Gazprom could cut off gas to Moldova if the contract is not signed in December

Natalia Gavrilita speaks in Parliament before her approval as the country’s new Prime Minister of Chisinau, Moldova 6 August 2021. REUTERS / Vladislav Culiomza Moldova’s contract with Gazprom expired at the end of September Gazprom extended it to October Moldova owes Gazprom $ 709 million For previous deliveries Moldova asked Gazprom to reduce price sources … Read more

EU leaders lock horns over the reaction to the rise in energy prices

BRUSSELS, October 21 (Reuters) – EU leaders on Thursday struggled to agree on a joint response to rising energy prices, which has revealed well-known divisions in relation to the bloc’s climate goals and divided countries on whether the price crisis justifies a revision of the EU energy market rules. The European Commission last week released … Read more

British Prime Minister Johnson encourages all leaders to attend ‘critical’ climate summit

LONDON, Oct. 20 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is encouraging all leaders to attend next month’s United Nations climate change summit in Scotland, his spokesman said Wednesday when asked about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to participate remotely. “The prime minister has previously said that we would of course strongly encourage leaders to … Read more

The plans of large fossil fuel producers far exceed the climate goals, says the UN

A maze of crude oil pipes and valves is depicted during a tour of the Department of Energy at the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in Freeport, Texas, USA June 9, 2016. REUTERS / Richard Carson – S1AETIZMOIAB / File Photo UN report points to large increases in coal, gas, oil production Report results based on analysis … Read more

Hungry for fuel, China looks to the US, Europe looks to aid plans

A coal-fired power plant can be seen in the city of Baotou, in China’s autonomous region of Inner Mongolia, October 31, 2010. REUTERS / David Gray Chinese companies in negotiations with US LNG suppliers – sources Coal prices hit record highs in China due to shortages Poland, Germany are taking steps to support consumers Oil … Read more

Price squeeze: world economy caught in perfect storm

British chicken king says 20 years of cheap food is over IEA says energy crisis could threaten economic recovery Cold keeps coal prices high in China, power outage continues Biden targets bottlenecks threatening vacation sales LONDON/TOKYO, Oct. 14 (Reuters) – From beef bowls in Tokyo to chicken breast rolls in London, consumers are beginning to … Read more

Rising energy prices rise on the EU’s political agenda

European Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson speaks at an online press conference on renewable energy at EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium November 19, 2020. Francisco Seco/Pool via REUTERS BRUSSELS, Oct. 6 (Reuters) – The European Union said on Wednesday it would examine the way its energy market is managed and consider proposals to revamp regulations within … Read more

Fuel shortages ease in London – UK retailers

Members of the military participate in refueling at an Esso petrol station at motorway services in Gravesend, UK 5 October 2021. REUTERS / Hannah McKay LONDON, October 5 (Reuters) – Gas and diesel shortages have eased in London and south-east England, and the situation in the rest of the UK has improved further, according to … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Germany seeks competition protection over Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

The logo for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project can be seen on a pipe at the Chelyabinsk pipe rolling plant in Chelyabinsk, Russia, 26 February 2020. REUTERS / Maxim Shemetov // File photo Nord Stream 2 pipeline opposite the US, some Europeans Critics say the project makes Europe too dependent on Russia Pipeline … Read more

Ukraine demands sanctions against Russia’s Gazprom after Kiev lost gas imports

An engineer controls the gas distribution system in Beregdaroc, one of several points where Russian gas crosses into the EU on February 10, 2015. REUTERS / Laszlo Balogh The agreement between Russia and Hungary deprives Kiev of turnover, gas Kiev wants sanctions against Gazprom The Kremlin says criticism is politicized Says Gazprom fulfills all obligations … Read more