Where to send Russian gas

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Where to send Russian gas


Bad news


A monopoly in any coordinate system does not lead to anything good. Healthy competition, even between a couple of players in the market, has a beneficial effect primarily on the consumer. And the manufacturer is forced to keep himself on his toes.



A monopoly justifies itself only in the case of extremely high business profitability, when there is no need to fight for production optimization and efficiency. As soon as times of crisis come and incomes fall, monopoly prosperity also commands a long life. In some cases this can result in death.

In this regard, it looks significant story with Gazprom, which suffered serious losses over the past 2023. More precisely, not serious, but unprecedentedly high. The drop in revenue was almost 30 percent, and the company lost 629 billion rubles.

Things have never been so bad at Gazprom, even during the Covid 2020 and the default years of 1998–1999. The corporation’s losses look especially unpleasant against the background of the results of 2022, which ended with 1,23 trillion rubles in profit.

Where do these disadvantages come from?

It’s all to blame for Europe, which refused Russian gas and miraculously did not collapse. “A shot in the foot”, “gas suicide of Europeans” – whatever they called the reduction in gas dependence of the Old World on Russia, which started in 2022. The European Union has really suffered. First of all, all energy-intensive industries went under the knife - the production of fertilizers, the smelting of steel, aluminum, ceramics, glass and others. By mid-2022, more than 70 percent of nitrogen fertilizer production in Europe had stopped.

But the collapse did not occur, including due to the beginning of the transition to renewable energy sources. The Americans helped by transferring the Europeans from the Russian resource needle to their own from liquefied natural gas. Of course, it is more expensive, but the capitalization of Europe can afford it.


It is too early to talk about the correctness of the chosen strategy - not much time has passed to formulate conclusions. Russia, with its cheap gas, has been providing Europe with a “technological miracle” for decades, allowing local businessmen to receive good margins. This is how the economic locomotive of Germany grew, pulling the whole of Europe with it.

Now it will be more difficult. Few people will be interested in increased prices for high-value products from the Old World against the backdrop of Chinese industrial power, built on cheap labor and energy. But so far nothing critical is expected in the European segment.

Moreover, the EU calmly continues to buy gas from Russia, although much less. Liquefied natural gas made in Russia accounts for up to 16 percent of the European market. Up to 30 billion cubic meters arrive through pipes (excluding Turkey), which is no more than 10 percent of EU imports. Compare this with the 150 billion flow that Gazprom sent to the Old World in the “fat” years.

As a result, the main operator of Russia’s national heritage was a loser based on the results of 2023.

Where should I put the pipe?


There are several reasons for this strategic trouble for Gazprom.

First of all, there is an excessive desire to supply gas specifically to Europe, regardless of any risks. Even before 2022, the Europeans put a spoke in the wheels of Russian gas workers - just remember the “third energy package” and the actual suspension of Nord Stream from work.

Considering the high profitability of the European market, Gazprom can be understood. But with the onset of February 24, 2022, focusing on one market has confronted us with a problem - soon there will simply be no one to sell gas to.

And here the second reason for the company’s crisis appeared - the undeveloped consumption of natural gas within Russia. Suffice it to recall the 1,1 million population of Krasnoyarsk, which still lives without gas. For reference: the average annual temperature in the city is no higher than +1,2 degrees. It is not for nothing that gas pipelines for import buyers received the nicknames “Past Siberia” and “Northern Outflow” in the region.

A developed domestic Russian gas consumption network could seriously compensate for Gazprom’s losses in 2023. Or even bring the company to profit.

And finally, the main mistake of managers is the lack of attention to the liquefied natural gas market, which is now growing at a breakneck pace. The winner was Novatek, by the way, the only competitor of Gazprom, albeit not comparable in scale of activity. Due to the fact that this company refocused on LNG in time, last year it achieved a net profit of 463 billion rubles.

Gazprom structures are also working on this topic, but the scale and costs cannot be compared with the construction of gas pipeline systems. For example, “Power of Siberia - 2”, which will further tie gas workers to Chinese consumers. Gazprom has already been burned in Europe, has not learned its lessons and continues history using the example of China. We know very well from the history of relations between the USSR and China how Beijing can change its attitude towards its partners at lightning speed.


How will the main gas producer cope?

Of course, lobbying for higher prices for natural gas for Russians. Prices, by the way, are now so low that China really wants to buy blue fuel on such terms. According to Western news agencies, Xi Jinping, during a meeting with Vladimir Putin, proposed buying Russian gas at domestic prices.

