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Reuters : energy
03  juillet     07h02
Japan’s JERA says it shut down a 500 MW power plant due to fire
   TOKYO Reuters A fire caused Japan s biggest power generator JERA to shut down a megawatt MW unit at its Chiba thermal power station near Tokyo on Saturday raising fears of an electricity crunch as a prolonged heatwave keeps demand at high levels The fire broke out around noon on Saturday
IAEA to discuss Australia’s nuclear subs plan
   MELBOURNE Reuters The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA will hold talks in Australia on Monday on the country s plan to acquire nuclear powered submarines and broader international security issues Foreign Minister Penny Wong said on Sunday Wong said she would discuss
Fire extinguished at Norway’s Mongstad refinery
   OSLO Reuters A fire that broke out at Equinor s Mongstad oil refinery on Norway s west coast early on Sunday was now extinguished the company said affecting the unit producing gasoline The fire broke out in a part of the refinery that produces gasoline Equinor said adding that the main part
02  juillet     16h54
German economy minister warns Russian could further delay gas supplies
   FRANKFURT Reuters Germany should face the possibility that Russia will continue to suspend gas flows through the Nord Stream pipeline beyond a planned maintenance shutdown this month Economy Minister Robert Habeck said on Saturday It could be a rational step by Moscow to further reduce or
03  juillet     11h06
No guarantees Swiss will always have enough gas, minister says
   ZURICH Reuters Swiss businesses would be first to have energy rationed in the event of supply shortages Energy Minister Simonetta Sommaruga told the SonntagsZeitung warning that the government cannot guarantee there will always be enough gas to go around Landlocked Switzerland gets its gas
02  juillet     05h06
Hamburg senator warns of hot water rationing if gas shortage becomes acute
   BERLIN Reuters The German city of Hamburg will ration hot water for private households and limit the maximum heating temperature in the event of an acute gas shortage its environment senator said as Germany braces for possible outages of Russian gas imports Germany moved last month to stage
01  juillet     19h29
Oil rises more than 2% as supply outages outweigh recession fears
   NEW YORK Reuters Oil prices gained more than on Friday as supply outages in Libya and expected shutdowns in Norway outweighed expectations that an economic slowdown could dent demand Brent crude futures settled at a barrel rising or West Texas Intermediate crude WTI
U.S. 5-year offshore drilling plan contemplates zero to 11 auctions
   Reuters President Joe Biden s administration on Friday unveiled a five year proposal for offshore oil and gas development in areas of existing production and said the final plan may have anywhere from zero to lease sales The range of options between two auctions a year and none at all
Mexico’s largest oil refinery opens to fanfare, not yet operational
   PARAISO Mexico Reuters Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador formally opened a major new oil refinery on Friday a signature project for the leftist leader who argues it will help the country cut a longstanding dependence on foreign gasoline and diesel supplies The Olmeca refinery owned
02  juillet     04h03
Australia’s Victoria state looks to wean households off gas
   MELBOURNE Reuters Australia s Victoria government released a plan on Saturday aiming to wean the country s biggest gas consuming state off the fossil fuel halve carbon emissions by and drive down household energy bills The state where of homes use gas for heating cooking and hot
Russia reduces sunflower oil export tax sharply to support exports
   Reuters Sanctions hit Russia has reduced its sunflower oil export tax sharply after changing the formula it uses for calculating it to support shipments while its rouble currency hovers near multi year highs the agriculture ministry said on Saturday The sunflower oil export tax is set at
Petroperu requests emergency declaration after pipeline attack
   LIMA Reuters State owned Petroperu asked the government to declare a state of emergency for a major crude oil pipeline late on Friday after it suffered a series of cuts in an Amazonian region of the country that it described as an unprecedented attack Petroperu confirmed an oil leak in a
Exxon signals operating profits could double over the first quarter
   HOUSTON Reuters Exxon Mobil Corp on Friday signaled that skyrocketing margins from fuel and crude sales could generate a record quarterly profit according to a securities filing Energy prices have shot up this year with oil selling for more than per barrel and gasoline at about per
01  juillet     23h31
German regulator hints at gas rationing priorities, Funke reports
   BERLIN Reuters Germany s energy regulator has listed priority areas that would have protected access to power if there are severe gas shortfalls this winter ranging from households and hospitals to pharmaceuticals companies and paper producers Sharp cuts to deliveries of Russian gas through
Ecuador’s Petroecuador lost 1.99 million bbl of oil output during protest
   QUITO Reuters More than two weeks of protests in Ecuador caused state run oil company Petroecuador to lose million barrels of oil production the company said on Friday adding that it expects to reach of pre crisis output in the next week Protests erupted in Ecuador in June to demand
