The recent decision of the European Commission allowing Gazprom to use more capacity of the German OPAL pipelinehas created a swirl in media. Due to this decision,Russia will be able to supply more gas through the Nord Stream pipeline and less through the Ukrainian gas transmission system. Media equally notedthat thisdecision on antitrust case against Gazprom revealsambiguous perspectiveswithin the European Commission. Despite the abuse of its position in European gas market, Gazprom will not have to pay a large fine. Is Brussels preparing a treachery that will damage Ukraine’s interests? Let’s find out!
ENGIE has cemented its commitment to the Ukrainian energy market by announcing the creation of a subsidiary in the country and by signing an agreement with UkrTransGaz, Ukrainian transmission system operator, on gas transmission and storage.
A Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Centre was established today by the Secretariat. Its launch comes as a response to signals that the settlement alternatives currently available for energy disputes no longer respond to the needs of national authorities and stakeholders, in particular small and medium enterprises and consumers.
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- New study on Energy Diplomacy released
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- Greek energy minister ‘positive’ on South Stream construction
- Russia mulls stronger ties to Iran's energy sector
- Russia to loan Iran $1bn for constructing power plant
- Offshore wind in Europe draws EUR 14 billion investment in first half of 2016
- Germany, Italy, & Japan Lead Global Energy Efficiency Rankings, Says ACEEE
- Iran to emerge as US rival in gas markets
- Commission could consider pan-EU regulator to prevent another Dieselgate
- Azerbaijan’s SOCAR warns Greece against foul play over DESFA deal
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- Energy Reforms: October 2016 review
The project "Enhancing impact of civil society in monitoring and policy dialogue on energy and related sectors’ reforms in line with the Association Agreement implementation" presents the monitoring report on Ukraine’s progress in the implementation of the Association Agreement with the EU in the areas of energy and environment for October 2016.