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US Poland LNG deal way for Europe to ease reliance on Russia: Perry

Warsaw - Washington's energy secretary on Thursday hailed a 24-year deal to deliver US liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Poland as signal for Europe on ensuring energy security and easing dependence on Russian supplies.

EU reaches deal with Gazprom in anti-trust case

Apo - The EU on Thursday settled a high-stakes anti-trust case against Gazprom, the Kremlin-backed energy giant, over claims it abused its dominant positon as a gas provider in eastern Europe member states.

Ukraine rejects Russian gas transit offer

Kiev - Ukraine on Wednesday rejected a natural gas transit proposal by Russian energy giant Gazprom as an unacceptable and unprofitable proposition for Kiev.

Russia's Gazprom says could maintain transit via Ukraine

Moscow - Russia's Gazprom said Tuesday it was possible that it could retain some transit via Ukraine after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said this was essential for a planned Russian-German pipeline to go ahead.

Gazprom topples ExxonMobil as world's leading energy company

The news came out of the blue, and it's a shocker - ExxonMobil, who for 12 years held the Number 1 spot in the S&P Global Platts' annual corporate rankings for the energy sector's "Top 10 List, was toppled by Russia's Gazprom.

Pro-Russian technocrat appointed Armenia's new PM

Yerevan - Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian on Tuesday appointed a Kremlin-friendly technocrat as the ex-Soviet nation's new prime minister, after the last premier quit following anger over a hostage crisis.

Russia and Ukraine agree on gas prices for six month period

Kiev - After several months of disagreement over prices, Russia and Ukraine have agreed to resume gas shipments. With $500 million received from the EU, Ukraine can purchase 2 billion cubic meters of gas for the winter.

Ukraine PM calls second Russia-Germany pipeline 'anti-European'

Bratislava - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Thursday criticised as "anti-Ukrainian and anti-European" a deal between Russia's energy giant Gazprom and several Western firms to build a second gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea.

Gazprom net profits drop sevenfold in 2014 on ruble, Ukraine

Moscow - Russia's gas giant Gazprom on Wednesday reported its net profits in 2014 plunged sevenfold over the previous year, weighed down by economic sanctions and the devaluation of the ruble.

Russia starts sending gas to east Ukraine rebel zone

Moscow - Russia's Gazprom on Thursday started supplying gas directly to the rebel-controlled area in east Ukraine after pro-Moscow separatist leaders said Kiev had cut supplies, the company's chief said.

Op-Ed: Six European countries left without Russian natural gas

Moscow - Russian president Vladimir Putin has ordered Gazprom to cut supplies to and through the Ukraine by 60 percent. He accuses the Ukraine of siphoning off supplies for Europe and stealing Russian gas.

Arctic 30 welcome Greenpeace protest ship back to Amsterdam

Amsterdam - Greenpeace's protest vessel, the ice-breaker Arctic Sunrise, docked in Amsterdam, Holland, Saturday, almost a year after Russian authorities seized the ship and arrested its crew during Greenpeace protests against Arctic oil drilling.

Russia's Gazprom seeks $11 bn in 'debt' from Ukraine

Moscow - Chairman of Russia's Gazprom Alexei Miller on Saturday said that Ukraine must pay back the full discount it has been granted on Russian gas over the past four years, worth $11.4 billion.

America's natural gas boom could curb the Russian stranglehold

The crisis in Crimea is handing a powerful set of cards on the table, heralding a new diplomatic strategy for Washington.

Gazprom warns Ukraine it could cut gas exports

Moscow - Russian energy giant Gazprom on Friday warned Ukraine it could cut off gas exports if the new authorities in Kiev did not pay a bill for debt that now stands at $1.89 billion."Ukraine has de-facto stopped paying for gas...

Gazprom, Gap top Davos 'hall of shame', say activists

Davos Platz - Campaigners at the World Economic Forum Thursday handed clothing giant Gap and Russian oil major Gazprom their annual Public Eye shame awards for what they said were lax factory safety standards and Arctic drilling.

Gazprom profits plunge 10.5% due to poor sales to Ukraine

Moscow - Russia's natural gas giant Gazprom reported on Thursday a 10.5-percent plunge in third-quarter profits but gains over the first nine months of 2013 thanks booming European sales.

EU and Russia fail to bridge Gazprom gap

Moscow - Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger reported no progress on Friday at tense talks over state-run Gazprom's stranglehold on the European natural gas market.

Greenpeace activists protest in Germany & Switzerland

Munich - German Greenpeace activists chained themselves to petrol pumps in Munich yesterday to protest against the Russian detention of 30 activists from the Arctic Sunrise ship. A separate group of activists also interrupted a football match in Basel on Tuesday.

Russia seizes Greenpeace ship

Russian security services boarded the Dutch-flagged icebreaker, Arctic Sunrise, seizing the ship and arresting the crew. The ship belongs to Greenpeace International. Geenpeace says the ship was in international waters.

Russian Pipeline Approved to Run Through Danish Waters

The Danish government has just approved the building of a pipeline through it's waters which will supply Germany with natural gas directly from Russia. The project has evoked criticism.

Op-Ed: Russia Moves to Weaken EU Economy by Stopping all Gas Shipments

In the height of winter, Russia has ceased all gas shipments to Europe through the Ukrainian pipelines. Some countries have been forced to close schools and factories to try to preserve enough gas to heat homes and keep people from freezing to death.

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Greenpeace activists chain themselves to each other during a demonstration on Bosphorus bridge calli...
Greenpeace activists chain themselves to each other during a demonstration on Bosphorus bridge calling for the release of 30 people arrested in Russia over a protest against Arctic oil drilling, during the Istanbul Marathon in Istanbul November 17, 2013. The 30 people detained by Russia consists of 28 activists who were arrested after coastguards boarded the Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise following the protest at an oil platform owned by state-controlled Gazprom off Russia's northern coas
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Russia s Gazprom  with Headquarters in Moscow   toppled ExxonMobil out of the Number 1 spot in the P...
Russia's Gazprom, with Headquarters in Moscow, toppled ExxonMobil out of the Number 1 spot in the Pratt's Global Rankings of the Top 10 Energy Companies.

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