Separately, the BBC, citing an official source in Kyiv it didn’t identify, said special forces struck the plant with drones.
US sanctions on a major new Russian liquefied natural gas export plant threatens to pit Japan’s energy-security drive against its relationship with western allies.
"It was done in co-operation with the customer because we couldn't just walk out and slam the door: We'd have lost a lot of money," a company executive told the newspaper, speaking anonymously.
The French supermajor said it expected to pay $400 million under the UK Energy Profits Levy (EPL) in the fourth quarter, bringing the full-year impact of the windfall tax to an expected $1bn.
Novatek (LON: NVTK), Russia’s second largest gas producer, has announced plans to delist from the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
French oil giant TotalEnergies (XPAR: TTE) will take a $3.7bn impairment in its Q4 results as it writes down its stake in Russian gas producer Novatek and withdraws directors.
Novatek noteholders have agreed to change the terms of a $1 billion Eurobond, letting the Russian company pay in rubles instead of US dollars.
Russia’s Novatek is considering exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Vietnam for existing and future power plants, said the Russian gas company's CEO, Leonid Mikhelson.
TotalEnergies has increased its Russia impairment by another $3.056 billion over challenges in its LNG plans.
TotalEnergies has denied a role in fuelling Russian fighter jets in their attacks in Ukraine, in response to allegations published today by France’s Le Monde.
Uniper has warned a “significant earnings decline” for the first quarter as it shifts its strategy to releasing gas later in the year.
Technip Energies may have to considerably slow construction for Novatek PJSC’s Arctic LNG 2 project because of the latest European Union sanctions against Russia for invading Ukraine.
Activists from Greenpeace Nordic blocked a tanker moored in Norway, with the intention of preventing it from offloading Russian oil products at an Esso-owned terminal.
Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP) has approved 12 of the 13 companies for pre-qualification in its sixth licence round.
Mozambique has closed the pre-qualification section of its sixth bidding round with 13 companies submitting documents.
TotalEnergies (LON:TTE) has denied charges of complicity in war crimes and signalled its determination for a “gradual suspension” of its work in Russia.
Greenpeace France and Amis de la Terre have warned of legal action against TotalEnergies based on its continued activity in Russia.
French customs agents have seized the Amore Vero yacht, belonging to Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin.
The former deputy country chair of Shell Ukraine has hit out at TotalEnergies over its “toothless, useless and highly disappointing" position on Russia's invasion.
TotalEnergies has said it condemns Russia for its “military aggression against Ukraine” and will not provide capital for new projects in Russia.
Energy majors continue to offload interests in Russia, with a series of divestment announcements by the likes of Shell, BP and Equinor.
BP, Wintershall DEA and IOG are among the North Sea firms which are monitoring UK Government sanctions against Russia, and could be impacted as tensions escalate.
Russian gas independent Novatek has struck a deal to secure renewable energy supplies for its Cryogas-Vysotsk LNG plant.
Russian LNG exporter Novatek has signed a cooperation agreement with Vietnam's PetroVietnam on developing potential liquefied natural gas (LNG) and power projects in the southeast Asian country.