Belarus settles $726-million gas debt

Belarus has fully settled its gas debt, a spokesman for Russia's gas supply monopolist Gazprom told BelaPAN on Thursday.

Minister: Belarus, Russia agree new gas deal

Belarusian and Russian negotiators have agreed a new gas deal but it has yet to be approved by the heads of state, Energy Minister Uladzimir Patupchyk told reporters in Minsk on February 24.

Three workers killed by sewer gas in village in Mahilyow region

  Three workers were killed by toxic sewer gas in the village of Svensk in the Slawharad district, Mahilyow region, on June 3.

Russia\'s upper parliamentary chamber ratifies gas price agreement with Belarus

  Russia's Federation Council (upper parliamentary chamber) on Wednesday voted to pass the ratification bill for a gas price agreement with Belarus, according to the news agency RIA Novosti.

Belarus has no debt for gas, electricity imports, says vice premier

  Belarus has no debt for natural gas and electricity imports, First Deputy Prime Minister Uladzimir Syamashka said at a meeting of both parliamentary chambers of the National Assembly in Minsk on Friday.

Gazprom plans to increase volume of natural gas pumped via Belarus to 60 billion cubic meters in 2013

In accordance with the draft agenda, Gazprom will pay up to $570 million to Beltransaz for the transportation of 60 billion cubic meters of gas in 2013...

Government-controlled companies to pay for excessive consumption of natural gas, electricity at double rates

  Companies in which the government holds more than 50 percent will pay for natural gas and electricity consumed in excess of the prescribed limits at double rates this year.

Cabinet sets 2012 electricity and natural gas saving targets for state-controlled companies

  The Council of Ministers has set 2012 electricity and natural gas saving targets for state-controlled companies engaged in the processing industry.

Gazprom CEO to return to Minsk for meeting with Lukashenka

  Aleksei Miller, chief executive of Russia’s government-controlled natural gas monopolist Gazprom, is expected to return to Minsk on Friday for a meeting with Alyaksandr Lukashenka, according to Interfax.

Lukashenka says he is unafraid of Russia\'s possible refusal to pipe gas via Belarus

Mr. Lukashenka said that Belarus would diversify its import of crude oil...

China\'s CAMC Engineering ready to build Belarusian gas terminal in Lithuania

China's CAMC Engineering is ready to build a seaport and liquefied gas terminal in Lithuania that will be controlled by the Belarusian government, the press office of the Belarusian Council of Ministers told BelaPAN

Russian ambassador: No strategic disputes expected over natural gas price

Apart from the long-term contract signed between Russian natural gas monopoly Gazprom and Belarusian oil transportation company Beltranshaz a few years ago...

Gazprom set to raise gas price for Belarus to market level in 2011

Gazprom plans to raise prices for Armenia, Belarus and Moldova to the market level in 2011, the RBK news agency reported with reference to Andrei Kruglov, deputy chairman of the Russian gas giant's board, on Friday, as quoted by

Belarus expected to diversify gas imports by developing gas fields abroad, buying liquefied gas

Belarus intends to diversify its natural gas imports by developing gas fields abroad and by buying liquefied gas, according to the Energy Potential Development Strategy for the period until 2021, BelaPAN reports.

Council of Ministers to submit proposals for decreasing dependence on Russian gas

The government’s proposals for decreasing Belarus’ dependence on Russian natural gas will be submitted at the beginning of next week, First Deputy Prime Minister Uladzimir Syamashka told Alyaksandr Lukashenka on Saturday while accompanying him on a visit to the Brest regio

Gazprom, Beltranshaz sign agreement raising gas transit fee

Gazprom earlier paid at a rate of $1.45 although an agreement stipulated the possibility of increasing the gas transit fee to $1.74 in 2009 and to $1.88 in 2010.

Belarus said to have borrowed $200m from Azerbaijan for 12 days

“On June 21, Belarusian Prime Minister Syarhey Sidorski asked the prime minister of Azerbaijan to grant Belarus a short-term loan because of the situation emerged...