Russia, China discuss natural gas ties

BEIJING, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Russian energy company Gazprom said it discussed in Beijing its options for delivering more natural gas to the Chinese market with state-owned CNPC.

South Stream construction in Hungary set for 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Russian energy company Gazprom said construction of the Hungarian section of the South Stream natural gas pipeline will start in April 2015.
Ukraine, Gazprom discuss gas cooperation

Ukraine, Gazprom discuss gas cooperation

MOSCOW, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Russian gas company Gazprom said Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister Yuri Boiko traveled to Moscow to discuss issues in the Ukrainian gas sector.

Gazprom discusses gas exports, pipelines with Italy

MOSCOW, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Russian natural gas company Gazprom said it discussed natural gas exports to Italy during meetings in Moscow with the Italian envoy to Russia.

South Stream natural gas pipeline a win for Europe, Gazprom chief says

BELGRADE, Serbia, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Gazprom Chairman Alexei Miller said the start of construction on the Serbian section of the South Stream natural gas pipeline is good news for Europe.

Gazprom forms oversight company for Vladivostok LNG

MOSCOW, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Russian energy company Gazprom said it set up a special-purpose company to implement the Vladivostok liquefied natural gas project in the Far East.

Gazprom reviews shipping options for LNG

MOSCOW, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Russian energy company Gazprom said it reviewed the prospects of using a northern sea route for the shipment liquefied natural gas.

Serbian leg of South Stream to start construction

BELGRADE, Serbia, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Construction of the South Stream natural gas pipeline though Serbian territory will start by the end of the year, Russian energy company Gazprom said.

Gazprom: Ukraine short on paying off debt

MOSCOW, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- It's too early to declare a thaw in the natural gas relationship between Russia and Ukraine, a spokesman from Russian gas company Gazprom said.

EU optimistic over latest Russian, Ukrainian gas spat

KIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Neither party to the latest natural gas row between Ukraine and Russia seems interested in revisiting past conflicts, a European commissioner said.

Ukraine minister: Naftogaz debt to Gazprom to be resolved Monday

KIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A dispute over late payment of $882 million owed by Ukraine's Naftogaz to Russia's Gazprom will be resolved Monday, a Ukrainian minister said over the weekend.

Gazprom eyes gas foundation in Far East market

MOSCOW, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Russian gas company Gazprom said Friday it was teaming up with gas processing company SIBUR to build a processing plant in the Far East.

South Stream gas pipeline construction begins in Bulgaria

SOFIA, Bulgaria, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The start of construction of the South Stream gas pipeline in Bulgaria marks the launch of one of Europe's largest energy projects, Gazprom's chief said.

Russia frustrated with Ukraine over gas payments

MOSCOW, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- There are signs that Ukraine might not be able to meet its financial obligations from Russian natural gas, Gazprom Chief Executive Alexei Miller said Tuesday.

Gazprom cozies up to Chinese partners

BEIJING, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Russian natural gas company Gazprom said it was examining the capabilities of the natural gas transmission capabilities of its Chinese counterparts.
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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)

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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