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Platts: Russia to consider gas exports by independent East Siberian producers

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has asked his government to consider allowing independent producers to export gas from new fields in East Siberia and the Far East by September 1 in a move that would effectively spell an end to Gazprom's export monopoly. The decision follows a meeting by the presidential energy commission on June 4, Russia's Vedomosti daily reported Tuesday.

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SPE Arctic and Extreme Environments Technical Conference and Exhibition AEE 2013

The 2nd SPE Arctic and Extreme Environments Technical Conference and Exhibition opened Tuesday as 1,047 attendees gathered to exchange views on developing the oil and gas industry’s last great frontier. The Plenary Session focused on cross border cooperation on sustainable development in the Arctic. Anthony Brenton, of Cambridge University and former UK Ambassador to Russia, noted that while studies suggest Arctic ice-free summers in 30 or more years, some scholars say it could happen as early as 2020.

 

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Russian Majors Among Investors in Iraqi Refining

As Iraq’s demand in oil products rises, the government in Baghdad is taking efforts to enhance the country’s refining capacities by promoting incentives offered to foreign

Finance Ministry Pushes IFRS while State Firms Push Back

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