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05.08.2013 Pakistan Wants Iran To Finance Gas Pipeline Project

The Teheran Times reports that the Pakistani government has decided to place a request before the new Iranian government for completely financing the vital energy project of Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline.

14.05.2013 Putin Oil Thirst Driving Eurasia Bonds to Record

Eurasia Drilling Co. (EDCL) is rallying in the bond market as investors bet increased spending by Russia’s biggest crude producers will drive the field-services provider’s revenue to a record, Bloomberg reports.

30.04.2013 Russian Finance Ministry Plans to Cut Oil Export Duty, Raise MET

Russia's Finance Ministry plans to propose gradually cutting oil export duty and increasing the mineral extraction tax (MET) from 2014 to make the domestic tax system more balanced, a senior official told reporters, Reuters reports.

09.04.2013 Russia's Finance Ministry Proposes Raising Oil Extraction Tax in 2014-15

Russia's Ministry of Finance has proposed raising the mineral extraction tax for oil in 2014-15 in order to reduce state budget deficits for road construction.

09.04.2013 Russia's FinMin Targets Higher Fuel Taxes

The Russian finance ministry wants to increase energy taxes to pay for costly infrastructure upgrades needed to sustain long-term growth without straining the public finances as the economy hits a soft patch, Reuters reports.

01.04.2013 Russian FinMin Says No to Profit-Based Taxation of Oil Firms

The Russian Finance Ministry said it opposes a proposed shift to a profit-based tax for oil companies rather than taxing output and exports, because its priority is to maximise revenue for state coffers, Reuters reports.

31.01.2013 Gazprom Selling 15-Year Bond as Investors Seek New Issues

According to a report by Dow Jones, Russian oil and gas giant OAO Gazprom Wednesday was selling a longer-dated bond as part of its two-tranche deal, taking advantage of demand among investors for new corporate bonds from the country.

21.01.2013 Deputy Finance Minister: Russia’s Gazprom Seeks Tax Benefits for Shtokman

Russian gas giant Gazprom has asked the Finance Ministry for tax benefits for the Shtokman gas field in the Barents Sea, similar to those provided for shelf fields, Deputy Minister Sergei Shatalov told Prime on Friday.

18.01.2013 Gazprom's Capex Increases, Cash Flow Plummets

Top Russian gas producer Gazprom reported negative free cash flow in the third quarter, increasing analysts' concerns about its heavy spending and long-term prospects, even while it increased revenue and doubled net income, Reuters reports.

15.06.2010 Young TNK-BP Engineers Showcase Innovations At Tyumen Conference

Young engineers from TNK-BP presented their innovative technological designs at the 4th Regional Scientific Conference in Tyumen this week. The winners of the five categories will head to Moscow to continue their fight for the top spots in the final.