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07.08.2015 | Pipeline

Gazprom and BASF agree to cooperate within Nord Stream II project

Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Hans-Ulrich Engel, Member of the BASF Board of Executive Directors signed in Berlin a Memorandum of Intent stipulating the cooperation within the project for constructing the Nord Stream II gas pipeline.
29.07.2015 | Personal

DNV GL appoints Tor Svensen as Group EVP and Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen as Maritime CEO

DNV GL Group has appointed Tor Svensen as Group Executive Vice President. Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen will succeed Tor Svensen as Chief Executive Officer of its Maritime business area. Both will report to the incoming Group President & CEO Remi Eriksen.
26.07.2015 | Pipeline

TAP AG selects Technip for a contract for Project Management Services

Technip has been awarded by TAP(1) a Project Management Consultancy (PMC) Services contract, for a project designed to transport gas from the Shah Deniz field to the European market.
23.07.2015 | Association

ENTSOG publishes the System Development Map 2014 in cooperation with GIE

The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas (ENTSOG), in cooperation with Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE), has published the fifth edition of the map illustrating the development of gas supply, demand and infrastructure over 2014 and the first quarter of 2015.
20.07.2015 | Gas vehicles

Gasum granted EU support for LNG refueling station network construction

The European Commission has granted €2.65 in financial support to a Gasum project studying the opportunities to develop a new kind of LNG refueling station network for heavy-duty vehicles.
10.07.2015 | Gas supply

GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. commences project work related to a Poland-Lithuania interconnector

Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. commences project work for the Poland-Lithuania interconnector. The project will cover the planned construction of a high-pressure gas pipeline between Rembelszczyzna and the border of Poland, including infrastructure.
05.07.2015 | Power to Gas

ETOGAS delivers its first proprietary electrolyser

The plant construction company ETOGAS GmbH from Stuttgart installed the modules of its electrolysis system at the construction site of the energy company RAG Rohöl- Aufsuchungs Aktiengesellschaft in the Austrian town of Unterpilsbach.
02.07.2015 | Pipeline

China begins construction of Power of Siberia

China has officially started construction of its section of the eastern gas pipeline route known as the Power of Siberia that’ll deliver up to 38 billion m3 of Russian gas annually.
29.06.2015 | Transfer

Wintershall to sell selected assets on the Norwegian continental shelf

Wintershall, a 100% BASF subsidiary, is further optimizing its portfolio by divesting assets in the four non-operated fields Knarr (20 %), Veslefrikk (4,5 %), Ivar Aasen (6,4615 %) and Yme (10 %) on the Norwegian continental shelf to Tellus Petroleum AS.
19.06.2015 | Agreement

Gazprom, E.ON, Shell and OMV agree upon developing gas transmission capacities to deliver Russian gas to Europe

The companies signed a Memorandum which reflects the parties’ intent to implement a project for the construction of two gas pipeline strings from the Russian coast to the German coast via the Baltic Sea.
19.06.2015 | Pipeline

Gassco is to take over as operator for the gas transport system from the Johan Sverdrup field

Gassco will become operator of the 156-kilometre pipeline and responsible for its technical operation.
16.06.2015 | Exploration

First gas production from L6-B in the Dutch North Sea

Wintershall is expanding its natural gas production in the Netherlands: the unmanned mini-platform L6-B has started to produce natural gas off the Dutch North Sea coast.
12.06.2015 | Price

WELTEC Management System wins Biogas Innovation Award

On 3 June 2015, the biogas plant manufacturer WELTEC BIOPOWER received the „Biogas Innovation Award of the German Agriculture“ in recognition of its ProMOS Bio management system.
08.06.2015 | ERIG

European network for gas and energy innovation founded in Paris

On the occasion of the World Gas Conference in Paris seven leading European research and development organizations have established an innovative network to guide gas into the transition process towards a future renewable based energy system.
01.06.2015 | Gas supply

Siemens to provide service for compressor stations along gas pipeline system in Poland

