July 13, 2018
The World Bank Group has issued a guarantee for a US$1.1bn syndicated loan for the huge Trans-Antolian Natural Gas Pipeline (Tanap), which is to transport gas from Azerbaijan to Europe. Source: Funding flows into Eurasian gas pipelines
July 5, 2018
For more than a year protesters have sought to stop work on a European-financed natural gas line coming all the way from Azerbaijan and the Caspian Sea to the land of olive trees and beaches in sou… Source: Gas Line to Europe Raises Questions of Corrup …
July 4, 2018
Brussels, London, Rome, Prague – Today the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved a loan of EUR 500 million for the multi-billion euro Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) , in spite of the project failing to conform to the bank’s own policies and the fervent local resistance following the 878-kilometre pipeline where it crosses land in Greece and Albania before arriving onshore in Italy.
June 12, 2018
There is nothing that will change except from the supplier country since instead of Russia Europe will now Source: The ‘deconstruction’ of the most ambitious project of the EU, the ‘Southern Gas Corridor’
June 7, 2018
Il neoministro dell’Ambiente, Sergio Costa, ha bollato come “inutile” il corridoio Sud, che dovrebbe trasportare 10 miliardi di metri cubi di nuovo gas in Italia, sposando la tesi contraria a quella del precedente governo, che invece riteneva quest’ope …
April 17, 2018
L’indépendance énergétique de l’Europe. Tout un programme, et en ces temps de tension extrême avec Moscou, tout projet qui vise à réduire notre dépendance au gaz russe est plus que bienvenu. C’est le cas du Corridor gazier sud-européen, 3 500 km de tuy …
February 12, 2018
Distancing itself from the EU’s climate commitments enshrined in the Paris Agreement, the European Investment Bank has effectively taken a U-turn in its energy lending last week when it approved a record loan for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline.
February 6, 2018
CEE Bankwatch Network, Counter Balance, Friends of the Earth Europe, 350.org Press release For immediate release Prague, Brussels –– The European Investment Bank (EIB) voted today to hand out one of Europe’s largest ever loans to one of the EU’s larges …
January 30, 2018
The aim of this study is to quantify the fugitive emissions produced along the fossil gas supply chain of the Southern Gas Corridor, focusing on extraction and transmission operations.
January 30, 2018
The controversial Southern Gas Corridor, the EU’s flagship energy project, could be as emissions-intensive as coal power or even more, a new study reveals.