Daily Archives: 24, October 2012

Statoil ASA (OSE: STL, NYSE: STO) has signed an agreement to exit the Brage licences, farm down in Gjøa and Vega and acquire a 15% stake in the Edvard Grieg licence near the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea

This transaction with the German oil and gas company Wintershall gives Statoil net proceeds of USD 1.45 billion, and begins a strategic partnership between Statoil and Wintershall.

Transaction to realise value and secure long-term growth on the NCS  24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The consideration to be paid by Wintershall includes a contingent consideration of USD 100 million relating to the production on Vega. “This transaction realises significant value … Read the full press release

Porin K-raudan Kari Nummi Mestarimyyjäkisan finaaliin

Porin K-raudassa myymäläpäällikkönä työskentelevä Kari Nummi on selvittänyt tiensä ketjunsa kolmen parhaan joukkoon K-ryhmän Mestarimyyjäkisassa. Kari tavoittelee Mestarimyyjän arvostettua titteliä K-rauta-ketjun finaalissa. K-ryhmän eri ketjujen Mestarimyyjät selviävät 3.11.2012 K-Team Päivillä Turussa järjestettävässä loppukilpailussa. LOUNAIS-SUOMI, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Kari Nummi on … Read the full press release

EASA promotes the future of Safety Oversight

Cologne, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — On 10 and 11 October 2012, EASA hosts its 4th annual safety conference, which this year focusses on Performance Based Oversight. More than 300 aviation specialists are gathered in Cologne, Germany to consider the future of oversight … Read the full press release

Key Debate: Conclusions of the European Council meeting 18/19 October 2012

José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission Key Debate: Conclusions of the European Council meeting 18/19 October 2012 European Parliament/Strasbourg 23 October 2012 Strasbourg, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — President of the Parliament, President of the European Council, Honourable Members, Last … Read the full press release

Outokumpu featured in Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index for the third consecutive year

24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Outokumpu’s approach to climate change disclosure is again recognised by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and Outokumpu is included in the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index for the third consecutive year. The CDP represents 655 institutional investors with … Read the full press release

Banco Santander firma una alianza con Elavon para impulsar el negocio de medios de pago con tarjeta en los comercios

Constituirán una sociedad conjunta en la que Elavon tendrán el 51%, y Banco Santander, el 49% restante Madrid, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Banco Santander ha alcanzado hoy un acuerdo con Elavon, líder mundial en servicios de pago, para desarrollar conjuntamente en … Read the full press release

Pose de la première pierre du terminal méthanier de Dunkerque

24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Henri Proglio, Président Directeur Général d’EDF, a procédé aujourd’hui à la pose de la 1ère pierre du terminal méthanier en présence de Michel Delebarre, Sénateur Maire de Dunkerque et Président de la Communauté urbaine de Dunkerque. Le … Read the full press release

Environment: EU celebrates 20 years of LIFE and nature protection

Brussels, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — A double celebration in Genk, Belgium last night marked the 20th birthday of two keystones of EU environmental policy. It is now twenty years since the EU adopted the Habitats Directive, one of the two building blocks … Read the full press release

Ecomobilité Ventures annonce ses trois premières prises de participation

Paris, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ecomobilité Ventures premier fonds d’investissement européen dédié à l’innovation dans la mobilité durable, annonce son entrée dans le capital des sociétés MOVE ABOUT, EZ WHEEL et ZILOK AUTO pour un montant global de 5 millions d’euros. … Read the full press release

Celebrating the 20 Years’ anniversary of the Habitats Directive, Natura 2000 and the LIFE Regulation – EUROPARC annual Conference

Janez Potočnik European Commissioner for Environment Investing in nature protection is investing in our own future Celebrating the 20 Years’ anniversary of the Habitats Directive, Natura 2000 and the LIFE Regulation – EUROPARC annual Conference Genk, 22 October 2012 Genk, 24-10-2012 … Read the full press release

Innovative BP Employee Program Reaches $20 Million Milestone

24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — BP employees celebrated a historic milestone today, reaching $20 million donated to more than 14,500 US-based non-profit organizations through The Fabric of America Fund since the program launched in October 2007. All full-time US-based employees can designate … Read the full press release

Statement by the EU High Representative, Catherine Ashton, on the first anniversary of the Declaration of Liberation in Libya on 23 October 2012

Brussels, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the Commission, made the following statement today: “I would like to congratulate the people of Libya on the first anniversary of the … Read the full press release

ING announces Management Board changes in Insurance/IM EurAsia

Amsterdam, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — ING announced today the appointment of Delfin Rueda and Dorothee van Vredenburch as Members of the Management Board Insurance EurAsia (MBE) as of 1 November 2012. Within the MBE, Delfin Rueda will as Chief Financial Officer … Read the full press release

Joint debate on Multiannual financial framework 2014-2020

Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ Vice-President of the European Commission Responsible for Interinstitutional Relations and Administration Joint debate on Multiannual financial framework 2014-2020 Joint debate on Multiannual financial framework 2014-2020 Strasbourg,23 October 2012 Strasbourg, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Dear members, Thank you for the … Read the full press release

E.ON kommt bei Umwandlung in SE gut voran

Vereinbarung über Beteiligung der Arbeitnehmer geschlossen Künftig höherer Frauenanteil und Vertreter verschiedener Länder im Aufsichtsrat 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — E.ON kommt bei der Umwandlung in eine Europäische Gesellschaft (SE) weiter gut voran. Deutlich vor Ablauf der gesetzlichen Frist konnte eine Vereinbarung über … Read the full press release

