In Italy, soaring gas prices hit Murano glassmakers hard

At the manufacturer of glass art products Gambero & Tagliapietra, in Murano (Italy), on May 18, 2020. ANDREA PATTARO/AFP The master craftsman takes the glowing glass ball out of the flames using a cane, then rolls it in gold dust. “Once cooled, this piece will be part of a chandelier”, explains Andrea della Valentina. His … Read more

Tensions will remain high on the gas market this winter

The construction site of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in Lubmin, Germany, March 26, 2019. TOBIAS SCHWARZ / AFP Work has been completed since September, but the big pipe will not carry gas between Russia and northern Germany for several months. The suspension of the approval procedure for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline … Read more

New setback for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

The pipes of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the ChelPipe plant in Chelyabinsk (Russia), in February 2020. MAXIM SHEMETOV / REUTERS The Nord Stream 2 soap opera continues. Two months after the end of the construction of this controversial gas pipeline connecting Russia to Germany via the Baltic Sea, the German Network Agency … Read more

Moscow vows gas deliveries to Europe will continue despite threats from Minsk

Polish soldiers monitor the border with Belarus, near Kuznica, Thursday, November 11. HANDOUT / VIA REUTERS Tensions continued, Friday, November 12, at the border between Poland and Belarus. For weeks, Europeans have accused Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko of fueling the migration crisis by issuing visas to migrants and chartering flights, notably from Turkey, in revenge … Read more

a first version of the final declaration wants “rapid, strong and sustained reductions” in greenhouse gas emissions

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson attended a meeting in Glasgow on 10 November 2021 on this tenth day of COP26. ALASTAIR GRANT / AFP Find every day, at the end of the day, the highlights of the 26th United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP) for the climate, which is being held until November 12 … Read more

Find out about the gas stations where you can use the discount

The AUTOvoucher program can be used by taxpayers from this Wednesday, November 10th. The Government created the measure, within the IVAucher program to respond to rising fuel prices At issue is a monthly discount of 10 cents per liter, up to 50 liters of gasoline or diesel per month. In practice this means a saving … Read more

in the midst of COP26, an expected rain of oil and gas

A TotalEnergies gas station in Kampala (Uganda), January 28, 2020. YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP « Fly me to the moon », sang Frank Sinatra (” Take me to the moon ”). The main hydrocarbon companies understand it rather as follows: their projects for future oil or gas pipelines represent 211,849 kilometers; the equivalent of more than half … Read more

highest greenhouse gas concentrations in 2020

Part of the Amazon rainforest, Brazil, in July 2021. AMANDA PEROBELLI / REUTERS Six days before the opening of COP26 in Glasgow, the United Nations (UN) issued a new alarming bulletin on Monday, October 25: greenhouse gas concentrations have again reached records in 2020, and the Amazon loses its capacity to absorb CO2. According to … Read more

Aberdeen, the British oil and gas capital, “still keeps pace with crude oil prices”

By Cécile Ducourtieux Posted today at 10:46 a.m., updated at 10:48 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers ReportageThe Scottish city, where 10% of jobs are linked to the oil industry, is starting its transformation with an “energy transition zone” project which threatens one of its rare green spaces. From the Nigg Bay municipal golf course, overlooking … Read more