The Tesla Model X. The UK will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040. (Tesla) Gas for Transport

Gas ruled out from powering UK’s new electric cars

The UK’s ban on new fossil fuel-powered cars from 2040 will increase power demand, but new generation will mainly come from renewables, analysts say.

By Silvia Favasuli 27 July 2017
LNG

Sinopec’s Beihai LNG terminal takes 21st cargo

Sinopec’s Beihai LNG terminal in the Guangxi region of southern China has received 21 cargoes amounting to 1.37 mt since it came online in April 2016.

12 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Shell set to sell Corrib stake to Canadian investors

Shell has agreed to sell its 45% interest in Ireland’s Corrib gas venture for $1.23 billion to CPP Investment Board Europe, a subsidiary of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

12 July 2017
Policy & Regulation

Brussels OKs Hungary’s support for renewables

The European Commission has found a new Hungarian support scheme for renewable electricity to be in line with EU state aid rules, it said on Tuesday.

12 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Mixed picture on PCI implementation – ACER

Only around one-third of projects earmarked by the EU as Projects of Common Interest have managed to stick to their original time schedules over the last couple of years.

12 July 2017
The Gate LNG terminal in the Netherlands. (Gate LNG) LNG

The long wait for Germany’s first LNG terminal

Plans for Germany’s first LNG terminal are advancing, but the focus has shifted from a conventional facility to one supplying fuel for shipping and road transport.

11 July 2017
Alternative Fuels

Construction begins on two solar plants in southern France

Renewable energy company Voltalia has started construction of two solar power plants in Var – the sunniest region of France.

10 July 2017
World leaders at the G20 summit in Germany. (PA) Policy & Regulation

G20 nations offer gas a boost in Hamburg

Heads of state at the G20 summit in Germany have said gas is essential in the transition to renewable energy.

10 July 2017
EU Energy Policy

Brussels OKs joint venture for German LNG terminal

The European Commission has approved the acquisition of joint control over a newly created joint venture by Netherlands-based Gasunie LNG and Vopak LNG and German company Oiltanking.

7 July 2017
The TCFD is a wing of the G20’s Financial Security Board. (FSB) Policy & Regulation

Pressure on for companies to report climate risks

Companies are facing increasing pressure to disclose how climate change will impact them in the future.

7 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Total delays startup of Martin Linge field

France’s Total has delayed the startup of its Martin Linge field offshore Norway until 2019 following an accident at a South Korean shipyard where modules for the project were being built.

6 July 2017
An NGV filling station in Germany. The European Commission is hoping to boost the use of gas as a vehicle fuel. (Daimler) EU Energy Policy

Brussels highlights growth potential for NGVs

The European Commission sees growth potential for natural gas and advanced biofuels in road transport and will release proposals to encourage their use.

6 July 2017
Gas for Transport

Engie teams up with Carrefour to fuel trucks with bio-CNG

France’s Engie has teamed up with supermarket chain Carrefour to develop bio-CNG as a fuel for trucks.

5 July 2017
Alternative Fuels

Coal prices strengthen on outages in Australia and Asia

Europe’s dependence on imported coal and gas is increasing relative to consumption because of declining domestic production.

5 July 2017
Companies & Finance

Natural in talks with EDP for €35 bln merger

Spanish giant Gas Natural has approached its Portuguese rival EDP about a €35 billion merger.

4 July 2017
Margrethe Vestager has said imposing a fine would not necessarily result in Gazprom changing its behaviour. (EC) Policy & Regulation

Settlement likely in Gazprom probe – OIES analysts

Brussels is likely to accept Gazprom’s commitments to resolve the antitrust case against the company despite some opposition, says the OIES.

4 July 2017
Companies & Finance

Hinkley C will take year longer and cost £1.5 bln more

Construction of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in the UK will take at least a year longer than planned and cost up to £1.50 billion more than earlier estimates.

3 July 2017
EU Energy Policy

ECJ to hear OPAL case on interim measures on Wednesday

The European Court of Justice will hold a public hearing regarding interim measures on the OPAL gas pipeline on Wednesday, the court has confirmed.

3 July 2017
Wind turbines in Ireland. On windy days the country could export power to the rest of Europe. (PA) EU Energy Policy

Ireland looks to France for security of supply

The proposed Celtic Interconnector could see Ireland import electricity from France, potentially reducing its reliance on gas.

3 July 2017
Policy & Regulation

Norway cleared over gas tariffs

The Norwegian state has been acquitted over claims relating to gas transport tariffs by the Norwegian Borgarting Court of Appeal, the country’s energy ministry said on Friday.

30 June 2017
The Revithoussa LNG terminal, Greece. (European Commission) LNG

Greek FSRU looking to secure three more investors

DEPA and BEH are in advanced discussions, but one more player is needed to invest in Gastrade's Alexandroupolis LNG terminal.

30 June 2017

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