Europe at risk of being cut off from Russian gas

2015-01-14 17:50

Russia's gas giant Gazprom says that there was still a risk that Europe could have supplies of Russian gas piped via Ukraine cut this winter.

BG sells Australian gas pipeline unit

2014-12-10 10:22

British energy producer BG Group has sold its Australian gas pipeline business for $5bn as part of its plan to shed non-core assets.

Russia's pipeline falls victim to Ukraine crisis

2014-12-02 09:30

Russia's $40bn South Stream gas pipeline project has fallen victim to plunging energy prices and the political standoff between the European Union and Moscow.

Shell talks about regasification and fracking

2014-11-12 14:20

Shell is looking for local partners to invest in “regasification” plants, and has disclosed more information about plans to frack in the Karoo.

UK electric grid may shut factories

2014-10-29 12:55

Britain's electricity grid has emergency plans to pay factories to shut down during peak hours if it comes under strain this winter.

Ukraine, Russia, EU to finalise gas deal

2014-10-21 19:27

Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies as their energy ministers meet in Brussels for talks brokered by the European Union.

Always bloated? Watch what you eat

2014-10-21 09:07

Do you suffer from constant bloating and gas? Flatulence can be an uncomfortable, embarrassing condition that may cause distress and even severe pain. Here's help.

Russia and Ukraine seek gas deal

2014-10-20 15:56

A tentative agreement between the Ukrainian and Russian presidents has raised hopes of ending a dispute in which Moscow has halted natural gas supplies to Kiev.

Ukraine, Russia make progresson gas deal

2014-10-17 17:00

Progress has been made during talks aimed at resolving a dispute over gas supplies from Russia, says Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

Ukraine may ask court to rule on Russian gas

2014-10-08 15:00

Kiev may appeal to the Stockholm court of arbitration to fix a temporary price for Russian gas and conditions for deliveries to Ukraine.

Winter season heightens Russia-Europe gas game

2014-10-01 12:30

A cat and mouse game is continuing between Europe and Russia over gas supplies as the continent switches into the winter heating season.

Hungary to import more gas from Gazprom

2014-09-26 12:45

Hungary has secured an agreement for increased gas imports from Russia's Gazprom, a day after Hungary's pipeline operator FGSZ stopped shipping gas to Ukraine.

Merkel wants end to Russia, Ukraine gas dispute

2014-09-23 17:30

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for a rapid end to the long-running gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine.

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.


Mozambique gets new law for gas partnerships

2014-12-18 10:48

Mozambique has published a law for energy firms' multi-billion dollar gas projects, as the country gears up to become a leading exporter of liquefied gas.

Turkey frets after Putin picks it for gas role

2014-12-04 15:45

Russia's offer of a centre stage role in its revised gas export plans to Turkey has been greeted with more muted applause in Ankara than Moscow.

Germany to leave door ajar for fracking

2014-11-20 11:12

Germany's government plans to stop short of an outright ban on the controversial technique of fracking for gas, bowing to pressure from industry.

10 foods that cause bloating

2014-11-11 16:10

You know the symptoms: you start the day with a flat stomach, but as the day progresses your belly starts to swell until you look like you’re pregnant. Here’s help.

UK gas prices drop to record low

2014-10-31 16:15

British wholesale gas prices for November and December have fallen to their lowest ever levels after Ukraine and Russia signed a deal.

Ukraine unlikely to receive IMF loan tranche

2014-10-28 14:15

Ukraine is unlikely to receive a second tranche of a $17bn loan programme from the International Monetary Fund as expected.

Ukraine, Russia, EU meet to finalise gas deal

2014-10-21 14:00

Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies as their energy ministers meet for talks brokered by the European Union.

Moscow, Russia gas deal cutting it thin

2014-10-20 18:45

An interim deal by Moscow and Kiev could supply enough gas to get Ukraine through the winter as long as the weather does not become unusually cold, research shows.

Egypt to get natural gas from Israeli firm

2014-10-20 15:00

An Israeli firm will supply Egypt with natural gas, more than two years after sabotage halted the flow of Egyptian gas to Israel.

Africa set to switch on gas-to-power potential

2014-10-16 14:45

Africa's under used gas reserves are set to play a big role in stemming the continent's crippling electricity void, a shift that should boost economies.

Ukraine energy minister to meet over Russia gas

2014-10-02 12:02

Ukrainian Energy Minister is scheduled to meet European Energy Commissioner in an attempt to work out a date and venue for the next round of talks with Russia.

Ukraine's winter gas problem may be over

2014-09-26 18:30

The European Union has proposed a gas deal between Ukraine and Russia that would guarantee Ukraine at least 5 billion cubic metres of gas for the next six months.

EU aims for Ukraine-Russia gas deal

2014-09-25 13:16

European Energy commissioner Guenther Oettinger says he aims to propose an interim solution to the gas price row between Russia and Ukraine.

Qatar not a gas 'alternative' to Russia

2014-09-23 14:00

Qatar has no plans to pitch in as an alternative supplier as Europe seeks to reduce its reliance on Russian gas.

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.

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