The Chinese, of course, are friends, but they are calculating. They understand perfectly well that Gazprom simply has nowhere to go, and the two branches of the Power of Siberia are one of the few that can keep gas workers afloat. We haven’t reached an agreement yet, but, apparently, Gazprom doesn’t have many options for maneuver.

There are several opinions regarding the transfer of the gas burden to the shoulders of the Russians.

Some say that it is high time - only then will we finally begin to save and achieve a reduction in heat and electricity losses. Some believe that this will cause a social explosion, which is completely unnecessary in the given circumstances.

There is also an opinion that low tariffs should be reserved only for producers. In theory, this should stimulate production, for example, the same one that had to be closed in Europe. That is, to make domestic fertilizers, steel and other high-value products even cheaper.

There is an opinion that even this will not help. Among the arguments are the insufficient domestic market in Russia, as well as the refusal of the world’s leading economies to purchase domestic “high value added” goods. The truth is extremely difficult to find and, as usual, time will put everything in its place.

Some good ones News at the end.

2023 appears to have been Gazprom's economic bottom, after which gas production and the company's profitability began to rise. Slowly, but still increasing.

This is due to the fact that the company’s losses are explained not only by a decrease in supplies to the West, but also by the loss of gigantic assets that the Europeans simply appropriated for themselves. In Germany alone, property worth a trillion rubles was confiscated. The Kremlin also forced them to shell out money - in 2023, gas workers paid an additional 600 billion rubles to the treasury.

It seems that Gazprom's losses will force the Russian leadership to ease the tax burden in the future.

We can only state that the era of Gazprom’s hegemony is over. Even after the end of the conflict in Ukraine, Europe will not buy Russian gas so much and so expensively.

Gas production companies will become ordinary companies with acceptable rather than exorbitant levels of profitability. And they will depend more on the domestic market, that is, they will turn to their own citizens. Maybe Krasnoyarsk (like dozens of other coal cities in Russia) will finally get rid of the black sky and smog on the streets.
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  2. +7
    7 June 2024 04: 19
    Is the final stop Glubokiy Srakotan? Can passengers disembark?
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    2. +25
      7 June 2024 06: 00
      The situation with Gazprom fully reflects the situation with our entire economy, which turned out to be a “Potemkin village” back in 2022, and even earlier it was clear that Europe would refuse our gas in the face of irreconcilable contradictions with Russia, and that’s when it was necessary to turn off the gas to it and the outskirts and inflict huge losses on it, and we gave it time to move to other gas markets. The same thing is happening with ours, we are allowing NATO to expand military production and multiply its contingent on our borders, apparently again waiting for a repeat of the situation of 1941. All this leads to very bad thoughts about betrayal in our leadership. As for gas, a third of the country does not have it - we must finally provide it to all our citizens.
      1. +13
        7 June 2024 06: 11
        All this leads to very bad thoughts about betrayal in our leadership.
        Not in ours, but the betrayal of our leadership... Which the majority of the population trusts for almost 25 years.
        1. +15
          7 June 2024 06: 20
          Unfortunately, apparently the majority of our population has enough of a mortgage and living on credit and does not have enough time and, most importantly, brains to understand who really runs our country. And in general, we must believe not in words, but in deeds!
        2. +6
          7 June 2024 09: 32
          When one person took over the leadership of the company, he promised to increase the company's capitalization by so much that it would make it one of the most valuable companies in the world and with the largest dividends. We see the result... I do not share the author’s optimism expressed at the end of the article.
        3. +3
          7 June 2024 12: 57
          Quote: parusnik
          Trusted by the majority of the population for almost 25 years.

          It seems to them that the population trusts them or believes Gazprem - People's Domain. laughing
      2. +2
        7 June 2024 09: 26
        there is no need to look for “traitors and spies” where there is simply a lack of managerial professionalism...)
        as they say, “the world is ruled not by a secret lodge, but by obvious crap” (c) ;-)
      3. +5
        7 June 2024 09: 54
        What kind of betrayal, what are you talking about? 87,28% did not see any betrayal. laughing
        1. +5
          7 June 2024 13: 14
          Quote from AdAstra
          87,28%

