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Brussels gives green light to Jera’s acquisition of EDF’s LNG business

The European Commission has approved the acquisition of EDF’s LNG trading business by Jera Trading of Singapore

24 August 2018
Exploration & Production

DEA Norge receives drilling permit for Norwegian Continental Shelf

DEA Norge has received a permit to drill wildcat well 7321/4-1 in production licence 721 on Norway’s Continental Shelf

24 August 2018
LNG

Teekay completes bond offering

Norwegian shipping firm Teekay has completed a bond offering, the company has announced.

23 August 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Germany interested in developing Southern Gas Corridor

Germany is interested in helping to advance the development of the Southern Gas Corridor pipeline system, a senior government official has said

23 August 2018
A coal-fired power plant in Germany EU Energy Policy

Ten-year high in EU carbon prices restores trust in ETS

Prices for EU carbon allowances hit their highest levels in 10 years this week and could trigger large-scale fuel switching from coal to gas earlier than expected.

23 August 2018
EU Energy Policy

EU carbon prices extend gains amid bullish forecast

The Carbon Tracker Initiative has revised its forecast for EUA prices, saying they could now reach €25/t by the end of 2018 and average €35/t in 2019.

22 August 2018
The landing point  of Nord Stream 1  in Germany Policy & Regulation

WTO ruling may favour Russia in OPAL probe

Moscow sees the WTO ruling against capacity restrictions on OPAL as a big win, as it could influence a final verdict by the ECJ expected early next year.

22 August 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Transgaz to build new Romania-Ukraine interconnection

Romanian TSO Transgaz is planning to build a new interconnector between Romania and Ukraine

21 August 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Transgaz to take FID on Black Sea pipeline this year

Transgaz will take an FID on the construction of the Tuzla-Podisor pipeline by the end of this year.

21 August 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Moldova will not discuss new Gazprom deal until Romania connection starts up

The Moldovan government does not plan to enter into a new gas supply contract with Russia’s Gazprom until a new pipeline bringing Romanian gas into Moldova has come online.

20 August 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Poroshenko discusses Nord Stream 2 issues with Merkel

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed issues related to the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

17 August 2018
Sections of pipe for the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline in Italy LNG

WTO ruling challenges EU priority gas projects

The WTO has called the EU’s priority gas projects into question after concluding the selection criteria discriminate against Russian gas.

17 August 2018
Exploration & Production

Norway’s production rises in July

Norway produced an average of 348.6 MMcm/d of gas in July 2018.

16 August 2018
A gas metering station. Pipelines, Storage & Power

Moldova-Romania pipeline faces finance hurdles

Loans agreed with Moldova to fund the country’s section of its interconnector with Romania cannot be accessed now Transgaz is solely responsible for the project.

16 August 2018
Supply & Demand

LNG covers rising share of Poland’s gas imports

The growth in PGNiG's LNG imports outpaced growth in Poland's imports of Russian piped gas in H1 2018.

15 August 2018
Companies & Finance

Workers strike at Total’s North Sea platforms

Workers at three of Total’s platforms in the UK North Sea went on strike on Monday in an attempt to halt plans to change their working rotas.

14 August 2018
Global Markets

Merkel to meet Putin in Germany on Saturday

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday.

14 August 2018
Companies & Finance

EIB offers €100 mln support to Germany-Norway power link

The EIB has signed a €100 million financing agreement with Dutch-owned TSO TenneT

14 August 2018
Policy & Regulation

RWE’s capacity payments offset lower gas plant earnings

UK capacity payments helped RWE to offset lower year-on-year profits from power generated by gas and hard coal in H1 2018

14 August 2018
Policy & Regulation

Polish gas pipeline secures EU funding

A plan for a gas pipeline to link regions in southern Poland has secured in EU funding.

13 August 2018

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