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.
Iran and Eurasian Economic Union failed to agree on free trade zone
An interim agreement on a free trade zone between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union (the EEU) has not been signed yet, the first Vice Prime Minister of Russia, Igor Shuvalov, told reporters on Friday following a session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.
British banks reduce number of consumer loans due to Brexit
Over the course of the next three months, the majority of British banks plan to slow down the rates of consumer loans issue due to Brexit, as it follows from a report of Bank of England on the condition of credit market published on Thursday.
Chinese aspire to buy cottages in Moscow region
Foreign buyers, in particular, Chinese ones, are active in cottage market of the Moscow region, in Russia, director general of Landwerk, Dmitry Gordov, said over the course of a “round table.”
New generation trains launched in Moscow underground
Today, a new generation train under the name of “Moscow” starts its operation on Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya line of the Russian capital city’s underground, TASS news agency reports on Friday.
Gazprom signs contract on geologic exploration in Bangladesh
Gazprom and Petrobangla signed a contract for the construction of two exploratory wells on the island of Bhola in southern Bangladesh, as it follows from a report of the Russian gas holding company following a meeting between the head of Gazprom, Alexey Miller, and Foreign Affairs Minister of Bangladesh, Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali.
Russia and China implement 73 joint investment projects
Russian Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Stanislav Voskresensky, took part in the fourth meeting of an intergovernmental Russian-Chinese Commission on investment cooperation chaired by Deputy Chairman of Russian Government, Igor Shuvalov, and Vice Premier of the State Council of China, Zhang Gaoli.