Contents tagged with Gazrom

  • Russia unable to complete Nord Stream 2 in expected time frame

    The operator company of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline announced that there have been delays in the construction of the pipeline. On Monday, December 9, the company admitted that it will not be able to finish building the energy facility in the previously announced shorter time frame, DW reports.

    “We had planned to complete the project in the next few months in accordance with all legal and technical standards,” the company said.

    However, due to weather conditions, the company could not name …

  • Kyiv speaks of difficulties collecting Gazprom’s debt in three countries

    Yuriy Vitrenko, an Executive Officer of Naftogaz Group Ukraine, said that Naftogaz of Ukraine faced different willingness of courts in several European countries to consider cases of compulsory recovery of $3 billion from the Russian gas company Gazprom by the decision of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, reports Radio NV.

    "We are not able to launch compulsory recovery in Germany," said Vitrenko, as quoted by Interfax-Ukraine. He added that Ukraine has similar problems in Poland and Moldova. …

  • Poland appealed the European Court’s decision to increase Gazprom’s pipeline access

    The Polish government appealed to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg due to the decision to increase access of Gazprom to the key gas pipeline OPAL, which links Nord Stream with Germany. The European Commission adopted this decision in late October, Polskie Radio reported on December 18, with reference to the official representative of Polish Foreign Ministry, Joanna Wajda.

    The decision of Brussels was heavily criticized by Warsaw. The Polish administration stated that it recognizes a …

  • Russian Gazprom and Turkish BOTAS resume talks on gas discount

    Russia’s Gazprom and Turkey’s BOTAŞ have resumed talks on a potential discount on gas for the latter, as stated by Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak in an interview with the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet, RIA Novosti reported.

    "The issue of the price of gas is linked to the content of trade agreements between the economic entities of our countries… Now the negotiations on gas prices resumed, and there is hope the parties can reach a common position,” Novak said.

    The Russian Minister added …