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Europe will require considerable volumes of Russian natural gas for the foreseeable future, but EU members are increasingly unhappy with paying oil-linked prices for the fuel. In the latest attempt at loosening the old Soviet energy yolk from Central and Eastern Europe, EU regulators yesterday filed an antitrust suit against Gazprom that could total $15… Keep reading →


A legal storm in the energy industry that has been rumbling in the distance for three years is likely to come to a head this summer as petroleum refiners, ethanol producers and Washington lobbyists pursue their battle with state agencies in Sacramento.

The latest flare in this clash between a powerful pantheon of US energy titans and federally influential regulators in California occurred last week, after a temporary injunction was lifted by a US court of appeals in San Francisco. Keep reading →