Argentine province awards Vaca Muerta pilot oil concessions to Pluspetrol
   BUENOS AIRES Reuters Argentina s Neuquen province home to the huge Vaca Muerta shale oil and gas formation has awarded two new concessions to energy firm Pluspetrol the local government said on Friday with investment rising to a potential million with good results The concession areas
U.S. LNG exports fall to lowest since Feb after Freeport explosion -data
   HOUSTON Reuters U S exports of liquefied natural gas LNG in June fell to the lowest in four months data from Refinitiv Eikon showed after the country s second largest LNG plant was shut by an explosion LNG shipments from the United States to Europe had rocketed before the June blast
Russia seizes control of Sakhalin gas project, raises stakes with West
   TOKYO LONDON Reuters President Vladimir Putin has raised the stakes in an economic war with the West and its allies with a decree that seizes full control of the Sakhalin gas and oil project in Russia s far east a move that could force out Shell and Japanese investors The order signed on
Texas power use to break records next week as heatwave returns
   Reuters Power demand in Texas will likely hit new all time highs next week as economic growth boosts overall use and homes and businesses crank up their air conditioners to escape another heat wave The Electric Reliability Council of Texas ERCOT which operates the grid for more than
Explainer-Germany’s plans to spread gas price risk
   FRANKFURT Reuters Germany has prepared a facility to impose a levy on all gas consumers to help suppliers grappling with soaring gas import prices according to a draft law amendment seen by Reuters In late May Germany passed a law to enable the state to ensure energy supply in the event of
Exclusive: Germany plans levy on gas bills for all consumers
   BERLIN Reuters The German government aims to impose a levy on all gas consumers to help suppliers grappling with rapidly rising import prices a proposal seen by Reuters showed on Friday The legislation is expected to be passed by parliament on July according to industry sources and the
Exxon about to shut down French Fos refinery due to strike
   PARIS Reuters Exxon Mobil said on Friday that a strike by workers over pay was forcing it to gradually shut down operations at its Fos refinery plant in southern France We have started preparations to gradually shut down the plant in the coming days This situation may impact our customers
Factbox: Western companies in Russian oil and gas sector
   MOSCOW Reuters President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to seize full control of Sakhalin gas and oil project in Russia that could force out Shell and Japanese investors Moscow s latest broadside in an economic war with the West and its allies Following are details about companies with
Asia spot prices jump amid stronger demand, concerns over Russia
   LONDON Reuters Asian spot liquefied natural gas LNG prices continued to rise this week amid stronger demand on the back of a blistering heatwave in Japan and a return of competition with Europe which is gearing up for possible disruption of Russian gas The average LNG price for August
OPEC oil output again misses target in June as outages weigh - survey
   LONDON Reuters OPEC in June did not deliver on an oil output increase pledged under a deal with allies a Reuters survey on Friday showed as involuntary declines in Libya and Nigeria offset supply increases by Saudi Arabia and other large producers The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting
Lawmakers threaten to sue EU if it labels gas investments as ’green’
   BRUSSELS Reuters Some members of the European Parliament intend to take legal action against the European Commission if its plan to label gas and nuclear energy investments as climate friendly becomes law according to a lead lawmaker on EU green finance rules The European Parliament will
Siemens: Timing of Siemens Energy share sale depends on market environment
   MUNICH Reuters Siemens said the market environment would dictate when it sells further shares in Siemens Energy after warning late on Thursday that it was booking a writedown related to a slide in the value of Siemens Energy As we ve emphasized in the past we still clearly intend to reduce
Shell, Philippine partner to build 1 GW renewable energy capacity
   MANILA Reuters Shell Overseas Investments B V a unit of Shell plc has signed an agreement with the Philippines Emerging Power Inc for an initial gigawatt renewable energy project tapping solar the companies said on Friday Shell and Emerging Power the energy unit of top Philippine nickel
Eastward gas flows via Yamal-Europe pipeline fall
   Moves para to para to clarify pipeline referred to is Nord Stream not Yamal LONDON Reuters Eastward flows of Russian gas via the Yamal Europe pipeline to Poland from Germany fell on Friday morning in line with nominations or requests for gas data from pipeline operator Gascade showed Exit
Gazprom’s gas exports to Europe via Ukraine steady on Friday
   MOSCOW Reuters Russian gas producer Gazprom said its supply of gas to Europe through Ukraine via the Sudzha entry point was seen at million cubic metres mcm on Friday compared with mcm on Thursday An application to supply gas via the Sokhranovka entry point was again rejected by