US firm looks to fund Irish LNG terminal

US firm looks to fund Irish LNG terminal

New Fortress Energy, a US firm seeking to develop an LNG (liquefied natural gas) terminal and power station in western Ireland’s County Kerry (pictured), is hoping to generate US$400 million in a stock market flotation as it braves the IPO market during the US government shutdown. Ireland is looking to develop supplies of LNG to […]

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Sanchez promises to prioritise climate

Sanchez promises to prioritise climate

Spain’s Socialist prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, has vowed to make up for lost time after the 2008 financial crisis reduced interest in finding environmental solutions. Sanchez said the transition to clean power must not harm communities, like coal miners whose pits are being closed across Spain. “Spain is ready to contribute to creating a global […]

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Libya terminals reopen after storms

Libya terminals reopen after storms

Armed forces in Libya say they have reopened all of the war-torn state’s oil terminals after closures due to bad weather. Libya’s largest oil field, El Sharara, has been occupied by militants and activists since December 8, meaning national crude oil production remains below 1 million barrels per day (bpd), although the state-owned National Oil […]

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US set to extend waivers

US set to extend waivers

The US is set to grant fresh waivers for Iranian oil as it intensifies efforts to eliminate Iran’s exports of crude oil. Donald Trump’s sanctions have cut Iranian exports to about 1 million barrels per day (bpd) from around 2.7 million bpd before the latest sanctions were implemented. Iran’s eight largest buyers – Japan, South […]

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US firm looks to fund Irish LNG terminal

US firm looks to fund Irish LNG terminal

New Fortress Energy, a US firm seeking to develop an LNG (liquefied natural gas) terminal and power station in western Ireland’s County Kerry (pictured), is hoping to generate US$400 million in a stock market flotation as it braves the IPO market during the US government shutdown. Ireland is looking to develop supplies of LNG to […]

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Gas could compress the Ukrainian boil in 2019

Gas could compress the Ukrainian boil in 2019

Many of us are hoping for a calmer year in geopolitics in 2019, but experience tells us that is unlikely. Many parts of the world remain unstable and could erupt into larger conflagrations. Of the many hotspots – Syria, Iran, North Korea, or the South China Sea – the area that most worries me is […]

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EU targets derail VW plans

EU targets derail VW plans

Volkswagen says it must sell 600,000 more electric vehicles per annum to comply with carbon dioxide emissions goals released by the European Union this week. Under the goals, car manufacturers must reduce their carbon dioxide emissions in new fleets by 15 per cent by 2025 and 37.5 per cent by 2030.  Light commercial vehicle emissions […]

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Cyprus dismisses Turkish naval exercise claims 

Cyprus dismisses Turkish naval exercise claims 

Cyprus denies Ankara’s claims that a joint Turkish-US naval exercise took place inside its exclusive economic zone.  In contradiction of Turkey’s Ministry of Defence claims, a Cypriot government source said a joint French-US naval exercise was completed, while Turkey conducted separate naval manoeuvres nearby. A US frigate protecting Exxon Mobil’s drilling platform in Cyprus’ block […]

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Policy
Sanchez promises to prioritise climate

Sanchez promises to prioritise climate

Spain’s Socialist prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, has vowed to make up for lost time after the 2008 financial crisis reduced interest in finding environmental solutions. Sanchez said the transition to clean power must not harm communities, like coal miners whose pits are being closed across Spain. “Spain is ready to contribute to creating a global […]

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Environment
Icelandic Company Proposes Way to Manage Carbon Emissions

Icelandic Company Proposes Way to Manage Carbon Emissions

The George Olah Renewable Methanol plant. Climate change is undoubtedly among today’s biggest challenges. The international community has reached a consensus to coordinate efforts to mitigate climate change by reducing the emission of carbon dioxide and other harmful gases. Yet, despite promises by politicians, the outlook for the near future is bleak. Carbon emissions continue […]

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US set to extend waivers

US set to extend waivers

The US is set to grant fresh waivers for Iranian oil as it intensifies efforts to eliminate Iran’s exports of crude oil. Donald Trump’s sanctions have cut Iranian exports to about 1 million barrels per day (bpd) from around 2.7 million bpd before the latest sanctions were implemented. Iran’s eight largest buyers – Japan, South […]

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Icelandic Company Proposes Way to Manage Carbon Emissions

Environment

The George Olah Renewable Methanol plant. Climate change is undoubtedly among today’s biggest challenges. The international community has reached a consensus to coordinate efforts to mitigate climate change by reducing the emission of carbon dioxide and other harmful gases. Yet, despite promises by politicians, the outlook for the near future is bleak. Carbon emissions continue […]

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Gas could compress the Ukrainian boil in 2019

Opinion

Many of us are hoping for a calmer year in geopolitics in 2019, but experience tells us that is unlikely. Many parts of the world remain unstable and could erupt into larger conflagrations. Of the many hotspots – Syria, Iran, North Korea, or the South China Sea – the area that most worries me is […]

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