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19.11.2013 Russia to Remain Main Energy Supplier – EU Rep

Russia will remain the main energy supplier of the E.U., but Russian gas should become more competitive, Vygaudas Usackas, head of the E.U. representative office in Moscow, said on November 18, Prime has reported.

06.11.2013 Yamal LNG to Deliver Gas to Spain

The Spanish company GNF has signed a contract to buy 2.5mn tons of LNG per annum from Yamal LNG, Vedomosti has reported. The first deliveries are scheduled for 2017.

30.10.2013 Ukraine Gas Debt Not Related to EU Association Plans – President’s Spokesman

The topic of Ukraine's gas debt is not related to its plans to sign an association agreement with the European Union, Itar-Tass on October 29 cited Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for the Russian president, as saying in response to the Itar-Tass question if Gazprom's statement

28.10.2013 EU Gives Boost to Gas Storage Project in Northern Ireland

A £400 million natural gas storage project at Islandmagee has been given a major boost by the European Union, Larne Times reported on October 27.

07.10.2013 EU Forcing Gazprom to Allow Ukraine to Import Gas from Slovakia

The Ukrainian authorities think that the EU’s investigation into the misdeeds of Gazprom, which has been accused of violating the international anti-monopoly legislation, will make it possible to solve the issue of reversing gas flow to Ukraine from Slovakia.

04.10.2013 EU to Decide on Lithuania LNG Plant Loan by End 2013

The European Commission expects to rule on the legality of Lithuanian state guarantees for a loan to build a LNG terminal by end of this year, the EU executive said on October 3, Reuters has reported.

03.10.2013 EU's Almunia Says Ready to Charge Gazprom in Antitrust Case

Reuters reports that European Union's antitrust chief said on Thursday that he was ready to charge Gazprom (GAZP.MM) with anti-competitive practices in a move that could lead to a fine of up to $15 billion for the Russian gas export monopoly.

25.07.2013 Lithuania Plans LNG Terminal in Klaipeda

Lithuania plans to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at the port of Klaipeda, the Foundry reports.

18.07.2013 EU, US Regulators Call For Better Global Offshore Safety Standards

Just days before European rules on offshore safety for European companies abroad enter into force, and just a few months before additional requirements for companies operating in U.S.

03.07.2013 Europeans Oil Benchmarks Go From Trusted to Tainted

The European Union’s top energy official ignored a warning delivered in 2009 about potential manipulation of Platts oil benchmarks “because markets trusted” them.