US delegation visits Kosovo to invest in infrastructure

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A high-level delegation from the Untied States visited Kosovo on Monday to discuss how to move ahead with projects signed at a White House meeting between Kosovo and Serbia nor...

Germany ups pressure on Russia in Navalny poisoning probe

BERLIN (AP) — Germany on Sunday increased pressure on Russia over the poisoning of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny, warning that a lack of support by Moscow in the investigation could “fo...

Pressure grows for Germany to rethink pipeline with Russia

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced pressure on Thursday to use a joint German-Russian pipeline project as leverage in getting Russia to provide answers about the poisoning of the Krem...

Germany's Merkel: Don't link Navalny case to pipeline plan

BERLIN (AP) — Germany has a duty to do what it can to help get to the bottom of the apparent poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, but she argued...

Greece, Bulgaria hail deal targeting Russia gas dominance

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece and Bulgaria sought to reduce their reliance on Russian gas with the signing Monday of an agreement that will allow Bulgaria to participate in a planned liquefied natural ...

Rule allowing LNG rail shipments in US challenged in court

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A coalition of six environmental advocacy groups asked a federal judge on Tuesday to block a new Trump administration rule to allow rail shipments of liquefied natural gas, a ne...

Pompeo warns against Chinese, Russian influence on European tour

Beijing and Moscow pose a threat Czech energy independence, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday in Prague. Speaking after his meeting with Prime Minister Andrej Babis, the top US diplomat...

Germany's Maas calls Pompeo over pipeline sanctions threat

BERLIN (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Monday he personally reached out to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to express “dismay” over a warning by three Republican senators who threat...

Equatorial Guinea Hold Discussions with African Energy Chamber and Updates on Energy Developments During Covid-19

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - EQS Newswire - 4 August 2020 - Last week, the African Energy Chamber held a bilateral discussion with the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, led by H...

LNG shipments by rail approved in US amid pipeline battles

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Trump administration has taken the final step to allow rail shipments of liquefied natural gas, a new front in the movement of energy products that had been opposed by envir...

Shell pulls out of natural gas deal amid virus concerns

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Shell has pulled out of a multibillion-dollar deal to renovate a liquified natural gas terminal in Louisiana in order to preserve cash during the coronavirus pandemic. ...

1st shipment of carbon-neutral LNG arrives at Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The CPC Corporation (CPC), Taiwan's state-owned petrochemical company, announced the arrival of a shipment of carbon-neutral liquefied natural gas (LNG) at Kaohsiung&#...

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___ US-China pact signing to ease tension but leave much undone WASHINGTON (AP) — After 18 months of economic combat, the United States and China are to take a step...

Giuliani pals leveraged GOP access to seek Ukraine gas deal

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — In a back corner of the swank H Bar in Houston, near a huge photo of Brigitte Bardot with a dangling cigarette and a deck of cards, two Russian-speaking men offered a Ukrainian ga...

China carrier fleet passes near rival Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Chinese aircraft carrier fleet has passed near Taiwan, prompting the self-governing island to scramble ships and jets to monitor the situation. Taiwan’s defen...