Kaluga branch of Gazprom fined for violation of antitrust law
Two courts agreed with the decision of the Kaluga regional department of Russian Federal Anti-Monopoly Service on bringing to administrative responsibility of JSC Gazprom Gazoraspredeleniye Obninsk, incorporated in PJSC Gazprom, the agency’s press office reports on Monday.
Experts unveil their forecast for Russian cement market
Demand for cement in Russia with a positive development of the situation in 2017 could grow by 3% compared to 2016, up to 57 million tons, as it follows from an overview of Soyuzcement, the cement manufacturers union, Interfax news agency reports on April 17.
Russian and Saudi funds launch joint projects for $3 billion
Until the end of 2017, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and the Sovereign Fund of Saudi Arabia will launch joint projects for the amount of $ 3 billion, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko announced.
Saudi Arabia develops energy projects to reduce oil consumption
Saudi Arabia intends to develop 30 projects in the field of solar and wind energy to increase electricity production and reduce consumption of oil, said Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of the country, Khalid al-Falih at a conference in Riyadh.
Latvia detects Russian submarines near its borders
National armed forces of Latvia announced that it had detected Russian submarines and a ship near its borders, as it follows from a message posted on the official page of the Latvian army in Twitter.
Tender to be held for improvement of two streets in central Moscow
In the near future, the authorities of Moscow will hold a tender for the selection of contractors, which will be involved in improvement of 18 areas in Moscow under “My Street” program, including the city’s central streets of Tverskaya and Volkhonka.
Spill at BP well in Alaska reported
On Friday, an oil spill occurred at a well on the frozen tundra of Alaska's North Slope near Prudhoe Bay, The Wall Street Journal. The well is operated by a London-based BP energy company.
Vietnam eager to get Russian MI-38 helicopter
Vietnam has shown interest in supplies of helicopters from Russia, the press office of The Helicopters of Russia holding reports on Monday following a visit of Vietnamese delegation to the Kazan helicopter plant located in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.
Serbia plans to purchase Russian S-300 missile systems
Serbia needs two divisions of anti-aircraft missile systems S-300 and a regimental command center, what was discussed with Russia and Belarus, the Serbian Prime Minister, Aleksandar Vucic, told reporters on Sunday.
Iran to support extension of agreement on cutting oil production
Most countries signatories to an agreement on the reduction of oil production intend to extend it, the Oil Minister of Iran, Bijan Zanganeh, said. Iran, in its turn, is ready to support the deal extension if the participants come to such decision.
Ecuador may terminate HPP building contract with Russian Inter RAO
Ecuadorian state power company CELEC wants to terminate a contract with Inter RAO UES, an energy holding company headquartered in Moscow, for construction of Toachi Pilaton hydro power plant, due to dissatisfaction with the commissioning timing, the press office of the Russian company told Rambler News on Monday.