Siemens has been awarded a service and maintenance contract (in a frame of public procurement law) for the turbo-compressors operating at five compressor stations in Poland along the Yamal-Europe Transit Gas Pipelines System.
26.05.2015 | Association

Walter Boltz appointed as Vice-Chairman of ACER Board of Regulators

ACER’s Board of Regulators (BoR), who met in Brussels for the 47th time, have reappointed Walter Boltz (E-CONTROL) as their Vice Chairman.
19.05.2015 | Personal

Gassco has appointed Frode Leversund as new president and CEO

Leversund (51), who has held a number of management positions with gas processing and transport in Statoil, will replace Brian Bjordal on the latter’s retirement.
12.05.2015 | Products

MSA 4.0 and MSA 4.1 welding machines

GF Piping Systems presents the new MSA 4.0 and MSA 4.1 electro fusion units, which offer an open and upgradable platform that can adjust to future challenges. The machines support the installers in making joints from d20 mm up to d1400 mm.
12.05.2015 | Explporation

Start of construction for the Aasta Hansteen project in Norway

The large-scale project Aasta Hansteen develops very positive. In the past few months, there have been two further discoveries of natural gas in this region and now one of the biggest pipe-laying vessels in the world started its journey to build the Polarled.
11.05.2015 | Pipeline

Alexey Miller and Taner Yildiz address Turkish Stream

Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management, and Taner Yildiz, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of the Turkish Republic, addressed the issues of Russian gas supplies to Turkey.
08.05.2015 | Products

5-cylinder gas engine for power generation

Rolls-Royce has now rounded off its Series 4000 portfolio with the 8-cylinder version of its efficiency and power-enhanced Series 4000 gas engine.
04.05.2015 | CHP

E.ON commissions high-efficiency cogeneration unit at Goglio

E.ON Connecting Energies commissioned a high-efficiency cogeneration unit for Goglio, an industrial customer. The unit, consisting of a 4.4 MW gas-fired combined heat and power plant and a 1.6 MW absorption chiller generates electricity, heat, and cooling for industrial processes at a Goglio facility in Daverio, in northern Italy.
01.05.2015 | Gas market

ICIS celebrates 20 years of bringing price transparency

ICIS, a trusted provider of European natural gas benchmark prices and market intelligence, this week celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of its daily European Spot Gas Markets (ESGM) report and the Heren Index.
30.04.2015 | Gas trading

Go live of CEGH Czech Gas Spot Market

The Austrian Central European Gas Hub AG (CEGH) and the Czech POWER EXCHANGE CENTRAL EUROPE (PXE) will launch the CEGH Czech Gas Spot Market on 4 May 2015.
24.04.2015 | LNG

E.ON Global Commodities and Meridian LNG announce UK gas sales agreement

Meridian LNG Holdings Corp. (Meridian LNG) and E.ON Global Commodities SE (EGC), the trading unit of E.ON SE, have entered into a 20-year gas sales agreement.
20.04.2015 | PtG

MHPSE and CRI offer Power-To-Methanol solutions

Carbon Recycling International (CRI) and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe (MHPSE) announced a strategic alliance to deliver power-to-methanol solutions to increase operation efficiency of coal power and chemical plants.
17.04.2015 | Gas exploration

Valemon officially opened

Petroleum and energy minister Tord Lien opened the Valemon gas and condensate field in the North Sea.
14.04.2015 | CHP

New MTU 5-cylinder gas engine for power generation

Rolls-Royce has now rounded off its Series 4000 portfolio with the 8-cylinder version of its efficiency and power-enhanced Series 4000 gas engine.
07.04.2015 | Personal

OMV Aktiengesellschaft appointed Rainer Seele as the new Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO

Rainer Seele has accepted the appointment and will assume the position effective July 1, 2015 for a three-year period, with an extension option for OMV for further two years, the company informed in a statement.
31.03.2015 | Study

