About: Yamal

Energy 27-04-2022

Russia cuts gas to Poland, threatens disconnecting Bulgaria

Russia halted gas supplies to Poland under the Yamal contract on Wednesday (26 April), in a deepening of the rift between the West and Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.
Global Europe 03-03-2022

Russian gas flows via Yamal pipeline to Germany decline sharply

Russian westbound gas flows via the Yamal-Europe pipeline to Germany from Poland have declined sharply on Thursday (3 March), data from the Gascade pipeline operator showed.
Energy 03-02-2022

Eastbound gas flows resume on Russian Yamal-Europe pipeline

Gas flows from Germany to Poland resumed on Wednesday evening (2 February) via the Russian Yamal-Europe pipeline, which usually sends Russian gas westwards into Europe, data from German network operator Gascade showed.
Global Europe 14-01-2022

Gazprom quizzed on high energy prices, EU’s Vestager says

The European Union's anti-trust chief on Thursday (13 January) said she had asked gas companies including Gazprom about tight supplies after accusations the Russian giant was holding back extra production that could be released to lower soaring prices.
Energy 31-12-2021

Hoping for cheaper gas to come, Europe reverses Russian link to tap storage

Gas traders are relying on stockpiles to supply European buyers and avoid paying near record-high prices, industry sources and market analysts said, explaining the unusual reverse in direction of flows through a major Russian pipeline.
Energy 22-12-2021

Ukraine’s Naftogaz complains to EU over Gazprom’s abuse of dominant position

The Ukrainian state gas company Naftogaz filed on Wednesday (22 December) a competition law complaint with the European Commission against Russia’s Gazprom for "abusing its dominant position" on the European gas market, calling on EU authorities to take immediate measures to normalise the situation.
Energy 12-11-2021

Lukashenko ‘bluffing’ on EU gas threat: Belarus opposition leader

Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya on Thursday (11 November) said strongman Alexander Lukashenko would not follow through on threats to cut off gas supplies to Europe over an escalating conflict with the EU.
Energy 19-10-2021

Gazprom books fraction of gas transit capacity via Poland, ignores Ukraine

Russian gas giant Gazprom has booked about a third of offered additional gas transit capacity via the Yamal-Europe pipeline via Poland for November and has not booked any volumes via Ukraine, auction results showed on Monday (18 October).
Energy 26-05-2020

Russian gas transit via Poland has almost halted

Russian natural gas transit via the Yamal-Europe pipeline, which traverses Poland, has almost dried up, Interfax cited gas pipeline operators as saying on Monday (25 May), days after a gas transit deal between Moscow and Warsaw expired.
Energy 15-01-2018

EU more dependent on Russian gas than ever, despite bid to diversify

Despite repeatedly vowing to reduce its energy dependency on Moscow, Europe is more reliant on Russian gas than ever before - and there are few signs of this trend reversing.
Energy 04-12-2015

EU leaders to clash over Nord Stream 2 at summit

EXCLUSIVE / The issue of Nord Stream 2 will be discussed at the 17-18 December EU summit, but the exchange is unlikely to go very far because the countries opposing the project use legal arguments which are not widely accepted, analysts told EURACTIV.
Global Europe 19-09-2014

Russia’s Yamal gas megaplan to become symbol of sanctions defiance

Dozens of Russian energy ventures are in jeopardy due to Western sanctions on technology and funding. Looming over them all, is a giant project the Kremlin is bent on saving no matter what.
Energy 24-07-2014

Oettinger: EU may not help Russia develop Arctic oil, gas

The European Union should not give Russia technical help to develop Arctic oil and gas fields if Moscow fails to help to defuse the Ukraine crisis, EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger said yesterday (23 July).