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05.06.2014 Lloyds Bank withdraws from Rosneft-BP loan

Lloyds Bank, part-owned by the British government, has withdrawn from a U.S. $1.5-$2 billion trade finance deal involving oil major Rosneft, in a development highlighting the growing unease among Western banks in funding Russian deals, Prime reported on June 4.

02.06.2014 Gazprom may cut price for Ukraine - official

Russian gas giant Gazprom may reduce the price for Ukraine to U.S. $380 for 1,000 cubic meters from almost $500 if Kiev repays its debt, Ivan Grachov, chairman of the energy committee of the State Duma, the lower chamber of parliament, told Prime on May 30.

29.05.2014 Ukraine’s claim to Crimea should not be linked to gas talks - Oettinger

The European Union has recommended Kiev not to link Ukraine’s claims to Crimea’s gas reserves with the three-party talks on repayment of Ukraine’s debt for Russian gas supplies, European Commissioner for Energy Guenther Oettinger said on May 28, ITAR-TASS has reported.

28.05.2014 Russia set to return foreign firms to Crimea

Russia is ready to discuss conditions of work on the Crimean continental shelf with the foreign companies that concluded contracts with Ukraine, Novosti Kryma has reported, citing Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.

28.05.2014 Ukrainian prime minister sets gas deal deadline for Gazprom

An agreement between Naftogaz and Gazprom should be signed before May 29.

16.05.2014 Ukraine wants Russia to return gas seized in Crimea

Kiev demands from Moscow to return to continental Ukraine gas from underground gas storages of Crimea, which Russia captured as a result of occupation of the peninsula, Deputy Energy and Coal Industry Minister Ihor Didenko told a briefing in Kyiv on May 15, a Ukrinform c

28.04.2014 Russia considers building LNG carriers in shipyards in Ukraine’s annexed Crimea

The Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade said on April 25 it was reviewing options to build ships for liquefied natural gas transport at Crimean ports, UPI has reported.

28.04.2014 Russia looks for ways to supply Ukraine’s annexed Crimea with power

Russia has been looking for ways to supply Crimea with power, Russian energy minister Aleksandr Novak has told journalists. He said the Energosetproekt (Energy Network Project) institute came up with five scenarios, of which the ministry approved five.

28.04.2014 Ukraine’s DTEK says Crimea power supply at risk

DTEK, the Ukrainian energy company led by the nation’s richest man, said customers in Crimea run the risk of power cuts after they didn’t fully pay for electricity they consumed in March, Bloomberg said on April 25.

15.04.2014 China interested in alternative energy projects in Ukraine’s annexed Crimea

China takes interest in alternative energy projects in Crimea, Russian Vice-Premier Arkady Dvorkovich has said, ITAR-TASS reported on April 14.