EU proposes new Ukraine, Russian gas talks

2014-09-11 18:25

Brussels says it has invited Russia and Ukraine to hold new EU-brokered talks in Berlin in a bid to end their dispute over gas deliveries.

New Russia, Ukraine, EU gas talks set

2014-09-11 15:30

Ukraine, Russia and the European Commission will hold a new round of talks on the Russia-Ukraine gas pricing dispute in Berlin, says the Commission.

EU not ruling out 'worst case scenarios'

2014-09-03 11:30

The European Energy Commissioner has warned that he was not ruling out "worst case scenarios" on Europe's energy security.

Russia breaks ground on gas pipeline to China

2014-09-01 15:45

Russia has launched construction of a gas pipeline that will help bring gas from the far east of the country to China.

EU seeks to secure winter gas supply

2014-08-28 11:25

European Energy Commissioner says it is seeking to fill its gas storage facilities and de-escalate a row between Ukraine and Russia.

EU should ensure Ukraine's gas supply

2014-08-26 10:45

Europe should ensure Ukraine's gas supply if Russia cuts off deliveries, the EU energy commissioner has said ahead of key talks on the raging crisis.

LNG investment of $30bn in Mozambique

2014-08-22 10:55

More than $30bn will be invested initially in Mozambique's natural gas sector to build capacity to produce 20 million tonnes per year of liquefied natural gas.

Natural gas can keep motors running

2014-08-19 10:54

Cheap natural gas is starting to revolutionise traffic on US roads, cutting bills for some of the country's heaviest fuel users while reducing carbon emissions.

Ukrainian parliament backs gas pipeline bill

2014-08-14 15:30

Ukraine's parliament has approved a law to allow gas transit facilities to be leased on a joint venture basis.

EU gas flows lower on Gazprom opposition

2014-07-23 17:30

Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuri Prodan says reverse gas flows from the European Union to Ukraine have fallen because of opposition from Russia's Gazprom.

Ukraine's gas dispute could mean cold winter

2014-07-09 09:11

Central Europe could face higher gas prices and potential shortages this winter, as a prolonged price row between Russia and Ukraine heightens supply fears.

Scotland may have shale for 30 years

2014-06-30 15:15

Scotland could hold enough shale gas resources to cover UK gas needs for more than 30 years, shows a geological report.

Ukraine must strike at heart of corruption

2014-06-20 17:30

Ukraine must take brave measures to transform an economy hooked on cheap Russian gas, huge state spending and corruption, says an economic adviser.

Gas flows via Ukraine stable after blast

2014-06-18 10:45

Russian gas flows to Europe via Ukraine have been stable after an explosion on an Ukrainian pipeline, a member of Gazprom's board tells a news conference.

Russia cuts gas to Ukraine, EU threatened

2014-06-16 18:00

Russia has cut off gas to Ukraine in a dispute over unpaid bills that could disrupt supplies to the rest of Europe and set back hopes for peace.

Russia, Ukraine resume gas price talks

2014-06-11 15:00

Russia and Ukraine has resumed efforts to settle their gas price row after Kiev rejected a proposal that would have cut its gas bill by around a fifth.

Russian gas keeps flowing to Ukraine

2014-06-10 11:49

Natural gas supplies to Ukraine and the European Union have been stable after a Russian deadline passed for Kiev to pay off some of its debts.

Last minute Russia, Ukraine gas talks

2014-06-09 17:15

Ukraine and Russia will try to avert a gas war in last minute talks, brokered by the European Union, in the hope of preventing supply disruptions.

Ukraine to split troubled state gas firm

2014-06-04 15:30

Ukraine will split its debt-laden state-controlled gas company Naftogaz into three separate businesses to comply with European Union rules.

Russia and Ukraine to mull gas dispute plan

2014-06-03 10:00

Russia and Ukraine has agreed to consider a proposal for Kiev to pay off a multi-billion-dollar gas bill that has soured relations between Moscow and Kiev.

Congo unveils tender for methane gas

2014-06-01 11:38

Democratic Republic of Congo's oil ministry has called for bids to exploit reserves of methane gas at the bottom of Lake Kivu on its eastern border with Rwanda.

Mozambique mulls sovereign wealth fund

2014-05-30 11:08

Mineral-rich Mozambique is considering the establishment of a sovereign wealth fund, says the country's finance minister.

No Russia, China gas price deal yet

2014-05-20 10:30

China and Russia have not yet reached a price agreement on a long-awaited gas supply contract and talks are still continuing between both parties.

