Russians Hire Lobbyists to go after US Natural Gas

Russia’s second-largest natural gas producer has hired a U.S. lobbying firm to target economic sanctions and liquefied natural gas terminal permitting. Disclosure filings show that OAO Novatek, Russia’s second-largest gas company, hired the Washington, D.C.-based lobbying firm Qorvis MSL LLC to pressure Congress and the White House on economic sanctions targeting Russian energy producers and a bill dealing with natural gas exports. The D.C.-based lobbying firm has a long list of clients, including Read more […]