EurOil Top Story archive

21 June 2018, Week 24, Issue 455

A tender for the sale of a minority stake in Greece’s Public Gas Corporation (DEPA) will be launched in November.

14 June 2018, Week 23, Issue 454

Russia’s controversial Nord Stream 2 project cleared another hurdle last week, after Sweden approved the construction and operation of the pipeline through 510 km of its exclusive economic zone (...

31 May 2018, Week 21, Issue 452

Oil and gas operators in Norway are expanding their exploration budgets by more than expected, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) chief Bente Nyland said on May 29.

03 May 2018, Week 17, Issue 448

Progress on Norway’s supergiant Johan Sverdrup development is continuing, with Statoil last week signing the project’s first new contract award of 2018.

24 May 2018, Week 20, Issue 451

Wintershall has presented authorities in Oslo with a 9.9 billion krone (US$1.2 billion) development plan for the Nova field off the coast of Norway.

17 May 2018, Week 19, Issue 450

Reports that ConocoPhillips is gearing up to sell some or all of its North Sea assets will have M&A bankers salivating as they wait to see which fields could be included in any sale, who steps...

10 May 2018, Week 18, Issue 449

Croatia has called a new tender for a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) to import LNG. The vessel is to be located on the island of Krk in the Adriatic Sea.

03 May 2018, Week 17, Issue 448

Royal Dutch Shell has decided to write off its entire investment in the ill-fated Groningen gas field in the northern Netherlands. 

26 April 2018, Week 16, Issue 447

Romania’s Romgaz is seeking shareholder approval to withdraw from two exploration blocks in northeastern Slovakia, marking another defeat in the state company’s drive to expand abroad. 

19 April 2018, Week 15, Issue 446

LNG Hrvatska has said it intends to announce the results of the three-stage capacity auction for its new floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) on May 28.

12 April 2018, Week 14, Issue 445

German gas pipeline companies recently submitted a draft plan to national regulators calling for 7 billion euros (US$8.6 billion) to be spent on expanding and upgrading the country’s grid by 2028...

05 April 2018, Week 13, Issue 444

Norway’s Det Norske Oljeselskap (DNO) announced on April 4 that it had agreed to acquire a 15.37% stake in North Sea oil company Faroe Petroleum.

29 March 2018, Week 12, Issue 443

EU lawmakers came out in support of extending the bloc’s energy market rules to pipelines to and from third countries last week, in a setback for Russia’s controversial Nord Stream 2 project.

22 March 2018, Week 11, Issue 442

More new investment is forecast in the UK North Sea in 2018 than in the past three years combined, though a slowdown in exploration drilling remains a concern.

15 March 2018, Week 10, Issue 441

Royal Dutch Shell has confirmed it is selling its 44.6% stake in the Draugen oilfield and its 12% stake in the Gjoa oilfield in the Norwegian Sea.