Greece new hub for Russian ship-to-ship fuel oil exports?

Russian fuel oil arrivals offshore Greece jumped to record levels in April, as sanctions on Moscow drive traders to find new ways to export Russian oil via ship-to-ship (STS) loadings, Refinitiv Eikon data showed and sources said.

Gov’t may extend fuel pass

Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis said that the government is examining the possibility of extending the fuel pass, in an interview on Friday with Real FM.

Athens Energy Dialogues on May 26 and 27

Over 70 speakers will address the Athens Energy Dialogues forum, themed “Energy Security Technologies,” to be held next week, on May 26 and 27, at the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel (89-93 Syngrou, Athens).

Interest growing in RES, but snags persist

The domestic market of renewable energy sources is experiencing strong investor interest by local and foreign groups, but at the same time serious problems which are hampering its momentum of recent years.

Greek prime minister appoints special adviser for energy security

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has appointed a special adviser for energy security who will be responsible for liaising with the United States as Greece seeks to reduce its dependence of Russian natural gas and elevate its role as a regional energy hub.

Greece ahead of EU average in wind energy

The wind share in Greece’s total electricity production was above the EU average in 2021, with wind turbines covering 18% of total consumption, an increase of 3% compared to 2020.

Revithoussa gas keeping Bulgaria afloat

The liquefied natural gas terminal at Revithoussa, an islet west of Athens, and the increased LNG loads arriving at its facilities have been sustaining the Bulgarian market since April 27, when Gazprom turned of the tap, depriving it of 90% of its natural gas needs.

Eni-Total to probably start drilling off Cyprus this month

Cyprus Energy Minister Natasa Pilides said on Thursday that the Eni-Total joint venture’s next drilling in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone will probably take place this month, as soon as the drilling rig concludes its work in Egypt.

How can Europe get gas if Russia’s supply is disrupted?

Pressure on Europe to secure alternative gas supplies increased on Thursday as Moscow imposed sanctions on European subsidiaries of state-owned Gazprom a day after Ukraine stopped a major gas transit route, pushing prices higher.