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Russia to handle LNG venture alone

MOSCOW, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Russia's OAO Gazprom Monday said it would alone develop a massive natural gas field in the Barents Sea.

Russia, Ukraine reach gas agreement

MOSCOW, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Russia and Ukraine signed a five-year contract Wednesday on the delivery of Russian natural gas to Ukraine at a price of $230 for 1,000 cubic meters.

UPI Energy Watch

WASHINGTON, May 4 (UPI) -- Venezuelan Petroleum Inc. (PDVSA) has recently increased security measures to prevent oil theft, according to statements made by General Melvin Lopez Hidalgo, s
ANDREA R. MIHAILESCU, Energy Correspondent

Gazprom tries to end Turkmenistan embargo

ASHKABAD, Turkmenistan, April 14 (UPI) -- The head of Russia's state-owned Gazprom natural gas company has gone to Turkmenistan to urge the central Asian nation to open its northbound pipelines.

UPI Energy Watch

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- On Jan. 19 a Gazprom delegation led by CEO Alexei Miller arrived in North Korea on its first-ever visit. Gazprom refused to discuss the purpose of the company's
JOHN C.K. DALY, International Correspondent

German bank wraps up Gazprom-Rosneft deal

MOSCOW, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- A German investment bank has completed work on the Gazprom-Rosneft merger, Interfax news agency reported Wednesday.

Gazprom won't seek Yukos' assets

MOSCOW, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Russia's giant Gazprom gas company does not plan to buy any assets from the Yukos oil company if they are sold, Gazprom's CEO said Tuesday.

Israel's ongoing foreign energy dependence

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Israel's lack of significant hydrocarbon reserves is forcing the country to form business agreements with several other nations -- including Middle Eastern coun
ANDREA R. MIHAILESCU, UPI Correspondent

Feature: Turkey's energy disputes

SKOPJE, Macedonia, June 25 (UPI) -- An ongoing dispute between Turkey and Gazprom, the Russian natural gas giant, has imperiled the future of the Blue Stream gas pipeline. An engineering marvel which rests on the bottom of the Black Sea, the pipeline was turned off in mid-March, only a mont
CHRISTOPHER DELISO, UPI Business Correspondent

Russia takes control of Gazprom

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- The Russian gas company Gazprom announced Tuesday that its corporate restructuring had been completed, and that the Russian state now owned 51 percent of its shares, up from 38 percent previously.
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

Analysis: Russia's last oligarch - I

SKOPJE, Macedonia, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Even by the imperceptible standards of eastern Europe, the crony-infested Russian version of "privatization" was remarkable for its audacity and scope. Assets now worth some $25 billion were sold for around $1 billion.
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent
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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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