Markus Steilemann in an interview: Covestro can only partially replace gas
The Leverkusen special chemical group Covestro is concerned about a possible lack of gas in the course of the Russian attack war on Ukraine. Like the entire chemical industry, the plastic group is also preparing for a lack of natural gas in Germany.
The Germans wish to do without Russian gas as quickly as possible, and will supply themselves to the Near East © Bernd Thissen The German Chancellor Olaf Scholz ( On the left), in front of a turbine from Nordstream 1, the pipeline which links Germany to Russia for the supply of gas. Fossil Energies - The Germans wish to do without Russian gas as quickly as possible, and will supply themselves to the Near East
direction the Near East. The United Arab Emirates and Germany signed on Sunday during a visit to the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Abu Dhabi, an agreement providing for the supply in 2022 and 2023 of liquefied gas and diesel of this Gulf country to Berlin .
Gas crisis: No reason to panic, say economists
can Germany cope with a complete gas delivery stop in Russia? According to a new study, it can. © Uniper SE Provided by Deutsche Welle "In the event of a stop in Russian Gas imports , neither mass poverty nor folk uprising threatens that Germany has already mastered in the past if it had to face crises," write Rüdiger Bachmann (write ( University of Notre Dame in the US state of Indiana), Moritz Schularick (University of Bonn) and other economists and energy management in the study "How to do".
The German leader has been carrying out a tour in Gulf countries since Saturday to establish energy partnerships in the hope of replacing Russian supplies and alleviating the energy crisis caused by the war in Ukraine.
Mohammed Ben Zayed Al-Nahyane, President Emirati, then declared on Twitter that he also spoke with Olaf Scholz "other cooperation opportunities in areas such as energy security, reduction of emissions and climate action ”.
A floating terminal of LNG importation under construction in Germany
The agreement signed on Sunday provides for the export of a liquefied natural gas cargo (LNG) to Germany at the end of 2022, then the supply of additional quantities In 2023.
The WAM agency reports a direct diesel delivery made in September and an agreement to provide up to 250,000 tonnes per month of diesel for 2023.
control energy and gas storage - Further levies for gas customers
on gas customers will be available from October in addition to the gas surcharge for saving important importers. A model budget with an annual consumption of 20,000 kilowatt hours from October for control energy and gas storage filling with seven percent VAT with a total of almost 135 euros per year. © Axel Heimken/dpa As of October 1st, further levies are available to gas customers. The levies are added to the already published gas procurement levy (“gas surcharge”) of 2.419 cents (without VAT
Under this agreement, the United Arab Emirates will provide "a cargo of LNG which will be delivered at the end of 2022 and used for the commissioning of the Floating Terminal of LNG import from Germany to Brunsbutel", a port of the sea of the North .
Public oil company Emirates DNOC made its very first direct diesel delivery to Germany in September, and "will provide up to 250,000 tonnes of diesel per month in 2023", according to the same source.
Germany wants to diversify its suppliers with fossil energy
The German leader had previously declared that his country was determined to never depend on a single energy supplier again. "With the investments that we make in Germany and which will gradually materialize next year, we will indeed have a gas import infrastructure which will make us no longer depend directly on a specific supplier to the other end Pipeline, ”added Chancellor German . Our file on Ukraine
“We must ensure that the production of liquefied gas in the world is sufficiently advanced so that the high demand can be satisfied without having to fall back on production capacities in Russia used until Present, "said Olaf Scholz.
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national average below 2 euros: Diesel price has been falling at the lowest level for months .
for the first time, the fuel prices are decreasing slightly again. If the competition continues to reach as expected, experts hope for normalization over the winter. © Photo: Photo: dpa/ Carsten Koall A driver fuels a car on a petrol pump. diesel is as cheap as it has been in months. At the weekend , the price for the fuel fell to the lowest value since August, as the ADAC announced on Monday.