Biogas from biowaste booms in Europe

Within the next 10 years, around 650 new biowaste AD plants with a capacity of circa 850 MWel will be commissioned in Europe. A new ecoprog study analyses the European market for biowaste AD plants as well as the different phases of realising such projects.
20.03.2015 | Pipeline

BP and the Petroleum Pipeline Company BOTAS signed the TANAP Shareholder Agreement

BP and BOTAS signed the Shareholder Agreement for the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline Project (TANAP) which aims to transport the natural gas produced from Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz II field in the Caspian Sea to Turkey and then to Europe through Turkey.
17.03.2015 | Agreement

MTU Onsite Energy delivers gas generator sets for Myanmar´s national grid

Gas generator sets from the MTU Onsite Energy brand are the power underlying Myanmar’s National Grid. VPower Group, a leading global onsite energy OEM, has entered into an agreement with Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) to support the country with a gas-fired interim power station.
13.03.2015 | Transaction

Norwegian technology start up GasSecure sold to Dräger

The Norwegian venture-backed company GasSecure AS is sold to Dräger Holding International GmbH for approximately 500 MNOK.
10.03.2015 | Gas exploration

Wintershall takes over Vega operatorship from Statoil

Wintershall has taken over the operatorship of the subsea oil and gas field Vega from Statoil.
05.03.2015 | Personal

Klaus-Dieter Barbknecht steps down from the VNG Executive Board at his own request

Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Barbknecht is resigning from the Executive Board of VNG – Verbundnetz Gas Aktiengesellschaft with effect from March 31, 2015 at his own request and in amicable understanding.
25.02.2015 | Gas supply

STREICHER replaces gas processing plants in Romania

OMV Petrom invests in new technologies to improve the output of the Romanian gas fields and to produce high quality natural gas for the national gas supply.
23.02.2015 | Personal

Eldar Sætre new president and CEO of Statoil

Statoil’s board of directors has appointed Eldar Sætre as new president and CEO.
23.02.2015 | Products

New moisture analyzer for natural gas provides unrivalled accuracy in changing gas streams

Using tuneable diode laser spectroscopy (TDLAS) technology, the analyzer offers an accuracy with a lower detection limit of less than 1ppmV.
20.02.2015 | Products

Leak testing for gas and water lines

The ESS3 system (electronic memory writer) of UNION Instruments is used to measure gas and water pressure in supply networks and to collect, save, and document the measurement data.
20.02.2015 | Power to Gas

Thüga Group’s P2G plant exceeds expectations

Together with the European Institute for Energy Research and DVGW Research at the Engler-Bunte-Institute, the Thüga P2G Platform is currently carrying out a series of stress tests.
18.02.2015 | Associations

Eurogas supports an energy union

An energy union should boost market integration by enhancing regional cooperation and by diversifying energy sources and routes to benefit the EU and all European citizens, states a new Eurogas paper on energy union.
17.02.2015 | LNG

VNG has loaded its first trailer of Liquedfied Natural Gas at Gate terminal in Rotterdam

At the beginning of December 2014 VNG “the natural gas specialist” has reached an important milestone by loading its first trailer with 17 t of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) at Gate terminal truck loading station.
09.02.2015 | Gas market

NetConnect Germany reduces its conversion

NetConnect Germany GmbH & Co. KG (NCG) is going to lower its conversion fee from 0.4 €/MWh to 0.3 €/MWh (for both directions of conversion).
27.01.2015 | Liquefied Natural Gas

Skangass commissions custom LNG bunker vessel

Skangass announced that it will make LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) more readily available as marine fuel in the area Skagerrak, Kattegat and Baltic Sea by operating the Coralius, a new specialised bunker vessel.
27.01.2015 | Combined cycle power plant

Siemens and POSCO E&C complete the Ansan power plant in South Korea

Siemens and its partner South Korean POSCO Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd. (POSCO E&C), an affiliate of POSCO, one of the largest steel companies in the world, completed the Ansan combined cycle power plant in a record time of 24 months from groundbreaking to first commercial operation date (COD).
19.01.2015 | Combined heat and power plant

