Tag: Ukraine

France back EU stance on Nord Stream 2

France back EU stance on Nord Stream 2

Efforts from Brussels to regulate the Russian led Nord Stream 2 gas project have been bolstered by support from the French for proposed EU energy rules on the pipeline, despite German opposition. Although the proposal does not have the leverage to stop the pipeline, it could restructure the operation and […]

Governor Rick Perry answers questions during an interview at the Governor's Mansion on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Rick Perry to visit Poland and Ukraine to promote US energy

Rick Perry to visit Poland and Ukraine to promote US energy US Energy Secretary Rick Perry will visit Ukraine, Poland and a number of other eastern European countries to promote US energy in a bid to offer the region alternatives to its current reliance on Russia. A Department of Energy […]

Tensions escalate between Russia and Ukraine over Nord Stream

Tensions escalate between Russia and Ukraine over Nord Stream

The Ukrainian President has ordered the seizure of the country’s overseas assets of Gazprom and its shares in the Nord Stream gas pipeline as it looks to enforce a Stockholm tribunal ruling against the Russian giant. A Dutch court has approved the petition to freeze assets in the Netherlands as […]

“Clean Coal Alliance” touted as solution for Ukrainian energy transition

“Clean Coal Alliance” touted as solution for Ukrainian energy transition

According to a former senior US energy official, a “Clean Coal Alliance” could be the answer to Ukraine’s energy transition towards clean and reliable energy. High efficiency, low emission (HELE) and carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies are essential in countries such as Ukraine where there is not the capacity […]

Russia warns Ukraine over recovery of Crimean oil

Russia warns Ukraine over recovery of Crimean oil

Russia have conducted an airstrike drill on a decommissioned boat in the Black Sea to warn Ukraine against attempts to regain oil rigs off the coast of Crimea. In a video aired by Russian television channel REN TV, Russia’s Black Sea Fleet performed a drill to show what would happen […]

Coal a factor in Ukrainian independence

Coal a factor in Ukrainian independence

Coal has become a necessity in the political landscape of Ukraine, ministers in the country have said. The first shipment of US coal arrived recently in Ukraine as part of a deal signed following the recent state visit of President Poroshenko to the US. Writing on Facebook the President of […]

First US coal arrives in the Ukraine

First US coal arrives in the Ukraine

The first shipment of coal from the US has been delivered to the Ukraine. Xcoal Energy and Resources has delivered its first shipment of US coal to the Ukraine following a deal brokered by the White House earlier this summer. The move is part of the US policy of “energy […]

The US has sent its first shipment of coal to Ukraine

The US has sent its first shipment of coal to Ukraine

The first shipment of US coal has been sent to Ukraine. The shipment is a result of an agreement between for the US to supply 700,000 tons of coal to Ukraine. This move is part of the Trump administration’s plan to create US “energy dominance” by utilising US natural resources. […]