Massive gas project loads first shipment

2014-05-16 09:57

Australian energy firm Santos says the first exports from its huge $19bn gas project in Papua New Guinea will soon depart for Japan.

Gazprom demands Ukraine pay $1.66bn

2014-05-13 19:00

Russia's Gazprom has demanded a $1.66bn pre-payment from Ukraine for gas deliveries, saying it had only half its requirements in storage for winter.


Gazprom cuts forecast for gas exports

2014-09-11 17:00

Russia's top natural gas producer Gazprom expects gas exports to Europe at 157 billion cubic metres, says a company official.

Ghana awaits delayed gas plant to boost economy

2014-09-10 11:00

Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama hopes a long-delayed natural gas plant could transform the nation's economy.

European Commission to talk gas with Russia

2014-09-02 13:30

The European Commission will hold expert-level talks with Russia to try to solve the Ukraine gas price row, says energy commissioner Guenther Oettinger.

Ukraine sees no progress in gas talks with Russia

2014-08-29 18:00

Ukraine's energy minister says Kiev is disappointed by a "lack of constructive approach" from Russia on gas talks.

Russia denies plans to block gas

2014-08-27 19:30

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has dismissed Ukraine's claims that Moscow plans to block gas transit to Europe.

Ukraine reserves $3.1bn for winter gas

2014-08-22 18:00

Ukrainian state-owned gas company Naftogaz has put aside $3.1bn to buy gas for the forthcoming winter, says Prime Minister Yatseniuk.

Lithuania, Statoil sign LNG deal

2014-08-21 19:15

Lithuania has signed a deal with Norway's Statoil to supply natural gas to the country's new terminal starting 2015.

Chevron shows interest in Ukraine gas

2014-08-18 19:45

US energy giant Chevron is interested in taking a stake in Ukraine's natural gas pipeline network, which the country is opening to Western investors, reports say.

Ukraine suggests revision for gas deals

2014-08-11 15:08

European companies would have to agree major contract revisions when purchasing Russian gas if the country's parliament imposes sanctions on Russian gas.

India slaps $579m penalty on Reliance

2014-07-15 10:00

India has announced a penalty of $579m on the country's largest private firm, Reliance Industries, for failing to meet gas commitment for the fourth year in a row.

Total chief warns on Berlin Wall with Russia

2014-07-08 11:29

Europe should stop thinking about relying less on Russian gas and focus instead on safer deliveries, including options to bypass Ukraine, says the head of Total.

Ghana to raise installed electric capacity

2014-06-19 13:50

Ghana is confident it can raise installed electricity generation capacity to 5 000 MW by 2016 from 2 845 MW..

BP to sign $20bn gas contract with China

2014-06-18 10:30

British energy giant BP will sign a long-term deal with Chinese state-owned peer CNOOC in London to supply China with liquefied natural gas.

Ukraine suggests compromise gas price

2014-06-13 13:09

Ukraine is ready to pay a compromise price for Russian natural gas for 18 months to avert the threat of Moscow cutting off supplies.

Price cut pressure mounts on UK energy firms

2014-06-10 14:45

Britain's big energy suppliers are coming under mounting pressure from consumer groups and politicians to cut household power and gas bills.

China set for 'Golden Age' of natural gas

2014-06-10 11:15

Demand for natural gas is set to nearly double within five years in China, but the emerging market giant will meet half that with domestic supplies.

Ukraine, Russia to restart gas talks

2014-06-06 13:21

Ukraine and Russia will restart gas talks over the weekend to try to resolve a dispute over price .


2014-06-03 14:52

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Russia grants Ukraine gas respite

2014-06-02 17:00

Russia has offered Ukraine a brief breather in a dispute over billions of dollars' worth of unpaid gas bills.

UK gas cheapest since 2010

2014-06-01 11:21

British spot gas prices were trading at their lowest since October 2010 as healthy supplies clashed with low summer demand and high storage levels.

Afrox signs R55m LPG contract

2014-05-29 11:14

Afrox has signed a five-year R55m contract to supply bulk and cylinder liquefied petroleum gas to a large South African hotel chain.

Germany welcomes Ukraine talks

2014-05-16 18:00

The German government has welcomed apparent progress in talks in Ukraine but said international monitors had evidence of grave human rights abuses.

Medvedev - Pay for supplies

2014-05-15 18:23

All consumers of Russian gas, including Ukraine, should abide by the simple rule that supplies should be paid for, says Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

No Russia gas talks until Ukraine pays up

2014-05-12 16:02

Moscow has ruled out holding new negotiations with Ukraine over the price it pays for Russia's natural gas until Kiev covers its outstanding debts.

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