Gazprom Misled the International Energy Agency
The Russian energy giant Gazprom has been found to have misled the international community on the extent of the damage from its recent gas accident, the International Energy Agency has confirmed.
Gazprom has blamed a “technical problem” for the spill over of oil into an underground pipeline, but the IEA has found that the Russian firm “could have significantly reduced the amount of fuel spilling by carrying out checks to ensure that the pipeline and storage tanks were secure”.
The IEA says that it has “found in addition to the technical problem, that Gazprom had failed to ensure adequate personnel monitoring. ” It also says that “Gazprom’s failure to fully share information about the situation with regulators and other interested parties further complicated matters by preventing independent oversight”.
“Gazprom should immediately review its systems and procedures to ensure that they operate according to international standards and regulations,” said IEA Director Fatih Birol in a statement. “International agreements and codes of conduct are clear on the issue of energy security; all responsible parties must do everything possible to prevent and minimize the threat of leakage of raw, unprocessed material.
The IEA is the oil and gas expert body of the United Nations. It’s a unique position in global energy affairs, given its mandate to ensure the safety of petroleum products flowing into the world.
In an open letter published on its website, the IEA says that it believes that “Gazprom’s failure to share information about the incident” with “outside parties and the international community” “complicated matters” during the incident, “prevented effective oversight”, and may have “significantly reduced the amount of fuel spilling into an underground pipeline”.
The IEA goes on to say that “while acknowledging the seriousness of the incident, our analysis … indicates that there is more at stake from the perspective of the energy industry in its operations today than there has been in many years.
“Gazprom’s failure to perform its own internal monitoring of the leak [and] to share this information with the company’s public address and press service demonstrates that the company cannot be seen as responsible for the matter,” it adds.
Gazprom, the Russian state-owned oil company, has declared in a press release that it was in breach of its contractual rights to operate a number of offshore rigs in the Eastern part of the country (hereafter referred to as “EAE”). The purpose of the rig operator “EurAsia” was to access onshore seabed in the East Sea off the coast of East Siberia. A number of rigs had been approved for entry into the EAE, including four on a single rig under contract, all belonging to the company Gazprom. This decision was to set in motion a number of procedures, both onshore and off-shore, which subsequently led to a number of new rig applications being made to the EAE which were still underway at the time.
The company’s decision to set up the rig was based primarily on the company’s position that it was in receipt of information that drilling on seabed in one EAE area had begun, and this knowledge of drilling being carried out in that area.
Gazprom made its announcement via a press release on June 10, 2016, and it has since been cited by Russian media outlets and websites as evidence of an offshore drilling project linked with Moscow’s attempts to establish control over the East Sea.
The article below is the summary of the press release issued by Gazprom.
* A press release issued by the company’s subsidiary Gazprom-North on 12 June 2016, announcing the rig application to the Eastern Sea in the amount of USD 11. 4 million for a total of five horizontal drilling rigs and their associated equipment.
* The following table shows how many rig applications had been made on EAE at the time.
* A press release issued by the company’s subsidiary Gazprom-North on 16 October 2016, announcing the company’s decision to set up a drilling platform in the Eastern Sea at the port town of Ekaterinburg, Russia’s second largest city, and giving the number of applications made for this platform.
Stream 2 and the EU Energy Security Hedge.
Article Title: Stream 2 and the EU Energy Security Hedge | Network Security. Full Article Text: The European energy market is currently in a state of dynamic transformation. Despite the EU energy market being in the best condition in terms of the current dynamics, it has become one of the most vulnerable against shocks. This brings to the question whether EU energy is on the brink of collapse or has already entered a recession. The European energy market is still considered to be one of the most successful in terms of the stability and resilience of the industry as well as the competitiveness of the European power and gas sector. It has led to major international oil and gas companies investing into Europe. This has also resulted in many international strategic cooperation initiatives being initiated. However, energy companies need to act in a way that does not undermine the European industry. This is particularly true when it comes to the energy production system. The present energy market is heavily dependent on the energy market system. At present, the energy market is highly dependent on the energy market system. The energy market is currently struggling to meet the demands of the power and gas demand but is also facing threats from an external energy shock. The European energy industry faces many challenges. From a technological viewpoint, it is currently vulnerable to energy shocks since most of the energy demand is met by the gas demand and power demand. To improve the energy security of the energy system, many countries such as Russia have embarked on projects to increase the energy security, and to expand the energy market system. However, given that the European energy market may be vulnerable to an external energy shock, European countries should make more efforts to manage the risks to the EU energy market, and to maintain the existing energy market structure. One of the challenges faced is the increase in gas demand and its impact on the energy market in the United Kingdom. The increase in gas consumption is due to the fact that most of the power plants are generating electricity for other countries. The increase in gas consumption due to this is likely to result in a significant increase in the demand for gas in the United Kingdom. The gas demand in the United Kingdom is expected to increase by about 30% in the next 20 years. The increase in the gas consumption in the United Kingdom is a result of the high energy demand and the fact that there is a growing demand for electricity in the United Kingdom.
The Global Energy Center.
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Tips of the Day in Network Security
As you read through this post, note that I’m not here to tell you you’re doing a great job of protecting against cyberattacks. You’re doing a great job of it already.
If this seems a bit dramatic, it’s because I know you must feel the same way.
I say “hooey” instead of “huh?” because that advice may just be a common thing that a lot of people have told you over the years. I do not believe it is a true indicator of your ability to safeguard your network.
The following tips are just three of the many security tips I’ve heard over the years and they’re not the right advice for everybody. That’s why I’m writing this post on my own blog. I’ve put it out there to see whether it gets some response from the community.