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EU fails to agree Russian energy ban

EU fails to agree Russian energy ban

The European Union’s foreign ministers have not agreed on a ban on Russian oil and natural gas imports, Head Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell said on Monday, adding that discussions …

Americans blame Putin and Biden for higher gas prices

Americans blame Putin and Biden for higher gas prices

A significant majority of Americans blame Russian President Vladimir Putin for the recent spike in America’s gas prices, but almost as many blame oil companies, according a new ABC News/Ipsos poll. In asked about the sizable …

Gas splits Europe

Gas splits Europe

Hungary announced Wednesday that it is willing to pay roubles in exchange for Russian gas

Gazprom says gas exports to Europe via Ukraine stable

Gazprom says gas exports to Europe via Ukraine stable

Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom is continuing to supply natural gas to Europe via Ukraine in line with requests from European consumers, it said on Tuesday. The company said requests stood at 108.3 million cubic metres for …

Hungary discussing gas payments in rubles with Gazprom

Hungary discussing gas payments in rubles with Gazprom

Hungarian energy company MVM is discussing with Russian energy giant Gazprom the issue of making gas payments in the Russian currency, Russian Ambassador to Hungary Yevgeny Stanislavov said. "State energy company MVM, which …

Austria to endeavor to reduce dependence on Russian gas

Austria to endeavor to reduce dependence on Russian gas

Austria has high dependence on Russian gas at present but will endeavor to reduce it, Federal Minister for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology Leonore Gewessler said. "Austria has excessive …

Slovakia willing to pay for Russian gas in rubles

Slovakia willing to pay for Russian gas in rubles

Economy minister of Slovakia Richard Sulik said the country could not be cut off from Russian gas flows and if it had to pay in rubles it would. "The gas (flow) must not stop," Slovak Economy Minister Richard Sulik said in a …

Lithuania refrains from Russian natural gas supplies

Lithuania refrains from Russian natural gas supplies

Lithuania no longer imports natural gas from Russia, the Baltic Republic's Ministry of Energy said. "The Lithuanian gas transportation system has been operating without gas imported from Russia since the beginning of this …

Gazprom continues to supply gas for Europe via Ukraine

Gazprom continues to supply gas for Europe via Ukraine

The official representative of Gazprom, Sergey Kupriyanov said that the holding regularly supplies gas from Russia for Europe via Ukraine. Gazprom supplies Russian gas for transit through the territory of Ukraine in the regular mode, in …

Yamal-Europe gas flow on German border hits zero

Yamal-Europe gas flow on German border hits zero

The physical flow of gas via the Yamal-Europe gas pipeline on the German-Polish border has plunged to zero again, with reverse supplies towards Poland underway, according to information provided by the German-based gas transport operator Gascade. …

Europe refuses to pay for gas in Russian rubles

Europe refuses to pay for gas in Russian rubles

German Economy Minister Robert Habeck on Wednesday said if Russia insisted that existing contracts be paid in rubles rather than the agreed euro and dollar denominations, it would be in breach of contract as well as a war monger. …

Germany not to pay for gas in rubles - minister

Germany not to pay for gas in rubles - minister

Germany will not pay for natural gas supplied by Russia in rubles and thus violate effective contracts, Economy Minister Robert Habeck said at the press conference on Wednesday. "We do not accept violation of private contracts for …

Volodin: find rubles if you want Russian gas

Volodin: find rubles if you want Russian gas

Russia's top lawmaker Vyacheslav Volodin warned the European Union on Wednesday that if it wanted Russian natural gas then it would have to pay in rubles, and cautioned that oil, grain, metals, fertiliser, coal and timber exports could also …