The Ministry of energy, Federal Agency for youth Affairs and the Federal service of court bailiffs (FSSP) topped the rating of openness of ministries and agencies in 2020, says the report "Openness of the state in Russia-2020" prepared by the accounting chamber in cooperation with ANO "Infoculture" Centre for policy and management decisions.
This rating began to be published only last year, and this year the methodology of the report has been significantly improved, although the areas of study remains the same: open information, open data, open dialogue.
The Ministry of economic development proposes to create a special interdepartmental working group to attract investments in sustainable development projects in Russia, said Tuesday the press service of the Ministry.
Sustainable development is the process of the development of civilization to meet the needs of the present generation, but at the same time not compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. The concept of sustainable development is the need to balance between addressing socio-economic issues and environmental conservation.
The average retail price of gasoline in Russia from 13 to 19 July, increased by 7 cents, or 0.2%, compared to the previous week - 45,54 rubles per liter, and diesel fuel declined 1 cent, to 48,01 rubles per liter, according to the materials Rosstat.
According to the statistical Agency, by 20 July, the average retail price of gasoline AI-92 rose by 5 cents, to 43.02 rubles per liter, AI-95 - by 8 cents, to 46.69 rubles per liter, AI-98 - 10 cents, to 52.63 rubles per liter.
The Ministry of energy has prepared and submitted to the government a draft plan for the development of the Russian hydrogen energy for the period until 2020-2024 years, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Department.
As noted in the Ministry, the development of production and consumption of hydrogen, the exit of Russia on the international export markets is a promising task for which the Russian energy sector has the necessary capacity.
The safety of the Belarusian nuclear power plant is a priority, close cooperation with the IAEA goes with the beginning of the nuclear project, said the Director of the Department of nuclear energy Ministry of Belarus Vasily polyukhovich.
"The safety of nuclear plants is a priority for us. A system of supervision of the construction of a nuclear power station, which includes both departmental and public oversight," polyukhovich said during the online conference "Nuclear energy in Belarus: benefits and prospects".
The new pipeline to ensure Artemovskaya CHP -2 gas will be built in Primorye, it will gasify areas, create jobs and ensure the development of the region, told reporters the Governor Oleg Kozhemyako.
Earlier, the presidential envoy to the far Eastern Federal district Yuri Trutnev said that he had instructed the Ministry of energy during the week to provide proposals for funding to redesign Artemovskaya CHPP-2 to gas. New Artemovskaya CHP-2 will replace the running since 1936. Electric power Artemovskaya CHP-2 plant will be 420 MW, thermal capacity – 483 Gcal/h. it was Planned that as fuel the new plant will use coal from local deposits but Trutnev said that tasked to redesign it to gas. Commissioning Artemovskaya CHPP-2 is scheduled for 2026.
The construction of Artemovskaya CHP-2 plant in Primorye is expected to begin in 2021, according to the government of the region.
Earlier, Trutnev said that he had instructed the energy Ministry during the week to give proposals for funding to redesign Artemovskaya CHPP-2 to gas. The new CHP plant will replace the running since 1936. Electric power Artemovskaya CHP-2 plant will be 420 MW, thermal capacity – 483 Gcal/h. it was Planned that as fuel the new plant will use coal from local deposits but Trutnev said that tasked to redesign it to gas. Commissioning Artemovskaya CHPP-2 is scheduled for 2026.
Deputy Prime Minister and presidential envoy to FEFD Yuri Trutnev urged the energy Ministry to intensify work with "Gazprom" on gasification of the Far East.
According to him, at the very beginning of the development of the Far East in conversation with the energy company noted that the main goal is to provide consumers with energy.
Energy restored electricity to about 4.3 thousand people in the Tver region, which was disrupted due to adverse weather conditions, reports RIA Novosti.
Wednesday, July 15, due to rain, thunderstorms and wind with gusts up to 15 meters per second of the power outages in electrical networks of 35 kV and mass outages in distribution networks 6-10 kV.
South Africa, estimated interim financial results for the period of the pandemic, decided to save their own economy, returning to the plans for the construction of nuclear power plants. The Minister of energy and mineral resources Guide Mantashe recently notified the public that the government revived the project of construction of two nuclear power plants with a total capacity of 2.5 GW as an instrument of salvation of the national economy.
South Africa rarely gets to strip the Russian press, and therefore to compile a complete picture will make a small digression.
The oil market is balanced and stable enough in June, the decline in demand due to coronavirus was 10 million barrels per day to 25 million barrels per day in April, said the head of the energy Ministry of Russia Alexander Novak.
"We see that the market and demand is restored. If in April the decrease in demand was approximately 25 million barrels per day in the whole world, today this recovery has occurred to a greater extent, and in the month of June we observed a decrease in demand by about 10 million barrels," - said Novak at the press conference following the meeting of the Committee of Ministers on monitoring of OPEC .
Energy restored electricity to the residents of the Ryazan region, broken by bad weather, according to the Ministry of energy.
Tuesday, July 14, in the Ryazan region because of the rain, thunderstorms and strong winds with up to 15.36 21.00 MSK power outages in electric networks of 110 kV and the mass outages in distribution of 6-10 kV.
