Polish state-run energy company PGNiG said in a preliminary operations report late on Wednesday that its liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports have more than doubled in the second quarter of 2017, compared to the same period a year ago.
Irish renewables developer Mainstream Renewable Power (MRP) will finally be able to proceed with its £2 billion ($2.6 billion) offshore wind project in Scotland, following the end of a two-year legal battle with a birds’ charity, Kallanish Energy learns.
UK power generator Drax has revealed plans to convert one of three remaining coal-fired units to natural gas, while studying the potential for additional conversions to biomass, Kallanish Energy reports.
Russian gas giant Gazprom has confirmed preparations for the laying out of the second string of the two-line TurkStream natural gas pipeline to Turkey, but denied reports the pipe-laying had “secretly” started, Kallanish Energy learns.
Mexico’s National Center for Natural Gas Control (CENAGAS) has conducted the first open season for capacity on the country’s natural gas pipeline grid, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported.
Russia's largest oil producer, Rosneft, is negotiating to swap its collateral in Venezuelan-owned, U.S.-based refiner Citgo for oilfield stakes and a fuel supply deal, efforts to avoid complications from U.S. sanctions, two sources with knowledge of the negotiations told Reuters.
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has scheduled five public hearings around the state in August to get public comment on water quality permits for the proposed Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley natural gas pipelines, Kallanish Energy reports.