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EU sounds alarm, urges US to coordinate on Russia sanctions
The European Union sounded the alarm on Saturday (22 July) about moves in the US Congress to step up sanctions on Russia, urging Washington to keep coordinating with its G7 partners and warning of unintended consequences.
24 July 2017,17:3592
Germany wants wider EU sanctions blacklist on Russia over Siemens Crimea turbines -sources
Germany is urging the European Union to add up to four more Russian nationals and companies to the bloc's sanctions blacklist over Siemens gas turbines delivered to Moscow-annexed Crimea, two sources in Brussels said.
24 July 2017,15:19209
Secretariat to review independence and performance of Ukraine’s energy regulator
The Secretariat has initiated an assessment of the legal framework and de facto performance of the Ukrainian national regulatory authority, NEURC, upon the regulator’s invitation.
20 July 2017,18:27407
EBRD President urges Ukraine to continue reforms
EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti concluded a visit to Ukraine on Friday afternoon after meetings with the country’s President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groyssman and a speech at the annual meeting of the YES international conference.
19 September 2017,12:47185
Naftogaz, Russia's Gazprom fail to reach progress in gas price formula
National joint-stock company Naftogaz Ukrainy and Russia's Gazprom would receive final decisions on the gas price formula in the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Naftogaz Head Andriy Kobolev has said.
11 September 2017,19:48299
Ukrainian enterprises import gas at $210 per 1,000 cubic meters in August
Ukrainian enterprises in August 2017 imported gas at an average price of UAH 5,385 or $210.11 per 1,000 cubic meters, according to the website of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade.
11 September 2017,19:47294
DTEK waiting for arrival of two ships with 150,000 tonnes of anthracite from South Africa in Sept
DTEK is waiting for the arrival of two ships with anthracite from South Africa in the middle of September.
07 September 2017,11:08420
Payback period for hydraulic fracturing at Ukrgazvydobuvannia's wells two or three weeks
The payback period for hydraulic fracturing at Ukrgazvydobuvannia's wells is two or three weeks, Ukrgazvydobuvannia Head Oleh Prokhorenko said at a government meeting on Wednesday.
07 September 2017,11:05425
Ukraine to increase gas in underground storage to 17 bcm by winter
Ukraine will accumulate no less than 17 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas in underground storage facilities by the onset of the 2017/2018 heating season, Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Kistion has said.
07 September 2017,11:03426
Pre-election Prague says solar power too expensive
The Czech government is considering increasing taxes imposed on producers of solar power because of high expenditures on renewable energy support.
01 September 2017,11:49686
Energy ministry recommends increasing price of coal made by state-owned coalmines by 10% from Sept 1
The decision was made at a meeting devoted to the setting the upper price of coal headed by Minister Ihor Nasalyk and held on August 30 in the ministry, one of the meeting participants told Interfax-Ukraine.
01 September 2017,11:42291
Final Gazprom, Naftogaz arbitration rulings both expected by end-November
The final arbitration rulings in the dispute between Gazprom and Ukraine's Naftogaz Ukrayiny over natural gas pricing, supply and transit are now expected to be made by the end of November, the Russian gas giant said late Tuesday.
31 August 2017,16:03451
Bulgaria starts building nuclear waste dump
Bulgaria started on Tuesday (29 August) construction of a radioactive waste depot for its sole nuclear plant, with the facility expected to become operational in 2021, the energy ministry said.
30 August 2017,15:43295
China becomes world’s third-largest shale gas producer
China has become the world’s third-largest shale gas producer, after only the U.S. and Canada, Iran’s PressTV reports, adding that last year, China pumped almost 8 billion cubic meters of shale gas.
30 August 2017,15:15307
Ukraine's govt trying to show IMF there are no reasons for raising gas prices for public
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has stated the Cabinet of Ministers is holding a discussion with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), during which it is trying to prove there are no reasons for raising gas prices for the population.
30 August 2017,12:23195
Ukraine boosts gas inventories by 80% since end of heating season
Ukraine has increased gas inventories in underground storage 80% or 6.478 billion cubic meters (bcm) since the end of the heating season, according to operational data from Ukrtransgaz.
30 August 2017,12:2060
Storengy, a French operator, will explore market prospects of Ukraine's UGS
Ukraine and the European Union have launched a project of a comprehensive study of Ukrainian underground gas storage facilities (UGS).
01 August 2017,20:15709
CHPSs accumulate debts for gas
Compared to the last week, arrears in this category of the enterprises-debtors of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine have increased by UAH 138 thousand and total about UAH 3,202 million.
01 August 2017,19:54680
Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman promises to solve the issue of gas distribution networks in the legal domain
The issue of payment for the use of gas distribution networks will be resolved in the legal domain, and cases of abuse on the part of private network operators will also be appropriately assessed.
01 August 2017,19:53672
The government has opened access to "warm loans" for the houses that do not have centralized heating
From now on, co-owners associations and house development cooperatives in the buildings that are not connected to the centralized heating system will be able to freely participate in the “warm loans” program and receive appropriate state financial support for the implementation of energy efficient measures.
01 August 2017,19:52680
Investments in energy sector continue to weaken
Investment in the energy sector worldwide dropped for the second year straight as spending on upstream oil and gas projects continued to wane, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
31 July 2017,15:20837
Germany urges EU countermeasures against U.S. over Russia sanctions
New sanctions against Russia proposed by U.S. lawmakers and which could harm European firms violate international law and the European Commission should consider counter-measures, the German economy minister was quoted on Monday as saying.
31 July 2017,12:02756
U.S. coal exports soar, in boost to Trump energy agenda
U.S. coal exports have jumped more than 60 percent this year due to soaring demand from Europe and Asia, according to a Reuters review of government data, allowing President Donald Trump's administration to claim that efforts to revive the battered industry are working.
28 July 2017,12:24416