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​Ukraine asks to extend discount on Russian gas by end of year
Kiev has asked Russia to extend the discount on gas at the expense of the export duty rate until the end of 2015, Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak said.

23.05.2015 12:04

Europe to support reverse gas supplies to Ukraine – draft document
Countries taking part in the Eastern Partnership summit in Riga will support reverse gas supplies to Ukraine from Poland, Hungary and Slovakia, according to a draft declaration obtained by TASS.

21.05.2015 20:48

Texas officially prohibits cities from banning fracking
A new Texas law signed by Republican Governor Greg Abbott prohibits cities and towns from imposing local ordinances to prevent fracking and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas activities.

19.05.2015 02:10

'Macedonia unrest - another episode of West-Russia geopolitical battle'
The anti-governmental protests taking place in Macedonia is a sustained regime change attempt driven and financed by Western countries, Srdja Trifkovic, foreign affairs editor at Chronicles magazine, told RT.

18.05.2015 08:39

Gazprom gets another $32mn prepayment from Ukraine for May gas deliveries
Russia’s Gazprom has confirmed its receiving another advance payment of $32 million from Naftogaz of Ukraine for May gas supplies. It’s Ukraine’s third installment this month, and brings the total paid in May to $102 million.

18.05.2015 09:35

Serbia wants to join Turkish Stream – foreign minister
Serbia is interested in joining the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project, as it wants to ensure energy security for its citizens and cut dependence on deliveries via Ukraine, said the Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic.

15.05.2015 12:09

US promises Ukraine help to become gas exporter
Ukraine has every chance of becoming a gas exporter again, as it was in the first half of the 20th century, said US Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt. He added that the US will certainly help Kiev to achieve the goal.

15.05.2015 07:29

​Poland sues Gazprom seeking lower gas price
PGNiG, Poland’s largest gas distributor, has filed a lawsuit against Gazprom and Gazprom Export in the Stockholm arbitration court, saying it wants conditions similar to the European gas market.

14.05.2015 15:21

Naftogaz makes $30mn prepayment to Gazprom
Ukraine’s Naftogaz has paid Russia’s Gazprom $30 million as a down payment for gas deliveries. The almost bankrupt firm is struggling to repay its $2.5 billion debt to Russia.

14.05.2015 13:28

‘Quasi-state Kosovo West’s only ally in Balkans, SE Europe’
Albanians are just a proxy for Western intervention in the Balkan area where it is easy for the West, following its goals, to ignite the Balkan powder keg by playing off ancient ethnic discords, Sasha Knezev, Serbian-American author, told RT.

14.05.2015 03:36

Denmark allows Total to resume fracking
French energy giant Total was granted a permission to continue shale gas exploration in Denmark following a week-long ban over using hazardous chemicals not approved by local authorities in its drilling process.

13.05.2015 19:11

​Ukraine begins anti-trust investigation into Gazprom
Ukraine’s antitrust committee has started an investigation into Russian energy giant Gazprom over a possible violation of the Ukrainian competition legislation, said head of the committee Nikolay Barash.

13.05.2015 16:08