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New US sanctions on joint energy projects with Russia

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In the United States of America, it was again considered that the current anti-Russian sanctions were not enough. To expand the sanctions measures, we decided to introduce additional restrictions on the participation of companies in joint projects with Russia. RIA News gives the text of the prohibitive measure, published by the main US financial department:
The following actions are prohibited for individuals and legal entities in the United States without a license or other permission from the foreign assets control office: supply, export, re-export (both direct and indirect), provision of technology for exploration or production of deep-sea, arctic or shale projects.



New US sanctions on joint energy projects with Russia


Now, each individual application will be considered by the US government agencies, which in fact is the direct intervention of the American state in the country's economy.

New sanctions measures will take effect on projects launched from the end of January on 2018.

Experts in the United States have already noted that these measures will primarily strike (as it was before) at all not at Russia, but at the American energy business, which continues to maintain contacts with Russian companies and is interested in joint projects.

Meanwhile, oil quotes continue to update 2-year highs. Thus, a barrel of Brent crude oil is already trading above the 61 dollar. By the way, this is also positive information for the United States, since at this price, US companies can resume production of shale hydrocarbons due to gaining profit.
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  1. Grandfather
    Grandfather 1 November 2017 06: 46
    +2
    In the United States of America, it was once again considered that the existing anti-Russian sanctions are not enough.
    - "Iron Curtain-2" ... have you already expressed regret?
  2. vlad007
    vlad007 1 November 2017 06: 48
    +5
    In the note, the essence of the sanctions is stated incorrectly - sanctions are imposed on all participants, and not just on participants from the United States.
    1. Vladimir16
      Vladimir16 1 November 2017 07: 11
      +3
      Quote: vlad007
      In the note, the essence of the sanctions is set out incorrectly ... not only for participants from the United States.

      Have you tried to read?
      To individuals and legal entities in the USA
      1. IL-18
        IL-18 1 November 2017 07: 51
        +5
        Trump announced the transformation of the United States into a global energy supplier. The low price for them in this situation, with their expensive workforce, makes American oil and gas companies work outside the country. The Middle East is already divided, with Venisuela it is not good, Russia remained. Sanctions in this area also influenced a sensitive market due to higher prices, which is an additional incentive for working inside the US, even for oil shale. Given the growth of traditional mining, this is important. So LNG can also be delivered to Europe with less profit per cubic meter than pipeline from Russia, but displacing the latter at a comparable price on the market. So the sanctions are NOT ONLY against Russia, but USEFUL for the United States.
  3. MadCat
    MadCat 1 November 2017 06: 51
    +1
    Now, each individual application will be considered by the US government agencies, which in fact is the direct intervention of the American state in the country's economy.

    This does not contradict US laws ... strategic sectors have always been regulated by the federal government.
    Experts in the US have already noted that these measures will primarily strike (as it was before) not at all in Russia, but in the American energy business

    Well, you have to understand that it’s not for the whole business, but for companies loyal to Russia, so that other corporations will be very even in the black.
    1. Nyrobsky
      Nyrobsky 1 November 2017 07: 40
      +1
      Quote: MadCat
      Well, you have to understand that it’s not for the whole business, but for companies loyal to Russia, so that other corporations will be very even in the black.