The storm on Tuesday evening left without electricity for more than 30 thousand houses with a population of about 60 thousand people in the Ryazan region, reports the regional government.
"A power outage occurred in 7 municipal districts, the result 66 of socially significant objects, more than 30 thousand houses in which live about 60 thousand people were left without electricity", - stated in the message.
Energy restored electricity to about 8.2 thousand people in the Moscow region, broken by bad weather, according to the Ministry of energy.
Tuesday, July 14, in the suburbs due to rain, thunderstorms and strong winds from 17.34 to 00.01 of the power outages in electric networks 35-110 kV and mass outages in distribution of 6-10 kV.
Medical care took four residents Balakovsky district of the Saratov region, where on Tuesday due to strong wind had fallen more than 70 trees, damaged power lines, gas pipes, dozens of cars, roofs on buildings, social facilities, said the district administration.
Earlier, the Russian energy Ministry reported that on Tuesday due to rain, thunderstorms and strong winds power outages in electrical networks of 10-220 kV and the mass outages in distribution networks 6-10 kV in Balakovsky district of the Saratov region, which led to blackouts in the homes of about 71 thousand inhabitants of Balakovo. 17.24 GMT to emergency repair work on power grids has been completed.
About 71 thousand people in the Saratov region were left without electricity due to adverse weather conditions, reports RIA Novosti.
On Tuesday due to rain, thunderstorms and strong winds power outages in electrical networks of 110-220 kV and mass outages in distribution of 6-10 kV. As at 15.00 Moscow time has been disconnected three overhead transmission lines 110 kV and two 110 kV substation.
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko signed a decree approved the draft Protocol on amendments to the agreement with Russia on granting a loan for the construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant as a basis for negotiations, says the document published Saturday on the National legal Internet portal.
"To approve the draft Protocol on amendments to agreement between the government of the Republic of Belarus and the government of the Russian Federation about provision to the government of the Republic of Belarus state export credit for the construction of a nuclear power plant on the territory of the Republic of Belarus of 25 November 2011 as the basis for negotiations", - stated in the decree. The draft Protocol will not be published.
Energy Transfer company LP, the operator of the pipeline Dakota Access on the North of the United States, said it would appeal the injunction on the operation of the pipeline.
The court previously ruled that the authorities issued permission for the construction of the pipeline did not meet the standards of the legislation in the field of nature protection. Moreover, the court found the breach is so substantial that the continued operation of the pipeline to resolve it recognized the impossible. The pipeline is ordered to close within 30 days.
A Federal court in Washington decided to close a major pipeline Dakota Access on the claim of Indian tribes, says the court's decision.
The pipeline is supposed to suspend operations for 30 days, according to a decision of judge James Bosberg.
Executive Director of NP "ZHKH Control" Svetlana Razvorotneva in the interview with "Izvestiya" told what advantages the Russians will get when you install "smart" meters.
"The new common system will simultaneously take readings and door-to-door, and on entering the house. Accordingly it is not necessary to go to the staff of the supplier and rechecked for citizens," she said.
Electricity to the residents of Norilsk and the Observatory, which was disrupted after the fire at the substation, restored, said the Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation.
Sunday at 10.55 GMT on the main HV / mV substation "Norilsk-Taimyr power company" had discovered the fire the roof, the substation was de-energized. Left without electricity in the Observatory for the conduct of quarantine measures in relation to arriving on the territory of Norilsk and the part of the consumers of the city. The power of disabled consumers is 0.5 MW.
Some of the inhabitants of Norilsk and the Observatory remained without power after a fire at the substation, the message of the Ministry of energy.
Sunday at 10.55 GMT on the main HV / mV substation "Norilsk-Taimyr power company" had discovered the fire the roof, the substation was de-energized.
The governmental Commission on increase of stability of development of economy of Russia approved the energy additions to the list of organizations of the Russian economy in the fuel and energy complex, said the Ministry.
In particular, the list includes such companies Nefteservice sector as an LLC "Intellect drilling services" (IDS Group), JSC "Investgeoservis" (group of companies "Investgeoservis"), OOO Neftserviceholding, as well as geophysical company "GEOTECH Seismic services".
The situation with coronavirus infection at the construction site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant due to the measures taken has changed for the better, said General Director of Rosatom state Corporation Alexey Likhachev.
At the end of may Likhachev reported that about a hundred people working at the site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant was infected with coronavirus. Today in a video message to the employees of the Russian nuclear industry, he called the NPP "a good example" of the effectiveness of measures to combat the spread of COVID-19.
More than 75 thousand people in Chechnya were left without electricity due to wind and thunderstorms, reports the Ministry of energy.
As noted, 24 June 22.00 massively started to happen outages in distribution networks 6-10 kV.
Specialists have completed the transfer of over 110 cubic meters of diesel fuel from the emergency tank into the reserve capacity after the accident at the diesel plant in the Srednekolymsk district of Yakutia, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday the representative of the emergency services in the region.
"During the day, completed transfer of diesel fuel (113 cubic meters) from the emergency reservoir to the other three tanks in the diesel power plants", - said the Agency interlocutor.
