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US Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette has said that he is confident that Russia will not be able to complete its controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline across the Baltic Sea, and signalled that Washington will continue to push forward with its... Read more

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Russia's state-owned gas company Gazprom has said that it will complete the construction of the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline under the Baltic Sea without the help of foreign companies in a move that will be hailed as a victory by the US... Read more

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Last week the US Congress passed the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) - which not only increased the Pentagon's budget by $22-billion (€19.7-billion), but also threatened to place sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline and... Read more

An agreement has been reached between the US House and the Senate armed services committee on a defence bill that would push the Trump White House to place sanctions on companies that are working with Gazprom, Russia's state-owned gas company... Read more

French energy group ENGIE has been fined by Poland's anti-monopoly watchdog, UOKiK, in relation to an investigation into the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline... Read more

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The Russian-owned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline filed a notice on Thursday (26 September), requesting that a tribunal of independent arbiters be assembled to determine where the European Union is in breach of its own obligations under the Energy... Read more

The concern about having enough energy to get its population through the winter has become an annual cause for alarm in the EU, given that the bloc has to import most of its energy. This winter, however, looks set to be different... Read more

Talks between Ukraine's state-owned Naftogaz and Russia's state-owned Gazprom over gas transit and supplies between the two countries are expected to commence in the near future, Andrei Gerus, a representative of the Ukrainian President, has said... Read more

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged European countries to diversify their energy supply sources in order to reduce, or eliminate dependence on Russia... Read more

The Russian-German pipeline project Nord Stream 2 is set for another round of problems according to the US Energy Secretary Rick Perry. The US has long been critical of the project citing an existential threat to Europe's energy security through... Read more

Two Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) orders will be signed in Brussels today by the US energy secretary Rick Perry. The deal is expected to double the US's export capacity to the European Union to an annual amount of 112 million cubic metres as of 2020... Read more

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Nord Stream 2 has filed the third application in two years for a gas pipeline through its territory in waters to the south of the island of Bornholm, which is located between Sweden and Poland in the Baltic Sea, close to the Polish border... Read more

The controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, which was set to start pumping 55 billion cubic metres of gas between Russia and Germany by the end of the year, has hit a setback after Denmark's Energy Agency (DEA) requested the company... Read more

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Gas and oil pipelines have long been a source of political contention and accusations of cronyism, hypocrisy, and pandering to dictators are pretty much de rigeur when any pipeline gets underway. Read more

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