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Energy

Heat or eat? Fuel bank scheme to assist families crippled by poverty
Poverty-stricken families who face the dilemma of whether to heat their homes or go hungry will be given free fuel vouchers under a new pilot scheme so they can afford to meet soaring energy bills in a climate of ongoing austerity.

24.04.2015 11:26

Argentinian President to RT: ‘It is absurd to really think that Russia is a threat’
There are no reasons why Russia and Argentina should’t have bilateral ties, Argentinian President Cristina Kirchner said, stressing that it is “absurd” to deem Russia a threat. Kirchner spoke to RT in her first interview to a foreign media in five years.

23.04.2015 20:33

​Russia and Argentina seal energy package, $3bn in deals
Russia plans to invest $2 billion in Argentinian nuclear power plants, and Russia's Gazprom has signed a deal to explore oil and gas fields in Argentina, a project worth another $1 billion.

23.04.2015 15:49

Bulgaria to build new $236mn ‘gas corridor’ with Romania and Greece - media
Bulgaria has reportedly inked a deal on a new “gas corridor” with Romania and Greece which will be completed in 2018, and is expected to cut the country’s almost total dependency on Russian natural gas.

23.04.2015 07:23

The EU-Gazprom war
The European Commission (EC) is slapping anti-trust charges against Russia’s Gazprom under the pretext the energy giant is blocking competition in Central and Eastern Europe.

22.04.2015 11:43

‘Goldman advising on the economy like Dracula on running a blood bank’ – UK economist
Goldman Sachs’ claim that a Labour victory in the general election would impact negatively on Britain’s economy has been dismissed by leading British economists, who say the Wall Street giant’s outlook is laughable and colored by self-interest.

22.04.2015 11:57

EU charges Gazprom with 'abusing' market position in Central & Eastern Europe
Russia’s biggest gas utility, Gazprom, was hit with an antitrust case by European Union regulators for “abusing” its dominant position and overcharging customers for gas supplies. The investigation against the Gazprom has been ongoing for 2 years.

22.04.2015 07:57

​Russia guarantees supply of 47 bn cubic meters of gas to Greece
Gazprom says it will guarantee the transit of up to 47 billion cubic meters of gas to Greece after the construction of a gas pipeline from the Greek-Turkish border. The company’s CEO Aleksey Miller confirmed the deal.

21.04.2015 16:58

Lukoil eyes return to Iran after sanctions lifted - CEO
Russia’s second largest oil and gas producer Lukoil plans to return to Iran as soon as sanctions over the country’s nuclear program are lifted, according to the company’s President Vagit Alekperov.

21.04.2015 07:14

Ukraine lost $3bn over conflict in Donbass - Yatsenyuk
The budget of Ukraine has lost $2.8 billion in unpaid fees and taxes from the Donbass region during the conflict in the southeast, according to Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk.

20.04.2015 16:49

Ukraine to stop coal & electricity imports by year-end, energy minister says
Ukraine will end electricity and coal imports in the next 7-8 months as the government continues to cut expenditure, according to a Ukrainian energy ministry.

17.04.2015 13:30

Saudi Arabia announces biggest oil production surge in 30 years
Undisputed leader of OPEC, Saudi Arabia, increased daily oil production by 658,800 barrels in March to an average of 10.294 million barrels a day, says data the country gave to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries’ secretariat in Vienna.

16.04.2015 15:03