          But what if you look at it differently? of those who came, 50%, which is 43,64% of the total... and this is if there were no “dishonest” votes..
          1. +4
            7 June 2024 13: 16
            Look, don’t look, but “Upstairs” is now the one who is there.
        2. +5
          8 June 2024 17: 45
          Fully controlled by the CEC, legislative and executive bodies, courts and unlimited financial opportunities. I think if I were the chairman of the CEC, under such conditions I would provide you with such “support” laughing wassat
    3. +11
      7 June 2024 08: 49
      You can go out! And we’ll probably go again. What happened happened. Yes, Gazprem is a bad company engaged in plundering Russian mineral resources. And politicians are used to receiving kickbacks, actually participating in the robbery!
      But nothing lasts forever under the moon! It is high time to stop the export of gas, as well as oil, especially on such a scale! Without gas there can be no plastics or fertilizers - so maybe it’s time to start redistributing them? And most importantly, both are perfectly stored and sold where there is demand! I'm not talking about added value!
      1. +3
        7 June 2024 13: 01
        Quote: sH, arK
        Without gas there can be no plastics or fertilizers - so maybe it’s time to start redistributing them?

        Mendeleev also said that drowning with oil is the same as drowning with banknotes (money). But defective managers and experts don’t know this. wassat
    4. +2
      7 June 2024 10: 43
      Is the final stop Glubokiy Srakotan? Can passengers disembark?

      Passengers push the train out. Gazprombank is no longer even offered; it is simply introduced at enterprises without explanation. tongue
    5. -1
      7 June 2024 20: 36
      Quote: Kolobochek
      Stop Glubokiy Srakotan
      Allow me to use your expression. I liked it very much, but there are copyrights.
  3. +20
    7 June 2024 04: 22
    Like now before my eyes is a picture of one of the evenings of questions and answers with President Putin, where it turned out:
    And in May 2018, Putin finally explained to the people why Miller and Sechin receive such gigantic salaries. According to Putin: Miller and Sechin are outstanding professionals, and their high salaries are absolutely justified, since they cannot be lower than the income of Western top managers. But here Putin was very mistaken, because Western top managers earn an order of magnitude less than Miller and Sechin

    What right does anyone have to give advice?
    * * *
    At the expense of natural resources belonging to the people, they fed all kinds of defective managers and
    - And this little pig... grew and grew and grew so big...

    Now they are putting this pig on us, not knowing what to do with it...
    Cut to hell!!!
    1. +1
      7 June 2024 06: 13
      - And this little pig... grew and grew and grew so big...
      "-What has grown? -What has grown has grown!" (c)
    2. +2
      7 June 2024 13: 05
      Quote: ROSS 42
      Cut to hell!!!

      To the proposal - It's time to get out! Patriots ask who? Liberals ask where? You are definitely a patriot of Russia. wink
  4. +13
    7 June 2024 04: 35
    the main operator of Russia's national heritage was a loser based on the results of 2023.

    nicknames “Past Siberia” and “Northern Outflow”.
    The world bourgeoisie did not accept our nouveau riche into their family tongue It spun through the rosin block! We need to think about the domestic market! what
  5. +7
    7 June 2024 04: 44
    [B]
    Europe will not buy so much and so expensive Russian gas.[
    /b] The “gas ruble” collapsed before it was born. And how much enthusiasm there was... That we would crush everyone with it.
  6. +17
    7 June 2024 05: 27
    And everyone said that we had left the raw materials pipeline, unfortunately our super managers are not involved in developing the industry, they are lining their own pockets. At the expense of the subsoil, which supposedly belongs to us residents, but in fact, residents also pay exorbitant prices for them.
    1. +11
      7 June 2024 06: 15
      And everyone said that we got off the raw material pipe,
      Alas, another atomic bomb planted by Lenin for Russia... laughing
    2. +11
      7 June 2024 09: 01
      Quote from turembo
      At the expense of the subsoil, which supposedly belongs to us residents, but in fact, residents also pay exorbitant prices for them

      You have a number of errors.
      1. Subsoil was the national property in the Constitution of the USSR.
      2. In the Constitution of the Russian Federation, subsoil is state property.
      3. Mineral resources extracted from these very depths can (and are) privately owned.
      4. Well, the main thing is to put everything on this Constitution with a device. The guarantor on the 5th term will not let you lie.

      A laser icicle, for example, says this:
    3. +2
      7 June 2024 09: 56
      Yes, they do not even supposedly belong to the people; these words are not in the document with amendments on the stump. hi
      1. +1
        7 June 2024 20: 42
        1.2 Article. Subsoil Property

        Subsoil within the borders of the territory of the Russian Federation, including underground space and minerals contained in the subsoil, energy and other resources, are state property. The issues of ownership, use and disposal of subsoil are under the joint jurisdiction of the Russian Federation and the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.

