2021, April, 19, 16:45:00RUSSIAN OIL FOR U.S. 8%
Russian oil imports as a share of US total oil imports hit a record high of 8% in January 2021, according to data from the US Energy Information Administration, up from 4% during 2018.
2021, April, 16, 12:10:00THE NEW RUSSIA SANCTIONS
On March 18, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken issued a warning to entities involved in the Nord Stream 2 project that they risk "US sanctions and should immediately abandon work on the pipeline."
2021, April, 13, 13:35:00NORD STREAM 2 SANCTIONS FOR EVERYBODY
"We will continue to register any organization that may be involved in any sanctioned activity, and have made it clear that any company risks being penalized for participating in Nord Stream 2," Giordono-Scholz said.
2021, April, 2, 12:35:00NORD STREAM 2 SECURITY
The number of cases of low-flying "foreign planes" over the Nord Stream 2's vessels has increased in the second half of March.
2021, April, 1, 12:40:00RELIABILITY OF RUSSIAN GAS
However, Russian gas remains competitive for European buyers given its low-cost production base and long-term reliability.
2021, March, 29, 13:15:00NORD STREAM 2 WILL BE FINISHED
Between 2015 and 2020, U.S. gas production grew roughly twice as fast (4.3% per year on average) as consumption (2.3% per year), according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
2021, March, 24, 10:30:00NORD STREAM 2 SANCTIONS FOREVER
“It has the potential to undermine the interests of Ukraine, Poland and a number of close partners and allies,” Blinken added, saying that a U.S. law required Washington to impose sanctions on companies participating in the Nord Stream 2 project.
2021, March, 17, 14:30:00NORD STREAM 2 CONTINUATION
The consortium behind Nord Stream 2 has pushed ahead with construction despite growing political pressure.
2021, March, 5, 11:45:00NORD STREAM 2: EXCEPT FOR SANCTIONS
Being able to use two pipelaying vessels will speed up work on completing Nord Stream 2, which before the Fortuna resumed work had around 150 km left to lay out of a total 2,460 km of the two-string pipeline.
2021, March, 1, 10:55:00NORD STREAM 2 SANCTIONS FOR ALL
"The US has decided to put the Nord Stream 2 project in a broader geopolitical framework and is threatening all industries or parties involved in the project with sanctions," Wintershall Dea said.
2021, February, 25, 12:15:00NORD STREAM 2 SANCTIONS: NOT ENOUGH
There had been calls for the Biden administration to intensify sanctions designations to include a wide range of companies involved in the construction of Nord Stream 2, including service companies, insurers and certification companies.
2021, February, 24, 11:00:00NORD STREAM 2: SUPPORTING GERMANY
Despite U.S. sanctions against the pipeline, Berlin has stood by Nord Stream 2, which it says is a commercial project.
2021, February, 24, 10:55:00NORD STREAM 2 SANCTIONS ANEW
President Joe Biden believes the pipeline is a "bad deal" for Europe, his spokeswoman Jen Psaki has said, and many U.S. lawmakers are pushing for sanctions.
2021, February, 17, 15:50:00NORD STREAM 2 SANCTIONS CONTINUED
Some 150 km of Nord Stream 2 remains to be laid in Danish and German waters, but the threat of US sanctions against companies involved in laying the pipeline has led to long delays in its completion.
2021, February, 10, 11:50:00NORD STREAM 2: EASING OF SANCTIONS
Germany was willing to considerably increase its financial support for LNG infrastructure by up to Eur1 billion ($1.2 billion). In exchange, the US would allow the "unhindered construction and operation" of Nord Stream 2.