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European Union
June 30, 2020

Gas Pathway to EU Carbon Neutrality

James Watson (June 30): Eurogas commissioned a study from DNV GL “to demonstrate there are many different pathways to 2050, but we wanted to establish which would be the most affordable way. Decarbonized and renewable molecules will help us reach the European Commission’s (EC’s) 2050 Climate Neutrality Ambition in a more cost effective way than […]

European Union
June 26, 2020

EU Missing Climate Goal

EU Green Deal: EU Lagging Behind on Climate Goal Samuel Petrequin (June 22): The EU’s statistical office says the 27-nation bloc is lagging behind its goals in the fight against climate change … In a report published Mon. (June 22) assessing the EU’s progress in reaching the UNs’ sustainable development goals, Eurostat noted … only […]

EU Green Deal
June 25, 2020

EU ‘All Renewable’ Hydrogen Opposed

Industry Alliance Rebels Against ‘All-Renewable’ Hydrogen (EURACTIV) Frédéric Simon (June 25): A group of industries have rebelled against EU plans to prioritize renewables-based hydrogen, saying gas-based hydrogen should also be promoted in order to ramp up production volumes in the early stages of development. The EU’s current definition of “clean hydrogen” is too narrow and […]

European Union
June 24, 2020

LNG in EU Transition

LNG Can Play Key Role in Europe’s Energy Transition (The EU Parliament Magazine) Zdzisław Krasnodebski, MEP (June 24): LNG is playing an increasingly important role on Europe’s energy landscape. Over the last two years, LNG imports to the EU have doubled, while its share of total EU gas imports has increased from 12% in 2018 […]

EU Green Deal
May 22, 2020

Eight EU Countries Back Gas During Transition

EU Green Deal: Eight EU States Back ‘Natural Gas’ In Net-Zero Transition (EURACTIV) Frédéric Simon (May 22): In a joint paper, a group of eight EU nations calls for “combined electricity – gas solutions” in the transition to net-zero emissions by 2050. “A transition based solely on renewable energy sources does not consider the need […]

Energy Security
February 16, 2016

Beginning of the Beginning

In the current global energy price environment, it is difficult to see the ocean for the waves. But, the likely confluence of events this month—release of the European Commission’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) strategy on Feb. 16 and the first exports of LNG from the continental United States since the early 1960s—provide an opportune time […]

European Union
February 16, 2016

European Union’s LNG Strategy

The European Commission released its LNG Strategy today as part of the Commission’s Energy Union initiative. Release of the LNG Strategy was accompanied by several other proposals, all of which can be accessed from the Commission’s website, including: Security of Gas Supply Intergovernmental Agreements LNG and Gas Storage Heating and Cooling Time permitting, I may […]

A.T. Kearney
November 4, 2015

Europe-US LNG Roundtable II

LNG Allies and our partners and financial supporters held a second Europe-US LNG Roundtable in early November, bringing together representatives from six of North America’s LNG exporting companies and six major European gas consumers and more than 70 observers. The session, held on Capitol Hill during the afternoon of Nov. 04, built upon the progress made […]

DOE
February 5, 2015

Bartuska at LNG Allies Breakfast Seminar

Drilling Key to US LNG Export Picture By Jasmin Melvin – Gas Daily Continued natural gas drilling is the only signal a Czech energy ambassador said he was looking for from the US to bolster his confidence that the country would become a global LNG supplier capable of improving the gas supply picture for markets […]

Europe
October 31, 2014

Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal Finally Signed

After around-the-clock negotiations, Russia, Ukraine, and the European Union late today (Oct. 30) signed an agreement that will enable Russia to resume shipping gas to Ukraine. According to a Reuters story: Price Agreement. Ukraine will pay $378 per 1,000 cubic meters to the end of 2014 and $365 in the first quarter of 2015. Past […]

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