A flare from the Corrib field. Corrib will start to decline in 2020. (Shell) LNG

Brexit-exposed Ireland pushes ahead with FSRU plans

The security of supply risks associated with Brexit are giving a new impetus to Ireland’s plans for an FSRU.

By Silvia Favasuli 21 July 2017
Exploration & Production

BP starts talks to sell all North Sea assets

BP has started discussions with potential buyers for its full range of North Sea assets.

21 July 2017
EU Energy Policy

Ofgem says National Grid published incorrect market data

Ofgem has concluded that National Grid Electricity Transmission published incorrect data that led to false or misleading signals regarding supply, demand or prices on the wholesale electricity market.

21 July 2017
Policy & Regulation

French court repeals law on regulated gas prices

France’s highest administrative court, the Council of State, has repealed a law on regulated gas sales tariffs

20 July 2017
LNG

NextDecade signs MOU for new FSRU in southern Ireland

NextDecade has signed a memorandum of understanding with the port authority of Cork in southern Ireland to develop an FSRU and associated infrastructure.

20 July 2017
A combined heat and power plant in Austria. (Siemens) Policy & Regulation

Power sector secures lion’s share of €4.3 bln EIB loan

The European Investment Bank approved €4.3 billion of loans for energy-related projects this week, with the majority going to the electricity sector.

20 July 2017
Alternative Fuels

Hinkley Point C cost could reach £50 bln

The planned Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant could cost consumers £50 billion over the life of the project.

19 July 2017
The Fessenheim nuclear plant, France. The government plans to reduce nuclear’s share of the country’s energy mix. (EDF) Policy & Regulation

French energy policy offers chance for gas

Plans to phase out coal and nuclear in France’s power supply could offer gas a chance to gain market share.

19 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Statoil to test Carmen Prospect in block 6507/8

Statoil has been granted a drilling permit for one wildcat well and one pilot well in production licence PL 124 in the North Sea.

19 July 2017
Exploration & Production

IOG submits field development plan for Blythe Hub

Independent Oil & Gas has requested authorisation from the UK Oil and Gas Authority for the development of the Blythe Hub in the southern North Sea

19 July 2017
Alternative Fuels

Germany, Poland account for half of EU coal capacity

Germany and Poland account for a combined 51% of the EU’s installed coal capacity and 54% of emissions from coal.

19 July 2017
EU Energy Policy

EIB lends €4.3 bln to energy projects

The European Investment Bank has approved €4.3 billion in loans to finance energy projects in Europe and elsewhere.

18 July 2017
Pipeline construction in Europe. (Gasunie) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Eastring moves forward, but money remains an issue

The proposed interconnector is making slow progress, but questions over funding and a competing project mean it still has far to go, experts say.

18 July 2017
Supply & Demand

German gas imports up 19.5% in 2017

Germany’s gas imports between January and May 2017 increased by 19.5% from a year earlier.

18 July 2017
Companies & Finance

Enagás profits up 25.6% in H1 2017

Spanish energy company Enagás made a net profit of €269.1 million in the first half of the 2017 financial year, a 25.6% increase from the same period last year.

18 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Statoil finds 2-3 bcm gas basin in Barents Sea

Norway’s Statoil made a small gas discovery during its 2017 Barents Sea exploration campaign, the company said in a note on Monday.

17 July 2017
Companies & Finance

Centrica to create an E&P company with Bayerngas Norge

Centrica’s European oil and gas exploration and production branch will merge with Norwegian company Bayerngas Norge to create a new independent European E&P company.

17 July 2017
EU Energy Policy

EC clears Ineos acquisition of Forties pipeline system

The European Commission has approved Ineos’s acquisition of the UK’s Forties Pipeline System (FPS) and interests in the North and South Graben Area Export Lines (GAEL spurlines) from BP

17 July 2017
EU Energy Policy

Brussels warns Romania over power plant emissions

The European Commission has requested Romania reduce emissions from large combustion plants.

17 July 2017
A gas-fired power plant in Germany. (E.On) Pipelines, Storage & Power

EU gas-to-power growth to be short-lived – IEA

The recent increase in gas demand for power generation will not last for long, according to the International Energy Agency.

17 July 2017
Pavol Hamžík. (Ukrainian foreign ministry) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Slovakia supporting Ukraine despite risks – Hamžík

Slovakia’s ambassador-at-large for energy security explains his country’s reverse-flow support for Ukraine.

17 July 2017

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