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Image - Russian Gas Cut to Ukraine Unlikely to Hurt Europe: Analysts

Russian Gas Cut to Ukraine Unlikely to Hurt Europe: Analysts

Moscow's latest warning that Europe could run short of Russian gas this winter lacks credibility, analysts say, as the prospect of new Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis rises. Russia is the EU's top supplier of gas which much of the supplies transiting through Ukraine. The 28-nation bloc depends on energy imports for more than 50 percent of its needs, and roughly 40 percent of supplies come from Russia. Russia in mid-Ju...

Natural Gas & LNG - Aug 29, 2014


Image - Russia Breaks Ground on New Gas Pipeline to China

Russia Breaks Ground on New Gas Pipeline to China

Russia launched construction Monday of a 770 billion ruble ($20.8 bn) gas pipeline that will help bring gas from the far east of the country to China. "We are today starting the biggest construction project in the world," President Vladimir Putin said at the ceremonial joining of the first sections of the 3,968-kilometre (2,466-mile) Siberian Strength pipeline outside the eastern Siberian city of Yakutsk. "But it is not ...

Natural Gas & LNG - Sep 1, 2014


Image - Russia Warns of High Risk to Winter Gas Deliveries to Europe

Russia Warns of High Risk to Winter Gas Deliveries to Europe

Russia's energy minister Alexander Novak warned Friday of a high risk of disruptions to Russian gas supplies to Europe this winter as international tensions over Ukraine mounted. "The situation is extremely critical as the heating season approaches," Novak said at a joint press conference with the EU's Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger. "There is a high risk that gas delivered by Gazprom for Europe will be i...

Natural Gas & LNG - Aug 29, 2014