Gazprom, Bulgaria sign off on South Stream

SOFIA, Bulgaria, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The signing by Gazprom and Bulgaria of documents on the implementation of the South Stream natural gas pipeline is a milestone, an executive said.

Gazprom eyes Chinese shale

CHENGDU, China, July 18 (UPI) -- Russian technicians arrived in China to visit shale natural gas fields under development by the China National Petroleum Corp., Gazprom said.

Gazprom weighs renewables as price peg

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 7 (UPI) -- Russian energy company Gazprom may consider linking renewable energy to natural gas prices in its long-term contracts, a deputy executive said from Malaysia.

Gazprom, Japan talk gas amid nuclear halt

MOSCOW, May 4 (UPI) -- Japanese and Russian officials are exploring the possibility of building a natural gas pipeline to ensure Japan's energy security, a Gazprom official said.

Gazprom considering bid for Greece's DEPA

ATHENS, Greece, March 19 (UPI) -- Russian state-owned energy firm Gazprom says it's considering bidding for Greek counterpart DEPA as cash-strapped Athens seeks to sell off state assets.

Gazprom downplays U.S. natural gas

MOSCOW, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Rising expectations about U.S. natural gas exports doesn't mean it would be a major competitor to Russia's Gazprom, an executive said.

Cold strains Europe's natural gas supply

MOSCOW, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- A sometimes lethal cold snap in Europe has put strain on natural gas supplies, an EU spokesperson said.

Gazprom committed to South Stream

MOSCOW, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Russia needs to move forward with plans for the South Stream natural gas pipeline to address expected shortfalls in Europe, a Gazprom official said.

Gazprom in Japan on energy talks

TOKYO, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- An executive from Russian gas company Gazprom visiting Japan said both sides were considering prospects for deeper energy cooperation.

Third line for Nord Stream?

MOSCOW, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- There is a "tentative" discussion to adding a third line to the Nord Stream natural gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea to Germany, a Gazprom official said.

Seoul makes headway in oil, gas deals

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- South Korea signed a deal with Tehran to help the country build an oil pipeline from the Caspian Sea to the Gulf of Oman, an Iranian official said.

Turkey, Russia weigh gas relationship

ANKARA, Turkey, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Bilateral energy ties with Russia aren't affected significantly by a decision to end a contract for pipeline supplies, the Turkish energy minister said.

Gazprom looking east for markets

YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK, Russia, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- European natural gas projects might pale in comparison to Gazprom's intentions in the burgeoning Asian market, the deputy chairman at Gazprom said.

Shale boom won't last, Gazprom says

MOSCOW, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- The boom in shale gas in the United States won't last as production costs face competition from other sources, officials at Russian energy company Gazprom said.

Gazprom moves into Belgian gas market

BRUSSELS, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Russia is reaching out to partners in Belgium to help usher in a new era in bilateral gas relations, a top official at energy monopoly Gazprom said in Brussels.
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Alexander Ivanovich Medvedev (Russian: Александр Иванович Медведев; Aleksandr Ivanovich Medvedev) (born 14 August 1955 in Shakhtyorsk, Sakhalin Oblast) is the current Deputy Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Russian energy company Gazprom, president of the Kontinental Hockey League, and the Director-General of Gazprom's export arm Gazprom Export. He is a member of the Coordination Committee of RosUkrEnergo and a member of the shareholders' committee of Nord Stream AG.

In 1978, he graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. From 1978 to 1989 he worked at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations. In 1989–1991 he was a director of the Soviet owned Donau Bank AG in Vienna and a managing director of bank's subsidiary company Inter Trade Consult GmbH. There are speculations that he had an undercover KGB job because he worked at Donau Bank at the same time as Andrei Akimov, another KGB officer and now Gazprombank's chief.

From 1991 to 1996 and from 1998 to 2002 he was director of the Austrian IMAG Investment Management & Advisory Group GmbH. Between 1997 and 1998 he was a vice president of the Eastern oil company (Восточная нефтяная компания) in Moscow. Since August 2002, Alexander Medvedev is the Director-General of Gazprom Export (former Gazeksport) and the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Gazprom.

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