Agreement signed for transit of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine

Under the terms of the deal, Russia is obligated to send 65bn cubic meters (bcm) of gas through Ukraine in 2020 and 40bcm of gas from 2021 to 2025

Warmer temperatures cause Russian bears to wake from hibernation early

The zoo suggested the animals would not be able to hibernate properly until the temperature fell to -10°C

London-based bank pledges $50m to help Moldova secure emergency gas

Moldova faces the risk of disrupted supply if Russia and Ukraine fail to extend a gas transit agreement that expires on 31st December 2019

Good News on Gas?

Every winter the term ‘security of supply’ comes to the fore. Sensationalist headlines start to appear questioning whether we will ‘keep the lights on’ or face ‘blackouts this winter’.

The Crude Oil Outlook for 2019

Throughout 2018, many market analysts found the price of oil difficult to predict, with economic and political events confounding market expectations and leading to inaccurate predictions

Mercedes-Benz rolls out ‘green’ production plant in Russia

The car production facility uses emission-free electric forklifts and heat recovery technologies

Could US overtake Saudi Arabia as world’s top oil exporter?

The country saw a ‘spectacular growth’ of 2.2m barrels per day last year

EU agrees stricter rules for Russia-Germany gas pipeline

Under the amended rules, pipelines to and from third countries cannot be directly owned by gas suppliers

Siemens Gamesa secures 201MW turbine order

The wind infrastructure manufacturer will supply 57 of its turbines to Enel Russia

Floating nuclear plant fires up for first time

One of the two 35MW reactors aboard Akademik Lomonosov has achieved a sustained chain reaction