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Documents signed to advance Russian-Chinese cooperation in underground gas storage, power generation, and road infrastructure


The parties addressed current issues related to strategic cooperation, noting in particular that the project for Russian gas deliveries to China via the eastern route was right on schedule. On May 11, 2017, a temporary two-way checkpoint had become operational on the Russian-Chinese border for the construction of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline’s crossing under the Amur River. The parties began to discuss the exact starting dates for gas supplies via Power of Siberia under the existing contract. The parties touched on the project for gas d... Read More »

2017 Summer Seller Update


Starting in June Listing Policy Updates Updates to communications, allowable links, image catalog, and listing best practices to improve site performance for a stronger eBay marketplace. Beginning in June 2017, eBay will no longer support active content. Buyers and sellers should use eBay Messaging to communicate. Listings and other eBay pages can no longer contain contact information such as email, phone numbers, and social media links effective September 2017 Starting in September  2017, we will update our links policy to li... Read More »

News Tiffany Jewels Graced the Red Carpet at the 2017 Met Gala


Reese Witherspoon, Lupita Nyong’o, Selena Gomez, Ruth Negga, Lily Collins, Karen Elson and Janelle Monae dazzled in Tiffany jewels, which were the perfect complements to the lavish style on display at the Met Gala. TIFFANY & CO. and TIFFANY are trademarks of Tiffany and Company. ... Read More »



In 2016, under the Social Partnership Agreement, LUKOIL financed the 3rd Arctic Music Festival "Days of Classical Music in the Arctic" and construction of the first skate park in Naryan-Mar, capital of the District. The implementation of the Krasnyi Choum project continued with an aim to improve access to health care services for indigenous ethnic minorities of the North and population of remote areas of the District. LUKOIL has also paid admission and membership fees for professionals from the Nenets Autonomous District to participate in World... Read More »

Tide purclean encourages energy-saving laundry habits through its Sustainable Laundry Pledge and donates $250,000 to World Wildlife Fund for Earth Day


“This collaboration with Tide purclean is an opportunity to raise awareness that making small changes to something as simple as a load of laundry can make a difference and have impact on our world,” said Sheila Bonini, senior vice president, private sector engagement, World Wildlife Fund. “This donation helps WWF further our ongoing conservation efforts across the globe and represents an incredible effort by the public to adopt more sustainable household practices.” The Sustainable Laundry Pledge tasks consumers with making three small chang... Read More »

Gazprom builds 15 exploratory and development wells in Bangladesh in four years


At meeting Enlarged photo (JPG, 1 MB) The parties expressed their appreciation for the Company’s efforts in Bangladesh. It was noted that Gazprom had built 15 exploratory and development wells at seven fields in the country since 2013. Alexey Miller (center) Enlarged photo (JPG, 3 MB) Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali Enlarged photo (JPG, 843 KB) The meeting participants discussed the prospects for cooperation in oil and gas prospecting, exploration and development. Attention was also paid to further implementation ... Read More »



The booklet also highlights LUKOIL’s achievements and objectives associated with lower emissions of greenhouse gases, better energy efficiency, reduced process losses, new technologies for production of lubricants and fuels, broader use of renewable energy and care for biodiversity.   The online version of the booklet is available on LUKOIL’s website in Russian and English. Printed copies will be distributed at oil and gas forums and exhibitions throughout 2017.   As President of LUKOIL Vagit Alekperov says in his address ... Read More »

Gazprom to take part in building Northern Latitudinal Railway


The project envisages the establishment of direct communications between the Severnaya and Sverdlovskaya railroads along the Obskaya – Salekhard – Nadym – Pangody – Novy Urengoy – Korotchaevo route in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area. The NLR will be 707 kilometers long and will have the annual tonnage capacity of about 24 million tons of cargo. Enlarged photo (JPG, 2 MB) The project has significant public importance, as it will give an impetus to economic and social development in the Russian Arctic. The Yamal-Nenets Autonomous A... Read More »

Credit Agricole CIB to provide EUR 700 million loan to Gazprom


The agreement was signed on behalf of Gazprom by Andrey Kruglov, Deputy Chairman of the Company's Management Committee, and on behalf of Credit Agricole CIB by Regis Monfront, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Credit Agricole CIB, and Erik Koebe, President of Credit Agricole CIB AO (Russia). Credit Agricole CIB will provide Gazprom with a five-year EUR 700 million loan. Background Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank is a corporate and investment subdivision of the Credit Agricole Group, Europe's second-largest banking network i... Read More »



The document provides, in particular, that LUKOIL will offer financial assistance in rebuilding the creative potential of the Alexandrov Song and Dance Ensemble of the Russian Army. The group's facilities and equipment will be upgraded, new sound amplifiers, musical instruments, playback equipment and specially designed hardware will be purchased, while the ensemble's concert venues will be renovated and artistically redesigned. LUKOIL's funding will go to support new talents of the iconic Alexandrov company and to assist the families of ... Read More »

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