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Exclusive: Russia clashes with Western oil buyers over new deals as sanctions loom

Russian energy majors are putting pressure on Western oil buyers to use euros instead of dollars for payments and introducing penalty clauses in contracts as Moscow seeks protection against possible new U.S. sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 9th, 2018

Exclusive: Russia clashes with Western oil buyers over new deals as sanctions loom

Russian energy majors are putting pressure on Western oil buyers to use euros instead of dollars for payments and introducing penalty clauses in contracts as Moscow seeks protection against possible new U.S. sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 9th, 2018

Russian oil sanctions" cost may bounce back West

EXCLUSIVE: Russia's national oil company wants its big Western clients, such as BP and Royal Dutch Shell, to take penalties and fees if new U.S. sanctions disrupt Russian sales. Dmitry Zhdannikov and Matthew Larotonda report......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 7th, 2018

Russia"s oil sanctions cost may bounce back West

EXCLUSIVE: Russia's national oil company, Rosneft, wants its big Western clients such as BP and Royal Dutch Shell to take penalties and fees if new U.S. sanctions disrupt Russian sales......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 7th, 2018

Exclusive: Customers to shun Rusal at Berlin "mating season" for 2019 aluminum deals

European customers will avoid deals with Russia's United Company Rusal, under U.S. sanctions, when the industry meets in Berlin next week to seal 2019 metal supply agreements, three sources familiar with the discussions said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 6th, 2018

Russia To Overtake Germany As World"s Fifth-Largest Economy

The Russian economy is apparently more durable than many Western politicians imagined. Despite years of international sanctions and low oil prices have dragged on Russia's economy, which pushe.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 17th, 2019

Exclusive: Global traders halt new Iran food deals as U.S. sanctions bite - sources

Cargill, Bunge and other global traders have halted food supply deals with Iran because new U.S. sanctions have paralyzed banking systems required to secure payments, industry and Iranian government sources say......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 21st, 2018

Europe Losing Appetite On Russia Sanctions As Banks Remain Skittish

Nearly five years after the Crimean crisis and subsequent western sanctions on Russia, Euro.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 20th, 2018

Exclusive: Russia"s Deripaska prepares to cede control of Rusal, En+ - sources

Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska is preparing to cede control of Rusal and its parent En+ , moving part of his En+ stake to a blind trust, as talks with the United States on lifting sanctions advance, three sources familiar with the talks said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 19th, 2018

Russia, Hamstrung by Sanctions, Leans on Oligarchs for Investment

Beset by Western sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin is turning the national economy inward, enlisting local tycoons for the biggest infrastructure-investment program since Soviet times......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 29th, 2018

Exclusive: Russian state bank secretly financed Rosneft sale after foreign buyers balked

It was billed as the deal that proved Russia remained open for business......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 9th, 2018

Oil steadies near 4-year high as Saudi pumps more and Iran sanctions loom

Oil traded near a four-year high on Wednesday, retreating from session peaks as top exporter Saudi Arabia said it increased output and after Reuters reported that Russia and Saudi Arabia had struck a deal to pump more......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 3rd, 2018

Oil firm as Iran sanctions loom; OPEC, Russia resist calls to raise output

Oil markets remained strong on Tuesday, with Brent crude near a four-year high reached the previous session......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 24th, 2018

Oil firm as OPEC, Russia resist calls to raise output as Iran sanctions loom

Oil markets opened strongly on Tuesday, with Brent crude remaining near a four-year reached the previous session......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 24th, 2018

Oil climbs as US drilling stalls, sanctions against Iran loom

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry will meet counterparts from Saudi Arabia and Russia on Monday and Thursday,.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 10th, 2018

Russia is stockpiling gold as fresh US sanctions loom

REUTERS/Alexsey Druginyn Russia has ramped up its gold buying, adding 26 tonnes to its reserves in July, according to International Monetary Fund data. That's equivalent to roughly $1 billion of additional gol.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 22nd, 2018

Exclusive: China shifts to Iranian tankers to keep oil flowing amid U.S. sanctions - sources

Chinese buyers of Iranian oil are starting to shift their cargoes to vessels owned by National Iranian Tanker Co (NITC) for nearly all of their imports to keep supply flowing amid the re-imposition of economic sanctions by the United States......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 20th, 2018

Russian oil industry would weather U.S. "bill from hell"

Stiff new U.S. sanctions against Russia would only have a limited impact on its oil industry because it has drastically reduced its reliance on Western funding and foreign partnerships and is lessening its dependence on imported technology......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 17th, 2018

Revival of Sanctions Delay China, Russia Oil-Field Deals in Iran

China, Russia and India say they will continue to buy petroleum from Iran, despite U.S. sanctions that would prohibit those sales. But they’re having problems making investments in Iran’s oil fields......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 8th, 2018

Exclusive: Russian steelmaker MMK changes tack after tariffs, Iran sanctions

MMK, one of Russia's largest steel producers, has postponed the launch of a lucrative project in Turkey due to uncertainty created by global trade wars, Andrey Eremin, the company's director for economics, told Reuters in an interview......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 30th, 2018

Trump Doubles Down: Threatens Sanctions On European Investors In Russian Pipeline

With less than a week to go before President Trump is scheduled to meet with President Putin in Helsinki, the State Department has decided to renew its pressure campaign on Western businesses invested in Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 11th, 2018