Seepage of spilled fuel at the power plant in Yakutia in the river Alazeya stopped, pump the diesel out of the excavated trench, the report said the Ministry of energy.
"As of 18.00 Moscow time, the seepage into the river is stopped. Is pumping diesel out of the excavated trench in reserve capacity", - is spoken in the message.
The situation with spilled fuel at the power plant in Yakutia did not affect the supply to the consumers, the Federal staff took it on special control, according to the Ministry of energy.
Sunday at the diesel power station in the village Argakhtakh in Yakutia was discovered leaking from the fuel tank. As noted by the Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation, according to preliminary information, the soil flowed around 3.5 cubic meters of diesel fuel.
Minister of energy of Russia Alexander Novak said that he did not know whether U.S. sanctions to block "North 2", says such acts of protectionism and interference in the Affairs of sovereign countries.
"I don't know, it can block the project or not, I can only Express my opinion that this is, in my opinion, pure protectionism and interference in the Affairs of other sovereign States," said Novak, Bloomberg in response to the question of whether U.S. sanctions block the project "Nord stream 2".
Minister of energy Alexander Novak suggested that Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov to increase the share of subsidies from the budget for the transferring vehicles to individuals and small businesses from gasoline to natural gas two times, according to RBC with reference to the letter of official.
Thus, subsidies are not 30% and 60% of the cost of the conversion. Another 30% of the costs will be paid by "Gazprom" at the expense of the marketing programs of its subsidiary company "Gazprom gas fuel". Car owners will be left to pay only 10%.
Emergency repair work at the scene of the fire on the pipeline in Omsk, where did the lightning completed, began the start-up of gas to consumers, said on Saturday the situational and analytical center of the Ministry of energy.
Earlier it was reported that last Friday because of lightning in the pipeline, the pipeline caught fire in Omsk on the left Bank in the area of the intersection of Dianova, Volgograd and 2nd Sun. No gas left more than 66 thousand inhabitants - a quarter of the total population of the left Bank of Omsk. According to the regional emergencies Ministry, the burning of residue natural gas has completed at 16.00 MSK on Friday.
Vice-Premier, the presidential envoy in the far East Yury Trutnev has instructed the Ministry of economic development, the Ministry of construction, Ministry of energy and Ministry of transport has priority to consider the question of granting state support of systemically important organizations, organizing and the delivery, the press service of Vice Prime Minister.
Trutnev held a meeting on socio-economic development of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
OPEC extended the reduction of oil production to 9.7 million barrels per day in July, said the head of Ministry Alexander Novak.
According to the Minister, the decision was made to strengthen the impact of the deal reached in mid-April.
The Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) of Russia issued a warning to the President of the Independent fuel Union (NTS) Pavel Bazhenov because of the statements about the upcoming increase in prices of petroleum products, according to service.
"FAS Russia warns the President of the Union of independent participants of the fuel market "Independent fuel Union" from taking actions that may violate the law on protection of competition Public statements about the upcoming increase in prices of petroleum products in the absence of objective reasons unacceptable," - said in the message.
The Belarusian energy Ministry has announced that it has sent a letter to Gazprom with proposals on gas supplies in 2020.
It also speaks about the methods of pricing in 2021, added the Agency.
President Vladimir Putin instructed the government and local authorities together with "Gazprom" to ensure the formation of sources of financing for Russians connect to distribution networks without the involvement of their funds, reported on the Kremlin website.
The head of state also ordered to ensure the conclusion of a comprehensive agreement for gas supply, connection and maintenance of the necessary equipment using structures of the single window and multi-function centers.
Moscow says the stabilization on the world markets of energy resources, the Minister of energy of Russia Alexander Novak is in constant contact for the development of the situation with their colleagues from other countries, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
"In General, we observe a stabilization on the international energy markets. And again, Novak is in contact with its partners, all the rest of some announcements we do not believe it is now possible," he added.
The energy Ministry on Wednesday will begin negotiations with oil companies on the liquidation of the accident spill of diesel fuel in Norilsk, said energy Minister Alexander Novak at a meeting on liquidation of consequences of the oil spill in the Krasnoyarsk Krai with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
"With regard to the liquidation of the accident, I am ready to talk to our oil companies, which previously could be faced with such a situation, and might they have the experience to assist and support in the implementation of activities related to elimination of consequences. ... Now talk," said Novak.
The OPEC Secretariat to provide delegations with their assessment of the oil market that OPEC Alliance will be guided, making decision at the upcoming Ministerial meeting, but the worst period for oil has not yet passed, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the Minister of mines and hydrocarbons, Equatorial Guinea mbaga of Gabriel Obiang Lima.
"I think what we are doing now that OPEC always does, we are monitoring what the impact is now on offer and on demand, and on prices. This monitoring lies in the area of responsibility of the Secretariat (OPEC – ed.). And the Secretariat had recently sent delegations of different assessment of the situation. On the basis of this assessment will be recommended to the Ministers (for the fate of the deal, OPEC - ed.)", - told the Minister about what discussions are now OPEC on the fate of the agreement on the reduction of oil production.