EU Plans to Ban Oil Imports from Russia by the End of 2022
The EU Commission announced plans on Wednesday to ban the import of oil from Russia by the end of 2022 and to sanction Russians who committed war crimes in Ukraine. "Putin must pay a high price for his brutal aggression,"...
EU: How to Reduce Your Energy Bills and Dependency on Russia
This week, the European Commission and the International Energy Agency outlined a range of simple steps that people and governments can take to reduce energy bills, dependency on Russian energy, and help the environment. According to the plan, if all...
Greece Could Be Sitting on “600 Billion Cubic Meters” of Natural Gas
Greece could be sitting on natural gas reserves of more than 600 billion cubic meters, a senior executive of its hydrocarbons commission told Reuters on Thursday. As Greece accelerates gas exploration to cut its reliance on Russian energy, Chief Executive...
Pomegranate Oil: Greece’s Golden Elixir the World Can’t Get Enough Of
A Greek exporter of pomegranate oil says that he cannot make enough product to satisfy the current world demand for the oil of this fruit.
EU Energy Crisis: Greece Outlines Six-Point Plan
Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis outlined a six-point plan to deal with Europe's energy crisis earlier this week. In a letter addressed to EU officials, the Greek leader calls for the EU to deal with the economic repercussions of soaring...
Zelensky Speaks Before UK Parliament; UK to Phase Out Russian Oil
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke before members of the UK Parliament in the House of Commons via live video feed on Tuesday, as the country announced that it would end dependence on Russian oil by the end of 2022. Zelensky,...
Shell to Stop Buying Russian Oil and Gas
The multinational gas company Shell announced on Tuesday that it intends to halt the purchase of Russian oil and gas due to the country's attack on Ukraine. The company will stop purchasing all Russian hydrocarbons, which includes "crude oil, petroleum...
United States Bans Russian Oil Imports
The United States banned Russian oil imports despite that nation warning the world earlier on Tuesday that there may be "catastrophic" increases in oil prices if Western countries ban the imports, as several other nations have proposed to do. Last...
Gas Prices Reach New Highs in US in Wake of Ukraine War
The average price of gas in the US passed $4 this weekend, making it the first time gas prices had reached such heights since 2008. The war in Ukraine has fueled the price jump, as Russia is currently the third-largest...
US Senators Introduce Act to Ban Russian Oil, Energy Imports
US Senators introduced a bill that would ban Russian oil and energy imports on Thursday. The "Banning Russian Energy Imports Act" already has widespread support, says senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, who said that the legislation...