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DTE buying Haynesville gathering system, pipeline

22 October 2019

DTE Midstream, a subsidiary of DTE Energy, has agreed to buy a natural gas-gathering system and pipeline in Louisiana’s Haynesville shale play.

Carlyle Group quits proposed Texas oil export project

22 October 2019

Private equity asset management firm the Carlyle Group has dropped out as a participant in Lone Star Ports, which is proposing to build a $1bn crude oil export terminal near Corpus Christi, Texas.

Perry to step down as US Energy Secretary

22 October 2019

US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will step down at the end of the year, after becoming embroiled in the impeachment inquiry being carried out into President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

Schlumberger, Halliburton report losses as shale slowdown bites

22 October 2019

Leading oilfield services firms Schlumberger and Halliburton have both reported declines in quarterly profits, with performance taking a hit in part as a result of the slowdown in shale drilling.

Wind lobby argues against tariff barriers

22 October 2019

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has called for trade barriers that hurt wind turbine exports to be slashed, arguing that tariff walls could hinder global attempts to mitigate climate change.

Tankers for Novatek’s LNG projects shielded from sanctions

22 October 2019

The owner of four tankers servicing the liquefied natural gas (LNG) Yamal of Russian gas major Novatek is exempt from the latest round of the US sanctions, RBC business daily reported on October 22.

Canada’s energy industry concerned by election result

22 October 2019

Canada’s Liberal Party has narrowly held on to power, but will have to rely on the support of the NDP, and potentially the Green Party, in a result that is causing worry for the country’s energy industry.

Vestas wins 61-MW Taiwanese offshore turbine order from wpd

22 October 2019

Vestas has secured a 61-MW order from Germany’s wpd to supply its V117-3.45-MW wind turbine model to the Chuangwei and Leadway wind farms in Taiwan.

Sydney goes green as Australia dithers

22 October 2019

Sydney City Council has put forward ambitious A$60m ($41.2) plans to become 100% green and use wind and solar power at all its properties by 2020.

Pieridae moves closer to building East Coast LNG terminal

22 October 2019

Pieridae Energy has completed the purchase of assets from Shell, which secures the majority of the natural gas needed to supply the first train at its proposed Goldboro LNG terminal.

Green expansion cannot keep pace with emissions, demand growth

22 October 2019

The IEA has raised its five-year green energy expansion forecast to 50%, although this is not enough to rein in emissions

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy announces cooperation with richest Pole on small modular reactor for Synthos

22 October 2019

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy has signed an agreement with Poland’s chemical giant Synthos, owned by the richest Pole Michal Solowow, on the potential construction of a small modular reactor.

Ukraine expects to more than double its renewable capacity in 2019

22 October 2019

Ukraine has already been investing heavily in the renewable sector, and the goal of the government's renewable energy strategy is to reach 25% renewables by 2023.

Argentina awards exploration licence for block in West Malvinas Basin

21 October 2019

Argentina’s government said last week that it had awarded an exploration licence for an offshore block in the West Malvinas Basin, to a consortium formed by Argentinian, Italian and Japanese companies.