Rosneft starts production drilling at Payakhskoye field in Russia

Moscow-based integrated energy company Rosneft has started production drilling at the Payakhskoye field on the Taimyr Peninsula in Russia. The field is part of Rosneft’s…Continue readingRosneft starts production drilling at Payakhskoye field in Russia

Mongolia says Russia-China gas pipeline will break ground in 2024

Mongolia expects Russia to begin construction of the “Power of Siberia 2” gas pipeline through its territory to China within two years, as Moscow moves…Continue readingMongolia says Russia-China gas pipeline will break ground in 2024

Russia to cut gas supplies to Finland on Saturday: Gasum

The Finnish company said the move by Russia would not cause disruptions in supplies. “It is highly regrettable that natural gas supplies under our supply…Continue readingRussia to cut gas supplies to Finland on Saturday: Gasum

Russia forest fire damage worst since records began

Russia has endured its worst forest fire season in the country’s modern history. Fires have destroyed more than 18.16 million hectares (45 million acres) of…Continue readingRussia forest fire damage worst since records began

Russia’s New Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline

Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, shown as the dashed line in the image below, was connected on September 10, 2021. The 1,230km (764 mile) long…Continue readingRussia’s New Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline

Wildfires in Russia spread to central regions

Russia’s forestry agency says fires this year have torn through more than 50 million acres (173,000 square kilometres, 67,000 square miles), making it the second-worst…Continue readingWildfires in Russia spread to central regions

Fighting Siberia’s wildfires – in pictures

With more than a month to go in Siberia’s annual fire season, wildfires fuelled by summer heatwaves, have swept through more than 1.5 million hectares.Continue readingFighting Siberia’s wildfires – in pictures

‘Airpocalypse’ hits Siberian city as heatwave sparks forest fires

The Siberian Times reported the first fire in the beginning of May outside Oymyakon in north-east Yakutia, which is known as “the pole of cold” for its…Continue reading‘Airpocalypse’ hits Siberian city as heatwave sparks forest fires

Siberia wildfires: Russian army planes and thousands of firefighters battle blazes

In Siberia, 2 million acres of forest has been destroyed. The city of Yakutsk hit 35˚C at one point; and the region’s city of Verkhoyansk, seen as…Continue readingSiberia wildfires: Russian army planes and thousands of firefighters battle blazes