Showing posts with label energy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label energy. Show all posts

Monday, May 21, 2018

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

EU raises 'concerns' over US sanctions plan

new sanctions on Russia that may affect energy flows to Europe
The European Union has said it holds deep reservations over a vote by the US House of Representatives to impose tough new sanctions on Russia that may affect energy flows to Europe.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Austria concerned about US attempts to achieve own economic ambitions via Russia sanctions

official spokesperson of the Austrian Chancellor
Sanctions planned by the United States against Russia may affect operations of European companies in the energy infrastructure sphere and therefore extraterritorial application of such US laws is unacceptable, official spokesperson of the Austrian Chancellor Juergen Schwarz told TASS on Tuesday.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Egypt would suffer most if Ethiopian Dam concerns are not met

Cairo is the main party that could be affected by the construction of Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) if Egypt's concerns are not taken into consideration, Egypt’s foreign minister Sameh Shoukry told his Ethiopian counterpart, Workneh Gebeyehu, Saturday on the sidelines of African Union preparatory meetings.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Moscow abandons neither South Stream nor Turkish Stream — Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Moscow does not abandon either the South Stream or Turkish Stream pipeline, but is waiting for a clear position of the European Commission on these issues.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Christmas lights in US use more energy than entire countries use in a year

American household Christmas lights, a favorite holiday tradition, use up more electricity than some poorer countries -- such as El Salvador or Ethiopia -- do in a year.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Ankara shuns Moscow’s potential gas threat with Qatari accord

Turkey has been exploring new energy alternatives amid the ongoing diplomatic crisis with Russia, although officials continue to view any potential gas blockage by Russia as unlikely.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Erdogan warns Russia over Turkey nuclear, gas deals

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Thursday warned Russia that Ankara has alternatives to Moscow for building its first nuclear power plant and importing gas, as tensions rise over the Russian bombing campaign in Syria.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

China, Russia jointly safeguarding post-war world order (Chinese ambassador)

China's upcoming military parade as well as Russian President Vladimir Putin's attendance at China's Victory Day ceremony show both countries' firm will to safeguard post-war world order, Chinese Ambassador to Russia Li Hui said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015

EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia for 6 Months

European Union foreign ministers formally agreed Monday to extend economic sanctions against Russia for an additional six months in response to the country's role in neighboring Ukraine.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

EU should immediately open the energy chapter for negotiations, says Turkey

Turkey is a significant player in the energy sector and EU should open the chapter on energy during accession negotiations, head of Foreign Economic Relations Board said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

EU Charges Gazprom With Antitrust Violations

The European Union charged Russian energy giant Gazprom with antitrust violations Wednesday, in a move that could further aggravate tensions between Russia and the EU.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

No agreement with Greece on 3-5bln euro pre-payment (Dmitry Peskov)

There was no agreement with Athens on funnelling a pre-payment, three to five billion euros worth, within the framework of a project on laying out a section of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline via Greece, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Saturday.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Great Renaissance Dam: Egyptian figures back El-Sisi’s Nile dam negotiations

Egyptian President El-Sisi signed a declaration of principles with Ethiopia and Sudan, in what is considered Egypt’s tentative solution to solve a dispute over the Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

We will never have a united states of Europe (Jean-Claude Juncker)

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said there is never going to be a "united states of Europe," and that the EU needed to concentrate on "big issues" such as deepening the economic and monetary union and introducing an energy union and digital market.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan reach preliminary deal on Nile dam

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have reached a preliminary agreement on sharing the Nile River's waters and operating Ethiopia's contested Grand Renaissance Dam, Egypt's official news agency said.

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