Turkey offers possibility of gas supplies through Turkish Stream to border with Greece
Sep05

Turkey offers possibility of gas supplies through Turkish Stream to border with Greece

The Turkish side offers the possibility of natural gas supply through the Turkish Stream pipeline to Turkey’s border with Greece, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller told reporters today. Answering a question, whether the fact that the Turkish state bodies would in the near future re-issue the permits that had once been issued for the South Stream project and that the work could be continued also on the project in the previous configuration...

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Suspected gas explosion kills one at Belgium sports centre
Aug26

Suspected gas explosion kills one at Belgium sports centre

An explosion at a sports centre in the southern Belgian town of Chimay early on Friday (Aug 26) killed one person and wounded four others, two of them seriously, Belgium’s Crisis Centre said. “It is probably a gas explosion,” an official at the agency told Reuters, adding that there was no indication of it being a militant attack. Local media reported the blast occurred just after midnight local time at a sports...

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Ammonia leak in Bangladesh… how did it affect people?
Aug23

Ammonia leak in Bangladesh… how did it affect people?

An explosion at a chemical fertiliser factory left at least 200 people needing medical treatment after toxic gas spread across large parts of Bangladesh’s second city Chittagong, officials said today. Police and fire officials said hundreds of residents were also evacuated from their homes near the di-ammonia phosphate (DAP) plant in the port city where a 500-tonne capacity ammonia tank exploded late Monday. Mesbah Uddin, the...

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US-backed Syrian rebels responsible for toxic gas attack in Aleppo – Russian military
Aug03

US-backed Syrian rebels responsible for toxic gas attack in Aleppo – Russian military

Syrian fighters from a rebel group considered ‘moderate’ by Washington are responsible for using toxic gas shells that killed seven and injured 23 in Aleppo on Tuesday, according to a statement from the Russian Ministry of Defense. “On August 2, 2016 at 19 hours 05 minutes militants from the Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki group, considered by Washington as ‘moderate opposition’, launched poisonous materials from the Sukkari district...

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Armenian transit: Will Russian gas be supplied from Iran to Georgia?
Jul29

Armenian transit: Will Russian gas be supplied from Iran to Georgia?

The agreement on trial gas exports from Iran to Georgia will allow covering one fourth of the country’s gas demand and will decrease its dependence on Azerbaijan. Baku delivers 80% to Georgia now. However, experts say the matter is more about delivery of 500 mn cubic meters of gas of necessity than Tbilisi’s willingness to diversify energy sources. Moreover, due to the current infrastructure, Georgia will have the Russian instead of...

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