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Belgian power supply improves amid concerns

The tense power supply situation in Belgium has improved, but concerns remain over shortages this winter.

3 October 2018
Women in the Niger Delta cooking by gas flares Environment

Nigeria talks tough on flaring ahead of elections

Nigeria has threatened to revoke the licences of companies flaring gas in the country, but terms for selling the fuel are still undeveloped.

2 October 2018
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Serica Energy obtains interim licence for Rhum

The United States has issued a new interim licence related to the Rhum Field in the North Sea

1 October 2018
The Mongstad CCS facility in Norway Environment

TSOs call on Brussels to spur investment in clean gas

The European gas industry is calling on the EU and national policymakers to help support investment in clean gas technologies.

1 October 2018
Tight gas production at Pinedale in the United States Environment

IOCs make methane reduction a selling point

Producers pledged to cut methane emissions during last week’s Gastech conference in Barcelona.

28 September 2018
Markets

Ukraine-EU-Russia talks on gas transit to continue at ministerial level – Vitrenko

Three-way talks between Kiev, Brussels and Moscow on the transit of gas through Ukraine after 2019 have concluded at the expert level.

27 September 2018
Environment

Satellite images suggest China building ‘cancelled’ coal plants

New satellite images suggest coal plants in China that the central government ordered to be suspended or cancelled are still being built.

27 September 2018
Markets

Naftogaz creates three subsidiaries to sell gas domestically

Naftogaz Ukrainy has created three gas supply subsidiaries.

27 September 2018
Enea’s Kozienice coal-fired power plant Environment

Poland steams ahead with controversial coal plant

Poland is going ahead with plans to build a new 1 GW coal-fired plant despite higher CO2 prices and the EU’s clampdown on national capacity payments.

27 September 2018
Markets

EC approves German state aid for two heat and power plants

The European Commission has approved German plans to financially support two gas-fired cogeneration heat and power plants.

26 September 2018
Environment

Renewables climb above 30% share of EU power mix

Renewables such as hydro, wind and solar are steadily gaining market share in the EU’s power mix.

26 September 2018
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OGCI members plan to cut methane leakage to 0.25% of combined gas sales

The 13 IOC and NOCs aim to cut the volume of methane lost during upstream production to 0.25% of their combined gas sales by 2025 compared with 0.32% in 2017

25 September 2018
A freight train departing China for Europe. Markets

BRI could cut Russia’s share of Euro market – Umbach

China needs a stable and prosperous Middle East for the success of its Belt and Road Initiative, and for this reason it will support oil and gas export projects disliked by Moscow, Frank Umbach tells Interfax Natural Gas Daily.

25 September 2018
EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager Markets

EC asks market players to help settle Transgaz case

Stakeholders have until the end of October to decide whether a set of proposals put forward by Romania’s TSO go far enough in addressing competition concerns raised by Brussels.

24 September 2018
Markets

Chinese National Energy Admin head under investigation

Nur Bekri, the director of China’s National Energy Administration, is under investigation by the Communist Party’s Central Commission for Discipline Inspection for unspecified “severe discipline violations”

21 September 2018
A cooling tower at a British power station Environment

World watches as EU carbon reforms bring results

Reforms to the EU’s carbon market have produced tangible results and should provide a boost for similar plans elsewhere.

21 September 2018
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Southern Caspian Sea resources to be divided by international law – Russian Foreign Ministry

The resources of the southern part of the Caspian Sea will be divided on the principles of international law, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s ambassador at large has said.

20 September 2018
Markets

Europe risks 'Russian energy domination’ – Polish president

Europe is facing a “threat of Russian energy domination”, Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Tuesday.

20 September 2018
Markets

Novatek to move towards hub-linked LNG prices

Novatek will gradually move from oil-indexed pricing for its LNG to hub linkages, Chief Financial Officer Mark Gyetvay has said.

20 September 2018
German Energy Minister Peter Altmaier. Environment

Germany bets on gas to fuel energy transition

Berlin has signalled strong support for piped gas and LNG as a way of helping it move to a low-carbon energy mix.

20 September 2018

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