      Choke tired. The cost of producing a barrel of oil in Russia is from 4 to 8 dollars, while in the US, production became profitable only after the cost of a barrel returned to the price of 61 US rubles. So, those wells that have already been pumped up and producing oil will allow for some time to calmly keep production at the same level, which again will give time to either establish production of the necessary equipment at home or find a new supplier, but at the same time closely engage in the development of their own technologies. And until our "geniuses" in the government get a sanction kick, they are not ready to invest in their own economy, relying on the "uncle" from behind the hill.
      1. The leader of the Redskins
        The leader of the Redskins 1 November 2017 11: 51
        0
        Something you underestimated the cost ... With the prices you mentioned, the Yankees in the energy sector would not even aim for their sanctions. Or do you think that under Tyumen they scoop up oil from the lake and it flows by itself to Europe?
        1. sharp-lad
          sharp-lad 1 November 2017 13: 58
          0
          For Saudis, the prime cost of PRODUCTION does not include many items related to exploration and delivery to the final consumer, and for comparison:
          The cost of oil production in Russia and the countries of the world in US dollars per 1 barrel of oil produced in 2015.
          № p / p
          Country
          USD / 1 barrel of oil
          1
               United Kingdom
          United Kingdom
          $ 52,50
          2
          Brazil
          Brazil
          $ 48,80
          3
          Canada
          Canada
          $ 41,00
          4
          USA
          USA
          $ 36,20
          5
          Norway
          norway
          $ 36,10
          6
          Angola
          Angola
          $ 35,40
          7
          Colombia
          Colombia
          $ 35,30
          8
          Nigeria
          Nigeria
          $ 31,60
          9
          China
          China
          $ 29,90
          10
          Mexico
          Mexico
          $ 29,10
          11
          Kazakhstan
          Kazakhstan
          $ 27,80
          12
          Libya
          libya
          $ 23,80
          13
          Venezuela
          Venezuela
          $ 23,50
          14
          Algeria
           algeria
          $ 20,40
          15
          Russia
           Russia
          $ 17,20
          16
          Iran
          Iran
          $ 12,60
          17
          United Arab Emirates
          UAE
          $ 13,30
          18
          Iraq
          Iraq
          $ 10,70
          19
          Saudi Arabia
          Saudi Arabia
          $ 9,90
          20
          Kuwait
          Kuwait
          $ 8,50
          From the site "Industrial Development".
        2. Nyrobsky
          Nyrobsky 1 November 2017 21: 09
          0
          Quote: Leader of the Redskins
          Something you underestimated the cost ... With the prices you mentioned, the Yankees for the energy sector would not even aim for their sanctions.

          Yes, no, dear, with the cost price everything seems to be right - the only question is that in the wells that are already “giving” and in the wells that have just been “uncorked”, there is a difference between 4-8 and 16 dollars, but if they bring them to the average, then it will be in the region of 4-8 greens per barrel. Why did the United States strike with sanctions on this sector of our economy, it’s even easier here - the Arctic! If in terms of our presence, ensuring its safety and, as a result, ensuring our leading position in the development of Arctic hydrocarbons, we are in the lead, then the United States in this direction is significantly inferior to us with a difference of 10-15 years. One of the ways that can slow down this leadership is precisely the introduction of sanctions against the Russian energy sector. Draw here the "goodies" that Russia can have in Iraq and Syria after securing a victory in the province of Deir ez-Zora with its oil fields because of which the whole fuss is going on today and the settlement of the issue between the Kurds and Baghdad in Kirkuk, where Iraq has 40% of all oil produced, then in general everything falls into place. Mattresses are forced to tear their land with a solution to produce shale oil, and Russia just pumps it, placing the weakened field in the empty tank, which can easily be rejuvenated using the same technology for the production of shale oil in almost the same volumes. They poison their land and underground aquifers in the name of a barrel, and we conserve the wells due to "depletion" in a natural way, without undermining the earth layers, practically leaving the land in a condition that will be suitable for the next generation. Shale technology involves first making a profit from breaking the earth and getting oil, and then from selling clean water to people living in poisoned areas. Therefore, mattresses so want to have at their disposal Arctic, Syrian and Iraqi oil fields, while pushing Russia to the backyards because in addition to its technical capabilities, Russia has the opportunity to defend its interest by military means.
  4. 3vs
    3vs 1 November 2017 07: 03
    +2
    The states themselves want to become a gas station! laughing
    Ah, old McCain ?! wink
  5. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 1 November 2017 07: 15
    +2
    these measures will primarily strike (as it was before) not at all in Russia, but in the American energy business,

