Showing posts with label European Union. Show all posts
Showing posts with label European Union. Show all posts

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Albania thanks EU countries for their aid to cope with floods

Albania is grateful to European Union (EU) countries which expressed solidarity and sent aid to help the authorities here better cope with the floods that affected many areas early this month, Albania's Defense Minister Olta Xhacka said Friday.

Friday, December 15, 2017

EU reaches agreement against climate change

the EU forests absorb the equivalent of nearly 10 percent of the bloc's greenhouse gas emissions each year.
The European Parliament and the European Council on Thursday reached a provisional agreement on accounting of emissions from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF).

Sunday, December 03, 2017

Major fishing nations agree on Arctic fishing moratorium

Major fishing nations agree on Arctic fishing moratorium
The world's major fishing nations have agreed a deal to ban commercial fishing in the high seas portion of the central Arctic Ocean.

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Gazprom ready to cover growing gas demand in Europe

Gazprom reduced gas supplies to the United Kingdom by 6.4% to 8.7 bln cubic meters in the first half of 2017.
Gazprom is ready to meet Europe’s growing gas demand, including for the United Kingdom, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Russian gas holding Alexander Medvedev told reporters on Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

EU vows beefed-up measures to prevent food safety crisis

Fipronil eggs contamination
The European Commission and the European Union (EU) member states on Tuesday agreed to take concrete measures to prevent food safety crisis in the wake of Fipronil eggs contamination scandal.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Nord Stream 2 company applies to Finnish govt for building Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Nord Stream 2 pipeline
Swiss company Nord Stream 2 AG, a subsidiary of Gazprom, filed an application with the Finnish authorities earlier this week for permission to build the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in Finland’s exclusive economic zone, Kaleva daily said on Friday night.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Contaminated eggs scandal underlines need to enhance food safety coordination within EU

Contaminated eggs
Several European countries are affected by fipronil-contaminated eggs, causing millions of eggs to be removed from shelves in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Ukraine Cannot Guarantee Reliable Gas Transit to Europe, Gazprom CEO Says

Ukraine's gas transportation system
Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller said Wednesday that the poor condition of Ukraine's gas transportation system (GTS) prompts the company to look for additional routes for gas deliveries to the European Union.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Finland Has Nothing Against Construction of Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline

Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline
Finland has nothing against the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, since it will not affect Finnish gas market, Liisa Heikinheimo, Deputy Director General in the Energy Department at Finland's Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment said Thursday.

Friday, June 16, 2017

EU discusses Arctic issues in northern Finland

The EU Commissioner responsible for Arctic policies, Karmenu Vella, on Thursday underlined the impact of Arctic development for the whole world.

Friday, June 02, 2017

Gazprom Discusses Gas Deliveries to EU With Greece at SPIEF Forum

Gazprom chief executive Alexey Miller and Giorgos Tsipras, the Greek chief of international economic relations, on Thursday discussed gas deliveries to Europe at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russia’s energy giant said in a statement.

Thursday, June 01, 2017

China to Continue with Climate Pact Even If US Pulls Out

China said it will work with the European Union to uphold the international agreement on climate change even if the US pulls out.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Poland's oil company wants EU to oblige Gazprom to sell stakes in European gas storages

Poland’s PGNiG will propose the European Commission to oblige Russian gas giant Gazprom to sell its stakes in the gas storage facilities and pipelines in Europe, head of the Polish company Piotr Wozniak told a press conference on Thursday.

Friday, May 05, 2017

EU CO2 emissions decrease slightly in 2016

Eurostat said on Thursday that compared with 2015, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the European Union (EU) slightly decreased by 0.4 percent in 2016.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Iran, EU join hands to build nuclear safety center

Iran said on Saturday that it will start building an advanced nuclear safety center in cooperation with the European Union in the near future, Press TV reported.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Iran, EU to Hold Talks on Export of Electricity and Gas via Turkey: EU Official

European Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said the issue of exports of energy from Iran to Europe is slated to be discussed with Iranian energy and oil ministers on Saturday.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

EU on track to hit its 2020 renewable energy target: Eurostat

The European Union's statistics office said on Tuesday that the share of renewable energy in final consumption in 2015, the last year for which data are available, was 16.7 percent, twice the level from 2004 and only about 3 percentage points away from its 2020 target.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Gazprom to comply with EU norms to wrap up antimonopoly probe without fine

Gazprom is ready to abide by the EU standards in order to complete the antimonopoly probe without a fine, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said on Monday.

Friday, March 03, 2017

EP requires members to inform EU of energy deals ahead of negotiations

The rules requiring member states of the European Union (EU) to inform the bloc's executive of their plans to negotiate energy supply deals with third countries before opening negotiations were approved in a plenary of European Parliament on Thursday.

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Poland "strongly critical" about EU emission rulings: development minister

Poland is strongly critical about the EU's new proposals regarding CO2 emissions as they endanger its energy, steel and mining industries, Polish Development Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Wednesday.

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