Tag Archives: natural gas

Germany’s largest natural gas and crude oil producer Wintershall advocates greater use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in maritime shipping

CEO informs Hamburg’s First Mayor about the merger between Wintershall and DEA HAMBURG, 04-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Germany’s largest natural gas and crude oil producer advocates greater use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in maritime shipping. “Europe’s ports need LNG … Read the full press release

SEAT and Snam partner to support the implementation of natural gas and renewable gas infrastructure, research and development projects

The strategic agreement aims at supporting the implementation of CNG and bio-CNG infrastructure and research and development projects SEAT is the brand with the most comprehensive CNG vehicle lineup in Europe Snam is a European leader in gas infrastructure and … Read the full press release

Aurubis and enercity deliver CO2-free heat for Hamburg’s HafenCity district

CO2-free heat supply for Hamburg’s HafenCity district 20,000 tons of CO2 emissions to be prevented annually Technical potential to extract three times the current heat volume HAMBURG, 31-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With the words “Wärme frei!” (“Release the heat!”), heat began to … Read the full press release

PGNiG to increase the production of natural gas in Norway

WARSAW, 25-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The gas reserves of the Fogelberg field are estimated at between 7 and 14 bcm. The start of commercial production is in line with the plans of PGNiG as the company seeks to increase the production … Read the full press release

Sonatrach and Total to carry out joint petrochemical project in Arzew, western Algeria

PARIS, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sonatrach and Total have signed two agreements as part of the comprehensive partnership announced in 2017: A new concession contract to jointly develop the Erg Issouane gas field located on the TFT Sud permit, signed by Sonatrach, … Read the full press release

Shell to invest in major liquified natural gas (LNG) project in Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada

THE HAGUE, 08-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell Canada Energy, an affiliate of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”), today announced it has taken a final investment decision (FID) on LNG Canada, a major liquified natural gas (LNG) project in Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada, … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce launches new V-Engine series

New B33:45 liquid fuel and B36:45 gas V-engine series with 12, 16 and 20 cylinder At 600 KW per cylinder the new engines offer a 20 per cent increase in power Perfect fit for hybrid systems with renewable energy sources … Read the full press release

Eni and Snam to create 20 new CNG refuelling stations for vehicles in Italy

Eni’s aim is to further strengthen its sustainable mobility offering with this initiative. ROME/ MILAN, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni and Snam, through its subsidiary Snam4Mobility, have signed a second contract implementing the framework agreement signed in May 2017, aimed … Read the full press release

Wintershall and Gazprom joint venture Achimgaz reached production milestone of 30 billion cubic meters of natural gas

The increase in production in 2017 was instrumental in achieving the new milestone: gas production rose to 6.6 billion cubic meters. Novy Urengoy, Russia, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Achimgaz, a German-Russian joint venture of Wintershall and Gazprom, has achieved a new … Read the full press release

Multi-sector industry coalition SEA\LNG welcomes the first financial institution to its coalition: Societe Generale

PARIS, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today announced the addition of the first financial institution to the coalition; Societe Generale. Joining a … Read the full press release

Wintershall and Gazprom joint venture Achimgaz passed the impressive production level of 20 billion cubic meters of natural gas

A further milestone has been achieved! Novy Urengoy, Russia, 04-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A further milestone has been achieved! Achimgaz, a joint venture from Wintershall and Gazprom, has recently passed the impressive production level of 20 billion cubic meters of natural … Read the full press release

New tariffs for natural gas transmission via the trans-border pipelines for entry and exit points in Ukraine

KYIV, 5-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 29 December 2015, the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC, the regulator) approved new tariffs for natural gas transmission via the trans-border pipelines for entry and exit points in Ukraine. Following the adoption of the … Read the full press release

RWE Gas International B.V. sold its 49.83% stake in FOGÁZ Group to MVM Hungarian Electricity Private Limited Company for HUF 41 bn

Essen, Germany, 23-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — MVM Hungarian Electricity Private Limited Company and RWE Gas International B.V. signed an agreement today governing the acquisition of RWE’s 49.83% stake in FOGÁZ for a purchase price of HUF 41 bn. Closing of the … Read the full press release

BASF subsidiary Wintershall to expand its oil and gas production and exit gas trading and storage business in swap assets deal with Gazprom

