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Energy, Gas & Oil Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

EBRD and KfW IPEX-Bank finance new plant for innovative car batteries to support e-mobility in Poland

EBRD and KfW IPEX-Bank provide EUR 135 million loan for new Johnson Matthey plant in Poland Facility will produce innovative materials for electric car batteries Next step towards larger use of electric vehicles (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 7-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Enel X adds 20,000 charging points to the JuicePass network reaching more than 50,000 charging points across Europe

JuicePass users are now enabled to access a network of over 50,000 charging points across Europe, mainly made accessible under the Hubject platform (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 7-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel X‘s electric vehicle (EV) charging network reaches more than … Read the full press release

Bosch to source renewable electricity from Vattenfall as part of a new 12-year PPA agreement

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 5-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, Swedish Gov owned multinational power company, has announced it has signed an agreement with Bosch, German multinational engineering and technology company, for the supply of solar power in northern Germany. The corporate … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric recognized for its digital transformation journey

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 5-Aug-2020Y — /EuropaWire/ — European multinational company active in the fields of digital transformation of energy management and automation Schneider Electric has announced it has climbed two spots in 2020’s Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Europe Top … Read the full press release

Ukraine’s largest natural gas producer Ukrgasvydobuvannya to reduce the country’s dependency on imports with €51.9 million backing from EBRD

EBRD provides €51.9 million loan to key Ukraine gas producer UGV Increased productivity and energy efficiency measures Environmental benefits and stronger corporate culture (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral … Read the full press release

Eni’s Versalis and Forever Plast SpA parter over new range of solid polystyrene products made from recycled packaging

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 3-AUG-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Versalis, a wholly owned subsidiary of Italian oil giant Eni specialized in the production of chemicals, and Forever Plast SpA, a leading Italian company in the recovery and recycling of post-consumer plastic at … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric supports new venture that will expedite production capacity of low-carbon batteries in southern Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 30-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric together with its partners EIT InnoEnergy and the GROUPE IDEC support Verkor, a French industrial company in its aim to amplify battery cell production in Europe. The new venture will accelerate … Read the full press release

Siemens helps Genoa’s urban mobility to become more energy-efficient and sustainable

Compact, space-saving design of the depot charging infrastructure Smart charging with power of up to 100 kilowatts (kW) per bus Rampini electric buses equipped with 200 kWh battery pack (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 29-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens announces that Genoa’s … Read the full press release

Development options to be explored at Bashrush discovery in North El Hammad concession following successful well testing

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 28-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian multinational oil and gas company, Eni together with its partners bp and Total have successfully tested the well drilled on the prospect called Bashrush, in the North El Hammad concession, in the … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and EVBox to color the public chargers in Amsterdam during Dutch Pride Week in support of LGBTQ youth

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall and EVBox, Amsterdam based electric vehicle charging solutions provider, have announced that a team of volunteers from both companies have rainbow colored the public chargers in Amsterdam in … Read the full press release

Iberdrola 1H-2020: €1.84 billion net profit; reaffirms its guidance for the end of the year

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 22-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish multinational electric utility company Iberdrola has announced its first half of 2020 results including guidance for the entire 2020. Commenting on the results, Ignacio Galán, CEO of Iberdrola, said that the company … Read the full press release

NIB loans EUR 17 million to Moelven Industrier for new wood pellet and bioenergy plant at Sokna, Norway

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 22-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The international financial institution with focus on the Nordic and Baltic countries The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has announced it will provide NOK 200 million (EUR 17.73 million) to Moelven Industrier ASA in … Read the full press release

wpd signs Power Purchase Agreement with Polish ENGIE subsidiary

(PRESS RELEASE) BREMEN, 21-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German developer and operator of onshore and offshore wind farms, wpd records further success in the marketing of wind power in Poland. wpd has signed A Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with ENGIE Zielona … Read the full press release

Vattenfall starts recruitment process for new President and CEO as Magnus Hall steps down

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that its President and CEO Magnus Hall has decided to leave the company after nearly six years. The Board of Directors will now initiate the recruitment process … Read the full press release

EBRD instrumental in key energy efficiency laws adopted by Georgia aimed at helping the country strengthen its energy links with the EU

Government of Georgia adopts key energy efficiency laws Focus on reducing energy intensity while strengthening resilience of the economy EBRD supported drafting of reform concept (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) … Read the full press release

