Energy and Utilities

Claren Operations, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canadian oil and gas group Claren Energy Corp, has announced that it is entering into an agreement to purchase the remaining 60% interest in the Bobocu gas field licence in Romania from Zeta Petroleum.. Read more

It has been confirmed that Czech energy firm Energetický a Prumyslový (EPH) has been granted approval by the European Commission for the acquisition of the Kilroot and Ballylumford power plants in County Antrim, Northern Ireland from the AES Corporat Read more

The Egyptian energy and manufacturing company El Sewedy Electric is to enter in to share purchase agreement with R.F. Energy SA to purchase a 100% stake in four Greek renewable energy companies, three wind and one hydro-electric, for a total of... Read more

Canada’s Vermilion Energy has begun drilling its first exploration well in the Slavonija region of eastern Croatia and should have initial results on the presence of oil or gas within five weeks, the Croatian Hydrocarbon Agency (AZU) has said... Read more

Serbia's Ministry of Mining and Energy and the Russian state-owned gas company Gazprom have signed an agreement on the construction of liquefied natural gas (LNG) stations in Serbia... Read more

The European Commission's SME Instrument Programme has granted €2.5-million to Marine energy developer Minesto. The funding will aid with the installation of the Minesto technology in the Faroe Islands where it will be working alongside utility... Read more

French multinational oil and gas giant Total has begun production from the $4-billion Culzean gasfield in the UK North Sea, over 10% below budget and ahead of schedule... Read more

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged European countries to diversify their energy supply sources in order to reduce, or eliminate dependence on Russia... Read more

Last Saturday, Bulgaria began receiving shipments of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from the United States according to Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova... Read more

Protocols for cyber security in the energy industry are often limited to the prevention of data breaches. However, by infiltrating energy generation sites, hackers have the potential to cause much more damage than simply accessing confidential... Read more

Whether it’s to fuel the company fleet or just a single van, petrol prices can be a big dent in the company finances. By current figures, the number of cars around the world will double by 2040, and this will affect the prices we see in the forecourt Read more

The Welsh Government has announced their continued support to leading marine energy developer Minesto following the award of €14.9 million of EU funding for the next phase of Minesto’s tidal energy scheme in Wales. Read more

The state-owned Lithuanian energy company Lietuvos Energija is set to build one of the largest wind energy farms in Poland... Read more

The UK-based oil and gas producer Ithaca Energy, part of the Israeli Delek Group, has agreed a $2-billion deal to purchase Chevron's assets in the North Sea. The acquisition will make it the second largest in the UK basin area... Read more

Essen-based companies FAKT AG and E.ON are planning to create a European ecological, agricultural and economic center in Hungary. FAKT AG is planning a combination of agriculture, logistics and housing on an area of land equal in size to almost... Read more

Following two years successful operation of the 15,300 m2 solar field delivered in 2016, Savosolar has delivered an extension of 4,835 m2, making the Jelling solar thermal plant the second largest Savosolar plant, totalling 20,135 m2... Read more

Climate change isn’t often out of the news. Alongside the current focus on the damaging effects on plastic in or seas, it’s not easy to ignore the damage done to the planet by globalisation, industry and the way that we live. Read more

With post-Brexit energy trading arrangements still unresolved and Europe’s connectivity lagging expectations, Fieldfisher energy experts David Haverbeke, Lis Blunsdon and Yohanna Weber, discuss why more attention needs to be focused on critical... Read more

An agreement has been signed in Cairo between Egypt and Cyprus to commission and construct the EuroAfrica Interconnector. The link will connect the electricity networks of the two countries. Read more

  • Kilroot

  • Vermilion

  • Gazprom in Serbia

  • Faroe Islands tidal

  • Total production hubs in British North Sea

  • Culzean


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