Posts Tagged ‘soviet’

Turkmenistan restores flows to Iran

by on November 16, 2012 7:56 am BST
Iran buys almost a third of Turkmenistan's exported gas, relying on it for heating in winter and using it year round to meet industrial demand in regions distant from the country's own fields clustered around the Gulf.Turkmengaz chairman Sahatmurad Mamedov said Iran had requested the halt. He denied an

Ukraine winners face tough economy decisions after election

by on November 2, 2012 8:48 am BST
Fri Nov 2, 2012 4:48am EDT * Economy contracts in Q3, for the first time since 2009 * Hryvnia's peg to the dollar is becoming costly* Time for reforms limited due to 2015 presidential voteBy Olzhas AuyezovKIEV, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich's ruling party finds itself with a small window of opportunity to

BP ‘to keep’ ACG driving seat

by on October 24, 2012 10:54 am BST
Socar president Rovnag Abdullayev said the company was working with BP on a plan to keep expected output this year of about 246 million barrels from the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli (ACG) field roughly flat through the end of the decade and was not looking at a change of operator on the

TNK-BP’s upstream head ‘to resign’

by on October 11, 2012 7:15 pm BST
Alexander Dodds joined TNK-BP from ExxonMobil Qatar, where he had served as president, in October 2011. The sources told the news wire that his resignation would be announced to company staff on Friday.Senior TNK-BP staff, including its top oil trader and head of mergers and acquisitions, have left