LBBW and KfW IPEX-Bank to fund the expansion of Karaburun wind farm in Turkey

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 16-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German banks Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) and KfW IPEX-Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of KfW, will provide funding for the expansion of the Karaburun wind farm located just near by Izmir in Turkey. The … Read the full press release

Vattenfall announces the departure of Karin Lepasoon, Senior Vice President and Head of Group Communications

(PRESS RELEASE) SOLNA, 15-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that its Senior Vice President and Head of Group Communications Karin Lepasoon, has decided to leave the company and will start a position at SEB. Karin joined … Read the full press release

Total 2019 dividend: 62% of rights were exercised in favour of receiving the payment for the final 2019 dividend in shares

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 14-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French energy group Total has announced the results of the option to receive the final 2019 dividend in shares. The company’s shareholders meeting which was held on May 29, 2020, offered the option … Read the full press release

Support for OCIMF’s new Dynamic Positioning (DP) system failure guideline is now offered by DNV GL’s Noble Denton marine services team

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 9-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — An international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has announced its Noble Denton marine services team will now provide support for the new Dynamic Positioning system failure guideline to enable quicker and … Read the full press release

bp to supply 300,000 tonnes per year of pipeline gas re-gasified from LNG in Guangdong for Chinese ENN Group

Integrating international gas value chains to create lower carbon energy solutions for China (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company bp has announced that it has signed a gas supply agreement with ENN Group (ENN), … Read the full press release

Environmental projects and SMEs in Denmark to benefit from new NIB and Ringkjøbing Landbobank cooperation

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 6-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — International financial institution NIB announces signing of a ten-year loan agreement with Danish Ringkjøbing Landbobank (RLB) for onlending to environmental projects and to small and medium-sized enterprises in Denmark. A substantial part of … Read the full press release

ENGIE sells 49% equity interest in 2.3 GW US renewables portfolio to Hannon Armstrong

(PRESS RELEASE) LA DÉFENSE, 2-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational electric utility company, ENGIE signs agreement with Hannon Armstrong (NYSE:HASI), a leading investor in climate change solutions, for the sale of 49% equity interest in a 2.3 GW US renewables … Read the full press release

Neptune Energy selects Fugro to survey subsea structures at the Cygnus gas field in the UK

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 1-Jul-2020— /EuropaWire/ — International independent E&P company, Neptune Energy awards a subsea inspection contract to Fugro. The leading geo-data specialist will employ state-of-the-art remote monitoring technology to survey subsea structures at the Cygnus gas field in the … Read the full press release

bp takes next strategic step in its reinvention

bp divests its global petrochemicals business to INEOS for a total consideration of $5 billion (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company, bp announces its next strategic step in further strengthening its balance sheet and delivers … Read the full press release

The CLH Group announces renewal of its ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and ISO 27001 certifications

The annual audits posed an additional challenge as they were carried out during the state of emergency and lockdown The adaptation from OSHAS 18001 to the new stricter ISO 45001 standard was also carried out (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 25-Jun-2020 — … Read the full press release

Neste demonstrates how circular economy can be promoted in practice through partnership with McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 24-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading provider of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues and the third most sustainable company in the world*, Neste announces a circular economy partnership with McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI. The collaboration … Read the full press release

Snam led consortium to acquire 49% of ADNOC Gas Pipeline Assets

ADNOC Gas Pipeline Assets LLC holds the tariff-based rights for the infrastructure (38 pipelines) that connects ADNOC’s upstream activities to Abu Dhabi’s consumption points and the export and interconnection terminals to neighboring Emirates (PRESS RELEASE) ABU DHABI, UAE, 23-Jun-2020 — … Read the full press release

Cloud-based geospatial analytics firm Satelytics gets backing from bp ventures

The firm’s technology has the potential to be part of bp’s aim to install methane measurement at all major oil and gas processing sites by 2023 (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company bp has … Read the full press release

Hydro to donate thousands of food baskets to people near its operations in the state of Pará in northern Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company Hydro has announced it is making its second donation in Brazil since the country was severely hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. The company will donate 11,000 food … Read the full press release

bp Stats Review 2020: Net zero can be achieved by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company bp has announced it has released its 69th annual edition of the bp Statistical Review of World Energy, also known as bp Stats Review. In this year’s edition … Read the full press release