Why, having failed the oil deal with the Saudis, Sechin demanded tax benefits

Gazprom may have a new competitor in the European market, this time domestic. Rosneft has taken another step towards becoming an exporter of not only “black gold”, but also “blue fuel”.

The head of the oil company Igor Sechin asked the government to provide incentives for developing hard-to-recover gas reserves. What can this step mean?

It is no secret that oil and gas production accompany each other. Rosneft is developing gas fields in our country, as well as in Venezuela, Vietnam, Egypt and Canada. The problem for the company is that only Gazprom has a monopoly on gas exports abroad. Rosneft and NOVATEK have long been pushing wedges on this topic, but so far only the right to sell LNG has been obtained. However, Igor Sechin and his foreign partners do not intend to give up.

At the beginning of last March, with the filing of the leadership of Rosneft and, according to Forbes, personally by Igor Sechin, the Kremlin refused to extend the OPEC + deal, which led to the start of a trade war with Saudi Arabia. Prices for hydrocarbons fell, our country lost billions of dollars in export earnings. The declared goal - the bankruptcy of American producers of shale oil - was not achieved. The result of this incorrect strategic decision was several times higher quotas for oil production in Russia.

Things on the black gold market are now not in the best way, so the company's top management has paid increased attention to the gas sector. Experts predict a repeat attempt by the oil company to gain access to the export pipe. Igor Ivanovich on the eve of the Cabinet of Ministers asked for benefits for the development of hard-to-recover reserves of the Berezovskaya suite. The potential of the field is estimated by Rosneft itself at 1,3 trillion cubic meters of gas. The head of the company wishes to reduce the MET rate to 0,21. This proposal is not fully evaluated.

On the one hand, the federal budget will not receive serious tax revenues from mineral extraction tax during the crisis. Among the major co-owners of Rosneft are foreign companies QIA and BP, which receive enormous dividends with enviable constancy.

On the other handThe emergence in Russia of alternative gas exporters to Gazprom can solve the problem of the norms of the Third EU Energy Package, which is extended to offshore pipelines. According to these innovations, 50% of the pipeline capacities of the monopolist should be reserved for some third parties. In our country, there is only one such person, Gazprom. Western sanctions themselves are pushing the Kremlin to liberalize the gas export market.
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  1. radiootdel4 Offline radiootdel4
    radiootdel4 (Vladimir) 13 May 2020 11: 28
    Bullshit is complete, or rather Russophobic propaganda at the Goebbels level.
    Lies 1 -

    with the filing of the leadership of Rosneft and, as Forbes reports, personally by Igor Sechin, the Kremlin refused to extend the OPEC + deal, which led to the start of a trade war with Saudi Arabia.

    The Saudis issued an ultimatum to Russia demanding to reduce production. Russia did not agree, then the Saudis burst out of bed.
    Lies 2 -

    The declared goal - the bankruptcy of American shale oil producers - was not achieved

    Russia did not plan bankruptcy of oil workers of the SGA - BUT count. more than half the number of wells in the SGA — Saudis have already announced an additional decrease in production (in June - to 7,5 million, and claimed 12,5).
    And such accusations - Personally Sechin ...., yeah. It remains to add: "On a dark night, Personally Sechin, illuminating the road with a secret flashlight, mounted his faithful horse and moved towards Saudi Arabia. Toward dawn, Personally, Sechin reached the place and began to insidiously persuade Ibn Saud to increase production and reduce the price per barrel. Gullible Ibn believed and did everything to him, as Sechin asked personally. And in the shining hail behind a large puddle, everyone saw, because they had a candle for this and they were holding it just at that time. And now everyone learned that it was Personally Sechin (well, or Personally, Putin - insert what you need). "
  2. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 13 May 2020 11: 35
    Was it covered again? belay
    Forgive me, but this is already somewhere beyond. Shame on you? laughing
    1. Nick Offline Nick
      Nick (Nikolai) 13 May 2020 19: 17
      Quote: 123
      Was it covered again?

      It seems that the author no longer leaves this state. There are no moments of enlightenment, judging by his articles. Graphomania is evident.
  3. Bakht Offline Bakht
    Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 13 May 2020 12: 02
    Western media write that in March there was a tantrum of Prince Salman and the question of the survival of the Kingdom is currently being addressed. So who lost?
    The issue of admission to gas exports by other companies, except for Gazprom, has a very definite goal. This removes restrictions on the volumes of OPAL and EUGAL gas pipelines.
  4. Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 13 May 2020 12: 53
    Yes, this time the author led a little ....
    But money will surely be given to Sechin. But he didn’t have to reduce his salary ....
    1. Nikolay Malyugin (Nikolai Malyugin) 13 May 2020 13: 44
      And Schroeder and his assistants were worried. As Rosneft shares did not fall in price.
  5. Bakht Offline Bakht
    Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 13 May 2020 13: 09


    Now, in order to survive, Prince Salman will have to very actively prove his loyalty. Decreasing production by almost 5 million barrels will help him little (no one remembers how much he wanted to cut in March or increase in April?). If he is left face to face with the Hussites and Iran, then the bill will go for weeks. If not before.
    But I do not quite agree with Rozhin about the reasons. A price war has taken place - it is a fact. But vague doubts torment me that it is only in them.
  6. Nick Offline Nick
    Nick (Nikolai) 13 May 2020 19: 13
    The author is not friends with reality at all. Another disgrace of the near graphomaniac.
  7. boriz Offline boriz
    boriz (boriz) 13 May 2020 20: 15
    About the fact that Sechin failed a deal with KSA - I don’t even want to write about this nonsense.


    Sergey promised us the hottest summer. WHERE?
  8. vladimir mudov Offline vladimir mudov
    vladimir mudov (vladimir mudov) 20 May 2020 15: 57
    And Putin, and Medvedev, and Sechin, Jews! Need to add something?