        Subsoil plots cannot be the subject of purchase, sale, donation, inheritance, deposit, pledge, or alienated in any other form. Subsoil use rights may be alienated or transferred from one person to another to the extent that their circulation is permitted by federal laws.

        Extracted minerals, groundwater, specific mineral resources can be in federal ownership, the property of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, municipal property or private property.
  7. +1
    7 June 2024 06: 05
    about the monopoly of Gazprom one would like to say that only the state should have a monopoly on such wealth, but I immediately remembered the USSR with the state’s monopoly on such wealth and immediately remembered the millions of tons of grain purchased by the USSR abroad, since the Soviet state had a monopoly not only for fossils and wealth extracted from the earth, but also for those grown on the earth. By the way, the USSR may have paid for this purchased grain with profits from the sale of gas. Social competition between “competitors” collective farms with the results of the presentation of Red Banners based on the results of postscripts with exceeding the plan - these are real comedies. And now, somehow, agriculture is in profit, we ourselves sell millions of tons of grain abroad... So it’s not about the “woman”, but about those who sit in the Gazprom cabin and... in the “head of the transport department” himself. ..
    Since 2007, it has been clear that Western Europe and this entire EU are simply nests of enemies for Russia. But gas pipelines from Russia to the EU. China, India, North Korea, Mongolia, Vietnam are “bored” without gas from Russia - and Russia gas to the EU! With Russia's return of its Crimea, the EU has completely become an enemy for Russia. But Russia gas is in the EU! . The newest, most complex gas pipelines to the EU. The EU is dancing on the Maidan and does not see how the fascists are bombing Donbass and burning alive in Odessa - Russia gas to the EU. There's already two threads of Nord Stream bleeding from the nose! They blew up the Nord Stream, the EU giggles and doesn’t investigate - Russia doesn’t care for them gas even through Turkey... If they hadn’t blown up the Nord Stream, Russia would have gas to the EU, and from the EU tanks and missiles for Ukraine, so that they kill Russian soldiers and shell Russian territory.
    And how many gas pipelines could be extended to Asia during this time and at the same costs, where they extend a hand to Russia and do not trip them up, waiting with a raised cudgel that maybe Russia will fall after all...?
  8. +7
    7 June 2024 06: 07
    What is the article about? Is it proposed to feel sorry for the oligarchs?
    1. +8
      7 June 2024 06: 17
      No, about why gas has already risen in price for consumers...
      1. +11
        7 June 2024 06: 24
        Well, what am I talking about? They felt sorry for the oligarchs. raised prices for consumers.
        I remember in the days of crisis, when bankers felt sad, Someone, instead of allowing the market to decide everything and only strong banks remained. So this someone gave billions to bankers, but not to citizens. Now we, too, must unite and chip in for the gas workers.
        1. +3
          7 June 2024 20: 09
          "we must rally and chip in for the gas workers"
          not for gas workers, although they, on average, also do not live well. here for the miller and the beneficiaries of Gazprom we need to collect money - they don’t have enough
      2. -1
        7 June 2024 15: 22
        parusnik
        (Alexey Bogomazov) gas has already become more expensive for consumers..
        where did it go up in price?
    2. +9
      7 June 2024 06: 42
      It is proposed to reduce pathos. Less is spent on Brazilian football. And more on Krasnoyarsk.. Although, they will hang themselves sooner than turn to face people
      1. +5
        7 June 2024 06: 53
        You will also say to reduce the pathos. The Brixsympiade is already on the horizon. And you know that these ignoramuses said that this Brixsympiade will be held in the “third” capital of Russia. When was Kazan or became the capital of Russia?!
        1. +5
          7 June 2024 06: 58
          I don’t know what to call it? A feast during the plague?
    3. +2
      7 June 2024 21: 52
      Gazprom will have to return from heaven to earth.
      Because Gazprom is a state within a state.
      That's it, the freebie is over!
      But they decided to recoup it on decent payers.
      Already 10 days of late payment, they call threatening to disconnect!
      Sell ​​off your corporate jets and yachts!
      Make Dagestan and other Republics pay for gas!
      Weakly!
    4. +1
      8 June 2024 21: 02
      Quote: Gardamir
      What is the article about? Is it proposed to feel sorry for the oligarchs?

