An E.On coal power plant in Germany. Energy efficency could see gas lose market share to coal. (E.On) Policy & Regulation

Gas industry cautions against EU efficiency reforms

The gas industry is lobbying against stricter EU targets for energy efficiency, which it says could favour coal over gas in the energy mix.

By Andreas Walstad 23 March 2017
Companies & Finance

Brussels OKs Petrol's acquisition of Geoplin

The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Geoplin by Petrol, it said on Monday.

14 March 2017
The Langage power station. Renewables are making CCGTs less popular in the UK. (Centrica) Policy & Regulation

UK capacity market in urgent need of reform

The UK’s capacity auction mechanism is putting the country at risk of having a capacity gap in 2025. CCGT seems the best solution to the problem.

14 March 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

OPAL capacity auction ban extended to 2018

Following a suit filed by PGNiG Supply & Trading, a Dusseldorf court has ruled to continue the ban on new capacity auctions for the OPAL gas pipeline until March/April 2018.

10 March 2017
Exploration & Production

Gas project under consideration at Quad 9 in the North Sea

Maersk Oil and TAQA are carrying out subsurface work to evaluate the development of a gas project in the Quadrant 9 oilfield in the North Sea.

10 March 2017
Policy & Regulation

France passes law to boost self-consumption power systems

The French parliament has passed a new law that regulates the installation of self-consumption power systems.

10 March 2017
Exploration & Production

Ineos buys Engie’s UK shale assets

UK chemical company Ineos has acquired French company Engie’s onshore shale exploration and production licences in the UK.

10 March 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gazprom, Edison and DEPA concluding talks on Poseidon

Gazprom, Italy’s Edison and Greece’s DEPA are concluding discussions on the Poseidon pipeline.

9 March 2017
Companies & Finance

Engie makes mandatory Petronet sale offer to Indian NOCs

France’s Engie plans to sell its 10% stake in India’s Petronet and has written to the four Indian state companies that own half of Petronet offering to sell its shares to them.

9 March 2017
Gas for Transport

UK considering tax hikes on diesel cars

The UK government said it is considering "the appropriate tax treatment" for diesel vehicles in its 2017 spring budget, released on Wednesday.

9 March 2017
PGNiG’s underground gas storage facility in Kosakowo, northern Poland. (PGNiG) Policy & Regulation

Polish storage obligation unsettles market players

Market players in Poland are trying to come to terms with a new storage obligation that will apply from October.

9 March 2017
Exploration & Production

Eni takes 50% in Cyprus Block 11

Eni has acquired a 50% stake in Total’s Block 11, offshore Cyprus, following approval by the Cypriot Council of Ministers.

8 March 2017
Artist’s impression of the proposed LNG and storage site in Ravenna, Italy. (PIR Group) LNG

Edison to boost Italian small-scale LNG position

Italy’s Edison aims to cover 25% of the country’s LNG market by 2030 through the construction of coastal storage and bunkering facilities.

7 March 2017
LNG

LNG tanker bound for the UK

The Berge Arzew LNG tanker is set to arrive at the UK’s Grain terminal on Friday.

6 March 2017
Companies & Finance

EC OKs investment in construction of Hungarian nuclear reactors

The European Commission has approved financial support for the construction of two new reactors at Hungary’s Paks nuclear power plant.

6 March 2017
Exploration & Production

One-third of projects in UKCS over budget – OGA

The UK’s Oil and Gas Authority has published a five-year report on 58 major projects executed between 2011 and 2016 on the UK Continental Shelf.

6 March 2017
Companies & Finance

Lithuania and Sweden discuss investment and energy

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis will meet Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in Stockholm on Monday to discuss investments and energy issues.

6 March 2017
Policy & Regulation

Macron pledges to invest €15 bln in energy and the environment

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has said he will invest €15 billion of public funds in energy and on meeting environmental targets.

6 March 2017
Polish MEP Zdzislaw Krasnodebski, rapporteur of the new IGA regulations. (EP) EU Energy Policy

IGA transparency law nears completion

EU laws to enhance the transparency of intergovernmental agreements in energy have taken a leap forwards following last week’s key vote.

6 March 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Nord Stream 2 will be completed on schedule – Gazprom

The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is on track to be completed on schedule, according to a statement from Gazprom.

3 March 2017
Exploration & Production

Wintershall abandons shale gas research permit

German oil and gas producer Wintershall will not pursue its application to extend permits for research into shale gas in the Rheinland and Ruhr approved fields in North Rhine-Westphalia.

3 March 2017

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