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A power outage illustrates in stark terms how much leverage Uzbekistan enjoys over its troubled neighbour to the south.
The government of Ecuador has lifted a declaration of force majeure on exports of crude via the country’s two main pipeline systems.
Uzbek insiders think they can avoid Kazakh-style unrest, but they’re not taking any chances.
Repeat of November gas crisis looms as Moldovan gas importer Moldovagaz lacks the €25mn needed to pay the January bill to its parent company Gazprom.
Orlen’s next goal is taking over oil and gas exploration and production company PGNiG to build a regional oil major.
Environmental groups argue new target is still not ambitious enough, and attack government's proposals for building more nuclear power capacity and expanding motorways.
Kazakhstan’s Tokayev slates ‘Nazarbayev’ oligarchs in populist attempt to turn page on country’s unrest
Announcing new ‘For the People’ fund, autocrat slams Kazakhstan’s financial system as dominated by large business groups "based on the principle 'everything for friends, and laws for everyone else'".
European Environmental Bureau says Slovenian EU presidency failed to make significant progress on green agenda
Despite efforts to reverse biodiversity loss, the Slovenian EU Council presidency achieved little on the green transition and in pushing the zero pollution ambition.
The Bohai cluster offshore China has overtaken Daqing to become the country’s largest producing oilfield.
Enterprise Products Partners announced this week that it had agreed to acquire Navitas Midstream Partners from an affiliate of Warburg Pincus for $3.25bn.
Russia’s Novatek announced on January 11 that it had struck separate long-term supply agreements with two Chinese companies – Zhejiang Provincial Energy Group and ENN Natural Gas.
Five Nigerian independents have shown interest in joining Shell Petroleum Development Co. (SPDC), a joint venture that operates 19 onshore oil and gas licences in the southern part of the country.
Ecuador has lifted a declaration of force majeure on exports of crude oil via the country’s two main pipeline systems.
Private equity company Blackstone Inc. has announced that it will invest approximately $3bn in renewable energy company Invenergy.
CDU TEK has published Russia’s oil and gas production statistics for December 2021 that show oil output was well up on 2020 but still lagging well behind production in 2018 and 2019. The results also show that Russia produced record gas volumes.
Banks and stock market remain closed. Sovereign bond yields are hit. Uranium prices surge.
Argentina’s government has given YPF, the national oil company, and its partners a green light to proceed with seismic work at three offshore blocks in the South Atlantic.
Vestas, the Danish original equipment manufacturer, has announced orders for 361 MW of wind turbines destined for Brazil.