Contents tagged with Rick Perry

  • US prepares to impose sanctions on Nord Stream 2 construction companies

    Washington is preparing to impose sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project.

    According to the relevant bill, which was published on the US Senate website, sanctions will be imposed on a number of foreign construction companies that are involved in laying the pipeline on the bottom of the Baltic Sea.

    The “Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Act of 2019” was authored by republican senators Ted Cruz, John Barrasso, Tom Cotton and democrat senator Jeanne Shaheen.

    The senators stipulate …

  • US promises Ukraine $2 billion loan guarantees for gas purchases

    The US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry stated at the press conference in Kyiv that the US could provide guarantees to the Ukrainian national gas conglomerate Naftogaz for the placement of Eurobonds for 2 billion US dollars, reports Apostrophe news outlet.

    "This is one of the possible solutions. However, there may be other financial sources. There are different ways to finance the purchase of gas," said Perry.

    As the Chairman of the Board of Naftogaz Andriy Kobolyev previously saida, the …

  • US Energy Secretary promises sanctions on Nord Stream 2

    On Tuesday, May 21, during a visit to Ukraine, US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry assured Kyiv that US authorities intend to prevent the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline by imposing sanctions.  

    According to Perry, the law imposing penalties on companies participating in the project will be adopted “in the near future”. The secretary noted that, in the USA, many oppose building the gas pipeline from Russia to Germany and stressed that the sanctions bill would pass in Congress and  …

  • Zelensky and Naftogaz CEO discuss LNG deal with US energy secretary

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolyev met on 20 May with US Energy Secretary Rick Perry to discuss possible shipments of American Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to Ukraine, Naftogaz announced on its official website.

    “During the meeting, special attention was devoted to ways to prepare Ukraine to pass the next autumn-winter heating season, and to finance and develop adequate gas reserves in underground reservoirs. Another topic of discussion was the project to …