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Gabon ship registry doubles as country offers safe haven for shadow fleet carrying Russia’s sanctioned oil

26 May 2023

S&P Global data show 98% of tankers registered under Gabon's flag weighing above 10,000 deadweight tons (dwt) are 'high-risk' vessels under Russian trade and shipping sanctions or have unidentified ultimate group owners.

EU approves €179.5mn aid for Rimac Automobili's robo-taxi project

26 May 2023

Electric supercar producer now developing €450mn urban mobility system with fully autonomous electric vehicles.

Russia’s Gazprom cancels 2022 dividend

25 May 2023

Russian natural gas giant Gazprom has resolved to not pay its 2022 dividends, attributing the decision to the high interim dividend already paid and the extraordinary taxes that the pipeline export monopolist has had to pay.

Fertiliser group Azoty’s poor Q1 results feeds speculation of Orlen takeover

24 May 2023

Warsaw-listed fertiliser maker Azoty suffered a PLN555mn (€122.8mn) net loss in the first quarter

OPINION: Azerbaijan’s energy diplomacy pivots to the Balkans

23 May 2023

Azerbaijan can’t fully substitute for Russian gas at the pan-European level, but it can play a crucial role in promoting the energy security of individual states.

Xi presents grand development plan for Central Asia

21 May 2023

Some observers conclude, however, that the big event produced lots of rhetoric and little action.

Turkmenistan: Fiddling while gas leaks

19 May 2023

The scale of the country's methane emissions is becoming a major embarrassment, but the government seems unwilling to do anything about it. This and more in this week's Eurasianet Akhal-Teke bulletin.

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