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2014-04-02 04:20:27

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info Russia's control over energy supplies and distribution systems in Ukraine and Western Europe could be reduced if the United States relaxed energy exports. Diminishing Russia's economic leverage over Ukraine and Western Europe could be a key component of America's policy response to the Crimea crisis, writes Nick Loris from The Heritage Foundation in World Review...

2013-12-05 08:22:26

BRUSSELS, December 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A constructive discussion took place yesterday at the European Parliament at a conference entitled "South Stream: The Evolution of a Pipeline", hosted by Natural Gas Europe, where representatives of Gazprom and the European Commission discussed potential ways forward on the application of EU legislation to the South Stream pipeline. The event heard that by 2030 Europe's natural gas needs are anticipated to grow by 25%, of which...

2013-11-27 12:23:01

KYIV, Ukraine, November 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kyiv wants to settle disputes about the Association Agreement (AA) with the European Union by having negotiations involving all three parties - EU, Russia and Ukraine - before the Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius. Such statement was made by the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych during his interview with five Ukrainian TV channels today. The parties should discuss relations in terms of the Free Trade Area with the EU...

2013-10-31 12:25:50

KYIV, Ukraine, October 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- European energy companies Eni (Italy) and Electricite de France (France) confirmed their readiness to invest in Ukraine during their meeting with the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych. Moreover, Ukraine and Electricite de France signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the areas of gas industry and electricity. Ukraine is aiming to achieve energy independence by increasing its own energy production, stated...

2013-10-15 12:20:45

KYIV, Ukraine, October 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A project involving Ukrainian gas transport system has made it to the list of 250 key energy infrastructure projects, adopted by the European Commission on October 14, 2013. The projects will receive funding of EUR 5.85 billion during 2014-2020. Financing these energy infrastructure projects would create most benefits to European consumers, according to EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger. Ukrainian energy...

2013-09-27 12:23:01

MILAN, September 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In Milan, the leaders of South Stream and Gazprom make their case of the pipeline's value for Europe Security of supply, diversification of energy sources and a strong partnership between the energy enterprises of Europe: these were the questions addressed at "South Stream: The Evolution of a Pipeline", a conference held today in Milan, where leaders of South Stream and Gazprom, along with governmental partners and sector...

2013-09-11 12:21:22

KYIV, Urkaine, September 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new agreement between German electric utilities company RWE and Ukrainian state oil and gas managing company Naftogaz has been signed on September 5, 2013, informed Eduard Stavytskyi, Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, as quoted by rbc.ua. The newly signed document regulates both gas supply to Ukraine and gas storage in the Ukrainian underground facilities, reports Unian. The cooperation with a German...

2013-08-22 04:20:31

KYIV, Ukraine, August 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine continues to diversify the sources of gas import by expanding the routes of reverse supply of gas, said the Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, Eduard Stavytskyi. So far, Ukraine has been importing gas directly from Russia and through reverse supplies from the EU (through Poland and Hungary). Soon, he said, the Ukrainian government will open two more reverse gas supply routes through Romania and Slovakia....

2013-06-26 08:32:28

SOFIA, Bulgaria, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday's conference - South Stream: The Evolution of a Pipeline - held in Sofia, Bulgaria, and hosted by Natural Gas Europe, aimed to discuss the social, economic and environmental implications of the South Stream pipeline. South Stream, a Gazprom venture with a number of partners, will enhance European energy security. It is a key project in meeting the strategy of diversifying the gas routes within the European Union and will...

2013-06-26 08:22:42

KYIV, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine remains a reliable partner of the European Union in the energy sector, particularly with respect to gas transportation and storage. This statement was released by the EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Stefan Fuele during the press conference in Luxembourg. The eastern European country may also become the energy hub of Europe, he added, as reported by rbc.ua According to the EU Commissioner,...