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Vladimir Putin warns that Ukraine may siphon Europe-bound Russian gas

The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Ukraine could siphon off gas intended for European consumers in the coming winter.

Brent rises above $61, set for biggest monthly gain since 2009

Crude oil futures rebounded on Friday, with Brent heading for its biggest monthly gain since May 2009, as supply outages in the North Sea and renewed fears of gas supply disruption in Europe supported prices.

Ukraine, Russia, EU agree to natural gas supply deal

Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on Thursday that will see Moscow resume vital supplies of gas to its ex-Soviet neighbour over the winter in return for payments funded in part by Kiev`s Western creditors.

NEEPCO blames ONGC for non-supply of gas to Monarchak plant

The 101 megawatt gas-based thermal power project at Monarchak in Sipahijala, commissioned by NEEPCO, is ready for generation, but cannot be made operational due to non-supply of gas by ONGC, an official said on Friday.

Russia cuts gas to Ukraine, flows to EU threatened

Russia cut off gas to Ukraine on Monday in a dispute over unpaid bills that could disrupt supplies to the rest of Europe and set back hopes for peace in the former Soviet republic.

EU lays out energy plan, to reduce Russia dependence

The European Commission laid out plans Wednesday to cut the EU`s costly reliance on energy imports, especially from Russia which has threatened to halt gas supplies to Ukraine, a key transit point for Europe.

Fuel supply constraints hit power generation during 2013

Power plants from Andhra Pradesh to Maharashtra idled as gas supplies dried up and coal linkages impeded quick ramp up of electricity generation even as undeterred corporate bigwigs from Ambanis to Tatas showed willingness to commit big money into the sector during the year.

Pak in talks with India over gas supply

India is willing to export 400 million cubic feet of gas per day to Pakistan but the matter hinges on finalising a tariff that is on the lower side, Petroleum and Natural Resources Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said.

Gas supplies stop to power plants; Scindia wants EGoM meet

Reliance Industries has stopped gas supplies to power plants after its KG-D6 output hit an all-time low, prompting Power Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia to press for convening an urgent meeting of a ministerial panel to rework allocations.

India may ask Ghana to commit gas supply to $1-bn urea proj

Country's largest urea maker RCF plans to set up a urea plant with a capacity of 1 million tonnes per annum in Ghana.

Farmers fear fertiliser prices may go up if gas supply is cut

Leading farm-sector bodies in Maharashtra have expressed fear that fertiliser prices may go up if supply of domestic natural gas to the producers of phosphorous and potash (P&K) units is cut.