Banking supervision: an accountable system open to all

24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Draft banking supervision legislation tabled in the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee on Monday would give national supervisors a greater role than do earlier Commission proposals, while at the same time retaining the European Central Bank’s power … Read the full press release

Barclays appoints new Head of Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics

24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Barclays has appointed Mike Rigby as Head of Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics for the Corporate Banking division. In this role, Rigby will be responsible for growing the manufacturing, transport and logistics sector offering in the UK along … Read the full press release

RWE: 2.000 Ladepunkte für E-Autos in Europa

Öffentliches Laden

Dortmund/München, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — RWE wird in dieser Woche in Dortmund den 2.000. intelligenten Ladepunkt für Elektrofahrzeuge ans Netz anschließen. Damit setzt das Unternehmen sein Engagement für die Elektromobilität fort. RWE hat bereits vor vier Jahren mit dem Aufbau einer nutzerfreundlichen … Read the full press release

Achats responsables: le Groupe BPCE s’engage à développer ses achats vers le Secteur Adapté et Protégé

A l’occasion de son troisième colloque PHARE (Politique Handicap et Achats REsponsables) le Groupe BPCE affirme son engagement en matière d’Achats Responsables avec plus de 7 millions d’euros d’achats confiés au Secteur Adapté et protégé (SA&P). Paris, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Étape importante de … Read the full press release

EU-Moldova Forum

Stefan Füle European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood EU-Moldova Forum EU-Moldova Forum organised by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik / Berlin, Germany 22 October 2012 EU-Moldova Forum organised by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik Berlin, Germany, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Honourable … Read the full press release

BMW Group plans plant in Brazil

Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Sales and Marketing BMW (right), presents a BMW Art Car model to the Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (left) on the occasion of the announcement of a plan to build a new plant in Brazil (ctr. Raimundo Colombo, Governor of the State of Santa Catarina) (10/2012).

Start of production scheduled for 2014 Planned capacity of approx. 30,000 units per year Planned investment of more than 200 million euros Munich/Brasilia, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The BMW Group plans to build a new plant in Brazil. “We welcome the … Read the full press release

Results of first regional-level Eurobarometer released

Public perception across the EU of the current economic situation and quality of life indicate major variations not only at national level but even more so at a regional level. Results also show that representatives from all levels of government … Read the full press release

Pakete auf Achse: Daimler Trucks Mexico erhält Lieferaufträge über 140 Freightliner-Lkw von Transportdienstleistern

Daimler Trucks Mexico gewinnt den Logistikbetrieb für Spezialgüter UNNE Corporate als Neukunden für 50 individualisierte Freightliner Cascadia Lkw. Fotonummer: 12C1217_01 Dateigröße: 4,922 MB Dateigröße, niedrig: 0,014 MB Datum: 23.10.2012

Führende Transport- und Logistikunternehmen in Mexiko setzen auf insgesamt 140 Freightliner Lkw von Daimler Mit rund 90 verkauften Lkw baut Daimler langjährige Partnerschaft mit Express- und Paketlieferdienst Estafeta weiter aus 50 maßgeschneiderte Lkw überzeugen Neukunden UNNE Corporate, führender Logistikbetrieb für … Read the full press release

Commission welcomes Council adoption of Fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2013

Brussels, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Fisheries Council has just reached a political agreement on Fishing Opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2013. After the discussions among the ministers, the compromise was reached just after the first exchange of views. Commissioner for … Read the full press release

Ecuador’s Ministry of Defense Reaffirms its Commitment to Eurocopter with the Delivery of the First Two AS550 C3A Fennec Helicopters

Ecuador Delegation: Minister of Defense: Miguel Carvajal, Chief of Joint Command: General Leonardo Barreiro, Ejército General Commander: General Marco Vera, Ambassador in France: Carlos A. Jativa. Eurocopter: Rodolphe Henry: Eurocopter Sales Director for Latin America. (Ref. EXPH-0052-04, © Copyright Eurocopter, Eric Raz)

On September 25, Eurocopter delivered the first two AS550 C3 Fennec helicopters to the Ecuadorian Ministry of Defense under a contract signed in 2010 for seven of these helicopters and two AS350 B2s, which were delivered in December 2011. The … Read the full press release

Economics MEPs denounce member states’ repeated disregard for gender balance

24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The economic and monetary affairs committee voted on Monday to express its dissatisfaction with member states for repeatedly refusing to recognise the need for a better gender balance within the European Central Bank (ECB). It adopted a … Read the full press release

Orange named to Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) for carbon performance

Orange assessed as one of the two best operators worldwide for carbon performance. Paris, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Through this inclusion, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 655 institutional investors, recognises Orange for the action it is taking to reduce its carbon … Read the full press release

ONS Retail Sales – Barclays comment

24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Richard Lowe, Head of Retail & Wholesale at Barclays comments on today’s ONS Retail Sales figures: “Seasonal weather is encouraging shoppers back into stores, as consumers pile on the layers ready for the winter months. The falling … Read the full press release

Opening: shooting of Malala Yousafzai, update on Brussels roof beam cracks

24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The shooting of Malala Yousafzai, a 14 year-old Pakistani girl who dared to advocate education for girls, was strongly condemned by EP President Martin Schulz on Monday. Mr Schulz wished her a swift recovery in the UK … Read the full press release

Akzeptanz braucht Bürgerbeteiligung

RWE veröffentlicht Studie zum Umgang mit Infrastrukturprojekten Ergebnisse der Studie sind Leitlinien für künftige Arbeit Essen, 24-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — In einer zunehmend vernetzten Gesellschaft wird es für Unternehmen und Behörden immer schwieriger, Akzeptanz für Infrastruktur- und Großprojekte zu erlangen. Gerade die … Read the full press release