2018, February, 27, 14:10:00RUSSIAN GAS FOR AUSTRIA UP
GAZPROM - In early 2018, the demand for gas is still on the rise in the country. According to estimates, from January 1 through February 21, 2018, Gazprom delivered to Austria 1.8 billion cubic meters of gas, a rise of 60.6 per cent against the same period of 2017 (1.1 billion cubic meters).
2018, February, 27, 13:20:00NORWEGIAN VOLATILITY
REUTERS - “We have to expect significant swings in coming years ... We have to expect value swings of more than 900 billion crowns ($114.93 billion),” Yngve Slyngstad told a news conference.
2018, February, 27, 13:15:00NORWAY'S OIL UP 89 TBD
NPD - Preliminary production figures for January 2018 show an average daily production of 2 019 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 89 000 barrels per day compared to December.
2018, February, 12, 07:35:00GAS SHORTAGE FOR EUROPE
REUTERS - “Europe completely miscalculated when they assumed that they won’t need much additional gas and if they need some it can be supplied from outside Russia,” Medvedev, who looks after exports for the world’s top gas producer and exporter, said.
2018, February, 12, 07:10:00NORWAY DEFENDS OIL
REUTERS - “The Ministry maintains that the Norwegian rules on reimbursement of exploration costs and interest on carry forward of losses ... do not constitute state aid under Article 61 of the EEA Agreement, and are therefore in compliance with the EEA (European Economic Area) law,” the ministry said in a letter.
2018, February, 7, 07:45:00NORWAY DIVESTS OIL
BLOOMBERG - Norway’s $1.1 trillion wealth fund shocked the world last year when it announced a plan to divest all its oil and gas stocks, worth $35 billion at the time.
2018, February, 5, 07:25:00FRANCE'S NUCLEAR SAFETY
IAEA - An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said France demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to safety with a responsible approach to the management of radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel. The team also made suggestions aimed at further enhancements and noted several good practices.
2018, January, 31, 11:05:00U.S. - RUSSIA SANCTIONS ANEW
REUTERS - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in Warsaw on Saturday that the United States sees Nord Stream 2 as a threat to Europe’s energy security.
2018, January, 31, 11:00:00U.S. - RUSSIA SANCTIONS
U.S.DT - The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today designated 21 individuals and 9 entities under four Executive Orders (E.O.s) related to Russia and Ukraine, including three individuals and two entities related to Russia’s transfer of four turbines made by a Russian-German joint venture to Crimea.
2018, January, 31, 10:50:00GAZPROM SHARE 35%
REUTERS -Speaking at the European Gas Conference in Vienna, Gazprom Chairman Viktor Zubkov said the company’s share of the European gas market, where it generates the majority of its revenue, rose last year to a record high of more than 35 percent, from about 33 percent in 2016.
2018, January, 31, 10:40:00NORWAY'S OIL BOOM
BLOOMBERG - With crude back at $70 a barrel, and a petroleum industry that cut costs to the bone after the oil crash, the stage is now set for another boom. But the good times could hamper Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s main aim of moving the economy away from a reliance on oil. As optimism now returns to the economy, signs of real progress on that project are few.
2018, January, 29, 08:30:00U.S. WANT RUSSIA'S MARKET SHARE
BLOOMBERG - The expansion of Russia’s gas pipeline to Germany under the Baltic Sea, which bypasses a number of east European nations, will allow the Kremlin to use energy as a “political tool,” U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in Warsaw.
2018, January, 29, 08:15:00FRANCE NUCLEAR POWER - 2017
WNA - France derives about 75% of its electricity from nuclear energy, due to a long-standing policy based on energy security. This share may be reduced to 50% by 2025. France is the world's largest net exporter of electricity due to its very low cost of generation, and gains over €3 billion per year from this. The country has been very active in developing nuclear technology. Reactors and especially fuel products and services have been a significant export. About 17% of France's electricity is from recycled nuclear fuel.
2018, January, 24, 11:55:00GAZPROM'S TURKSTREAM UNDERWAY
GAZPROM - The TurkStream project is well underway. In accordance with the plan, it is carried out simultaneously at three sections: onshore in Russia and Turkey and offshore in the Black Sea.
2018, January, 24, 11:40:00EU NUCLEAR POWER - 2017
WNA -The EU is the largest energy importer in the world, importing 53% of its energy, at an annual cost of around €400 billion.