      Well, yes ! After all, the size of the “golden parachutes” for GazPrem’s menachers has decreased!
      Now they should at least go to the markets with old stuff.
  9. +13
    7 June 2024 06: 09
    Funny article, for which it is already necessary ... ...

    “Russia has been providing Europe with its cheap gas for decades.”
    - Russia? Well, yes, especially you, me and those reading this. And let's not point fingers at anyone else.

    “The Americans helped by transplanting Europeans from the Russian resource needle.”
    - I have been saying for a long time that the United States and Russia are partners in everything.
    Back in 2010, during his 3rd term, Irreplaceable rumbled long and loudly about the need to get off the oil needle.
    But since then he built the Blue Stream, the Turkish Stream, the Power of Siberia 1-2, the North Stream 1-2, he wanted -3, but Europe did not allow him to increase the dose of getting off the needle. If it weren’t for our overseas partners, this Nullent would have laid a raw materials pipeline to the Emirates.

    And in the Russian Federation... ... in some cities they declare “black days” in winter, while others live on these days for 5 months a year.

    “Moreover, the EU calmly continues to buy gas from Russia, although much less.”
    - Not from Russia, but from our fields in Russia! And these are two big differences.
    Yes, and like the local “elite” works for a foreign country, where raw materials + money for the same raw materials also go to “where their heart is” © someone Isusik, and the heart is where capital, property and relatives are. And here it’s just a free hunting zone.
    They tell us about the war with NATO through their loud claqueurs.

    "Krasnoyarsk, which still lives without gas."
    Birobidzhan, where I sometimes go, to which “The Power of Siberia” was also not taken because they know? It's like hell there in the winter. Cancer leaders. Well, the ruins there are like everywhere else. Well, reinforced concrete plants don’t know how to get up from their knees - they collapse and go down, fortunately there is someone to bury the corpses, ferrous metal is nearby, where even guns were delivered, Asian blast furnaces will swallow everything. The truth is that there is no one left to do anything new.
    Well, what the heck.. on them, tea is not China, but gas and coal are sold to the local Rasiyans at world prices, and not like in China. And electricity for the locals is also shipped much more expensive than what is sent for the Amur.

    Prices for fuel in Kamchatka have long been approaching world prices - gasoline ~$1, diesel fuel ~1€.
    I remember once in the 90s they even brought gasoline there from the friendly USA, because... it was cheaper. Hucksters brought caviar from Alaska in the 00s, where it was three times cheaper, then selling it under the guise of local caviar. Maybe they still carry it now - I don’t know. This fall, Kamchatka crabs in Japan were half as expensive as in Kamchatka itself. Oh, I feel like these unfortunate homosexuals will die without us, especially without you, reader.
    Meat on the peninsula is one piece at a time, salted halibut has risen in price from 1400 last year to 2500 this year - inflation is 7%.

    “2023 appears to have been Gazprom’s economic bottom, after which gas production and the company’s profitability began to rise.”
    I don’t understand, is this some kind of good news or what?
    Otherwise it looks like that joke, if you fit it under this article:
    - Dad, does this mean we will eat more?
    - no, son, this means someone’s yacht will become longer.
  10. -1
    7 June 2024 06: 29
    To Gazprom, as a monopolist of pipeline gas, Europe, in gratitude, showed a big fig with the confiscation of its assets in Europe, so Gazprom operated at a loss in 2023, the write-off of European assets occurred in 2023, hence such terrible indicators. In Europe, everything is not so simple with Norway, even The concept of “unplanned stops” appeared, this is the second stop this year. Either the pipe will crack at the bottom, or the shut-off valve will freeze - as a result, the gas from Norway is almost zero. In early June, Gazprom was pumping gas to Europe at the rate of 89 million cubic meters of gas per day (a damn lifesaver, but the price is very attractive), without increasing pumping through Ukraine .
    The intransigence of the PRC forced Gazprom to finally deal with Siberia, thousands of kilometers of pipelines will be built connecting the eastern and western parts of Russia, in 2028, on the 400th anniversary of Krasnoyarsk, gas will finally come to it. They will build a pipeline to the Murmansk region for Novatek, with gasification of Karelia and the Murmansk region. There is a project hydrogen production using the energy capacity of the Kola Nuclear Power Plant to its fullest. It has never operated at full capacity.
    In the summer, the board of directors of Gazprom meets, the main issue is the sale of non-core assets of Gazprom, and it has so many of them, if you dig deeper. But what will we do with the Soviet legacy of the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod export pipeline, 100 million tons of pipes are buried there, at the bottom of the Baltic in total some 2 million tons. The Union was built on a grand scale. Leave it in reserve, maybe Europe will come to its senses? I doubt that he will come to his senses, the question here is to keep pouring in billions to maintain operability or dig up some of it for scrap metal? I’m not Miller, I would have dug it up. If they come to their senses, let them build it themselves - and we will give them 1,2,...Energy packages so that they don’t show off. The debt is clear to pay.
  11. +6
    7 June 2024 06: 30
    Where to send Russian gas
    For gasification of Siberia and the Far East
    1. +2
      7 June 2024 09: 48
      Quote: Dutchman Michel
      Where to send Russian gas
      For gasification of Siberia and the Far East

