Europe must retain control of its energy security

Op-Ed co-authored by U.S. Ambassadors to Germany, Richard Grenell, to Denmark, Carla Sands and to the EU, Gordon Sondland. This article was originally published in Deutsche Welle . The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will drastically increase Russia’s energy leverage over the EU. Such a scenario is dangerous for the bloc and the West as a whole, say ...
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Remarks by DAS Sandra Oudkirk, Bureau of Energy Resources, at Martens Centre in Brussels

Deputy Assistant Secretary Sandra Oudkirk’s Remarks at Martens Centre Event: Economics vs. Geopolitics? Nord Stream 2, Ukraine, and Europe’s Energy Security Brussels, March 20, 2018 Energy security is fundamental to the stability of our transatlantic relationship; it’s fundamental to U.S. national security and economic prosperity for all of us. It’s a critical component of achieving ...
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Remarks at the European Parliament’s LNG Roundtable

It is a pleasure to address this LNG conference.   I would like to begin with an apology that Chris Smith, our esteemed Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy, had his flight cancelled overnight and so is unable to speak with you today as he had hoped. Nonetheless, I am glad ...
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