The German energy company E.ON has received the control package Ruhrgas purchase sanction (the merge is estimated in 10 billion euro). In exchange it’s obliged to sell its shares in five other companies. Thus, the foreign companies, which could not penetrate on the Germany gas market, consider forthcoming sale of assets as a unique opportunity to enter this market. The largest exposed on sale asset is 42% shares of the largest East Germany gas distributor - Verbundnetzgas AG. Besides E.ON ought to sell 27,4% EWE AG shares, working on the north of the country; 22% Bayerngas Gmbh, the south gas delivered company, and also 35% shares of the Bremen municipal energy company.
The body of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was found in a well on the territory of the residence of the Saudi Consulate General in Istanbul
The month of October was rich with rare astronomical phenomena.