Igor Sechin will crush to Leonid Mikhelson on the Northern Sea Route


Rosneft is lobbying the government of the Russian Federation to ban from 2019 the transportation of raw materials for export to the Arctic by foreign vessels. This will make it possible to load orders being built in the Primorye Territory of the SSC "Star" and strike a blow at Novatek company Leonid Mikhelson, who ordered gas carriers in South Korea.

Icebreakers for Gazprom Neft and Atomflot ordered to wait a long time


Vyborg Shipyard, a part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, broke the deadlines for the surrender of three such ships at once.

Frost will help the company "Novatek"


The company will liquefy gas with partial use of natural cold.

Eduard Khudainatov will sell gas field to Novatek


The company needs an asset in Yamal to compensate for the decline in production.

Russian oligarchs are fat with money


Russian billionaires have grown rich by 22 billion dollars since the beginning of the year.

Chinese want to pay the French way


Beijing asks for a lower tax on dividends for its Yamal LNG participants.

Russian Ministry of Energy won't allow Rosneft and Novatek to export gas


Monopoly on the export of Russian gas belongs to Gazprom, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said.

Russia undermines the export monopoly of Gazprom


The Commission of the Russian Security Council suggests discussing the liberalization of gas exports.

Alexey Mordashov became Russia's richest man according to Forbes


Novatek shares are falling, reducing the wealth of Leonid Mikhelson with every new day.

The richest people of Russia in the Forbes global ranking 2017


List of most wealthy Russians for the second consecutive year is headed by the co-owner of "Novatek" and "Sibur" Leonid Michelson.

From Kerimov to Potanin: 10 billionaires who received the most cash in 2016


Sale of assets and dividends earned them about $12.4 billion of revenues in 2016. 

After the stake in Rosneft, the Qatari fund may buy a stake in a joint venture with Novatek


QIA is negotiating with Igor Yusufov to buy 49% of Yargeo. 

Navalny told about "Medvedev's dacha" in Ples


Alexey Navalny published a video of a huge residence near Ples, which, as he states, belongs to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The latter's press secretary, Natalia Timakova, says that the minister just uses it.   

New rich: five facts about Leonid Michelson


Co-owner of Novatek and Sibur Leonid Michelson first became the richest Russian according to Forbes magazine.

Useful resources: who helped Leonid Michelson to lead the Forbes list for the first time


Michelson has one important ability: he knows how to pick the right partners in a timely manner. Perhaps the most valuable of them is Vladimir Putin's friend Gennady Timchenko.

Investor crashed on takeoff


Who was Christophe de Margerie for Russia. 

Rosneft is looking for help in the UK


The State Oil Company Rosneft will challenge the US and European Union sanctions in the amoun of 17.7 million pounds with the assistance of the British lawyers.

Timchenko is ready to transfer his assets to the state "even tomorrow"


"Personally, we do not need billions," - said the principal owner of Volga Group; he also said where his children were educated, how he was affected by the sanctions and why it was easier to breathe in Russia.

For old friendship's sake: the French increased their share in Novatek despite sanctions


The Western sanctions against the "Novatek" and its co-owner Gennady Timchenko did not prevent France's Total to increase the share of the largest independent gas producer in Russia; since the beginning of the year it could have grown by almost 3%.

Discounts for Gazprom were provided due to the family ties


As "Izvestiya" found out, the wife of the head of the Federal Tariff Service is a senior economist in the gas concern.