French energy giants urge consumers to cut energy use

French energy giants urge consumers to cut energy use

A couple of stork stands in a nest on the top of a pylon of high-tension electricity power lines in front of a smoke stack of the Electricite de France (EDF) coal-fired power plant of Cordemais in Bouee, France, February 25, 2022. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, June … Read more

Germany triggers gas alarm stage, accuses Russia of ‘economic attack’

Germany triggers gas alarm stage, accuses Russia of ‘economic attack’

West, Russia in energy standoff since Ukraine invasion German minister warns of ‘rocky road’ ahead Minister does not rule out gas rationing Says market threatened by ‘Lehman Brothers’ moment Alarm stage decision does not change status quo: E.ON BERLIN, June 23 (Reuters) – Germany triggered the “alarm stage” of its emergency gas plan on Thursday … Read more

Germany risks recession as Russian gas crisis deepens

Germany risks recession as Russian gas crisis deepens

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register More Europeans activate first stage of gas crisis plans Surging gas price adds to policymakers’ inflation headache Slowing flows hinder efforts to refill … Read more

Freeport LNG plant to shut for 3 weeks, roiling global energy markets

Freeport LNG plant to shut for 3 weeks, roiling global energy markets

HOUSTON, June 8 (Reuters) – Freeport LNG, operator of one of the largest U.S. export plants producing liquefied natural gas (LNG), will shut for at least three weeks following an explosion at its Texas Gulf Coast facility. The fire roiled U.S. natural gas markets on Wednesday and the impact is likely to spread through Europe … Read more

Russia widens Europe gas cuts and halts Dutch, Danish and German contracts

Russia widens Europe gas cuts and halts Dutch, Danish and German contracts

A 3D printed natural gas pipeline is placed in front of displayed Gazprom logo in this illustration taken February 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Gazprom says it cuts off supply to GasTerra, Orsted and Shell Russians cite refusal to pay in roubles Move a day after … Read more

Russia puts sanctions on Gazprom units in Europe and U.S., part owner of pipeline

Russia puts sanctions on Gazprom units in Europe and U.S., part owner of pipeline

Russian government publishes list of affected firms Presidential decree of May 3 had banned trade with firms on list LONDON, May 11 (Reuters) – Moscow has imposed sanctions on the owner of the Polish part of the Yamal pipeline that carries Russian gas to Europe, as well as the former German unit of the Russian … Read more

Russian gas flows to Europe via Ukraine fall after Kyiv shuts one route

Russian gas flows to Europe via Ukraine fall after Kyiv shuts one route

A 3D printed Natural Gas Pipes are placed on displayed EU and Russian flags in this illustration taken, January 31, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russian gas exports via Ukraine fall to 72 mcm Ukraine declared ‘force majeure’, halted transit point use Gazprom says it cannot send … Read more

U.S. imposes sanctions on 27 Gazprombank executives, Russian TV stations

U.S. imposes sanctions on 27 Gazprombank executives, Russian TV stations

The logo of Gazprombank is seen at a branch office in Moscow, Russia March 31, 2022. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WILMINGTON, Del., May 8 (Reuters) – The United States on Sunday unveiled sanctions against three Russian television stations, banned Americans from providing accounting and consulting services to … Read more

Russia warns Poland of gas supply cuts on Wednesday

Russia warns Poland of gas supply cuts on Wednesday

A worker checks pipes at a gas compressor station on the Yamal-Europe pipeline near Nesvizh, some 130 km (81 miles) southwest of Minsk December 29, 2006.REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russia demands ‘unfriendly’ countries to pay for gas in roubles Russia has threatened to cut off gas unless … Read more

Large fire at oil depot in Russia’s Bryansk, near Ukraine

Large fire at oil depot in Russia’s Bryansk, near Ukraine

April 25 (Reuters) – A large fire broke out early on Monday at an oil storage facility in the Russian city of Bryansk, the emergencies ministry said, adding that no one was injured. There was no immediate indication that the fire was related to the war in Ukraine, although Russian officials said last week that … Read more