Austria resists including Nord Stream 2 in EU package of Russia sanctions

Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg attends a news briefing following talks with his counterparts from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Ukraine in Kyiv, Ukraine February 8, 2022. REUTERS / Valentyn Ogirenko / Pool / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Austria’s OMV is a partner of Gazprom’s in Nord Stream … Read more

Thai beach declared disaster area after oil spill

BANGKOK, Jan 29 (Reuters) – A beach in eastern Thailand was declared a disaster area on Saturday as oil leaking from an underwater pipeline in the Gulf of Thailand continued to wash ashore and blacken the sand. The leak from the pipeline owned by Star Petroleum Refining Public Company Limited (SPRC) (SPRC.BK) started late on … Read more

Analysis: Biden gets climate victory with legal loss on oil leases in the Gulf of Mexico

January 28 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge’s surprise decision this week to cancel the Biden administration’s first oil auction in the Gulf of Mexico due to its climate change has raised questions about the future of the country’s federal drilling program – and played directly into the president’s hand. President Joe Biden, a Democrat, made … Read more