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19.03.2013 Cypriot Gas Revenue Seen as Scant Compensation for Deposits

People who keep their deposits in Cyprus for two years would receive securities linked to future revenue from the country’s natural gas reserves, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said yesterday as people lined up at cash machines to withdraw their money, Bloomberg rep

18.03.2013 Britain to Work With on Russia Natural Gas

UPI reports that the British and Russian governments have an opportunity to explore further work in the natural gas sector, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said.

18.03.2013 Prospects for Russia-China Gas Deal Dim During Xi Visit

Reuters reports that prospects are dim for a Russia-China pipeline gas deal next week during a visit to Moscow by China's new president, Xi Jinping, as each side remains unmoved by the other's demand for price concessions, gas industry sources said.

13.03.2013 Asians Hunt Gas Treasure Locked in Ice Beneath Seabeds

Bloomberg reports that Japan and India, Asia’s biggest energy consumers after China, are closer to unlocking natural gas deposits trapped in ice below the seabed that may prove bigger than the world’s known fossil-fuel reserves.

05.03.2013 Ukraine Says it Overpays for Russian Gas

UPI reports that the Ukrainian government is throwing away billion of dollars in payments to Russia for annual natural gas deliveries, Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said.

05.03.2013 No Sign of Breakthrough at Russia-Ukraine Gas Talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Viktor Yanukovich ended talks on Monday without any sign of a breakthrough to end a standoff over the price of gas imports to Kiev, according to a Reuters report.

04.03.2013 Kremlin Plays Down Chance of Imminent Gas Deal with Ukraine

Dow Jones reports that the Kremlin Friday played down the chances of an imminent new gas deal with Ukraine after saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych in Moscow next week.

20.02.2013 Asia Eyes Russian Arctic Gas as Australian Costs Climb

Reuters reports that plans to export gas from the Yamal peninsula on Russia's Arctic coast are attracting Asian gas buyers and investors who have been put off Australian developments by soaring costs, according to the Yamal project's owner.

28.01.2013 Russia Arctic Gas Shipping Route to Asia 10 Years Away

Pakistan's The International News reports that tanker transport of Russian Arctic gas through the Bering Strait to Asian buyers is at least 10 years away because of ageing infrastructure, vessel shortages and growing disputes over waterway rights.

17.01.2013 Global Warming Opening Up Russia’s Arctic Oil

UPI reports that Russian state-owned energy firms are preparing to move into the country's offshore polar regions.