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EU closes Gazprom case

Russia’s Gazprom has settled its seven-year antitrust case with Brussels, avoiding a fine by promising reforms that European officials hope will make the central and eastern European gas market more competitive. …

EU helping Turkey with migrant crisis

The European Union unlocked a further three billion euros ($3.7 billion) for refugees in Turkey, the second tranche of a controversial 2016 deal to curb the flow of migrants coming to Europe. "The Commission is today launching the …

Will Kiev leave Europe without gas?

Kiev warned the European Commission about possible unforeseen situations in Ukraine's gas transport system, the spokesperson of the European Commission Anna-Kaisa Itkonen said. "The Ukrainian authorities …

Juncker cancels Davos trip over flu

The president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has cancelled his visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos after being laid low with stomach flu, the commission’s chief spokesman Margaritis …

Maros Sefcovic to visit Baku

European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic will visit Baku, the European Commission said. Sefcovic will take part in the upcoming meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor Consultative Council to be …

European Commission: no need for Nord Stream 2

The European Commission said that it sees no need for the Nord Stream 2, due to declining gas consumption in the European Union. The statement notes that gas imports to the EU are expected to remain stable by 2030, due to declining …

European Commission to give Georgia €45 mln

The European Commission has proposed up to €45 million in new Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) to Georgia to help it cover part of its external financing needs, the press release said. Welcoming Georgia’s "significant …