      In the Moscow region, gas is not available everywhere, but you are talking about Siberia.
  12. +8
    7 June 2024 07: 00
    It’s all to blame for Europe, which refused Russian gas and miraculously did not collapse. “A shot in the foot”, “gas suicide of Europeans” – whatever they called the reduction in gas dependence of the Old World on Russia, which started in 2022. The European Union has really suffered. First of all, all energy-intensive industries went under the knife - the production of fertilizers, the smelting of steel, aluminum, ceramics, glass and others. By mid-2022, more than 70 percent of nitrogen fertilizer production in Europe had stopped.

    But the collapse did not occur, including due to the beginning of the transition to renewable energy sources. The Americans helped by transferring the Europeans from the Russian resource needle to their own from liquefied natural gas. Of course, it is more expensive, but the capitalization of Europe can afford it.

    It is too early to talk about the correctness of the chosen strategy - not much time has passed to formulate conclusions. Russia, with its cheap gas, has been providing Europe with a “technological miracle” for decades, allowing local businessmen to receive good margins. This is how the economic locomotive of Germany grew, pulling the whole of Europe with it.


    How many wonderful discoveries await the author if he:
    1. Find out who refused the supplies. And whose plan to “freeze Europe” worked remarkably well. “They’ll come crawling to us for gas,” yeah.

    2. Find out how much gas cost in January 2024 and January 2022, for example.
    Okay, let's not torment the author, January 2022: "Gas futures prices in Europe have accelerated sharply, exceeding 1000 dollars per thousand cubic meters, according to data from the London Exchange (ICE)." https://ria.ru/20220113/gaz-1767734470.html

    Then, after January 2022, a lot of things happened, and oh, what is this: "Gas prices in Europe fell by 60% during 2023, and fell by another 2024% in 12.... “This is the second winter that Europe is spending without Russian gas. The fact that there is now a precedent - the winter of 2022-2023, which passed without any problems - helps calm traders’ nerves,” said Kim Foustier, head of European oil and gas research at HSBC Holdings. Gas prices in Europe fell to their lowest level in more than five months on January 17, dropping to €28,23 per 1 MWh, or $322,14 per 1 thousand cubic meters. m." https://www.rbc.ru/economics/21/01/2024/65ad392e9a79470b9fc38e8d
    Well, that’s it, Europe is frozen, suffering and cannot survive this! It was 1000, it became 322, that’s it - the end of Europe!

    It’s too early to talk about the correctness of the chosen strategy
    About strategy - there was such a cunning Lenya Brezhnev, who convinced the Europeans (primarily the Germans) that they needed "gas for pipes." His strategy, it must be admitted, did a good job of “pushing” Europe, gave money and worked smoothly, even during the “Skillful Archer”.
    In general, this strategy no longer exists; the Germans themselves speak of “an irrevocable event.”
    Regarding the “strategy to the East”: the author, in principle, guesses about its consequences. But inquisitive readers can find out about the strategy themselves with the numbers by typing in “Sberbank reports of Fek Power of Siberia” in Yandex. It's better not to do this on Friday.

    There are several opinions regarding the transfer of the gas burden to the shoulders of the Russians.
    Here the author surprised.
    He so succinctly described that for some reason gas has become a “burden” and that it will fall “on the shoulders of the Russians”! You couldn’t write better.
  13. +1
    7 June 2024 07: 51
    Politics killed the most successful company in Russia - PJSC Gazprom. At the same time, economic indicators are generally quite favorable, GDP is normal, and household incomes are growing.

