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Energy

​Family awarded $3 million in first US fracking trial
After three years of legal wrangling, a Texas family has won its case against a company engaged in hydraulic fracturing near their home. The family, which suffered tangible health deterioration after the fracking began, was awarded $3 million.

23.04.2014 20:42

Sanctioned Rotenberg brothers stop Gazprom pipeline sales
Russian businessmen Arkady and Boris Rotenberg, who were hit with US sanctions after Crimea joined Russia, will stop selling pipelines to Gazprom, the country’s largest gas producer.

23.04.2014 07:45

​Renewables seen as Ukraine's road to energy independence from Russia
As a way of becoming less reliant on Russian conventional energy Ukraine is talking to US investors who want to put money into alternative energy like wind and solar.

18.04.2014 11:50

Avoiding another Fukushima: Nuclear power generation could be put to sea
A group of American engineers proposed bringing nuclear power generating facilities out to sea, to secure them from earthquakes and tsunamis, and prevent a possible meltdown threat by submerging a reactor’s active zone.

17.04.2014 04:48

Pre-payment for gas to Ukraine if current bills not met - Putin
Gazprom will switch to a pre-payment system in one month if Ukraine doesn’t start paying for natural gas imports from Russia, President Vladimir Putin has warned during Thursday's 12th annual question and answer session.

17.04.2014 07:37

‘World must triple nuclear and renewable energy’ – United Nations
‘Clean’ power plants and nuclear stations need to triple their energy output to avoid a global warming doomsday. More than $17 trillion in investment in the next 21 years is needed to meet electricity demand alone, UN research has found.

14.04.2014 07:16

'Try not paying your gas bill for just 3 months, see what happens'
Russia has to stop gas subsidies to Ukraine as it cannot keep supporting the bankrupt anti-Russian regime in Kiev, energy asset manager Eric Kraus told RT, adding that it will be the EU's problem if Ukraine eventually starts stealing their transit gas.

12.04.2014 03:17

'Business as usual’ in Russia – BP
Speaking at BP’s annual shareholder meeting, CEO Bob Dudley said the company can “act as a bridge” between Russia and Europe, adding that it was “business as usual” between the oil giant and Russia.

11.04.2014 10:46

Ukraine readies to sue Gazprom in Stockholm
Lawmakers in Ukraine have started preparing a lawsuit against Gazprom, as they think the price of Russian gas is exorbitant and politically motivated, Ukraine’s coup – appointed Energy Minister Yuri Prodan has said.

11.04.2014 10:35

Independent Scotland may lose UK as energy buyer
Britain may not choose to buy electricity from an independent Scotland if prices are higher than from other neighbors, the UK government said Wednesday. Ex-NATO chief Lord Robertson warned that only the UK’s enemies would benefit from a Yes vote.

09.04.2014 15:52

Navy creates ship fuel from seawater
Researchers working for the United States Navy say they are around a decade away from mastering a procedure that will make high-powered fuel for the military’s fleet of ships out of run-of-the-mill seawater.

08.04.2014 14:26

US to become oil independent by 2037 – EIA
US may stop importing oil by 2037 as abundant domestic crude supplies, including North Dakota’s Bakken field and Texas’s Eagle Ford formation, may push production to the level of consumption, according to the US government.

08.04.2014 10:46

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