Grid support power plant in Czech Republic goes into operation with Rolls-Royce engines

In Czech Republic a combined heat and power (CHP) plant designed to provide grid support officially went into operation at the beginning of January.
13.01.2015 | Personal

Reinhard Ontyd joins Nord Stream as Compliance Director

Mr Reinhard Ontyd (51) from E.ON Global Commodities joins the Nord Stream executive management as Compliance Director.
13.01.2015 | Gas supply

Gas deliveries stable in 2014

A total of 101 billion scm of gas was transported in 2014 within Gassco’s operatorship from the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) to terminals in Germany, Belgium, France and the UK.
12.01.2015 | Products

A microthermal mass flow meter for intelligent gas meters

Sensirion AG is launching a standard product for gas meters. The SGM70xx mass flow meter is based on a microthermal measuring principle suitable for applications in the residential market.
09.01.2015 | Agreement

New gas pipeline towards Turkey

Gazprom and Botas Petroleum Pipeline Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding on constructing an offshore gas pipeline across the Black Sea towards Turkey.
08.01.2015 | Associations

ACER publishes its first Implementation Monitoring Report on CMP

In the first implementation monitoring report of its kind, the Agency finds incomplete implementation and limited application of congestion management procedures across the EU.
06.01.2015 | Products

Forecasts for energy generation and trading

The new forecasting solution from ProCom enables energy suppliers and network operators to prepare, calibrate and extensively analyse forecasts with minimum effort.
05.01.2015 | Agreement

Gazprom buys out Eni, EDF and Wintershall out of South Stream

Gazprom said it has entered into agreements with Eni, Wintershall and EDF on purchasing 50 % of total shares in South Stream Transport.
20.12.2014 | Agreement

Asset swap between BASF and Gazprom will not be completed

BASF and Gazprom agreed that they will not complete the asset swap, which was planned for the end of the year.
17.12.2014 | Pipeline

TAP issues invitation to tender for supply of gas rurbine turbo compressor units

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG’s (TAP) procurement process moves forward as it issues its next Invitations to Tender (ITT) for the supply of six gas turbine turbo compressor units. These will be used for the installation in TAP’s two compressor stations in Greece and Albania. The ITTs have been issued as two separate packages – one for Greece and one for Albania.
11.12.2014 | Gas trade

NET4GAS and ONTRAS will start a 4-Month-Pilot for Bundled Products in January 2015

The transmission system operators (TSOs) NET4GAS s.r.o. (Czech Republic) and ONTRAS Gastransport GmbH (Germany) agreed to offer bundled products at the trans-border interconnection point Deutschneudorf (Saxony)/Hora Svaté Kateřiny.
04.12.2014 | Transaction

Transaction completed between Wintershall and Statoil

BASF Group company Wintershall is continuing its growth course in Norway. By acquiring shares in the production fields Gjøa (5%) and Vega (24.5%), Wintershall is increasing its production in Norway from about 40,000 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) to about 60,000 boe per day.
25.11.2014 | South Stream

Gazprom and Eni address prospects for enhancing bilateral cooperation

Sochi hosted a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Claudio Descalzi, Chief Operating Officer of Eni.
14.11.2014 | Associations

GIE and ENTSOG publish the System Development Map 2013

Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE), in cooperation with the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas (ENTSOG), has published the fourth edition of the map illustrating the development of gas supply, demand and infrastructure over 2013 and the first quarter of 2014.
07.11.2014 | LNG

GDF SUEZ and Chubu Electric enter into a medium term sales agreement

GDF SUEZ announces the signature of a Heads of Agreement providing for the sale of LNG to Chubu Electric of Japan (Chubu). Under the terms of the agreement, GDF SUEZ will deliver 20 cargoes (around 1.2 million tons) of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to Chubu for a 27-month period starting in the 1st quarter of 2015. LNG will be sourced from GDF SUEZ global supply portfolio.
03.11.2014 | Transaction

