According to the website of the Lithuanian Ministry of Energy, a tanker with the first batch of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States arrived in the port of Klaipeda on August 21st.
China has decided to stop purchasing Russian gas: signing of a new agreement between Gazprom and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) has been postponed for an indefinite period.
Germany plans to stop buying Russian gas to supply its western regions. Instead, the German authorities want to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States.
The financial situation of Gazprom continues to worsen amid falling gas prices, record low production, and steadily increasing costs.
According to Energy Minister of Georgia Kakha Kaladze, his country will stop receiving natural gas from Gazprom by the end of 2017, and switch to the natural gas imported from Azerbaijan.
The dispute over gas prices between Russia and the European Union that lasted for more than 4 years has ended with the capitulation of Gazprom.
According to Russia Today, the head of Rostekhnadzor Alexei Alyoshin sent a letter to member of State Duma Valery Rashkin with a suggestion to prohibit using of natural gas in residential buildings.
In 30 countries renewable energy has become much cheaper that oil and gas.
According to CFO of Gazprom Andrei Kruglov, financial results of the company by the results of 2016 will be worse than expected.
As follows from the report, published on the website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the largest unused oil and gas fields in the United States history were discovered in the state of Texas.