- Published: August 2011
- Region: Russia
Future of Russian Gas Market: Perspectives of Gazprom Restructuring
- Published: March 2005
- Region: Russia
- 50 pages
- National Energy Security Fund
Gazprom to Become an Integrated Energy Giant - Future of Russian Oil and Gas Complex
By merging oil and energy assets GAZPROM can radically alter the course of the Russian fuel and energy industry development. The company is expanding and extending its influence and presence in the industry. Will the industry benefit from it or will it lose? The process can either lead to creation of a new 'atlant' that will support the country's industry or become an ill-managed 'giant with feet of clay' with a doubtful future. The scenario of an 'umbrella company' creation - GAZPROM taking control over leading oil corporations - to what extent will GAZPROM run its merger with RAO UES?
Highlights of the report
- Merger of GAZPROM and Rosneft – which elite group will guide the process?
- Prospects for creation of a largest oil and gas corporation in the country. Who will control Yuganskneftegaz?
- Tailoring of political groups around GAZPROM. How Saint-Petersburg siloviki manage the process of merging and acquisition in the oil and gas sector. Possible reshuffles in the leadership of GAZPROM.
- GAZPROM reform. GAZPROM's restructuring process. Last chance for Saint-Petersburg liberalists to get support of V. Putin.
- Production tasks of GAZPROM. Financial and economic result of the year.
- Plans of the monopoly and their feasibility. Investments and new gas production and transportation projects. Gas assets effectiveness.
- GAZPROM's plans in the power generation sector of the economy. GAZPROM's intention to branch out into electricity and other sectors. GAZPROM as a Russian version of a Korean "chaebol".
- Possible scenarios of GAZPROM business development. Probability of Gosneftegaz creation (State Oil and Gas Company).
- Gas monopoly on the oil market and future of largest Russian oil companies. Forecasts for 2005 – 2008.
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Chapter 1. State-of-the-art in the Gas Sector and Plans of Its Reform
1.1 Gazprom's Concept of Gas Market Development
1.2 St. Petersburg Liberals Get Themselves Ready to the Counterattack
1.3 Gazprom Self-reforming: Attack is the Best Defense.
Chapter 2. The Problems and Prospects of Gazprom
2.1 The Failure of Rosneft Merger: Gazprom Managers' Political Standing
2.2 Gazprom's Production Problems
2.3 Gazprom's Financial Problems
Chapter 3. Potential and Problems of the Independent Gas Production
3.1 General Review of Independent Gas Producers in Russia
3.2 Acquisitions of Independent Gas Producers
3.3 Economic Problems of Independent Gas Production in Russia
Chapter 4. Export Markets and the "Window of Opportunities" for Foreign Companies in Russia
4.1 Gazprom's Megaprojects
4.2 Gas Supply to the "Near Abroad": The Campaign for Increasing Prices for the Former Soviet Republics
4.3. New Turn of the Fight for Eastern Siberian Resources
Chapter 5. Industry Development Scenarios Prospects of Gas Market Development and Monopoly Restructuring
5.1. Gazprom Development Strategy and Its Rivalry with Rosneft for the First Role in the Fuel Energy Complex
5.2. The Future of Independent Gas Producers
5.3. Prospects of Gas Prices Liberalization
5.4. Foreign Players in Russian Gas Market: In alliance with Gazprom