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Moldova Granted €300 Million Loan To Bolster Its Energy Security

Moldova Granted €300 Million Loan To Bolster Its Energy Security

By RFE/RL staff – Jun 26, 2022, 10:00 AM CDT Russia’s war in Ukraine has sparked a number of supply disruptions in Europe. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has granted Moldova a €300 million loan to help bolster its energy security. The loan could finance as much as one-fifth of the country’s planned …

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Weekly energy roundup: Wyoming gas prices still rising, coal also up after monthslong fall |  Regional News

Weekly energy roundup: Wyoming gas prices still rising, coal also up after monthslong fall | Regional News

In Wyoming, most of us fuel our cars with gasoline, heat our homes using natural gas and rely on electricity generated from coal. And we depend on state services paid for, in large part, by taxes imposed on the companies extracting that oil, gas and coal — industries whose contributions to state coffers have also …

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Russia wants to control energy reserves of all former Soviet countries, Mike Pompeo says – POLITICO

Russia wants to control energy reserves of all former Soviet countries, Mike Pompeo says – POLITICO

Russia’s war against Ukraine is a “planned genocide” and aimed at creating “a new Russian empire that seeks to become a rump Soviet Union,” with extensive energy reserves, former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. Delivering a speech at the Hudson Institute, a conservative, Washington-based think tank, on Wednesday, Pompeo said that “Putin’s illegal, …

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The Energy Crisis Has Been A Boon For Argentina’s Dead Cow Shale Patch

The Energy Crisis Has Been A Boon For Argentina’s Dead Cow Shale Patch

The US, UK, and European Union’s ban on Russian oil imports sparked by President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has sent global energy prices soaring. The international Brent benchmark has gained a whopping 64% since the start of 2022 while natural gas had surged by a stunning 105%, which has been a boon for a …

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Israel-Europe Gas Deal Will Transform European Geopolitics and Energy Security

Israel-Europe Gas Deal Will Transform European Geopolitics and Energy Security

Israel becomes a major player on the world’s energy stage and directly threatens Russian economy and influence in Europe Commentary This week, Israel officially positioned itself as a natural supplier to Europe, one of the largest markets on earth. The announcement of an agreement signed by Israel, Egypt, and the European Union on June 15 …

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