Search: Gas,Natural gas (2 materials)

Against the odds: The USSR and East-West Germany energy relations

... 73% in 1989 to 10% in 1998. The intense gasification of the eastern part of Germany and overall increase in the usage of natural gas in the country not only supported the rapidly growing German economy, but it also helped in cutting down greenhouse gas emissions through the substitution of coal with the more eco-friendly natural gas. Nevertheless, low coal prices continue to make coal an attractive energy source for Germany, even nowadays. The case of energy cooperation between the Soviet Union and the two German states is a lesson from history that we should all learn ...

06.06.2016

Germany and Russia Intensify Gas Cooperation Despite Political Tension

... pipeline, which links Nord Stream’s entry point at Greifswald, Germany with the Czech Border. Germany’s Wintershall and Russia’s Gazprom jointly own the pipeline. Furthermore, major German gas companies BASF Wintershall and E.ON Ruhrgas have gained access to natural gas fields in Western Siberia, while Gazprom has developed its transport and distribution capabilities by acquiring Europe's largest gas storage facility in Rehden, Germany. Despite the tensions regarding the Ukraine crisis, in September ...

27.05.2016

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