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Russia's Serbia energy blitz

MOSCOW, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- On Feb. 25 Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev made a one-day working visit to Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. The presence of the foreign minister and his deputy shows the international importance of the visit in the context of Kosovo's self-proclaimed independence on Feb. 17.
IGOR TOMBERG, UPI Outside View Commentator

Analysis: Russia, others eye Iran ties

WASHINGTON, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- Washington's increasingly factious relations with Moscow have driven Russia closer to Iran.
JOHN C.K. DALY, UPI International Correspondent

Analysis: Turkmenistan, Russia and China

The most fascinating energy development of the last 14 months has been the furious, if covert, struggle involving Russia, China and the United States to develop Turkmenistan's vast natural gas deposits since the death of Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov in December 2006.
JOHN C.K. DALY, UPI International Correspondent

UPI Energy Watch

Gazprom to extract oil, gas condensate in Iran; Moldova seeks to increase stake in joint gas company; Gazprom outlines timetable for Shtokman
ANDREA R. MIHAILESCU, UPI Energy Correspondent

UPI Energy Watch

Egypt to boost efforts to discover new oil reserves; Gazprom, Naftogaz to set up new ventures; Russia to build more nuclear reactors in India
ANDREA R. MIHAILESCU, UPI Energy Correspondent

UPI Energy Watch

Russia, Bulgaria to cooperate in energy security; Gazprom to participate in Kyrgyzstan privatization; Saudi Aramco increases security in Gulf operations
ANDREA R. MIHAILESCU, UPI Energy Correspondent

Russia-Bulgaria energy moves

MOSCOW, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Several energy agreements were signed during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Bulgaria last week, including on the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline and the Belene nuclear power plant.
IGOR TOMBERG, UPI Outside View Commentator

Analysis: Eye on Uzbek energy

WASHINGTON, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- A challenge has emerged from Uzbekistan to Transneft's "take it or leave it" policy, with potentially enormous implications for Gazprom's decade-and-a-half monopoly.
JOHN C.K. DALY, UPI International Correspondent

UPI Energy Watch

Iran courts LUKoil; Russia to double gas supplies to Greece; Gazprom to consolidate positions in German gas-distributing market
ANDREA R. MIHAILESCU, UPI Energy Correspondent

Analysis: 'Gazprom -- Pipeline Power'

BERLIN, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- A new book sheds light on the Russian energy giant Gazprom and its deep internal interconnections with the Kremlin as well as the Russian intelligence realm.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Energy Correspondent

UPI Energy Watch

Britain to buy more Gazprom gas; Kazakh Parliament OK's venture at Orenburg; Russian, Hungarian firms discuss energy venture
ANDREA R. MIHAILESCU, UPI Energy Correspondent

Russia and Ukraine sign gas deal

KIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Russia's Gazprom signed a deal to provide natural gas to Ukraine at a price of $179.50 per 1,000 cubic meters.

UPI Energy Watch

Indonesia, Iran delay building oil refinery; Azerbaijan to renew gas supplies to Georgia; Gazprom, Gaz de France mull cooperation
ANDREA R. MIHAILESCU, UPI Energy Correspondent

UPI Energy Watch

Shell backs out of $410M Ukraine MOU; Turkmenistan seeks to increase gas price for Gazprom; Sakhalin project shuts down due to damage
ANDREA R. MIHAILESCU, UPI Energy Correspondent

Gazprom: Nord Stream a 'go' despite storm

MOSCOW, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Russian energy giant JSC Gazprom said Monday it would stick to its plans to build a $12 billion gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea, despite calls for change.
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Alexei Miller
Russian Prime Minister Putin (L) and Gazprom's Chief Executive Alexei Miller arrive at the gas exporting countries forum in Moscow December 23, 2008. Energy ministers of 12 gas exporting countries gather in Russian capital to strengthen cooperation amid consuming countries' concerns that they might turn into an OPEC-style cartel. (UPI Photo/Anatoli Zhdanov)
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Alexey Borisovich Miller (Russian: Алексей Борисович Миллер; born January 31, 1962) is Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Management Committee (CEO) of Russian energy company Gazprom, Russia's largest company and the world's biggest natural gas producer.

Miller was born in Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) to a family of German ethnicity. He obtained a PhD in Economics in 1989 from the N.A. Voznesenskii Leningrad Finance and Economics Institute. From 1991 to 1996 Miller served with the Committee for External Relations of the Saint Petersburg Mayor's Office under Vladimir Putin. From 1996 to 1999 he was Director for Development and Investments of the Port of Saint Petersburg. From 1999 to 2000 he served as Director General of the Baltic Pipeline System. In 2000 he was appointed Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation, and since 2001 he has served as Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom. Prior to becoming the CEO of Gazprom, he had no experience in fossil fuels. Under his watch, production fell from 523.2 billion cubic in 2000 and 461.5 billion in 2009, even with soaring gas prices.

In December 2005 Miller was named Person of the Year by Expert magazine, influential and respected Russian business weekly. He shared the title in 2005 with Dmitry Medvedev, Chairman of the board of Gazprom.

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