World Bank and the the government of Azerbaijan January 16 signed a $400mn loan agreement funding the TransAnatolian gas pipeline (Tanap) that will deliver Caspian gas to Turkey and Europe.
On 12 January 2017, the Secretariat sent an Opening Letter to Serbia in Case ECS-18/16.
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!
- WB, Azerbaijan sign TANAP loan
- Secretariat questions legality of Serbia-Russia Intergovernmental Agreement on natural gas supply
- OPAL regulator expects German court to back EC
- DiXi Group experts have outlined the opportunities for creation of a gas hub in Ukraine
- Clean Energy for All Europeans – unlocking Europe's growth potential
- Unique engineering feat concluded as Chernobyl arch has reached resting place
- EU and EBRD stepping up reform support in Ukraine
- ENGIE shores up its presence in Ukraine and signs an agreement on gas transmission and storage
- Energy Community Secretariat establishes Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Centre
- New study on Energy Diplomacy released
- Clark says yes to world’s biggest wind farm
- Poland replaces Russia Urals with Iran oil
- Russia-Turkey rapprochement revives Turkish Stream pipeline talks
- Demand forecast pulls oil prices higher
- 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
- Weekly analytical report: December 19 - 25, 2016
In this issue: - Why was the gas "winter" package not signed; - Are reforms in the gas sector enough for creating the market; - What novelties did Verkhovna Rada adopt during the "budget night"; - How will electricity tariffs change for various consumers next year; - Will the "warm" loan program be continued next year.