E.ON divests stake in Finnish Gasum Oy

E.ON has agreed to sell its 20 % shareholding in the Finnish natural gas company Gasum Oy to the Finnish State. Gasum Oy is engaged in the import, distribution and sale of natural gas in Finland.
27.10.2014 | LNG

Skangass opens the new terminal in Sweden

Skangass officially opened their new receiving terminal for LNG in Lysekil, Sweden. This marks an important strategically step in making natural gas available for the land based industry and the marine market in the area.
21.10.2014 | Pipeline

TAP issues Invitations to Tender for its onshore contract

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) has issued the first major Invitation to Tender (ITT) for the construction of the onshore section of the pipeline. This is an Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contract, which may be split into further contracts, depending on the offering bids.
13.10.2014 | Pipe system

Gassco is operator of Valemon Rich Gas Pipeline

The pressure test of the Valemon Rich Gas Pipeline has been approved, and Gassco has taken over the operatorship of this 177-kilometre facility which will carry rich gas to the Heimdal field centre in the North Sea for further processing.
08.10.2014 | Biomethane for France

WELTEC receives order for biogas project with gas processing

WELTEC BIOPOWER and Méthalac received an order for a biogas project with gas processing in summer 2014.
02.10.2014 | LNG

Gazprom and Shell approve Sakhalin II potential capacity creep

The Gazprom headquarters hosted a working meeting between Gazprom's Management Committee Chairman Alexey Miller and Shell's Chief Executive Officer Ben van Beurden.
23.09.2014 | Transaction

BASF subsidiary Wintershall further expands oil and gas production in Norway

BASF Group company Wintershall is further expanding its oil and gas production and reserves in the North Sea. Wintershall will acquire shares in the two producing fields Gjøa (5 %) and Vega (24.5 %), the development project Aasta Hansteen (24 %), the Asterix discovery (19 %), the Polarled pipeline project (13.2 %), as well as equity in four exploration licenses in the vicinity of Aasta Hansteen from Norwegian company Statoil ASA.
16.09.2014 | Transaction

Kamstrup announces agreement to sell its Gas Division

Kamstrup announces that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Gas Division to QAT III Investments Coöperatief UA (QAT), a renowned investment company investing in medium-sized companies in the business to business market.
10.09.2014 | Kalstø Robustness Project

New modification contract for Aibel

A contract for the Kalstø Robustness Project (KaRP) in south-west Norway has recently been awarded to Aibel by Statoil, acting on behalf of operator Gassco.
28.08.2014 | Wingas

Positive interim assessment: fuel cells pass the practice test

The right technology for a decentral supply of heat and power: WINGAS GmbH is currently testing various modern natural gas powered fuel cell facilities across Germany together with municipal utility companies in a nationwide test as part of a cooperation agreement to promote the new technology.
22.08.2014 | Pipeline

PennEast Pipeline Company announces new project for Mid-Atlantic states

PennEast Pipeline Company, LLC, plans to construct a 100-mile pipeline intended to bring lower cost natural gas produced in the Marcellus Shale region to homes and businesses in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
18.08.2014 | Combined cycle power plant

Siemens hands over the Chana 2 in Thailand to EGAT

Siemens, together with its Japanese partner Marubeni, has erected turnkey the combined cycle power plant Chana 2 in Thailand and handed it over into commercial operation to the national power provider Electric Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT).
08.08.2014 | Ukraine crisis

NET4GAS to increase security of gas supplies for the CEE region

NET4GAS will bolster capacities at the Lanžhot border transfer station for the reverse flow of natural gas in the west-east direction (in the direction of Slovakia) by close to 5 Million m3/day starting on 16 September 2014.
05.08.2014 | New Technologies

