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Commission finds Luxembourg gave illegal tax benefits to Engie
The European Commission has found that Luxembourg allowed two Engie group companies to avoid paying taxes on almost all their profits for about a decade.
20 June 2018,13:541843
Commission imposes binding obligations on Gazprom
The European Commission has adopted a decision imposing on Gazprom a set of obligations that address the Commission's competition concerns and enable the free flow of gas at competitive prices in Central and Eastern European gas markets, to the benefit of European consumers and businesses.
24 May 2018,15:152009
Secretariat expresses concerns about independence of Ukrainian regulatory authority
The Secretariat published its in-depth review of Ukrainian national regulatory authority’s (NEURC) de iure and de facto compliance with the Energy Community acquis.
22 March 2018,12:372157
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16th Energy Community Ministerial Council adopts key energy infrastructure projects
Today’s 16th Ministerial Council took key decisions for the future of the Energy Community under the chairmanship of H.E. Kreshnik Bekteshi, Minister of Economy of former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
30 November 2018,11:38178
Gas price for households not to be increased until end of heating season
The price of gas for households will not be increased until the end of the heating season, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has said.
22 October 2018,23:22171
Serbia and Russia remove destination clause from gas supply agreement
On 27 September 2018, the Serbian parliament approved the removal of the destination clause included in the 2012 inter-governmental agreement between the government of the Republic of Serbia and the government of the Russian Federation for the supply of natural gas.
04 October 2018,16:57156
French Parliament paves the way for ending regulated gas tariffs in 2023
A commission of the National Assembly (lower house of the French Parliament) has adopted an amendment to the Loi Pacte, allowing the government to issue a decree removing domestic regulated gas tariffs within 6 months after the law entering into force.
19 September 2018,19:00253
Naftogaz proposes NEURC to change method for setting gas transportation tariffs
Naftogaz Ukrainy on July 13 appealed to the National Commission for Energy and Housing Utilities Services Regulation with the proposal to change the methodology for calculating gas transportation tariffs, which could lead to a reduction in gas tariffs from 2019, the press service of Naftogaz has said.
17 July 2018,17:111568
Coal Energy raises coal production by 16.2% in June
Coal Energy S.A. (Luxembourg) with assets in Ukraine in June 2018 increased coal production by 16.2% (by 1,698 tonnes) compared to the same period in 2017, to 12,150 tonnes, the company said on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
17 July 2018,17:091514
Nord Stream pipeline shuts for maintenance
The Nord Stream gas pipeline that runs across the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany has been shut down completely for scheduled maintenance until the end of the month, European gas transport operators reported.
17 July 2018,15:371804
Commission finds Luxembourg gave illegal tax benefits to Engie
The European Commission has found that Luxembourg allowed two Engie group companies to avoid paying taxes on almost all their profits for about a decade.
20 June 2018,13:541843
Europe's Cross-Border Intraday power market (XBID) comes online
19 June 2018,14:282009
OPIC will consider securing $250 mln loans for Naftogaz for gas purchase
The board of directors of the U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) on June 14 will consider the issue of security of $250 million loans (plus interest) for NJSC Naftogaz Ukrainy for gas purchases in summer, OPIC has said.
29 May 2018,19:061580
Naftogaz supports EU proposal for tripartite talks on transit
Naftogaz Ukrainy is ready to participate in the trilateral talks of Ukraine, Russia and the European Union on the transit of Russian natural gas through Ukraine for the period after the expiration of the contract with Gazprom in late 2019, but notes the need to involve Gazprom in the negotiations.
29 May 2018,19:041567
Gazprom files to cancel $4.7 bln arbitration ruling
The Stockholm arbitration ruling ordering Gazprom to pay $4.7 billion to Naftogaz Ukrainy was interfered with by an outsider, the Russian gas giant claimed in a new court filing.
29 May 2018,10:20535
Commission imposes binding obligations on Gazprom
The European Commission has adopted a decision imposing on Gazprom a set of obligations that address the Commission's competition concerns and enable the free flow of gas at competitive prices in Central and Eastern European gas markets, to the benefit of European consumers and businesses.
24 May 2018,15:152009
Ukrtransgaz, Gaz-System extends market screening procedure for demand on gas transportation via Ukraine to Poland
Public joint-stock company Ukrtransgaz and Poland's Gaz-System S.A. have extended a non-binding market screening procedure for demand on the volume of natural gas that could be transported across Ukraine to Poland until June 8, 2018, the press service of the Ukrainian company has reported.
27 April 2018,16:551633
Ukrnafta sees net profit rise by 17.7 times in Q1, 2018
Ukrnafta saw net profit rise by 17.7 times (UAH 1.190 billion) in January-March 2018 compared to the same period last year, to UAH 1.261 billion.
27 April 2018,16:531623
Kyivteploenergo to hire all employees of Kyivenergo, to inherit company debts
Municipal enterprise Kyivteploenergo has confirmed its plans to hire all employees of public joint-stock company Kyivenerego. The enterprise will also inherit accounts payable and receivable of the company, Head of Kyivenergo Oleksandr Fomenko said at a press conference at Interfax-Ukraine on Wednesday.
18 April 2018,17:001708
Nomination commission rejects appeal by NCER head to participate in selection of new NCER members
The nomination commission for the selection of new members of the National Commission for Energy, Housing and Utilities Services Regulation (NCER) has rejected an appeal by incumbent NCER Head Dmytro Vovk against the decision not to allow him to participate in the competition.
16 April 2018,17:081665
Govt signs agreement on provision of EUR 50 mln to Energy Efficiency Fund with EC
Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Economy Minister of Ukraine Hennadiy Zubko and Head of the Support Group for Ukraine in the European Commission Peter Wagner signed an agreement on co-financing of the energy efficiency support program in Ukraine on Wednesday.
15 April 2018,17:121623
Energoatom expects govt to approve documents for tender on Ukraine-EU Energy Bridge project
National Nuclear Generating Company Energoatom expects the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine soon to approve documents for a tender to attract a partner in the project on the creation of the Ukraine-EU Energy Bridge.
13 April 2018,17:201614
EU permission to build Nord Stream 2 is blow to Ukraine – Parubiy
Chairman of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy regards the granting of permits for the construction of the Nord Stream 2 by the countries of the European Union as a blow to Ukraine.
11 April 2018,17:231611