Companies are interested in adding reverse-flow capacity to the Hungarian-Croatian interconnector. (EC) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Croatian FSRU revives talks of reverse flow to Hungary

Plans for reverse-flow capacity on the Hungarian-Croatian interconnector have faced lengthy delays, but proposals for an LNG terminal in Krk have revived interest.

By Dariusz Kalan 24 July 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Bergermeer project moves closer to fruition

The €800 million ($1.1 billion) Bergermeer gas storage project in the Netherlands has moved one step closer to development after an official report said that the project will not increase the risk of tremors in the surrounding area.

5 October 2011
Exploration & Production

Europe to produce 35 bcm/y of shale gas by 2020

Shale gas production in Europe is estimated to reach 35 billion cubic metres by 2020, with Poland and the United Kingdom leading the way, research-company Douglas-Westwood said in a report on Tuesday.

5 October 2011
Companies & Finance

Premier buys up rival EnCore Oil

British oil producer Premier Oil has agreed to buy rival EnCore Oil for £221 million ($340 million), continuing its strategy of acquiring assets in its existing core areas of business and consolidating its position in the North Sea.

5 October 2011
Günther Oettinger, the EU Commissioner for Energy, said the completion of internal gas and electricity markets was one of the key priorities for the EU. (PA) EU Energy Policy

EC, stakeholders debate market liberalisation

At a September conference in Brussels, the debate focused on the obstacles to liberalisation in the gas and electricity markets.

4 October 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

GDF Suez concludes sale of Italian gas grid

French gas company GDF Suez has finalised the sale of its Italian gas distribution network G6 Rete Gas to a consortium made up by Italian F2i infrastructure fund, AXA Private Equity and Enel Distribution, it announced on Monday.

4 October 2011
Exploration & Production

Iceland opens second licensing round

The National Energy Authority of Iceland (NEA) has opened a second licensing round for offshore hydrocarbon exploration valid from 3 October until 2 April this year, it said on Monday.

4 October 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Botas: No extension of 6 bcm gas contract with Gazprom

Turkish pipeline monopoly Botas has notified Gazprom of its decision not to extend a 6 billion cubic metre gas contract between the two companies, Gazprom Export told Interfax on Monday.

3 October 2011
Exploration & Production

Total’s shale gas permits under threat

The French Government is expected to make an announcement today regarding shale gas exploration permits that have been granted to energy major Total, as well as US energy firm Schuepbach, Interfax has learned.

3 October 2011
Companies & Finance

E.On recruits Goldman Sachs

German utility E.On has recruited Goldman Sachs to negotiate the sale of its gas distribution network in a move that could raise up to €2.5 billion ($3.3 billion) to help pay its debts, the Financial Times reported this weekend.

3 October 2011
LNG

Ukraine’s LNG plans a remote prospect

Ukraine’s tentative plans to import LNG face serious challenges that make deliveries from Azerbaijan a remote prospect, industry analysts told Interfax this week.

30 September 2011
Companies & Finance

Spanish regulator will not probe Repsol stake

Spanish energy regulator CNE has said it will not examine a pact between Pemex and Sacyr to gain influence in Repsol, Interfax has learned.

30 September 2011
EU Energy Policy

EC to introduce three-year cap on infrastructure permitting

In a bid to speed up approval of permits for common interest energy infrastructure projects, the European Commission (EC) in October will propose new rules to streamline national procedures and impose time limits on decision-making authorities.

30 September 2011
EU Energy Policy

Oettinger doubts feasibility of 2014 internal market completion date

The European Commission (EC) will take legal action against 18 EU countries for failing to transform the EU's third energy package into national legislation, EU energy commissioner Günther Oettinger said in late September.

30 September 2011
Merging Nabucco and South Stream would be the most economical option, but it would be difficult to realise from a political perspective. (Nord Stream) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Deadline day for Shah-Deniz

Merging Gazprom’s South Stream project with Nabucco would be the most economical solution of all the pipeline projects that want to bring Caspian gas into Europe.

30 September 2011
EU Energy Policy

EU draft regulation to speed up cross-border infrastructure projects

In a bid to speed up the development of energy infrastructure throughout the EU, the European Commission intends to task the Transmission System Operator organisations for electricity and gas (ENTSOE and ENTSOG) to quickly work out the basis for harmonised cost-benefit analyses that could help decide how to share out the costs of projects that bene

29 September 2011
EU Energy Policy

Hungarian government’s policy risks EU funds for strategic interconnector

Plans by the Hungarian government to reduce the capacity of a strategic gas pipeline to be constructed between Slovakia and Hungary may put EU funds earmarked for the project at risk, a well-placed EU source has told Energy Monitor.

29 September 2011
Avedore Power Plant, Denmark. Wind power generation accounts for 30% of electricity supply. (DONG) Supply & Demand

Denmark considers its options as resources dwindle

Denmark is in the process of being transformed from a net exporter to a net importer of natural gas and needs to reconsider its supply options for the future.

29 September 2011
EU Energy Policy

EC launches infringement proceeding against member states

The European Commission has decided to launch infringement proceedings against member states that have not yet transformed national laws to comply with the third energy package which aims to bolster competition and security of supply on energy markets, Günther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Energy, said in a speech on Thursday.

29 September 2011
EU Energy Policy

EC inspects E.On, Gazprom over anti-competitive behaviour

German gas company E.On Ruhrgas and utility RWE on Wednesday confirmed they had received unannounced visits from representatives of the European Commission on the back of suspected anti-competitive behaviour.

28 September 2011
In 2010, GDF Suez CEO Gerald Mestrallet said the company would need to dispose of assets worth between $6 billion and $7 billion. (PA) Companies & Finance

Eni buys up GDF North Sea assets

As GDF Suez has agreed with Eni to sell its stake in the Elgin-Franklin gas condensate fields in the British North Sea, the French major no longer has any participation in the fields.

28 September 2011

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