Liquefied natural gas
Energy has been the defining factor in human development and determining factor in the hegemonic structure of world politics. The fundamental role of coal and steam, as key ingredients of the Industrial Revolution, and global control of their trade in the 18th and 19th century by the British Empire led the way for its hegemony in international politics.
U.S. gas producer Cheniere Energy was poised on Feb. 24 to make the first-ever export shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from shale fields.
The carrier Asia Vision is scheduled to set sail for Brazil as soon as loading at the Sabine Pass liquefaction plan in Louisiana is completed, the company said.
Two Bulgarian energy projects will be allocated financing under the EU's Connecting Europe Facility funding programme for infrastructure.
Last week, the EU countries agreed on a proposal of the European Commission to invest EUR 217 M in fifteen key trans-European energy infrastructure projects mainly in Central and Eastern Europe.