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Europe's Biggest Gas Supplier Says All Clear from Offshore Pipeline Security Checks

May 31, 2023

Inspections of Norway's offshore gas pipelines after the Nord Stream blasts found nothing suspicious, an executive at energy major Equinor told Reuters, in the first official word on the security sweep.However, risks remain after last year's…

Russia: Warship Attacked by Ukrainian Drones While Guarding Black Sea Gas Pipelines

May 24, 2023

Russia's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday that the Russian warship Ivan Khurs had been attacked unsuccessfully by three Ukrainian uncrewed speedboats in the Black Sea, on the approaches to the Bosphorus strait.In a statement posted on Telegram…

Germany Cannot be Relaxed about Baltic LNG Capacity, Senior Official Says

May 23, 2023

Germany cannot be relaxed about the need for liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in the Baltic Sea, a high-ranking economy ministry official said on Monday, a week after plans emerged to scale down the region's Mukran project after local resistance…

Poland to Allow Military to Sink Enemy Ships Targeting Baltic Energy Infrastructure

May 05, 2023

The Polish government has approved draft legislation that would allow the military to sink an enemy ship targeting a key gas pipeline from Norway via the Baltic Sea following NATO's warning that Russia might sabotage undersea energy infrastructure…

Russia Calls for Probe into Nord Stream Pipeline Blasts to Speed Up

May 02, 2023

The Kremlin on Tuesday called for the investigation into the blasts of Russia-designed Nord Stream gas pipelines to be speeded up and any results to be published. In September 2022, several unexplained underwater explosions ruptured the Nord…

BASF Eyes Sale of Wintershall Dea, IPO Preferred Option

Apr 27, 2023

German chemicals group BASF on Thursday said it was working to exit energy business Wintershall Dea, with a stock market listing remaining the preferred option.CEO Martin Brudermueller also flagged a possible sale of the oil and gas producer to investors…

European Countries Aim to Turn North Sea into Green Power Engine

Apr 24, 2023

Leaders from European countries surrounding the North Sea pledged on Monday to rapidly scale up offshore wind power generation in the region to strengthen energy security, at a summit in Ostend, Belgium.Leaders from seven European Union countries…

Denmark Lifts Sailing Restrictions Near Nord Stream Pipeline Leaks

Apr 24, 2023

Denmark has lifted restrictions on sailing in waters near the Nord Stream pipeline leaks in the Baltic Sea and said it was no longer dangerous for ships to navigatein the area. The restrictions were lifted by the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) at the recommendation of the Danish Energy Agency…

Russian ‘Spy Ship’ in the North Sea Raises Concerns About Maritime Infrastructure Security

Apr 21, 2023

A new documentary produced by a consortium of public broadcasters in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway has revealed what appears to be a profound threat to maritime and undersea energy and data infrastructure in the North Sea and the Baltic region…

Swedish Prosecutor Believes State Actor Behind Nord Stream Pipeline Blasts

Apr 07, 2023

A state actor's involvement in the blast of the Nord Stream pipelines last year is the 'absolute main scenario', though confirming identity will prove difficult, the Swedish prosecutor investigating the attack said on Thursday.In September 2022…

Nord Stream Pipeline Blasts Probe Continues, but Culprits Difficult to Determine

Apr 06, 2023

It will likely be difficult to determine who blew up the Nord Stream pipelines connecting Russia and Germany in the Baltic Sea last year, Sweden's prosecution authority, which is investigating the incident, said on Thursday. The Sept. 26 explosions…

German Insurers Renew Cover for Blast-damaged Nord Stream Gas Pipeline

Apr 04, 2023

German insurers Allianz and Munich Re have renewed cover for the damaged Russia-controlled Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline, five sources with knowledge of the matter said, indicating that its revival has not been ruled out after an alleged sabotage attack…

Object Near Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Poses No Safety Risk - Denmark

Mar 30, 2023

An object found close to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea appeared to be a maritime buoy and does not pose a safety risk, the Danish Energy Agency said on Wednesday. The object, which was retrieved on Tuesday by the Danish navy…

Russia Fails at UN to Get Nord Stream Blast Inquiry

Mar 28, 2023

Russia failed on Monday to get the U.N. Security Council to ask for an independent inquiry into explosions in September on the Nord Stream gas pipelines connecting Russia and Germany that spewed gas into the Baltic Sea. Only Russia, China and Brazil voted in favor of the Russian-drafted text…

Moscow Considers Seeking Compensation for Nord Stream Pipeline Explosions

Mar 27, 2023

Moscow may seek compensation for the damage to the Nord Stream gas pipelines from two explosions last September, but the future of the projects is unclear, according to a Russian diplomat cited by the news agency RIA Novosti.The pipelines, which connect Russia to Germany under the Baltic Sea…

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