The current conflict between Naftogaz and Gazprom was inevitable, as it is part of the process of divorce of companies on the eve of the end of the 2009 contract. However, everyone expected that it would start in 2019, but it happened a year earlier. Peacefully, the parties would clearly not separate.
Ankara and Moscow have apparently taken major steps in improving once hostile ties as the Turkish and Russian leaders on Tuesday took part in a symbolic ceremony marking the construction of the Muslim nation’s first and long-awaited nuclear power plant.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is due to arrive in France on Sunday, where his host President Emmanuel Macron is under pressure to halt lucrative weapons sales to the oil-rich kingdom because of its bombing campaign in Yemen.
xDominique Ristori, the Director General of the Directorate-General for Energy within the European Commission, has expressed its support for Ukraine's stance on construction of Russian gas pipeline Nord Stream 2.
On February 6 and March 15, the European Investment Bank (EIB) allocated loan packages of €1.5 billion ($1.8 billion) and €932 million ($1.14 billion) to complete the construction of the Southern Gas Corridor’s (SGC) two main segments, which will carry Caspian-basin natural gas from Azerbaijan to Southeastern Europe—respectively, the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) and the Trans-Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) (Eib.org, February 6; Azertag, March 17).
European Union ambassadors discussed possible new sanctions on Iran, diplomats said, under plans aimed at persuading U.S. President Donald Trump to preserve an international nuclear deal with Tehran.
An announced change in Serbia's energy agreement with Russia may enable Serbia to re-export Russian gas to Europe – although it will have to build new infrastructure to do so.
The Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India (TAPI) gas pipeline project is an important and effective step towards the implementation of Turkmenistan's energy strategy, Consul of the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Azerbaijan Batyr Rejepov said.
Nika Chitadze: Georgia is aware of its role in supplying with energy resources from the Caspian Sea and Central Asian
Exclusive interview of the professor International Black Sea University, Director of the International Studies Center (Tbilisi) Mr. Nika Chitadze
Russia’s Tatneft oil company and the National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) discussed mutual cooperation.