EU energy chief differs with Nord Stream 2 team
Vice president of European Commission regarding energy union, Maroš Šefčovič says no business project has encountered such political headwinds as the Nord Stream 2 (NS2) pipeline. If the builders wish to carry out their current plans to complete the work by 2019, he says they will have to consider all EU rules the third energy package included.
30.05.2016, Joosep VärkPM
Dangerous gas appliances claim fresh victims
Wednesday night at about 9:30 pm, Alarm Centre was notified of kids aged about 2 and 5 feeling bad at Kopli St, Northern Tallinn while they took their evening bath.
13.05.2016, Uwe GnadenteichPM
Editorial: the Russian gas gun
During the reign of Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin has used state gas monopoly Gazprom as foreign policy tool to retain influence over neighbours. Since the Ukraine-Russia gas fights in mid-2000ies, energy security and reducing dependency on Russian gas, currently about quarter of gas consumed in Europe, has continually been on European agenda.
Gas market thinks Hanschmidt plans are overheated
Gas market players do not not view natural gas too competitive with renewable energy thus casting doubt on plans by Infortar, seeking full ownership in Eesti Gaas, to shift Estonian gas market into growth gear.
26.02.2016, Andres ReimerPM
Africa en example for energy independence to Estonia
Thanks to technology revolution, the Estonian eager for innovation will within years break free from energy taxes imposed by the state, and of the major producers pampered with subsidies, predicts World Energy Council's European region head Einari Kisel.
11.01.2016, Andres ReimerPM
Estonian utility breaking Gazprom backbone
In four short years heating monopoly Utilitas will forgo Russian gas switching to Estonian wood, heating bill in Tallinn thereby cut by a fifth.
26.01.2015, Andres ReimerPM
Estonian motor fuel retailers lower prices again
The motor fuel retailer Neste on Friday cut 2 cents off the price of a liter of gasoline and diesel at its filling stations in Estonia, with rival retailer Statoil soon following suit.
Not bottomed yet
Yesterday, major fuel sellers dropped gas and diesel prices by 1.5 cents. The bestseller 95 petrol is now at €1.199 per litre in automatic filling stations. Such cheapness was last seen in the summer of 2011.
18.11.2014, Tõnis OjaPM
Estonia must find storage location for 30,000 cubic meters of minimum gas supply
Optimal capacity of the so-called SOS terminal of liquefied natural gas (LNG) is 20,000-30,000 cubic meters and it cannot be ruled out that the gas supply would be stored in Latvia or Lithuania.
Estonia in position to turn off winter gas for Russia
European Commission’s fear of Mr Putin putting an end to gas exports this winter serves Estonian interests: for us, this is extra argument against Finland to have an LNG terminal built in Paldiski.
20.10.2014, Andres ReimerPM
European Commission’s LNG terminal decision to come in September
In two weeks’ time, energy directorate of the European Commission is to decide if the EU-supported LNG (liquefied natural gas) terminal will be built in Paldiski, Estonia – or, rather, on a location yet to be chosen in Finland.
21.08.2014, Andres ReimerPM
Gas projects stuck in mire of differing interests
Russia’s attack against Ukraine made EU more generous regarding financing energy projects linked to the Baltic Sea, but special interests of Finnish energy company Gasum – with Gazprom as major shareholder – block the way forward.
24.04.2014, Andres ReimerPM
Estonian claims re LNG terminal not applicable in Finland - Gasum
An environmental impact assessment (EIA) report for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal planned to be built in Finland was under discussion at a joint meeting of the Estonian and Finnish environment ministries in Tallinn on Wednesday.
Study commissioned by Estonian ministry shows Paldiski as best location for LNG terminal
While from LNG trading and gas flows point of view it doesn't make a substantial difference whether the new regional terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is situated in Inkoo, Finland or Paldiski, Estonia, navigation related issues make it cheaper to build it in Paldiski, a study on the subject for the Estonian Ministry of Economy and Communications by former Eesti Energia board member Harri Mikk says.
Estonian gas co: We cannot sell gas on Elering's tender conditions
The offer submitted by the Estonian natural gas importer and distributor Eesti Gaas did not qualify in the tender of the transmission system operator Elering because Eesti Gaas is not allowed to treat Elering differently from its other customers due to its market position.
Estonia: Natural gas network charge to surge 66 pct from May
EG Võrguteenus, the network services provider of Estonia's natural gas company Eesti Gaas, will raise its network charges by 66 percent, to 0.0146 euros per cubic meter, from May 1.
Naine küünistas ja lasi gaasi näkku
Pärnu maakohtu Kuressaare kohtumajas mõisteti rahaline karistus 30-aastasele Annelale, kes tänavu aprillis Laimjala vallas Saarekülas asuvas talus kannatanule peksa andis ja kohalviibivale mehele gaasi näkku lasi.
10.11.2011, Alo Raun