The volume of gas production in Russia will increase 13 percent to 650bn cubic meters by 2010 and to 750bn cubic meters by 2020, Valery Staroselsky, a representative of the Russian gas monopolist Gazprom, announced at a press conference today. The conference was devoted to investment projects in the fuel and energy sector, the state and outlooks for this sector in the CIS. In 2002, Russia produced 575bn cubic meters of gas, 750m cubic meters more than in 2001. Gazprom's production reached 521bn cubic meters last year.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year