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

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 West, Russia in energy standoff since Ukraine invasion German minister warns of ‘rocky road’ ahead Minister does not rule out gas rationing Russian … Read more

EU signals shift to coal, accuses Russia of ‘rogue moves’ on gas

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS/OSLO June 22 (Reuters) – The European Union will temporarily shift back to coal to cope with dwindling Russian gas flows without derailing longer … Read more

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

Russia and China open cross-border bridge as ties deepen

June 10 (Reuters) – Russia and China opened a new cross-border bridge in the far east on Friday which they hope will further boost trade as Moscow reels from sweeping Western sanctions imposed over its actions in Ukraine. The bridge linking the Russian city of Blagoveshchensk to the Chinese city of Heihe across the Amur … Read more

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

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

EU agrees gradual Russian oil embargo, gives Hungary exemptions

Embargo aims to hit Russian ability to finance war Will be phased in over 6-8 months Ban gives carveout to Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic Countries split on more EU sanctions targeting Russian gas Leaders explore ways to mitigate soaring energy prices BRUSSELS, May 31 (Reuters) – European Union leaders have agreed an embargo on Russian … Read more

EU makes eleventh-hour push to agree on Russia oil sanctions

European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, January 18, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, May 30 (Reuters) – Top European Union diplomats meet on Monday for a last-ditch attempt to agree on Russian oil import sanctions before their leaders meet later … Read more

EU fails to agree on Russia oil embargo, to try again Monday before summit

European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, May 29 (Reuters) – The EU failed on Sunday to agree on an embargo of Russian oil, but diplomats but will still try to make progress ahead … Read more

Airlines press U.S. to lift pre-departure testing requirements

Travelers wait in line to get tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a pop-up clinic at Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, California, US, December 22, 2021. REUTERS/Bing Guan Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 13 (Reuters) – US airlines are pressing the Biden administration to … Read more

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