The Ukrainian parliament adopted a law on the appointment of a new National Commission for the Regulation of the Energy Sector and Communal Services.
The lobbying by CEOs of energy companies is intended to step up the scale of involvement of local politicians in supporting Nord Stream 2.
Gazprom Export held a gas auction for European customers for the third time in the past twelve months.
Natural gas, after crude oil, is the most important energy carrier in the German economy.
Gazprom’s announcement of the deal with Eustream fits in with the Russian diplomatic and propaganda offensive linked to the Nord Stream 2 project.
The plan for Naftogaz’s restructuring is an important step on the way towards Kyiv’s compliance with the obligations it has made to the EU and the IMF.
Natural gas, after crude oil, is the most important energy carrier in the German economy. Over the past twenty years, natural gas has been the only conventional energy carrier to have increased its share in the German energy basket.
The contract is further proof that the observed energy co-operation between Russia and India has been intensifying over the last two years.
Despite causing great controversy in the EU, plans to build the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline are steadily being implemented.
The Parliament of Lithuania has appealed to the government to take action to halt the construction of the Astravyets nuclear power plant in Belarus.