OMV conducting intensive research on hydrogen as alternative fuel

OMV is preparing for future transport trends. In the coming years hydrogen is set to be an important alternative for drivers and car manufacturers.
01.08.2014 | Strategic orientation

Personnel changes at Wintershall

Wintershall's strategy is to expand exploration and production of oil and gas. To reflect this strategic orientation more strongly, the following organizational changes will be made effective September 1, 2014:
25.07.2014 | New Technologies

Linde starts small-series production for hydrogen fuelling stations

Technology company The Linde Group continues to advance the introduction of hydrogen as a fuel: The company officially opened the world's first small-series production facility for hydrogen fuelling stations in Vienna.
21.07.2014 | Transfer

Eni sells its stake in EEV to German EnBW

Eni sells its stake in EnBW Eni Verwaltungsgesellschaft (EEV), equal joint venture which controls the companies Gasversorgung Süddeutschland (GVS) and terranets bw, to its current partner EnBW
18.07.2014 | LNG Workshop

LNG as a driving force for cross-border cooperation within the EU

GWI and EnergieAgentur.NRW jointly hosted the workshop “LNG Roadmap - LNG as a driving force for cross-border cooperation within the EU”, which took place on July 3rd, 2014 in the Maritim Hotel Dusseldorf.
14.07.2014 | Personal

New Vice-President of GAZ-SYSTEM S.A.

On 7 July 2014, the General Meeting of GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. appointed Mr. Dariusz Bogdan to the post of Vice-President of the company’s Management Board.
07.07.2014 | Award

Enagás-Odebrecht consortium to build 1,000-km South Peru Gas Pipeline

The consortium made up of Enagás (25%) and Odebrecht (75%) has been awarded the project for the South Peru Gas Pipeline put out to tender by the Peruvian government.
23.06.2014 | Gas transport

Future infrastructure for Barents Sea

Resources in the Barents Sea could play a key role in maintaining Norwegian gas output in the 2020s and beyond, according to a Gassco report on new gas transport and processing facilities.
18.06.2014 |

Annual Report 2013

As in 2012,'s revenue in 2013 was DKK 9.8 billion. Net profit for the year is DKK 37 million against DKK 261 million in 2012.
13.06.2014 | Snam Rete

Ten-year plan 2014-2023

In accordance with the Decree of the Ministry of Economic Development on February 27, 2013, Snam Rete Gas publishes the Ten-year development plan of the natural gas transmission network for the period 2014-2023.
06.06.2014 | Agreement

Total signs a long-term agreement to supply LNG to Pavilion Energy

Total signed on 31 May 2014 a 10-year LNG sale and purchase agreement with Pavilion Gas, a subsidiary of Pavilion Energy.
03.06.2014 | LNG

E.ON and RasGas agree supply contract

E.ON and Qatar's RasGas have signed a three-year deal for the supply of LNG to the UK.
22.05.2014 | Agreement

Russia and China signed the biggest contract in the entire history of Gazprom

Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company's Management Committee and Zhou Jiping, Chairman of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) signed a contract to supply pipeline gas from Russia to China via the eastern route.
16.05.2014 | Energiepark Mainz

Foundation stone ceremony held at joint energy storage project

Germany’s Minister of Economics and Technology, Sigmar Gabriel, together with representatives of power utility Stadtwerke Mainz AG, Siemens AG, The Linde Group and RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, gave the starting signal for the construction of the Energiepark Mainz.
09.05.2014 | Norsea gas

Cornerstone ceremony for new terminal in Emden

A time capsule consisting newspapers and coins buried on the site, celebrated the building of a new receiving terminal for Norwegian gas in Emden Germany.
06.05.2014 | GSE Gas Storage Europe

Naftogaz of Ukraine joins Gas Storage Inventory (AGSI+)

Gas Storage Europe (GSE) informs that the GSE Transparency Platform (AGSI+) has been extended to include storage data for Naftogaz of Ukraine.
28.04.2014 | Pipeline

