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11.09.2014 US, EU Ready New Sanctions to Stop Oil Exploration in Russia

The United States and European Union plan to stop billions of dollars in oil exploration in Russia by the world's largest energy companies including Exxon Mobil Corp and BP Plc, U.S. government sources said.

09.09.2014 EU Puts Top Russian Oil Companies on Sanctions List

The European Union put Russia's top oil producers and pipeline operators Rosneft, Transneft and Gazprom Neft on its list of Russian state-owned firms that will not be allowed to raise capital or borrow on European markets, an EU diplomat said, writes Reuters.

05.09.2014 New EU Economic Sanctions to Hit Russian Oil, Defense Investments

The European Union is looking at introducing more economic sanctions against Russia over its alleged role in Ukrainian conflict, targeting the country’s oil and defense industries with investment bans, according to a new report.

29.08.2014 Russian Gas Cutoffs to EU via Ukraine Not Expected – EU Energy Chief Oettinger

The European Union is not expecting any interruptions in Russian gas deliveries to the European Union via Ukraine, but does not exclude the possibility, EU Energy Chief Gunther Oettinger said Thursday, RIA Novosti reported.

07.07.2014 Mandatory EIA for Shale Gas Development – EU Recommendations Target Fracking

The recent turbulence in Ukraine and Russia’s politics have multiple dimensions. Energy  security is a major concern, particularly for those European countries which heavily rely on Russian gas supplies.

17.04.2014 Romania builds section of gas pipeline to Moldova

Romania has finished the construction of its section of the long-distance Yassy-Ungeny gas pipeline that will connect its gas transportation system to Moldova, Gheorge Dutsu, president of the National Agency for Mineral Resources, told journalists on April 16, ITAR-TASS

24.02.2014 Ukraine pledges uninterrupted transit of Russian gas

Ukraine will fulfill its obligations for uninterrupted and accident-free gas transit and energy supply to consumers in countries of the European Union and the Customs Union, says a report of the press service of the Ukrainian government with a reference to Ukrainian Depu

20.12.2013 Polish PGNiG Increases Gas Tariff

In accordance with a decision of the President of the Energy Regulatory Office (URE), as of January 1st 2014 PGNiG SA will introduce a revised gas tariff, which reflects the new gas market model being implemented in Poland, PGNiG announced on December 19.

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.