France studies biomass usage to deal with coal phase-out

      France is studying a project to replace coal-fired power plants with biomass generation plants by 2022, with a view to securing supply in northwest France, particularly in Brittany, Kallanish Energy reports. State-run electricity giant EDF said Monday it had reached a major milestone in the industrial implementation of the so-called Ecocombust project. The … Read more

Venezuela’s Guaido to announce changes to Citgo’s board

      U.S.-based, Venezuela-owned refiner Citgo Petroleum is set to undergo a restructuring in its leadership following Juan Guaido’s declaration he is Venezuela’s new interim president. Guiado is expected to make an announcement “soon” on plans to revamp Citgo’s board and ease political pressures on the company, Platts reported last week, citing unnamed sources. … Read more

Another bank says no funds for Arctic refuge drilling

Another international financial institution has publicly said it will not fund drilling for oil in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Kallanish Energy reports. The announcement came last week in a new susrtainability report from National Australia Bank. “As an outcome of the oil and gas sector review, we will not finance oil/tar sands extraction projects and … Read more

Enbridge gas pipeline explosion causes fireball in Ohio

      An explosion Monday of a section of Enbridge’s Texas Eastern natural gas pipeline in Ohio created a fireball of flame and damaged homes, prompting the evacuation of nearby residents. The explosion appeared to have destroyed two homes, Chasity Schmelzenbach, emergency management director for Noble County, Ohio, told Reuters. Enbridge said two people … Read more

Phoenix-CNOOC JV to build Philippines’ first LNG terminal

      The Philippines’ energy ministry has approved the bid from local fuel retailer Phoenix Petroleum and China’s CNOOC to build the country’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal. The $2 billion regasification and imports terminal will be built south of the capital of Manila, featuring a capacity to handle 2.2 million tonnes per … Read more


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