Realities of Chinese FDI in Russia come home to roost by Baikal

The day-to-day implications of Russia’s pivot eastward are gradually unfolding for its Far Eastern and Siberian…

Chinese set to pump $11bn into new Lake Baikal tourist complex

Lake Baikal tourist complex: A group of Chinese investors have clubbed together and commissioned a study…

Indian companies buy into Rosneft’s Vankor and Taas-Yuriakh oil fields

Vankor:  Four of India’s  state-run oil and gas  companies yesterday signed deals worth up to $4bn with Rosneft which…

Power games in Siberia and the $400bn poker hand

Power games in Siberia: When Presidents Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping shook hands in front 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…

Agriculture Ministry considers free leases for investors in Russian farmland

With around 28% – about 56m ha –  of Russian farmland not being used for its…

Novatek to sell Yamal LNG stake

Novatek to sell Yamal LNG stake: Russia’s largest privately- owned  gas producer Novatek has decided to sell…

Power of Siberia pipeline on schedule, insists Miller

The Power of Siberia pipeline project will be completed on time and will not be delayed…

Total turns to China for Yamal LNG funding

Total turns to China: The CEO of French oil & gas giant Total Patrick Pouyanné has…