U.S. Preparing New Sanctions Against Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

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U.S. Preparing New Sanctions Against Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

The United States is urging European allies and private companies to halt work that could help build the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline and is preparing wider sanctions on the Russian project in coming weeks, senior Trump administration officials said. The outgoing Trump administration is readying a fresh round of congressionally mandated sanctions “in

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China Launches Section of China-Russia East Gas Pipeline

Operations have started on the middle portion of the China-Russia East natural gas pipeline, allowing natural gas from the Power of Siberia system in Russia to be transmitted to the smog-prone Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region in northern China. The 1,110-kilometre pipeline aims to help improve air quality in the region, where about a quarter of China’s steelmaking

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Oil and Gas Prospects in 2020 Exceeded Billion Barrels

Global conventional oil and gas discoveries already exceed eight billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) and are projected to settle at around ten billion boe by the end of the year, according to a new Rystad Energy analysis. About 3.75 billion boe, or 46 percent of total discovered volumes, are gas, while liquid volumes are

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U.S. Broadens Sanctions on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

The U.S. is broadening the sanctions against service providers and those funding vessels involved in the construction of Nord Stream 2 in a fresh attempt to prevent the Russia-led gas pipeline project from completing, the U.S. Department of State said in new guidance. The sanctions are a follow-up to U.S. sanctions on the Nord Stream

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Work Starts on Final Part of Russia-China Gas Pipeline

The third and final section of the pipeline will connect to Russia’s Power of Siberia 1 (PoS1) gas pipeline project. The third, southern section starts at Yongqing in Hebei and crosses Shandong and Jiangsu provinces before ending in Shanghai. The June 2025 target date roughly coincides with when supplies through PoS1 are expected to reach

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U.S. Senators Want to Stop Completion of Russian Gas Pipeline

A group of bipartisan senators has submitted legislation to stop Russia from completing a controversial undersea natural-gas pipeline to Germany. The five senators, led by Ted Cruz (Republican-Texas) and Jeanne Shaheen (Democrat-New Hampshire), introduced the legislation on June 4 to expand existing sanctions against Nord Stream 2, which would double Russian gas exports to Germany

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Greece, Cyprus, Israel Sign EastMed Gas Pipeline Deal

Greece, Cyprus, and Israel have signed an agreement to construct a 1,900-kilometer undersea pipeline to carry natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean to Europe and potentially help the continent reduce its dependency on Russia for energy supplies. The deal comes as Russia prepares to start pumping gas this year through two new pipelines to Europe

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