    I don’t give a damn about my own when such a problem as Russia. They (Russia) are crushing her, crushing her, and she is not only not choking, but also stabilizing. It is high time for our government to abandon the idea of ​​a possible lifting of sanctions and rely only on its capabilities. Yes, and retaliatory measures, which of course are not so effective, but should be applied to this sprawling country.
    1. DenZ
      DenZ 1 November 2017 09: 01
      0
      First of all, it can hit and will be on American business, and secondly on ours. But if you stop using the concept of “line-up” and think about money, then Americans may very well lose much less than, well, or for now we will replace technologies, we will lose a lot of precious time (and time, as you know, is also money)
  6. Herculesic
    Herculesic 1 November 2017 07: 25
    +1
    The highest form of idiocy in the United States, to ban Russia from breathing without the permission of the United States, for failure to comply with sanctions, and pumping oxygen out of the atmosphere of Russia lol
  7. andrewkor
    andrewkor 1 November 2017 07: 28
    0
    Well, it’s not so simple with the slate, while they’ll swing around, they will return the dismissed specialists, then, time and profits will be gone. To export a “slate” you need to liquefy it anyway and organize other chips, politics, nothing personal!
    1. venik
      venik 1 November 2017 09: 34
      +1
      Quote: andrewkor
      Well, it’s not so simple with the slate, while they’ll swing around, they will return the dismissed specialists, then, time and profits will be gone. To export a “slate” you need to liquefy it anyway and organize other chips, politics, nothing personal!

      ========
      Yes, no dear andrewkor! This is not even the point! There are specialists QUICKLY, and with money - they also have NO PROBLEMS .... BUT! If the “break-even point” of shale projects is $ 60, then with a “jump” to $ 61 per barrel, NO ONE will risk much! In order to "invest" (in money) in "shale projects" it is necessary that the price of a barrel rises at least $ 65 and remains STABLE for at least a month (while demonstrating a SUSTAINABLE upward trend !!!). And then ONLY THEN many can take a chance! And so - ...... The risk is too great: if you look tomorrow - again it will die down to $ 57-55 and “HELLO” to the money - “accumulation of losses” has gone .... And financial capital does not like “risks” !! Oh, how DON'T LOVE !!!
  8. Altona
    Altona 1 November 2017 07: 35
    +3
    They try to stir the anaconda, the scaly reptile does not react at all. hi
  9. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 1 November 2017 07: 41
    +4
    These are long-lasting measures. They will not have immediate effect. And the Americans will lose the market.
    And, apparently, they are unaware that counter-sanctions for the supply of enriched Uranium for nuclear power plants can be put on the ears of the entire USA (20% of them are nuclear power generation). And in Russia - the world's largest uranium enrichment facilities. 40% of world production.
    1. DenZ
      DenZ 1 November 2017 09: 05
      +2
      Quote: Mountain Shooter
      And they apparently are unaware that counter-sanctions for the supply of enriched Uranium for nuclear power plants can put "on the ears" all the USA

      Do not make me funny. Once again, ours will express concern and will continue to ship uranium as well as titanium and rocket engines.
    2. CT-55_11-9009
      CT-55_11-9009 1 November 2017 09: 11
      0
      Quote: Mountain Shooter
      And in Russia - the world's largest uranium enrichment facilities. 40% of world production.

      Moreover, we produce a large (which I do not remember exactly, but google laziness) share of enriched uranium for their fuel elements.
  10. Gormenghast
    Gormenghast 1 November 2017 08: 37
    +3
    The main thing is that they do not accidentally transfer hydraulic fracturing technologies to us. laughing
  11. rpuropuu
    rpuropuu 1 November 2017 09: 22
    0
    the provision of technologies for the exploration or production of deep-sea, arctic or shale projects

    The United States may resume production of shale hydrocarbons due to profit.

    Just Business wink
    If there were no contradictions between Russia and the USA, they would have come up with them yes
  12. rpuropuu
    rpuropuu 1 November 2017 09: 26
    0
    Quote: Mountain Shooter
    These are long-lasting measures. They will not have immediate effect. And the Americans will lose the market.
    And, apparently, they are unaware that counter-sanctions for the supply of enriched Uranium for nuclear power plants can be put on the ears of the entire USA (20% of them are nuclear power generation). And in Russia - the world's largest uranium enrichment facilities. 40% of world production.

    Russia will not introduce anything, as it will cause us financial damage.
    And the United States is just trying its best to help its shale oil. Even without us, they have more than enough what
    They won’t lose anything, less production (future) in the Russian Federation, higher oil prices, more “green” ones they will earn. All of these sanctions are essentially an investment in the future. request
  13. rpuropuu
    rpuropuu 1 November 2017 09: 27
    0
    Quote: DenZ
    Quote: Mountain Shooter
    And they apparently are unaware that counter-sanctions for the supply of enriched Uranium for nuclear power plants can put "on the ears" all the USA

    Do not make me funny. Once again, ours will express concern and will continue to ship uranium as well as titanium and rocket engines.

