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Competition 22-04-2015

Brussels charges Gazprom with market abuse

The European Commission charged Gazprom on Wednesday (22 April) with abusing its dominant market position in Central and Eastern European gas markets.
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Energy 03-03-2015

Šef?ovi?: EU gas supply ‘secure’

Commissioner for Energy Union Maroš Šef?ovi? has said that he is 'reassured' that the supply of gas to the EU markets remains 'secure.' Šef?ovi? comments came after he held trilateral gas talks with Russia and Ukraine on Monday.
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Energy 15-01-2015

Šef?ovi? ‘very surprised’ at Russia’s decision to cut EU gas supply via Ukraine

EU Energy Commissioner Maroš Šef?ovi? said he was 'very surprised' after Russia announced it would shift all its gas transit from Ukraine to Turkey, and that EU customers should buy this gas at the border with Greece.
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Energy 31-10-2014

Ukraine, Russia, EU sign a $4,6 billion gas deal

After seven rounds of gas negotiations, Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a 4,6 billion dollar gas deal on Thursday. The agreement will see Moscow resume vital supplies of gas to its ex-Soviet neighbour over the winter in return for payments funded in part by Kyiv's Western creditors.
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Energy 17-09-2014

Commission warns Serbia over South Stream construction: EU law must be respected

The European Commission warned Serbia on Wednesday that it must respect EU law 'if they make business in Europe', after a Gazprom official said that the construction of the Serbian stretch of the South Stream gas pipeline will start in October.
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Energy 21-08-2014

We’d expect Bulgaria to suspend construction of South stream gas pipeline, Commission says

The European Commission said on Thursday that it was aware of a video published by EURACTIV's partner in Bulgaria Dnevnik, showing that room is made at the Varna harbour in Bulgaria for the pipes to be used for the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline.
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Energy 16-06-2014

Oettinger: We have sufficient amount of gas for Europe

The European Union has dismissed fears that Europe will not have sufficient gas in winter, after Russia decided to halt gas supplies to Ukraine following a row over gas pricing.
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Energy 10-06-2014

EU, Russia, Ukraine fail to reach gas deal

Russia, Ukraine and the European Union have agreed to continue talks about Russian gas supplies to Ukraine after overnight negotiations ended without any firm agreement on price.
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Energy 27-05-2014

EU, Ukraine contradict each other on gas supply talks

EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger said on Monday that 'substantial progress was made' but 'no breakthrough yet' in the negotiations on gas supply between Ukraine and Russia. However, Ukraine's state gas company, Naftogaz, said on Tuesday that no real progress was made with Russia's Gazprom over its gas debt and on pricing.
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Energy 21-05-2014

Barroso urges Putin not to interrupt gas supply to Ukraine

The European Union urged Russia on Wednesday not to cut gas flows to Ukraine and to agree on a market-based gas price.
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Energy 12-12-2013

Oettinger takes the lead in legal spat with Russia over South Stream

Following a meeting with the energy ministers of seven countries through the territory of which the South Stream pipeline is planned to pass, Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger announced today (12 December) that the EU executive will be their advocate to make sure that their bilateral agreements with Russia respect EU law.
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Energy 06-12-2013

Caught in South Stream trap, EU countries seek EU help

Six EU countries are in "a mess" with the bilateral deals they signed with Russia to build the South Stream gas pipeline, Bulgaria being the most desperate to get EU help to sort out the legal mess it has got itself into, Commission officials told EURACTIV. Marlene Holzner, spokesperson to Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger strongly denied on Friday that the EU executive has had knowledge from a long time of the intergovernmental agreements (IGAs) with the six EU countries (Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Slovenia, Croatia, Austria) and with Serbia.