Interview with GoranFrancic, Chief Executive Officer, LNG Croatia
At the end of 2017, the EU announced the signing of a grant agreement in which it will be contributing €101.4mn into the construction of Croatia’s Krk LNG terminal, which is more than a quarter of the overall cost of the project.
Contributed by: PeterPoptchev, Consultant, Foreign Policy and Energy Analysis
The 2014 EU-wide stress tests established that a year-long Ukrainian transit shutdown does not result in any loss of load in most of the European continent, with the exception of some strongly affected countries in South Eastern Europe (SEE) – “a loss
The ongoing gas payment and pricing dispute between Russia and Ukraine escalated to worrying levels in mid-June, when Gazprom announced that it would cease supplying gas to Naftogaz – Ukraine’s state-owned energy company – unless payment was made in ad
The convoluted saga of the controversial South Stream pipeline has taken new twists and turns in recent weeks, with Gazprom and OMV signing an agreement for the Austrian section, and the government of Bulgaria saying it was suspending work on its secti
Interview with Professor JonathanStern, Distinguished Research Fellow and Founder, Natural Gas Research Programme, Oxford Institute of Energy Studies
The Ukraine crisis has highlighted Russia’s importance as an energy exporter. A third of Europe’s gas comes from Russia, which is also seen as a major potential supply source by Asian markets – not least China.
The first debate by European Union leaders on the proposed new framework for energy and climate policy to 2030 – which took place during the European Council meeting in Brussels last month – was rather overshadowed by the Ukraine crisis.