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Gas hungry China trims back shale goal
China has halved its 2020 goal for shale gas production. The country faces challenges ranging from difficult geology to shortage of technology in the area meant to quench its ever-growing energy needs.

18.09.2014 12:58

Living near fracking sites deteriorates health - study
Those who live in close proximity to fracking sites exhibited a greater likelihood to suffer skin and respiratory problems than those who lived farther away from natural gas wells, according to a new study of Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale region.

12.09.2014 16:48

​Rosneft may sell almost 90 gas stations to leading commodity trader
Rosneft may sell its gas stations in Central Russia to Trafigura, one of the world’s biggest commodity traders. Russia’s anti-monopoly watchdog is pressing Rosneft to scale down its regional dominance created by the acquisition of TNK-BP.

12.09.2014 06:50

Poland resumes reverse gas flow to Ukraine
Poland has resumed full deliveries of gas to Ukraine, Warsaw and Kiev confirmed on Friday.

12.09.2014 09:19

​Sussex says ‘No’ to South Down fracking bid
An energy company’s bid to drill for shale oil and gas in the UK’s newest national park has been rejected. The refusal has thrown into doubt the future of the fracking industry in southern England.

11.09.2014 14:07

Gazprom says gas supplies to Poland ‘exact same’ in response to complaint
The flow of Russian gas to Poland hasn’t changed in the last week, and remains at 23 million cubic meters per day, a spokesman at Russia’s state-owned Gazprom, said Thursday.

11.09.2014 11:37

Poland stops reverse gas flow to Ukraine, Kiev blames Russia
Ukraine’s state-controlled gas transit company says Poland cut off reverse flows to Ukraine, alleging that a quarter of Russian gas imports to Poland went missing. Gazprom said it continues to supply the same amount of gas as previously.

10.09.2014 17:04

US should commit to sending oil to Europe - EU Trade Commissioner
EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht wants to see oil and natural gas exports from the US to Europe included in the forthcoming transatlantic trade deal which will create the world’s largest free trade zone.

10.09.2014 09:49

Ukraine’s President signs law allowing sanctions against Russia
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law allowing future sanctions against Russia, which could include a ban on the transit of Russian gas, and sanctions against Russian banks, according to the website of the upper parliament.

10.09.2014 07:36

Putin: Arctic shelf development ‘major task’ for oil and gas sector
Arctic shelf development is among the major challenges facing the Russian oil and gas sector, according to President Putin, who addressed industry workers on Sunday.

07.09.2014 10:48

Russia’s Gazprom to fall under new EU capital ban – sources
Russia's Gazprom Bank and oil producer Gazprom Neft will fall under new sanctions approved by the European Union on Friday, Reuters cited an EU diplomat as saying. The sanctions reportedly include a new ban on raising capital in the 28-nation bloc.

05.09.2014 22:05

Donetsk People's Republic in talks with Russia to supply gas bypassing Kiev - report
Authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) say they are holding talks “at the highest level” in Moscow over the supply of Russian gas to the Donbass area bypassing Kiev.

04.09.2014 07:13

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