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Cyprus accuses Turkey of “bullying tactics of an era long gone” as drill ship heads for ‘licensed’ waters
On same day, Greek PM warns Ankara not to “exploit” the migrant crisis for its own ends as overcrowded camps experience sharp spike in arrivals.
Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto says move guarantees domestic supply security and allows Hungary to store gas for other countries, after Gazprom agrees to top up Hungary's gas reserves.
Tehran backs French plan for talks with US as broadly acceptable. Saudi energy minister described as “friend” by Iranian counterpart. Putin refuses to blame Islamic Republic for oil attacks. Riyadh says it wants regional “security and stability”.
The relaxation of Uzbekistan's energy industry’s ownership has created a bonanza of redevelopment projects set to be completed in the next five years. These projects including energy generation and a general liberalisation of state ownership
Poland’s energy sector would need €300bn-€400bn for transformation towards carbon-neutrality while the price tag for the entire Polish economy to meet the EU’s climate ambitions could be €700bn-€900bn, Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchorzewski said.
Pumps deal progresses Iran’s ambition to build pipeline to enable oil exports from Sea of Oman terminal
In possible sign kingdom is backing off from potential conflict, Iran says third countries have delivered messages from Riyadh.
IRAN STAND-OFF: Sour conclusion to UN Assembly week as Trump denies ever offering to drop sanctions for talks
Relations deteriorate further as Iran's president says United Nations HQ in New York should be moved to a “better country”. Meanwhile, Turkey’s Erdogan returns home saying Ankara will defy Washington by buying oil and gas from Islamic Republic.
Poland opened its first new coal-mining facility Bzie-Debina since 1994 this week, built by the biggest EU producer of coking coal Polish mining company Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa (JSW) near the town Jastrzebie-Zdroj, close to Czech border.
Project is of critical importance for the diversification of Moldova’s electricity supply — but highlights the need for more generation capacity in Romania.
Russia ratified the Paris Climate Accord on September 23, committing itself to reducing CO2 emissions to 70% of the 1990 levels. Massive forests and investment into improving energy efficiency have left Russia in a strong position to reduce CO2.
Natural gas giant Gazprom reportedly closed a deal to buy out 100% of its largest subcontractor Stroygazmontazh controlled by stoligarch Arkady Rotenberg.
“Climate change report card” notes, for instance, that country is pushing ahead with huge expansion of coal-fired plants. Meanwhile, largest lake in the Mediterranean region, Beysehir, seen as on course to dry out by 2040s.
The Russian government has ratified the 2015 Paris Agreement on combating climate change, committing itself to reducing carbon dioxide emissions to 70% of 1990 levels by 2030.
Global energy prices and the scale of Azerbaijan’s energy exports will determine whether the fund can continue growing at such a rapid pace.
Montenegro, like most of the countries in the EU-aspiring region, derives a large share of its power from coal, but the decision to drop plans to build a new coal power plant is a sign countries in the region could be kicking the coal habit.
On September 14th, the Akademik Lomonosov, a first of its kind floating nuclear plant built by Russian state nuclear energy corporation Rosatom, arrived at Pevek, a port town on the remote Chukotka Peninsula in the Russian Arctic.
Russia’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has estimated the total value of Russia's oil reserves at RUB74.5 trillion ($1.2 trillion), almost doubling the valuation over one year, RBC business portal reported. Total value of hydrocarbons,
Iran called Trump’s “stupid, unnecessary, incredibly dangerous bluff” says Brookings Institution academic
US Secretary of State Pompeo says of Iranians: “It’s not the case you can subcontract out devastation of 5% of world’s global energy supply and think you can absolve yourself from responsibility.”
Riyadh presents debris it says shows Tehran at least sponsored pre-dawn strikes, Houthis stage press call to substantiate their military capabilities.