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EDF must start French nuclear closure in 2015 despite delay on replacement

November 20, 2014

PARIS, Nov 19 (Reuters) - EDF will still need to start shutting down some nuclear capacity in 2015 despite a new dela..

CO2 emissions must be zero by 2070 to prevent climate disaster,  UN says

November 20, 2014

‘Negative emissions’ are needed globally by second half of century to stave off dangerous climate change, say UN scie..

A Small Town in Germany Becomes a Testing Ground for a Smart Grid

November 20, 2014

A small German town in southern Bavaria is participating in an interesting experiment proving that a high-renewables..

EU Energy Policy and Competitiveness

November 20, 2014

Maroš Šef?ovi? - Vice-President for Energy Union, spoke at the Brussels, Conference on EU Energy Policy and Competiti..

Reuters: Hungary says South Stream pipeline only way to ensure gas supply

November 20, 2014

Hungary aims to start building its stretch of the Russian-backed South Stream gas pipeline next year despite European..

Wintershall Admits Delays at Maria Field

November 20, 2014

Germany’s Wintershall will postpone the submission of the development plan of its Maria field offshore Norway. The c..

Brazil carbon emissions rise for the first time since 2004 -report

November 20, 2014

SAO PAULO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Brazil's annual greenhouse gas emissions increased last year for the first time since 2..

Lockheed Martin to build 5-megawatt bioenergy facility in Germany

November 20, 2014

Brooks HaysHERTEN, Germany, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with Concord Blue to build a power..

Italy’s Guidi Downgrades South Stream from Priority to "Useful"

November 20, 2014

Italy’s Minister for Economic Development Federica Guidi said that the South Stream is no longer a priority. “The So..

Why Geothermal Heat Pumps Should be a Carbon Reduction Tool for Coal Plants

November 20, 2014

The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) is seeking a partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (E..

Threat for Gas? Russia? No: Coal!

November 20, 2014

The real threat for gas in Europe does not come from Russia, but from internal mechanisms that keep giving an edge to..

Global Gas Demand Grew Less Than Oil Demand in 2013, Says Cedigaz

November 20, 2014

Global gas demand rose slower than oil demand in 2013, confirming the difficulties the industry is going through. At ..

Iran nuclear deal may need deadline extension, says UK foreign secretary

November 20, 2014

UK foreign secretary says deal on Iran’s nuclear programme is unlikely to be completed on schedule but may get extens..

UPDATE 2-TransCanada sees crude-by-rail investment even if Keystone built

November 20, 2014

VANCOUVER, Nov 19 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp is in talks to get into the crude-by-rail business and will probably d..

Finland, Estonia Reach Understanding on LNG Terminal Locations

November 19, 2014

Finland and Estonia have agreed to build the Balticonnector gas pipeline connecting two new LNG terminals, one in eac..

President Obama prepares fresh wave of domestic climate action

November 19, 2014

Vice President Biden to meet with governors, mayors, and tribal leaders to discuss..

Total Investment in Shah Deniz Gas Field at $11.4 Billion

November 19, 2014

The latest statistics released by British Petroleum, the operator of Azerbaijan’s giant gas fields, indicate that BP ..

Eni extends relationship with Turkmenistan

November 19, 2014

Daniel J. GraeberASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Italian energy company Eni said Tuesday it signed an extens..

Texas plant cleared for LNG exports

November 19, 2014

Daniel J. GraeberFREEPORT, Texas, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- With federal approval in hand, construction should start in Decemb..

Russian energy interests tilting heavily toward Asia

November 19, 2014

Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Russian oil company Rosneft may focus more on Asia as it looks for new part..

Halliburton to acquire Baker Hughes for $34.6bn

November 19, 2014

Halliburton has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all the outstanding shares of Baker Hughes, a supplier of oi..

Shale Gas Extraction: Issues of Particular Relevance to the European Union

November 18, 2014

Shale gas (and oil) production has significantly reduced energy prices in the USA, which in turn has enhanced the com..

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