US senators move to tighten sanctions on Nord Stream 2 and Turkish Stream

By |junij 5th, 2020|gazprom, Germany, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), News, Nord Stream-2, Peter Altmaier, pipeline politics, Russia, Turkey, Turkish Stream, US sanctions|

US senators announced a bill on Thursday (4 June) expanding sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 and Turkish Stream natural gas pipelines and targeting the projects Washington says will boost Moscow's economic and political influence in Germany and othe...

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Nord Stream 2: New decisions and clear consequences

By |junij 3rd, 2020|energy charter, gas directive, gas pipeline, Germany, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia|

On 15 May, the German regulator rejected an application from the gas import pipeline Nord Stream 2 for a derogation from new EU rules. Kim Talus looks at the ongoing judicial proceedings and the consequences of the decision.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Nord Stream 2: New decisions and clear consequences

Germany denies Nord Stream 2 pipeline waiver of EU rules

By |maj 17th, 2020|gazprom, Germany, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia, Third energy package, US sanctions|

Germany’s energy regulator on Friday (15 May) declined to grant a waiver of European Union gas directives to the operators of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, dealing a fresh blow to the project to carry gas from Russia to Germany under the Baltic Sea.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Germany denies Nord Stream 2 pipeline waiver of EU rules

Pipe-laying vessel reaches Baltic as Russia’s Nord Stream 2 target looms

By |maj 4th, 2020|Germany, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia|

A special pipe-laying vessel that could be used by Russia to complete construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany has arrived in the Baltic Sea, a Reuters witness said on Sunday (3 May).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Pipe-laying vessel reaches Baltic as Russia’s Nord Stream 2 target looms

Another ‘Russian pipeline deadline’ approaches – this time with Poland in focus

By |april 29th, 2020|gazprom, News, Nord Stream, Nord Stream-2, pipeline politics, Russia, Third energy package, Yamal|

European gas consumers, especially in Germany, are dependent on Poland’s willingness to set reasonable transit tariffs for the Polish section of the Yamal gas pipeline. But a deadline looms, and the risk of disruption exists, writes Danila Bochkarev.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Another ‘Russian pipeline deadline’ approaches – this time with Poland in focus

German court rejects last claim against Nord Stream 2

By |marec 13th, 2020|gazprom, Germany, methane, NABU, natural gas, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia|

The Higher Administrative Court of Berlin-Brandenburg has ruled that the construction of Nord Stream 2 pipeline project could continue, rejecting a complaint over a plot of land through which the pipeline should pass and finally clearing the path for t...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za German court rejects last claim against Nord Stream 2

Nord Stream 2 in the hands of Akademik Cherskiy

By |marec 11th, 2020|Denmark, gazprom, Germany, News, Nord Stream-2, pipeline politics, Russia, United States, US sanctions|

The Russians have sent their only pipe-laying vessel equipped with dynamic positioning system – Akademik Cherskiy – to Europe. But can the tiny ship without previous experience in pipe-laying do the job, Mateusz Kubiak ponders. Mateusz Kubiak is an oil&gas...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Nord Stream 2 in the hands of Akademik Cherskiy

Merkel and Putin’s forced ‘rapprochement’

By |januar 14th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Diplomacy, Germany, Iran, Libya, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

Russia's international influence has led to stronger cooperation between German Chancellor Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin. But what can both leaders achieve? EURACTIV's media partner Der Tagesspiegel does a Q&A.

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Unilateral sanctions targeting Russia come at cost to transatlantic relationship

By |januar 9th, 2020|EU-US relations, gazprom, News, Nord Stream-2|

US sanctions designed to undermine Russian natural gas exports to Europe specifically target European-based companies at the risk of further weakening an already fragile US-European relationship, write Martin Jirušek and Robert Dillon.  

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Russia and Ukraine finalise gas deal just ahead of New Year deadline

By |december 31st, 2019|Andriy Kobolev, gazprom, Naftogaz, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia, trilateral gas talks, Turkish Stream, Ukraine, US sanctions, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Moscow and Kyiv on Monday (30 December) signed a five-year agreement on the transit of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine, after months of difficult talks but just ahead of a looming New Year deadline.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Russia and Ukraine finalise gas deal just ahead of New Year deadline