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 2017,12:2457
EU gives initial OK to more Russia sanctions over Siemens, no final decision
European Union states have given initial backing to a German proposal to blacklist several more Russian nationals and companies over the delivery of Siemens gas turbines to Crimea, but made no final decision, diplomats said.
28 July 2017,11:5645
Congress approves strict Russia sanctions, forces decision on Trump
Congress gave final approval Thursday to a package of strict sanctions punishing Russia for its cyberintrusions in last year’s elections, delivering a challenge to President Trump, who had sought flexibility to negotiate his own deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
28 July 2017,10:2847
France's Engie intends to obtain license for gas supply in Ukraine
Engie Energy Management Ukraine LLC (Kyiv) has applied for a license to supply natural gas in Ukraine.
27 July 2017,18:5211
The U.K. is banning sales of diesel and gas cars by 2040.
Three weeks after France announced it would ban fossil-fueled vehicles, the United Kingdom is following suit.
27 July 2017,15:0863
German business forum accuses U.S. of trying to stimulate energy exports
Plans for tighter U.S. sanctions against Russia could harm European companies with energy interests in their giant eastern neighbour and appeared designed to stimulate U.S. energy exports to Europe, a German business forum said on Thursday.
27 July 2017,14:5590
Ukrnafta starts looking for partners for five investment projects
Public joint-stock company Ukrnafta has started looking for partners for five investment projects the implementation of which is planned at its facilities, the press service of Ukrnafta reported on Tuesday.
26 July 2017,14:1828
Energoatom sees 45.7% rise in net profit in H1 2017
State-owned enterprise National Nuclear Generating Company Energoatom saw a 45.7% rise in net profit in January-June 2017 year-over-year, to UAH 1.629 billion.
26 July 2017,14:1530
Nord Stream 2 will divide the EU, but new US sanctions will do more harm
Nord Stream 2 will increase Russia’s influence over its neighbours and divide the European Union. But US sanctions against the pipeline will do more harm than good.
26 July 2017,12:1599
Bulgaria to open tender for building gas link with Greece in autumn
Bulgaria intends to launch a tender for the construction of the gas interconnecion with Greece this autumn, energy minister Temenuzhka Petkova said on Tuesday.
25 July 2017,16:1398
Britain launches fund to boost electric battery technology
Britain launched a £246 million fund on Monday (24 July) to boost the development and manufacturing of electric batteries, a major growth area for the car and energy sectors.
25 July 2017,10:59126
Monitoring commission to require 100% OPEC+ compliance
The monitoring committee for the OPEC/non-OPEC oil production cut agreement will include in the meeting protocol a requirement for 100% compliance with oil production quotas under the agreement, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said at a press conference following the committee's meeting.
24 July 2017,17:4748
Second ship with coal from South Africa for DTEK TPPs arrives to Ukraine
A second ship this year with 75,000 tonnes of anthracite for Prydniprovska and Kryvy Rih thermal power plants (TPPs) of DTEK Energo arrived to the Yuzhny port on July 23, the company’s press service has reported.
24 July 2017,17:4323
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 2017,17:3527
Saudi calls OPEC members to stick to limits
OPEC leader Saudi Arabia said on Monday the group would quickly address weak compliance with output cuts by some OPEC states and would monitor rising production from Nigeria and Libya, which have been exempted from the curbs.
24 July 2017,17:3322
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 2017,15:19112
German energy company wants to build flow batteries in old natural gas caverns
A German energy company recently announced that it’s partnering with a university to build a massive flow battery in underground salt caverns that are currently used to store natural gas.
24 July 2017,11:09127
US Congress poised to pass new Russia energy sanctions
The US House of Representatives is expected Tuesday to overwhelmingly approve a number of new sanctions targeting Russia's oil and natural gas sector, including new limitations on US investments in Arctic, deepwater and shale oil projects that are partially staked by Russian firms.
24 July 2017,10:41109
Ukrainian president signs buildings energy efficiency bill
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill on energy efficiency for buildings.
21 July 2017,19:2543
Naftogaz will raise gas price for industrial consumers
Naftogaz Ukrainy from August 1, 2017 will increase the price of gas sold to industrial consumers on a prepayment basis by 2.9% (UAH 212.4), to UAH 7,421 per 1,000 cubic meters (including VAT).
21 July 2017,19:2445