EU split on Russian oil price cap level, talks to resume Thursday

EU split on Russian oil price cap level, talks to resume Thursday

BRUSSELS, Nov 23 (Reuters) – European Union governments failed to reach a deal on Wednesday at what level to cap prices for Russian sea-borne oil under the Group of Seven nations (G7) scheme and will resume talks on Thursday evening or on Friday, EU diplomats said. Earlier on Thursday representatives of the EU’s 27 governments … Read more

Oil flows on Druzhba pipeline suspended in parts of Eastern Europe

Oil flows on Druzhba pipeline suspended in parts of Eastern Europe

BUDAPEST/PRAGUE, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Oil supply to parts of Eastern and Central Europe via a section of the Druzhba pipeline has been temporarily suspended, according to oil pipeline operators in Hungary and Slovakia. The extent of the disruption was not immediately clear, and came concurrent with an explosion in a village in eastern Poland … Read more

Finland urges Turkey, Hungary to swiftly approve Swedish, Finnish NATO bids

Finland urges Turkey, Hungary to swiftly approve Swedish, Finnish NATO bids

HELSINKI, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin on Tuesday urged Hungary and Turkey to swiftly approve the Swedish and Finnish applications for membership of the NATO defence alliance. Hungary and Turkey are the only two remaining NATO members to not yet have ratified the applications. “All eyes are now on Hungary and … Read more

Norway raises military alert in response to Ukraine war

Norway raises military alert in response to Ukraine war

Hiked preparedness seen lasting a year, could be longer Norway is now Europe’s largest gas supplier Shares a border with Russia in the Arctic OSLO, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Norway will put its military on a raised level of alert from Tuesday, moving more personnel on to operational duties and enhancing the role of a … Read more

Nord Stream ruptures revealed as Europe grapples with gas plan

Nord Stream ruptures revealed as Europe grapples with gas plan

Nord Stream leaks discovered in late September Newspaper reports what it calls first images of damage EU proposes energy measures, avoids immediate gas price cap EU seeks to launch new gas price benchmark, joint purchases COPENHAGEN/BRUSSELS , Oct 18 (Reuters) – Damage to the Nord Stream gas pipeline from Russia to Europe was caused by … Read more

‘Powerful explosions’ behind Nord Stream leaks, Danish police say

‘Powerful explosions’ behind Nord Stream leaks, Danish police say

Nord Stream leaks were caused by explosions, Danish police say Police cite preliminary investigations Subsea footage released by daily Expressen Footage shows section missing from Nord Stream 1 – report COPENHAGEN, Oct 18 (Reuters) – A preliminary investigation of damages to the two Nord Stream gas pipelines in the Danish part of the Baltic Sea … Read more

Putin courts Erdogan with plan to pump more Russian gas via Turkey

Putin courts Erdogan with plan to pump more Russian gas via Turkey

Putin presents Turkish leader with new “gas hub” plan Moscow seeks new corridor after damage to Baltic pipelines Erdogan seen as key diplomatic player in Russia-Ukraine war ASTANA, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday that Moscow could export more gas via Turkey and turn … Read more

NATO, partners aim to boost Kyiv’s air defence after Russian strikes

NATO, partners aim to boost Kyiv’s air defence after Russian strikes

50-nation talks after Russian missile barrage in Ukraine On sidelines of NATO meeting on response to Ukraine war NATO to also discuss protecting critical infrastructure BRUSSELS, Oct 12 (Reuters) – More than 50 countries gather on the sidelines of a NATO meeting in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss bolstering Ukraine’s air defence, two days after … Read more

Druzhba pipeline leak cuts oil flow to Germany, accident blamed

Druzhba pipeline leak cuts oil flow to Germany, accident blamed

WARSAW, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Poland said on Wednesday a leak in one of the Druzhba pipelines bringing oil from Russia to Europe hit supplies to Germany and was most likely caused by an accident, as Europe remains on high alert over its energy security. The discovery of the leak in the main route carrying … Read more

Sweden won’t share Nord Stream investigation findings with Russia – PM

Sweden won’t share Nord Stream investigation findings with Russia – PM

STOCKHOLM, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Sweden won’t share findings of the investigation into the explosions of the Nord Stream gas pipelines with Russian authorities or Gazprom (GAZP.MM), Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said on Monday. A Swedish crime scene investigation of the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines from Russia to Europe has found … Read more