- June 16, 2017
Kanzlerin und Außenminister vereint gegen Washington: Merkel und Gabriel warnen vor neuen Russland-Sanktionen, die der US-Senat in einem Entwurf beschlossen hat. Auf dem Spiel stehen die deutschen Energie-Interessen. mehr... [ Forum ]
- February 10, 2016
Die Nord-Stream-Pipeline entzweit Europa. Die EU-Kommission will völlig neu über die umstrittene Gasleitung nach Deutschland sprechen. Vizepräsident Sefcovic warnt vor zu großer Abhängigkeit von Russland. mehr... [ Forum ]
- May 18, 2012
With the planned Nabucco natural gas pipeline in southern Europe hitting snag after snag, Russian natural gas giant Gazprom is considering the construction of a second Baltic Sea pipeline to go with the just-finished Nord Stream. With unconventional natural gas from the US flooding the market, however, the strategy is not without risk. more... [ Comment ]
- November 08, 2011
The leaders of Germany and Russia on Tuesday formally opened the Nord Stream pipeline running 760 miles under the Baltic to pump gas from Siberia to the European Union. The project is aimed at ensuring the long-term security of Europe's energy supplies, but it remains controversial. more...
- March 03, 2011
While the world fears a new oil price shock, the entire energy market is on the verge of a revolution. Companies are using increasingly sophisticated technology to tap new sources of natural gas. Drilling is also underway in Germany, where both the potential and the risks seem enormous. more... [ Comment ]
- January 03, 2011
Gazprom chairman Alexei Miller, 48, discusses the controversial link between oil and gas prices, the question of whether new pipelines to Europe can ever be profitable and his company's international image as the long arm of the Kremlin. more... [ Comment ]
- July 16, 2010
While environmentalists are sharply opposed to the construction of the new Baltic Sea pipeline, archaeologists are delighted. The massive Nord Stream project to bring natural gas from Russia to Germany has uncovered dozens of shipwrecks and other historic artifacts. more... [ Comment ]
- March 11, 2010
Preparations are fast taking shape for the construction of the controversial Nord Stream natural gas pipeline between Russia and Germany this spring. But it still faces a legal challenge in Germany from environmentalists, and critics say the project could disrupt the spring spawning of the herring found in the western Baltic Sea. more...
- March 09, 2010
Engineers surveying the Baltic Sea for a pipeline project have discovered several historic shipwrecks on the seabed, including an ancient Viking longboat and several ships from the 16th to 18th centuries. more...
- February 15, 2010
They used to be the double act at the top of the German government. But now former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder and ex-Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer are on opposing sides -- as lobbyists for two competing pipeline projects. more... [ Comment ]