Russia Open for Talks on Gas Price Discount for Turkey – Energy Minister

Russia is willing to discuss a lower price for natural gas deliveries to Turkey, the Russian energy minister said Tuesday after President Vladimir Putin met with his Turkish counterpart in St. Petersburg. At the end of 2015, Russian gas accounted for about 50 percent of Turkey’s total gas imports. In …

Bulgaria-Greece Gas Interconnector Construction Faces Delay – Report

The start of construction on the gas interconnector between Bulgaria and Greece could be delayed by at least six months, a Bulgarian media report said on August 4. Even though the project has been labelled repeatedly as a top priority by Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, most recently at the …

Norway to ‘Completely Ban all Petrol Powered Cars by 2025’

Norway will ban the sale of all fossil fuel-based cars in the next decade, continuing its trend towards becoming one of the most ecologically progressive countries on the planet, according to reports. Politicians from both sides of the political spectrum have reportedly reached some concrete conclusions about 100 per cent of Norwegian cars running on green …

Turkey hits historic gas consumption record in January

Turkey’s monthly natural gas consumption reached a historic record high at 5.78 billion cubic meters (bcm) in January 2016, according to data from Turkish Energy Watchdog. In January 2016, 5.78 bcm of natural gas was consumed, Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority, EMRA, announced on Tuesday in its monthly natural gas …