Category Archives: Gas

Russia could boost gas supplies to Europe via Nord Stream 2, – Putin

22:18, 21 October 2021 –  112 Ukraine The Russian leader delivered a speech during the annual Valdai forum. The Russian Federation can increase the volume of gas supplies to Europe across Nord Stream 2. President Vladimir Putin said so during his speech at the annual Valdai forum. Putin admitted that the German regulation authority can provide the respective license already tomorrow.

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Ukraine Has Enough Gas Transmission Capacity to Cover Europe Twice — StopFake

By Centre for Strategic Communication and Information Security Increasing gas supplies to Europe through Ukraine’s gas transmission system (GTS) could solve the European gas crisis. Instead, Russia is deliberately discrediting the Ukrainian path. The Kremlin’s arguments, meanwhile, are not actually true. In other words, they are lying. Europe has faced an unprecedented surge in natural… Ukraine Has Enough Gas Transmission Capacity

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Gas price hike in Europe – the Gazprom cases — Antitrustpolitics.com

Gas prices are rising in Europe and some are requesting an antitrust investigation into Russian Gazprom. Time to look at past cases against the company and their outcomes. As temperatures are getting colder, gas prices have almost tripled in Europe since the middle of this year. About 37% of EU gas imports stem from Russia, […] Gas price hike in Europe

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German energy regulator demands evidence of Nord Stream 2 correspondence with EU norms

08:03, 5 October 2021 – 112 Ukraine If the Nord Stream 2 starts exploitation of the pipeline without BNetzA certification, it will be a violation of German legislation and can lead to fines Federal Network Agency of Germany (BNetzA), which is the regulatory body in the energy sphere, has appealed to Swiss Nord Stream 2 AG with the request to

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Ukraine reacts to Hungary’s new gas deal with Russia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has postponed the meeting of the Joint Ukrainian-Hungarian Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation due to the signing by Hungary of a new long-term contract with Russia’s Gazprom for gas supply bypassing Ukraine. This is according to a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Ukrinform reports. “We are surprised and

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US House of Representatives may have just killed Nord Stream 2

Article by: Yuliia RudenkoEdited by: Alya Shandra On 23 September, the Democrat-controlled lower house of the United States Congress voted for amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Among other things, the changes introduce mandatory sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. And that is how Biden lost the opportunity to play around with Moscow’s project restrictions. The amendment

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U.S. Senate panel sets hearing on Russian gas pipeline amid Ukraine concerns

WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee scheduled a closed-door hearing on Sept. 29 to discuss Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, which several lawmakers say could harm allies in Eastern Europe. Amos Hochstein, senior adviser for energy security at the U.S. Department of State, will testify, according to the committee’s website. Both European and

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European Gas Prices Soar 10% As Russia Refuses To Open The Taps

By Julianne Geiger As the cat-and-mouse game continues over Russian gas to Europe, Russian Gazprom has refused to allow more gas into Europe via Ukraine for October, sending prices soaring another 10 percent Monday.  Russia’s move to keep flows to Europe at a minimum means the continent cannot store up ahead of the winter months.  According to Bloomberg, European gas

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Moscow never uses energy resources for pressure, – Russian Ambassador on Nord Stream 2

Commenting possible sanctions against Russia, the diplomat stated that only the UN Security Council is empowered to resolve such issues The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United States of America Anatoly Antonov criticized the agreement between the United States and Germany regarding Nord Stream 2, which contains the threat of sanctions if the pipeline is used as a

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Denmark withdraws permit for building Baltic Pipe section

New pipeline’s delay can bring back Poland’s dependence on Russian gas Danish Environment and Food Appeals Committee annulled an environmental permit for the Baltic Pipe gas pipeline, due to possible damage to local bat and mice populations, as DW reports. “The pipeline is planned to link Norwegian gas fields with Polish consumers from October 2022. The move is a setback

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Sen. Portman slams Biden for waiving Russia pipeline sanctions: ‘helps Russia,’ hurts US allies

21 May, 2021 – Houston Keene | Fox News Sen. Portman says Biden’s decision ‘helps Russia while hurting Ukraine and our European Union allies’. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, slammed President Biden’s decision to remove the sanctions on the Russian company building the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, calling it a major boon for the Kremlin and a major bane for Ukraine. Portman, the co-chair of the Senate Ukraine

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Ukraine to face new threat if Nord Stream 2 launches – Naftogaz CEO

21:00, 01.03.21 – UNIAN Everything must be done to prevent increasing Russian aggression, Kobolyev believes. If Nord Stream 2 is completed and launched, Ukraine’s energy security will be under threat, while revenues from gas transit will be lost; however, the government has prepared for such a scenario, says CEO of National Joint-Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine Andriy Kobolyev says. “We’ve

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Gazprom accuses the U.S. of trying to oust Russia from EU gas market

Threats of sanctions from Washington against the Nord Stream 2 project are nothing more than attempts to oust Russia out of the European gas market usig non-market instruments, stated the head of Gazprom Export (Gazprom’s subsidiary) Elena Burmistrova, speaking at the Flame online conference. “Unfortunately, there is an additional threat that is increasingly affecting our cooperation – a political confrontation

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Gazprom considers Belarusian protests as threat to gas transit to Europe

The current political crisis in Belarus and uncertainty toward the further development of the situation also increases the risks of the political instability and complications in the relations between Russia and Belarus Russian multinational energy corporation Gazprom is concerned that the protests in Belarus put at risk the gas transit to Europe as RBK reported. “The political unrest in Belarus

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‘Unfair competition’: Moscow blasts US move to enable sanctioning of Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream pipelines

Warning! This article contains Russian propaganda and plenty of whining. The US’ decision to remove sanctions exemption for the two pipelines under construction to deliver gas to Europe and Turkey is a textbook example of “unfair competition” through political means, Moscow has said. The move, which allows the further sanctioning of Russian natural gas projects, has clearly shown the “weakness

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Bill expanding sanctions against Nord Stream 2 filed in U.S. House of Representatives – Naftogaz

19:57, 26 June 2020 – UNIAN This new legislation follows last year’s successful passage of PEESA in the annual U.S. defense budget bill. U.S. House Representatives Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), Denny Heck (D-WA), Mike Turner (R-OH), and Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) on June 25 filed a bipartisan House companion bill of the U.S. Senate’s Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Clarification Act. “[The document]

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Ex-Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schroeder heads Rosneft’s board of directors

17:59, 8 June 2020 – 112 UA German politician is criticized for his work in Russian companies. Former Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schroeder re-elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Rosneft Russian oil and gas company. Schroeder was re-elected at the annual meeting of shareholders, the press service of Rosneft said. As you know, Gerhard Schroeder has been heading the

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