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.
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.
European Union leaders worked long into the night last week to fulfil their promise to deliver a climate and energy policy framework to cover the decade from 2020 to 2030 at this month’s meeting of the European Council.
Uncertainty over regulation and policy and its impact on investment is the biggest challenge facing gas businesses in Europe, according to polling of delegates at November's European Autumn Gas Conference (EAGC) in Brussels.
Russia’s natural gas industry has over the past two weeks reached a series of significant milestones in its ambitions to ramp up its exports – not just to its traditional markets in Europe but also to tempting new markets in Asia Pacific.