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BRUA pipeline for European energy diversity moves forward

A move towards European energy diversity with the signing in Budapest of agreements to build the Romanian section of the BRUA pipeline network through Bulgaria-Romania-Hungary and Austria.

A move towards European energy diversity with the signing in Budapest of agreements to build the Romanian section of the BRUA pipeline network through Bulgaria-Romania-Hungary and Austria.

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Aleppo: UN probes 'gas' attack amid pressure for longer truce

The United Nations says it is talking to Russia about getting a longer halt to hostilities, to help the two million people trapped in the divided Syrian city of…

The United Nations says it is talking to Russia about getting a longer halt to hostilities, to help the two million people trapped in the divided Syrian city of…

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Big job cuts in Britain's oil and gas sector

As many as 120,000 workers will have lost their jobs in Britain's oil and gas sector by the end of the year, according to the industry's lobby group.

As many as 120,000 workers will have lost their jobs in Britain's oil and gas sector by the end of the year, according to the industry's lobby group.

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French fuel strike: frustration at the pumps and an investment warning

The boss of French energy firm Total has warned it will "seriously reconsider" its future investment plans in France due to the strikes at its refineries against labour law reform.

The boss of French energy firm Total has warned it will "seriously reconsider" its future investment plans in France due to the strikes at its refineries against labour law reform.

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Brazil's Petrobras gets new boss with same old problems

Pedro Parente, the new boss of Brazil's scandal-ridden state-controlled energy firm Petrobras, has been talking about the challenges ahead.

Pedro Parente, the new boss of Brazil's scandal-ridden state-controlled energy firm Petrobras, has been talking about the challenges ahead.

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Leaders sign off on pipeline to bring gas from Azerbaijan to Europe

Leaders of five countries have formally signed off on the construction of a pipeline to bring Caspian gas to European markets, reducing the energy reliance on Russia.

Leaders of five countries have formally signed off on the construction of a pipeline to bring Caspian gas to European markets, reducing the energy reliance on Russia.

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Gas leak near LA costing millions to put right

A huge, ongoing natural gas leak in Porter Ranch, California, has pushed thousands to leave their homes and has cost SoCal Gas at least 50 million

A huge, ongoing natural gas leak in Porter Ranch, California, has pushed thousands to leave their homes and has cost SoCal Gas at least 50 million

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Los Angeles methane leak sickens local residents

A state of emergency has been declared in California over a massive natural-gas leak that has been spewing fumes into a Los Angeles neighbourhood for

A state of emergency has been declared in California over a massive natural-gas leak that has been spewing fumes into a Los Angeles neighbourhood for

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Natural gas leak prompts California emergency

California governor Jerry Brown has declared an emergency after natural gas storage facility suffered a blow out.

California governor Jerry Brown has declared an emergency after natural gas storage facility suffered a blow out.

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Nigeria: dozens feared dead after explosion destroys gas plant

An explosion at a cooking gas plant in south-eastern Nigeria has killed at least four people – although some reports say dozens more have died. The

An explosion at a cooking gas plant in south-eastern Nigeria has killed at least four people – although some reports say dozens more have died. The

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California gas leak sparks protests as concerns mount

Methane gas billowing into the sky from the hills above Los Angeles has been captured by an infrared camera to record images which are invisible to

Methane gas billowing into the sky from the hills above Los Angeles has been captured by an infrared camera to record images which are invisible to

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Homes flattened in Volgograd gas blast

A gas explosion rips through an apartment block in the Russian city of Volgograd, injuring at least eight occupants. Ten people, including three

A gas explosion rips through an apartment block in the Russian city of Volgograd, injuring at least eight occupants. Ten people, including three

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TAPI: a pipeline for peace and stability

The buttons have been pushed, and the welders’ blowtorches are firing up. A historic ceremony in Turkmenistan was the start of what’s due to become

The buttons have been pushed, and the welders’ blowtorches are firing up. A historic ceremony in Turkmenistan was the start of what’s due to become

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Ukraine and Russia clash again over gas pricing

Another round in the almost annual row over gas pricing has begun between Russia and Ukraine. Russian exporter Gazprom has announced its halting

Another round in the almost annual row over gas pricing has begun between Russia and Ukraine. Russian exporter Gazprom has announced its halting

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OPCW says has proof chemical weapons used in ISIL attack in Syria

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says its analysis of an August ISIL bombardment proves mustard gas was used. First used 100

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says its analysis of an August ISIL bombardment proves mustard gas was used. First used 100

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How to complain about energy prices

Patrick from London asked: “I have received an extremely high energy bill for last month. I suppose that my energy supplier has raised their prices

Patrick from London asked: “I have received an extremely high energy bill for last month. I suppose that my energy supplier has raised their prices

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Poland opens gas terminal seeking to end Russian dependence

Poland has opened its first terminal to import liquefied natural gas (LNG), promising to become fully independent from Russian supplies from next

Poland has opened its first terminal to import liquefied natural gas (LNG), promising to become fully independent from Russian supplies from next

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Russia and Ukraine reach deal over gas supplies this winter

Russia and Ukraine have reached a deal over gas supplies this winter. The European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic, who brokered the talks

Russia and Ukraine have reached a deal over gas supplies this winter. The European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic, who brokered the talks

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Huge gas find a game-changer for Egypt

It is a discovery that could transform Egypt’s economy and have important geopolitical outcomes. Italian energy giant ENI has found the

It is a discovery that could transform Egypt’s economy and have important geopolitical outcomes. Italian energy giant ENI has found the

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China: officials backtrack over evacuation reports

Chinese officials have denied ordering the evacuation of residents from the area surrounding the site of a huge chemical explosion. The statement is

Chinese officials have denied ordering the evacuation of residents from the area surrounding the site of a huge chemical explosion. The statement is

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Chemical weapons used on Kurdish peshmerga - German report

New evidence has emerged which shows Kurdish forces fighting in northern Iraq were allegedly attacked a few days ago with chemical weapons. A report

New evidence has emerged which shows Kurdish forces fighting in northern Iraq were allegedly attacked a few days ago with chemical weapons. A report

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Russian energy giant Gazprom sees profits soar

A weak rouble has helped to boost profits for Gazprom. The Russian energy giant beat expectations with a 71 percent jump in first-quarter net profit

A weak rouble has helped to boost profits for Gazprom. The Russian energy giant beat expectations with a 71 percent jump in first-quarter net profit

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Ukraine stops Russian gas imports after price talks collapse

Ukraine has stopped gas imports from Russia after negotiations collapsed about how much Kyiv should pay for its gas. Ukraine says it will not buy

Ukraine has stopped gas imports from Russia after negotiations collapsed about how much Kyiv should pay for its gas. Ukraine says it will not buy

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Ukraine stops buying Russian gas over price row

Ukrainian state energy firm Naftogaz has said from July 1 it will not buy gas from Russia until new supply conditions are agreed. It follows a break

Ukrainian state energy firm Naftogaz has said from July 1 it will not buy gas from Russia until new supply conditions are agreed. It follows a break

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How is Gazprom faring in sanctions-time Russia?

Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russia’s state-run gas exporter Gazprom, has announced plans to start commercial production from its Bazhenov shale

Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russia’s state-run gas exporter Gazprom, has announced plans to start commercial production from its Bazhenov shale