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Termination of Gazprom contracts unintentionally boosts Russian treasury’s reserves

Dutch local authorities want to terminate their supply contract with Gazprom. Last year, The Investigative Desk and Follow The Money revealed that over 120 municipalities and almost all water boards buy their gas from the Dutch Gazprom subsidiary in the city of ‘s Hertogenbosch. By Ties Keyzer | 3 March 2022 The fact that these …

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How Shell influenced the Dutch political position on Russian gas

With a sophisticated lobby, oil company Royal Dutch Shell influenced the political position of the Netherlands on Nord Stream 2, The Investigative Desk revealed in a reconstruction. The Dutch House of Representatives wanted to subject the exploitation of the controversial gas pipeline to European anti-monopoly rules. Instead, the government served the agenda of Shell, which …

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Natural gas companies dominate Groningen research on ‘renewable’ energy

The Dutch government and energy firms finance research on renewable energy through the New Energy Coalition (NEC). The NEC’s turnover is expected to reach 100 million euros this year. However, The Investigative Desk and Follow the Money discovered that the research agenda is mainly dictated by large Dutch natural gas firms. By Ties Keyzer The …

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