The Department of State imposes new sanctions against Nord Stream 2

A company and two ships owned by it are subject to sanctions.

GTSOU Position on the BNetzA’s decision to temporarily suspend Nord Stream 2 AG certification process

In a span of 24 hours, the German regulator, BNetzA, has made two momentous decisions.

Germany has suspended the Nord Stream 2 certification

The regulator demanded the creation of a company operator of the gas pipeline following the legislation of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Germany included Naftogaz in the Nord Stream 2 certification process

The Federal Grid Agency satisfied Naftogaz's application for participation in the certification process.

Shell to end crude refining at German site in low carbon shift

Royal Dutch Shell said on Thursday it plans to shift its Shell Rheinland refinery at Wesseling in Germany away from crude oil and towards low or zero carbon products from 2025.

Denmark is against the launch of Nord Stream 2

In 2019, the Danish Energy Agency issued a permit for the construction of a section of the gas pipeline.

Natural gas stocks in Europe

The total occupancy of European gas storage facilities (UGS) is 93.6%.