Eastern Europe

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

This second of three articles on how Gazprom is attempting to revamp its natural gas export strategy in Europe addresses a crucial element for the strategy’s success: Gazprom’s accumulation of gas storage capacity in Germany. Driven by the fact that many governments in OECD Europe have made commitments to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to 20… Keep reading →

A worker holds up wood chips at the Kawa

Can BP successfully challenge $blns in settlement payouts related to the Deepwater Horizon explosion and subsequent Gulf of Mexico oil spill? The company is accusing “trial lawyers and some politicians” of submitting thousands of inflated or false claims. [New York Times] Can biomass really challenge Gazprom’s supremacy as an energy supplier to Eastern Europe and… Keep reading →