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Global gas markets long-term supply outlook - Russian Federation -  H1 2016

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Report summary

Russia is the world's largest pipe gas exporter and Gazprom is its only licensed exporter of pipe gas. Russia's optimum strategy in the face of new competition from US LNG is to compete for market share and maintain exports to Europe at around 160 bcm.

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    Supply-demand balances

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    Risks and uncertainties

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
      • Gazprom's production potential underpinned by giant legacy fields and new Yamal Peninsula developments
      • Independent producers have reduced Gazprom's share of the domestic market
      • Gas sales agreement with China will drive significant new upstream developments in East Siberia
    • Production target
    • Russia competitive versus US LNG
  • Demand
    • Export Potential
      • Uncertainty over Ukraine deliveries reduces Russia’s contracted exports to the FSU
      • Contracts with European buyers have evolved, lower ToP levels, more spot price indexation
      • Power of Siberia provides further opportunity for increasing contractual exposure to China, Altai talks have stalled
      • CNPC will bring Yamal LNG into China, but marketing of pre-FID LNG has stalled
    • Strategy
      • Pipe and storage
      • LNG
        • European exports at record level in 2015
            • Russia exports to Europe maintained at current level as Russia pursues market share
            • Flexible Russian supply balances the European market in the long-term, pipe exports to Asia are engine of growth
  • Risks and uncertainties

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This report includes 20 images and tables including:


  • Map - key domestic and export infrastructure - Western Russia
  • Map - key domestic and export infrastructure - Eastern Russia
  • Domestic demand by sector
  • Export capacity
  • Contracted exports vs export potential
  • Russia West production potential*
  • Russia East production potential*
  • Costs: Image 1
  • Available export volumes vs available export capacity
  • Total pipe imports into Europe by destination
  • Pipe imports into Europe
  • Export outlook v export potential
  • Export supply mix


  • Import Pipelines
  • Infrastructure: Table 1
  • Export Pipelines Under Construction
  • Pre FID Pipelines
  • Existing LNG Projects
  • LNG Projects Under Construction
  • Pre FID LNG Projects

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