    I don’t understand this, but I’m not an economist either. Or someone is lying.

    And the gas will have to be sold to places where it can be bought at any price above cost.
  14. +2
    7 June 2024 08: 09
    It’s all to blame for Europe, which refused Russian gas and miraculously did not collapse
    Simply amazing. And why? “Patamu shta”, they deceived us, did not accept us into their bourgeoisie..
  15. +7
    7 June 2024 08: 25
    And listening to the duroscope makes your ears wither. On fed. channels there is a competition to see who can speak better, brighter, more voluminously and in a more superlative manner about the genius of our sun. He said this, he said that, fifth or tenth... And the feeling is that the deeper the hole, the more praise and glorification there will be.
  16. +4
    7 June 2024 09: 50
    “It’s all to blame for Europe, which refused Russian gas and miraculously did not collapse.”
    And she didn’t freeze, which was also quite a surprise. And so - what kind of “scoundrels” they are, that they refused our gas, yeah. And all of us here are great for not being able to think more than 10 minutes ahead. Author, you should at least put “it’s all my fault” in quotation marks. laughing
    1. +6
      7 June 2024 10: 40
      And she didn't freeze
      The money I had overpaid at the increased and on time (after the fall) not revised gas tariffs - 350 pounds - was returned to me. And yes, it was somehow unusual to read about my own freezing, when wild parrots were screaming outside the window.
      1. +3
        7 June 2024 10: 49
        “The money I overpaid for the increased and on time (after the fall) not revised gas tariffs - 350 pounds - was returned to me.”
        And what could be so? laughing
    2. +4
      7 June 2024 11: 00
      It's all because of Europe, which refused Russian gas...

      Well, it’s already a custom to blame the “abroad” for everything. As always, someone on the side is to blame, except for the “effective managers”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the politicians “leading the way”, the “great grandmasters”, etc. To screw up everything that and wherever possible, to get into a story from which there is no way out, to get into into bondage to the “great, eastern friend” from which there is no way to get out, since there is no alternative and, moreover, everything is always blamed on the “unworthy environment”... Thank God that we all know that it is Obama who continues to suck in our hallways .....
  17. +2
    7 June 2024 11: 06
    There is no point in squandering people's property. You need to give gas to your population free of charge, then it will last for a long time. Otherwise, you see, we have already reached the point of discussing whether to sell to others at high or low prices. So you won’t be able to stock up on any “volosts”!
  18. +1
    7 June 2024 11: 18
    Gazprom needs to be nationalized and the Ministry of Gas Industry needs to be recreated. Let him work in the interests of the country.
    1. +6
      7 June 2024 12: 46
      Quote: hermit
      Gazprom needs to be nationalized and the Ministry of Gas Industry needs to be recreated. Let him work in the interests of the country.


      That is, as soon as there were profits, they went into the pockets of private owners, but when losses began, let’s cover them from the budget?

      By the way, the main shareholder of Gazprom is the state.
      1. +1
        7 June 2024 15: 40
        The ministry is a governing body. Gazprom is now a PJSC. A public joint stock company is a commercial organization. The ministry manages the industry on behalf of the state and transfers profits to the budget. But in general you are right. Before you nationalize Gazprom, you need to nationalize the state.
  19. +1
    7 June 2024 12: 27
    The Gazprom board diligently ignored other countries and consumers, and now at our expense, Gazprom will again receive tax breaks. Why not from the pockets of Miller and Co.? They are not poor people and they are the ones who formulate the development strategy, it was their mistake that resulted in losses
    1. 0
      7 June 2024 16: 12
      The Gazprom board diligently ignored other countries and consumers, and now at our expense, Gazprom will again receive tax breaks. Why not from the pockets of Miller and Co.? They are not poor people and they are the ones who formulate the development strategy, it was their mistake that resulted in losses


      Yes, ordinary people, from the people, but high professionals - they work there!

      Here, a simple doctor works as a member of the Board: "1967 year of birth.
      Graduated from Ivanovo State Medical Institute named after. A. S. Bubnov and the State Academy of Management named after. S. Ordzhonikidze. Candidate of Medical Sciences.

