Gaz de France (GDF), a French company that produces, transports and sells natural gas, is under EU investigation over restricted access to its pipelines.
The European Antitrust Commission suspects French energy company of providing deliberately limited capacity on its network and failing to invest in pipelines thus harming competition (the company alleges that as many as 44 competitors have access to its infrastructure).
The company agreed to participate in the probe, saying that it didn’t shut out competitors by restricting pipelines access.
Once the breach found, the gas producer will have to to separate their distribution networks or sell its transmission networks.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year