Kardashian West wades in on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Amid international appeals to end the hostilities and initiate peace talks, Kim Kardashian West, whose late…

Poland fines Gazprom over Nord Stream 2

COVID-19 or no COVID-19, the controversy over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline shows no sign of…

Baltic Pipe Project all set to boost Poland’s energy security

Baltic Pipe Project: The prospect of Poland freeing itself from its dependence on Russia for its…

Putin pours oil on NS2’s troubled waters amid fears of German power play

Russian President Vladimir Putin moved to allay European fears of a political agenda behind  the controversial…

German opposition to Nord Stream 2 grows while  Morawiecki warns of “war”

German energy consumers may end up picking up the cost of a €2.7bn gas pipeline extension…

‘New chapter’ as work starts on Afghan leg of TAPI pipeline

Work on the Afghan leg of the 1,814 km, $8bn TAPI natural gas pipeline that will…

NS2 pipeline issued first German licence – but harder hurdles lie ahead

The laying of the Nord Stream 2  (NS2) gas pipeline that will run under the Baltic…

China’s thirst for energy drives trade with Russia to new heights

Russia has reached its goal of increasing bilateral trade with China  to $80bn a year ahead…

Odds on Trans Caspian pipeline shorten as littoral states settle their differences

After nearly 30 years of haggling over the legal status of the Caspian Sea, its five…

Crack in Forties pipeline forces UK to turn to Yamal LNG to meet demand

The discovery of a crack in the North Sea’s Forties gas pipeline and its subsequent temporary…

Ukraine hires Washington lobbyists to help block NS2 pipeline

Ukraine’s state-owned oil and natural gas company Naftogaz has hired a a firm of political consultants in…

Turkmengas turns to Europe in search for new export markets

Turkmenistan may start shipping  natural gas to Eastern Europe through Russia, a senior Turkmengas  official said…

Turkstream passes milestone but Russia calls for EU guarantees

The  development  of the $6bn Turkish Stream pipeline running from Russia’s gas fields to Europe via…

Nord Stream 2 set to be rerouted as EU bows to the inevitable

The route of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline between Russia and Germany under the Baltic…

Rosneft corners Kurdistan gas supplies on eve of independence referendum

Russian oil major Rosneft  yesterday announced that it is to invest more than $1bn in the…

OMV boss defiant over Nord Stream 2 pipeline in face of US sanctions

The new  sanctions imposed on Russia by the US have made the financing of large projects…

Payday nears for Kabul with work on Afghan leg of TAPI due to start in 2018

The  prospect of Afghanistan earning a very welcome $500m a year in transit fees from the…

Power of Siberia gas pipeline to China on track for 2019, claims Gazprom CEO

Russia is on track to start supplying China with gas via the 3,000km-long Power of Siberia…

US sanctions new blow to NordStream 2

Nord Stream 2: The future of Gazprom’s controversial plans to build a second natural gas pipeline…

EU calls for mandate to negotiate NordStream 2 ground rules with Russia

The EU last week called on its 28 member states to give it  a mandate to…

Kashagan revenues come on stream with 2017 production set to double

After years of delay, Kazakhstan’s giant Kashagan oil field  is finally delivering on its promise, with…

Gazprom to receive European funding for second Nord Stream gas pipeline

Gazprom’s plans to lay a second gas pipeline along the bed of the Baltic Sea came…

EU backs down on Nord Stream 2

The European Union is giving up on efforts to stop construction of the controversial Nord Stream…

Turkish Stream #2 gets sign-off

Gazprom and Switzerland’s Allseas are reported to have signed an agreement for the construction of a second,…