      Member of the Management Board of PJSC Gazprom since 2018.
      Supervises issues of economic, logistical and medical support for activities."
      https://www.gazprom.ru/about/management/board/putin/
  20. +2
    7 June 2024 13: 50
    I took a ride around the Pskov region. I saw gas pipes only in the suburbs of Pskov. In one regional center in the center of the town there is a boiler room ... using wood. The gasification program until the year 25 involves gasification of the main settlements; there is a little more than a year left until the end of the period. (Who will lay something in the edges of the swamps in winter?) And amendments to the program are already underway to exclude dozens of settlements. “Why gas when there’s forest all around?”
  21. -2
    7 June 2024 15: 02
    And the sketch looks like Gazprom for a reason... the arguments are touching hi :
    "Pabout data from Western news agencies, Xi Jinping, during a meeting with Vladimir Putin, proposed buying Russian gas at domestic prices." The author decided to join hostile voices? request
  22. +2
    7 June 2024 18: 33
    Well, what kind of gas worker is Miller, or oil worker from Sechin, or machine builder from Chemezov, an example of which is an illustration of nepotism from the times of the GDR, where he met Putin. It was reported that Chemezov and Putin worked in the Dresden KGB station, lived in the same house and became friends.
    Judging by the Stasi phone book of that time, Captain Chemezov shared an office with Major Tokarev, who later headed Transneft.

    So we have guardians of resource financial flows that settled offshore, and not in the Russian economy.
  23. +2
    7 June 2024 21: 13
    Quote: DrEng02
    And the sketch looks like Gazprom for a reason... the arguments are touching hi :
    "Pabout data from Western news agencies, Xi Jinping, during a meeting with Vladimir Putin, proposed buying Russian gas at domestic prices." The author decided to join hostile voices? request

    Comrad, it's simple. Provably refute and provably tell us how everything really is and we will all rejoice together.

    In general, we are witnessing the fulfillment of ancient patriotic dreams:
    We'll cut off the gas, they'll become impoverished, they'll freeze, there's no alternative to our gas, they'll crawl on their knees and so on and so forth. Remember? Remember.
    What? Instead of having no alternative light in the European window, we turned out to be just one of the suppliers. There is SVO, arms deliveries, unfriendly countries, “only for rubles!”, nuclear rhetoric, and when they need it, we regularly pump gas to them, i.e. We are in the position of “what do you want”, consoling ourselves “they are financing our SVO”, but judging by the disadvantage of Gazprom, you can’t finance much from there.
    This minus seems to be one of the consequences of the all-crushing “Turn to the East!”
    When there are fewer clients, the remaining ones have leverage for price pressure on the simple basis of “Where will you go?”
  24. +1
    7 June 2024 23: 20
    “Freeze, freeze the wolf’s tail,” a Kremlin strategist sneered recently. And just yesterday, in front of journalists of his Western partners, he was grieving that they were ready to sell gas to the Europeans, but for some reason they wouldn’t take it, there was so much suffering and pain in the voice for the economies of their Western partners.
  25. 0
    8 June 2024 14: 15
    The main reason for Gazprom's losses, well, besides the collapse of the European market, is poor management. If Vyakhirev were at the helm now, there would be no losses. It’s just that while the rent was plump, there was a plus, but as soon as it lost weight, there was immediately an 8 billion dollar loss. It should be managed by professionals, not court amateurs. You have to try harder, with such resources, to make so many losses!
  26. 0
    10 June 2024 10: 32
    Just for reference, how much money has Gazprom spent over 10 years to finance FC Zenit and other professional sports clubs, incl. and abroad, for example FC Schalke 04?
  27. 0
    10 June 2024 22: 07
    If the domestic market is small, then the question arises: why are there so many foreign companies there, and why are they happy to enter our unattractive small market with little demand?
    1. 0
      13 June 2024 09: 22
      Yes, because in the same way they go to Asia and Africa and to South and North America and to Australia, and wherever))) For the same reason, Sberbank, even in the crappy world, practically supported its daughters on self-sufficiency
  28. +1
    11 June 2024 12: 10
    Dear owners of national property, send gas to the address: Trans-Baikal Territory, Chita city. I lived there for six years; the coal-fired power plants and thermal power plants there make it impossible to breathe, especially in winter.
  29. 0
    12 June 2024 23: 50
    Where to send Russian gas

    Have you tried using this gas in Russia itself?
  30. 0
    13 June 2024 12: 36
    Isn’t it time for Mr. Miller to be “assed with a stirrer”??? And then he hugs the president and blows it into his ears that three more skyscrapers need to be built in St. Petersburg. Let him build it for his own money, but do we ordinary people need it? Dear Mr. President, OPEN your eyes.