No confirmed date for Ukraine-Russia gas talks

2015-03-13 13:29

The European Union does not yet have confirmation for a meeting between Ukraine and Russia for talks on gas supplies, says the bloc's energy commissioner.

SA to improve pipelines, ports to buoy gas imports

2015-02-17 18:38

South Africa plans to improve its pipelines and ports to allow for more gas imports for use in power generation, says the acting director general of the energy department.

Gas could combat power shortage - chamber

2015-02-09 15:39

South Africa needs to make more use of liquid petroleum gas to take some of the load off Eskom’s failing electricity grid, says a business chamber.

Bid to block fracking in Britain fails

2015-01-27 13:30

A group of British lawmakers have failed to block plans for shale gas fracking in Britain, but the government has agreed to tougher regulation.

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.

China, Russia sign accord on gas route

2014-11-09 18:00

China, Russia sign memorandum of understanding on second major natural gas route

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.


Egypt acquits ex-minister over Israel gas deal

2015-02-22 16:45

A court has acquitted a minister, who served under Hosni Mubarak, in a retrial after a 2012 conviction for selling Israel natural gas at below market price.

Eskom to cut costs by replacing diesel with gas

2015-02-13 14:10

Eskom expects to start using gas to run its generators within the next three years, as the cash-strapped utility seeks to move away from costly diesel.

Low gas prices seen fuelling US consumer spending

2015-01-30 09:12

The US economy has likely grown at a brisk clip as lower petrol prices buoyed consumer spending, in a show of resilience despite a darkening global outlook.

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 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.

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