan


Nov. 25, 2011. Acquisition of Beltransgaz means that the transit flow of Russian gas via Belarus and Poland to Germany is likely to stay intact. The Nord Stream and South Stream pipelines will be loaded by reducing the transit via Ukraine and Slovakia.

Launch of Nord Stream spells economic, political benefits for Russia


Nov. 9, 2011. The excess pipeline capacity will completely outperform Belarusian transit. For instance, it may be used as a punishment for Belarus’s bad behavior and an encouragement for Ukraine’s good conduct, or to minimize transit through Ukraine.

Azerbaijan-Turkey gas deal beneficial for Russia


Nov. 3, 2011. Purchase and re-export of 16bn cubic meters of Azerbaijani has instead of an export gas produced in Russia would reduce Gazprom profit by $3-$3.2bn a year.

Russia oil output hits new high after duty cut


Nov. 2, 2011. "It is the lowest October production in the history of Gazprom," Mikhail Korchemkin <..> said.

Gazprom weighs options after Botas ends gas deal


Oct. 2, 2011. A decade ago Turkey overestimated its natural gas demand and signed too many import contracts. Now Botas is using its first opportunity to correct the gas balance.

Gazprom Continuing to Cooperate in European Raids

The Moscow Times

Sep. 28, 2011. Korchemkin <..> said the only surprise was that Gazprom and its customers were just now being subjected to antitrust inspections — which major European players like E.On and Gaz de France have already endured.

Russia not to abandon South Stream


Sep. 15, 2011. Mikhail Korchemkin notes that Moscow will not give up South Stream, despite the fact that it is very costly and economically not very advantageous for Gazprom, because it would mean losing face for the Russian side.

Ukraine: Russian gas deal must be revised

Associated Press

Sep. 2, 2011. Korchemkin <..> noted that other energy companies across Europe have recently successfully reconsidered their contacts with Gazprom.

TNK-BP, Gazprom lead Russia to record-high oil output


Sep. 2, 2011. This is the worst August in the history of Gazprom. Gazprom produces as much gas as it can sell. Low production reflects problems with sales.

A new gas war looms as presidents face gridlock

the moscow news

Aug. 12, 2011. Russia is more interested in a new gas conflict with Ukraine. They want a new gas war to build the South Stream and multi-million gas pipelines connecting the Yamal peninsula to the Black Sea so that contractors and companies that lay gas pipes can make some money.

Gazprom seeks entry into German power business


June 20, 2011. Gazprom will be offering the most expensive gas in the European market during the winter season of 2011-2012, a situation similar to that of the winter of 2008-2009 when Gazprom's export sales dropped 30 percent.

Ukraine faces huge gas transit losses by 2015


May 27, 2011. With just Nord Stream alone, Ukraine could be left with 50-55 bcm to transit by 2015. But if South Stream is brought into the picture, it will be whittled down to nothing. Ukraine and Belarus will be fighting for the small volume there is left.

Russian gas diversion plans weigh on Ukraine


May 25, 2011. "I estimate Ukraine's 2015 transit volume at 50-55 billion cubic metres," Korchemkin said, who added that lower volumes also means Ukraine will need less gas for its compressor stations.

Ecological Issues Slow Production of Shale Gas

The Moscow Times

May 12, 2011. Mikhail Korchemkin <..> said, "Gazprom should be afraid of shale gas reserves in Europe."

Gazprom-Led South Stream May Replace Austria Gas Link, EEGA Says


Apr. 6, 2011. Even in case of the South Stream pipeline and the two LNG terminals under construction being the only completed projects, there is no need for supplies via the TAG pipeline.

Black Sea gas war

the moscow news

Mar. 21, 2011. Other European companies, like GDF-Suez and Wintershall, are looking at the opportunity to get several hundred millions of dollars in exchange for their letter of intentions.

Gazprom ready to up Europe exports to help Japan


Mar. 21, 2011. "The winter consumption peak has passed and there is a gas glut," said Mikhail Korchemkin of East European Gas Analysis.

Putin Studies Black Sea LNG Plant as Part of South Stream

Mar. 9, 2011. “Putin is obsessed with his idea of ‘parasite-free’ gas exports,” said Mikhail Korchemkin <..>. When it comes to Putin’s goal to free up access to European markets, “money is no object,” he said.

Putin floats LNG alternative to South Stream link


Mar. 9, 2011. "A Black Sea LNG project may be used as an excuse to postpone the South Stream project and eventually abandon it," said Mikhail Korchemkin of East European Gas Analysis, pointing out that currently there was no shortage of pipeline capacity.

Pipeline ensures necessary gas supply

The Financial Times

Feb. 17, 2011. Sir, Mikhail Korchemkin (Letters, February 11) questions the economic rationale of Gazprom’s Sokhranovka-Oktyabrskaya pipeline. Mr Korchemkin misses a number of relevant points.

Uneconomic Russian gas pipelines

The Financial Times

Feb. 11, 2011. Sir, Marcel Kramer, head of the South Stream, believes Russian gas pipeline construction plans are driven by economics (“South Stream chief seeks EU level playing field”,, February 4). He says: “Russia has many projects to spend its money on and would not spend it on a pipeline system that might not be economical.” This is not correct.

Ukrainian Energy: Interview

Ukrainian Energy

Jan. 19, 2011. When or if Gazprom fulfills its pipeline construction plans, then Ukraine and Belarus will be competing for some 30-40 bcm/year of transit flow of Russian gas. Ukrainian pipeline system does not need an upgrade to ship that much gas.

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