Russia pledges $2bn to Argentina’s energy sector

Argentina’s energy sector got a boost this week with the announcement that Russia was to invest…

Kazakhstan looks to team up with China in shale exploration

Kazakhstan wants to team up with China to study the country’s  shale oil potential as part of the…

Miller sets out plans for shale exploration in Bazhenov Formation

Gazprom is planning to begin the commercial development of shale reserves in Western Siberia’s massive Bazhenov…

European shale boom put on hold as Russian gas prices drop

European shale: The fall in the price of Russian gas – expected to follow the ongoing collapse…

US shale exports could push gas prices down by 11%

US shale exports: Gazprom could see its gas exports drop by as much as 18% of revenue…

Russia to become leading shale oil producer

Russia may eventually become a leading shale oil producer,  BP’s CEO Robert Dudley predicted this week.…

Lukoil and Total shale JV established

Lukoil and Total shale JV: The French oil and gas company Total is setting up  a joint…

Bazhenov shale oil field to be developed in Siberia

Bazhenov shale oil field: Lukoil and Total have signed a memorandum to develop the Bazhenov shale…

Russia’s unconventional hydrocarbon reserves to be revalued

Russia’s unconventional hydrocarbon reserves: Russia’s Federal Mineral Resource Agency is to start re-estimating reserves of unconventional hydrocarbons…