Biden administration rejects Cheniere’s request to circumvent LNG pollution rule

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday it had rejected a request from major liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter Cheniere Energy Inc. (GNL.A) to exempt the turbines at its two US Gulf Coast terminals from a dangerous pollution rule. … Read more

Power cut after explosions near Ukrainian nuclear power plant, IAEA report expected

Russia and Ukraine accuse each other of bombing a factory The nuclear power plant has been worrying for weeks The UN watchdog will issue a report on this later on Tuesday. Ukraine says Russia is bombing Kharkiv and the city of Zelenskiy KYIV, September 6 (Reuters) – Explosions erupted and power was cut off on … Read more

UK weighs in on huge package of support as Europe battles energy crisis

Manuela Schwesig, Premier of the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, and Markus Soeder, Premier of the State of Bavaria, visit a pipeline transfer station of the Baltic Sea Pipeline Link near Lubmin, Germany , August 30, 2022. REUTERS / Lisi Niesner Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UK to freeze energy bills for … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Gazprom says Nord Stream 1 takeover depends on Siemens Energy

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Gazprom says the ball is in Siemens Energy’s court Siemens Energy: we don’t understand Gazprom Siemens Energy: not mandated to do maintenance Germany discusses energy rationing Russia: We will send our oil to Asia VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, September 6 (Reuters) – Russia’s biggest gas pipeline to Europe … Read more

New bombings spark nuclear fears as Kyiv and Moscow await UN report

Zaporizhzhia power plant cut off from grid but operating safely – IAEA Zelenskiy warns of near nuclear ‘catastrophe’ day before report Kyiv cites battlefield gains, including city of Kherson province European markets hit hard by closure of Russian gas pipeline KYIV, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Power to a critical nuclear power plant in Ukraine was … Read more

EU rushes to protect industry as Russia gas shutdown shakes markets

Gas prices in Europe up around 400% compared to a year ago EU states rush to support struggling power companies Disruptions hamper EU efforts to fill storage EU denounces Moscow’s weaponized gas, Russia blames sanctions LONDON/OSLO, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Gas prices in Europe jumped, stocks tumbled and the euro tumbled on Monday after Russia … Read more

Biden declares urgency over Mississippi water crisis

JACKSON, Mississippi, Aug 30 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration approved an emergency declaration regarding a water crisis in the state of Mississippi and on Tuesday ordered federal aid to supplement the response to the state. “Emergency protective measures, including direct federal assistance, will be provided at 75% of federal funding for a period … Read more

Ukraine pushes across front, says Zelenskiy, as Russia shuts down gas

Zelenskiy says commitment all over the front Russia says its forces are routing the Ukrainians IAEA team leaves Kyiv for nuclear power plant Russian gas flow drops to zero in pipe to Germany MYKOLAIV, Ukraine/KYIV, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops attacked Russian positions across the front, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said, as Russia cut … Read more

Russia’s new gas suspension tightens energy screws on Europe

Pipes from the landing facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT/LONDON, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Russia cut off gas supplies via a major pipeline to Europe on Wednesday, intensifying the economic battle between Moscow … Read more

UK household energy bills will jump 80% to over $4,000 a year

Price cap for 24 million households to increase from October Even higher prices expected in January Regulator calls for urgent government intervention ‘This is a national emergency,’ says opposition Labor LONDON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Britain’s energy bills will jump 80% to an average of 3,549 pounds ($4,188) a year from October, the regulator said … Read more