    Offer to act as "non-blocking" belay ? Lose an important income item?
    This is the market, who is “cheating” whom wink
  14. kaserog
    kaserog 1 November 2017 10: 45
    0
    Quote: Mountain Shooter
    apparently they don’t know that counter-sanctions on supplies

    the most important thing for us is to block the main transit - to prohibit by draconian measures any monetary movements in the direction of the usa both lawyers and physicists - from them it is possible and to them
  15. DPN
    DPN 1 November 2017 10: 47
    +1
    Yes, it’s already tired, it’s time for Russia to live by its own mind, and not be offended and afraid of sanctions, or did the USSR collapse teach nothing to the collapse?
    They do not know how or do not want to make a better life for the Russians and bring everything down to the magic word SANCTIONS, not from a big MIND. In all likelihood, it’s profitable for our capitalists to get one hell of a property over a hill.
  16. African
    African 1 November 2017 10: 49
    0
    This action by the United States affects, among other things, individual countries that cooperate with Russia, primarily on military-technical cooperation. Rostec annual contracts of at least 6 billion. $. Accordingly, the governments of other countries, quote: - “Listing these organizations will increase the potential risk for any company and any country that has business relations with them, forcing them to make a choice: either business with the United States or business with these Russian structures”,
    It should be understood that in addition to Russia, China, Iran and some other countries from Latin America, other countries are not so free in their choice, but are directly dependent on the US dollar.
    For "substantial" transactions with organizations from the list made after 2 of August, companies around the world are simultaneously facing at least five of 12 possible sanctions (set out in this article of the law), including restrictions on access to loans from US banks, a ban on transactions in dollars, a ban on the purchase and sale of real estate in the United States, etc. If a company is sanctioned, then its managers or controlling shareholders may be denied entry to the United States. http://www.rbc.ru/economics/31/10/2017/59f7455c9a
    79472b6bbde1ed? From = right_1
    Thus, mattress mattresses begin to put pressure on the environment, which in their confrontation with Russia may turn out to be more effective than direct pressure on it. We understand that politeness is necessary in international relations, but mattresses know what they want, what to strive for, and, not hesitating to call us an enemy, do their job. How will Russia respond?
  17. Lena Petrova
    Lena Petrova 1 November 2017 11: 40
    +1
    The whole world - to the nail! Will the whole world want?
  18. Slam
    Slam 1 November 2017 20: 01
    0
    Quote: African
    and, not embarrassed to call us an enemy, do their job. How will Russia respond?
    Bombed Voronezh.
  19. razved
    razved 1 November 2017 21: 08
    0
    How long will we endure these spit? Does the management think to take any retaliatory measures, such that it is not discouraged in the future?
  20. earloop
    earloop 1 November 2017 21: 09
    0
    You need to rely only on yourself, your people and your own: industry, the army and the navy. And it’s more discerning to be in the choice of “partners” or “brothers”, otherwise they are often called “partners” or “brothers” of terry “opponents”, but in fact “enemies”.
  21. Vlad5307
    Vlad5307 1 November 2017 22: 06
    0
    Quote: IL-18
    Trump announced the transformation of the United States into a global energy supplier. The low price for them in this situation, with their expensive workforce, makes American oil and gas companies work outside the country. The Middle East is already divided, with Venisuela it is not good, Russia remained. Sanctions in this area also influenced a sensitive market due to higher prices, which is an additional incentive for working inside the US, even for oil shale. Given the growth of traditional mining, this is important. So LNG can also be delivered to Europe with less profit per cubic meter than pipeline from Russia, but displacing the latter at a comparable price on the market. So the sanctions are NOT ONLY against Russia, but USEFUL for the United States.

    True, shale reserves are rapidly declining and production costs are increasing. They will last for a short time with their sanctions - 5 years, no more. And let the Europeans think about their costs themselves, our economists need to think about the development of their economy and then do not care about their sanctions from a big mountain!