The European Union's strategy for diversifying Europe's gas supply is being implemented around such priorities as the development of the Southern Gas Corridor, the creation of a liquefied gas hub in the Mediterranean, and also by expanding access to liquefied natural gas and gas storage facilities. To achieve this, the European Commission approved the strategy in February 2016.
National Nuclear Centre of Kazakhstan completed June 9 the first stage of physical launch of Kazakh Tokamak for Material Testing (KTM), a nuclear fusion reactor developed jointly with Russia and at the instruction of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Gas supplies from Azerbaijan and US important for EU energy security – Polish energy ministry (exclusive)
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies from the US to the Eastern Europe which were launched last week and gas supplies from Azerbaijan expected starting from 2020, are very important for European energy security, a source in the Bureau of Polish Energy Minister told .
As the Baltic countries and Finland are moving toward the creation of a common gas market, the countries' energy market regulators have agreed to apply transitional market measures starting next year in order to lower trade barriers.
Iran has doubled nuclear electricity generation, an official told Trend June 14 on condition of anonymity.
Mykhailo Gonchar, President of the Centre for Global Studies Strategy XXI Stockholm arbitration decision to accelerate the end of Gazprom's monopoly
The Stockholm Arbitration Tribunal has satisfied the claim of Naftogaz against Russia’s Gazprom under the Gas Sales Contract of 2009 on a “take or pay” claim.
Qatar’s ruler postponed an address to his country on Tuesday (6 June) over its sudden and damaging diplomatic isolation from other leading Arab nations, in order to allow Kuwait some time and room to mediate, write Tom Finn and Sylvia Westall.
Saudi Arabia and three of its Arab allies cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday, furious with what they see as the tiny emirate’s tolerant attitude toward Iran and Islamist groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood. The moves by the Saudis, Bahrain, the U.A.E. and Egypt came soon after U.S. President Donald Trump visited the region and joined Saudi Arabia in lambasting Iran for sponsoring terrorism from Syria to Yemen.
World leaders have vowed to press on with the Paris climate deal without the United States. Many US businesses, cities and states also said they would act together to combat climate change.
Although Iran’s raging inflation rate followed a steady decline over the past year, some officials and economic experts suggest that the figure is very likely to hit double digits in the coming months.