BASF subsidiary Wintershallto increaseoil and gas production and exit gas trading and storage business  Completion of the transaction expected mid-2014  Ludwigshafen, Germany / Moscow, Russia, 23-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Today in Moscow, BASF and Gazprom signed the final agreement to swap … Read the full press release

GDF SUEZ acquired 74% equity share in thermal project in Andhra Pradesh, India

Paris, France, 18-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — GDF SUEZ is pleased to announce that it has invested in a thermal project in Andhra Pradesh, India, in which the Group has a 74% equity share, with Meenakshi Energy and Infrastructure Holdings Pvt Ltd1 … Read the full press release

EIB provides €365M loan to Snam for development of Italgas and Snam Rete Gas natural gas projects

Luxembourg, 24-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed two loan contracts with Snam, amounting to EUR 300 million and EUR 65 million, for the financing of two projects to be developed respectively by Italgas and Snam Rete Gas, the two Snam-controlled … Read the full press release

EIB provides €100M for modernisation of power and heat generation technology in Vladivostok, Russia

Luxembourg/Vladivostok, 02-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 100 million (RUB 4bn) to support the modernisation of power and heat generation technology in Vladivostok. The project is part of a larger programme to bring natural gas to Russia’s … Read the full press release

Swissgas: first natural gas produced from the Clipper South gas field in the British North Sea by Bayerngas UK Ltd

Zurich, 06-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Bayerngas UK Ltd., in which Swissgas holds an interest through its engagement in Bayerngas Norge, has produced natural gas from the Clipper South gas field in the British North Sea for the first time. There are estimated reserves of around … Read the full press release

E.ON’s newly inaugurated power-to-gas (P2G) unit in Falkenhagen injects hydrogen into natural gas system for first time on industrial scale

06-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — E.ON inaugurated a power-to-gas (P2G) unit in Falkenhagen in eastern Germany today. The unit uses wind power to run electrolysis equipment that transforms water into hydrogen which is injected into the regional gas transmission system. The hydrogen becomes … Read the full press release

GDF SUEZ and consortium partners preferred bidder status for 415MW power plant in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia confirmed

29-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — GDF SUEZ is pleased to announce, together with its consortium partners, that its preferred bidder status for the combined heat and power plant CHP5 in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, has been confirmed. A Memorandum of Understanding has … Read the full press release

Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo and Gazprom Neft to install natural gas vehicle fueling units at Gazprom Neft’s filling stations

23-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Viktor Zubkov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gazprom, Chairman of the Management Committee – Director General of Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo and Alexander Dyukov, Chairman of the Management Board of Gazprom Neft signed today at the Gazprom headquarters an Agreement regarding the installation of natural gas vehicle fueling units at Gazprom … Read the full press release

Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA (PGNiG) opened Poland’s largest oil and gas production facility – Lubiatów

9-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On July 29th 2013, Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA officially opened the Lubiatów oil and gas production facility. Construction of this facility has been the largest investment project in Poland’s petroleum production industry in recent years. … Read the full press release

Największa w Polsce kopalnia ropy i gazu Lubiatów oficjalnie otwarta

Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA oficjalnie otworzyło 29 lipca 2013 roku  kopalnię ropy naftowej i gazu ziemnego Lubiatów. Jest to największa inwestycja w branży wydobywczej w Polsce w ciągu ostatnich lat. W tym ważnym wydarzeniu  dla PGNiG, ale i … Read the full press release

Spanish energy company Enagás reported €202M net profit H1 2013

Net profit increased 5% like for like compared to the first half of 2012 Madrid, 29-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Enagás reported net profit of €202Mn in the first half of 2013. This is figure is 5% higher than the profit reported in the … Read the full press release

EIB provides EUR 215m for environmental-friendly energy in Greece

The European Investment Bank (EIB) provides EUR 215 million for environmental-friendly energy in Greece with two loans for electricity and natural gas. 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EUR 190 million go to the Greek Public Power Corporation S.A. (PPC) for promoting energy … Read the full press release

Mitsui-MAN B&W ME-GI engine demonstration

10-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — MAN Diesel & Turbo’s oldest licensee held a successful demonstration of the ME-GI concept on April 17, 2013 at its Tamano works. A large crowd of guests attended the demonstration and the following reception where, among others, … Read the full press release