Rosen committed to ultrasonic crack inspection technologies

ROSEN is committed to providing state-of-the-art in-line inspection tools for crack inspection in oil and gas transmission pipelines
22.04.2014 | Pipeline

Gazprom and Turkey to look into possible increase in Blue Stream capacity

Ankara hosted a working meeting between Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Taner Yildiz, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Turkey.
17.04.2014 | Cooperation

Gazprom and Gasunie emphasize long-term nature of strategic partnership

Amsterdam hosted the annual meetings of the Coordinating Committee for Strategic Cooperation and the Coordination Committee for Sci-Tech Collaboration between Gazprom and Gasunie.
15.04.2014 | Cooperation

GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. entered into an agreement with UKRTRANSGAZ on the Hermanowice Point

GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. announces that the principles of gas allocation to Ukraine via the Hermanowice exit point (ID 402402) were agreed upon in cooperation with “UKRTRANSGAZ” Public Joint Stock Company, a Ukrainian transmission system operator.
11.04.2014 | Pipeline

TAP receives compound development permit in Albania

The Compound Development Permit - Phase 1 (CDC- Phase 1) is one of the most important permits granted to TAP AG by the Albanian authorities. It represents the permit which will authorise TAP AG to start its construction activities in Albania.
08.04.2014 | Gas supplies

Production started on new Gudrun platform in the Norwegian North Sea

The partners Statoil (operator), OMV and GDF SUEZ have started oil and gas production on the Gudrun platform in the North Sea.
02.04.2014 | Agreement

Fluxys and Snam sign MoU to combine their international assets in Europe

Fluxys S.A. and Snam S.p.A. have agreed to assess and evaluate the set-up of a jointly controlled company for the integrated management of the companies’ international assets across Europe.
28.03.2014 | Hydrogen fuel cell

Proton OnSite to supply hydrogen in Hamburg

Proton OnSite has been chosen to install an on-site hydrogen generator at one of the first hydrogen fuel cell stations in Germany’s new nationwide H2Mobility refueling network.
26.03.2014 | Associations

ENTSOG launches its Annual Report 2013

In 2013, ENTSOG (European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas) achieved a great number of deliverables for the internal gas market. The newly published Annual Report 2013 provides all the necessary details for interested stakeholders and also covers for the first time implementation activities that commenced 1 October 2013.
24.03.2014 | GIE Gas Infrastructure Europe

Annual Conference 2014

The 12th GIE Annual Conference takes place in Berlin, Germany, on 12 and 13 June 2014.
19.03.2014 | GIE

The situation in Ukraine: Information from gas infrastructure operators in Europe

The supply of natural gas is robust in Europe. Up to now, the recent developments in Ukraine have not affected gas flows to European countries and the level of gas in stock is high for this period of the year. However, GIE is monitoring the situation closely.
18.03.2014 | 2013 financial year

Linde increases revenue and earnings again and raises its dividend

The technology company The Linde Group continued to give a steady business performance in the 2013 financial year, again achieving increases in Group revenue and Group operating profit.
25.02.2014 | draft Guidelines on Environmental and Energy State Aid for 2014-2020

Eurogas supports state aid revision but calls for greater clarity

“Eurogas welcomes the revisions to the draft guidelines on environmental and energy state aid, which are necessary to support a market-based approach, provide appropriate incentives for investment and speed up the completion of the internal energy market,”
20.02.2014 | Maintenance services for the North Sea

BP Norway renewing contract with Bilfinger Industrier Norge

Bilfinger Industrier Norge has awarded the third contract for maintenance services for the North Sea oil and gas industry since autumn 2013. BP Norway has exercised a renewal option under the master contract signed in 2011.
14.02.2014 | Final report

E-world energy & water 2014 achieved a record number of participants

The 14th edition of the premier European fair in the energy and water industries registered a new record number of participants with regard to the exhibitors and the visitors.
07.02.2014 | Cooperation Agreement

Gazprom to launch commercial gas production from Kirinskoye field in 2014

The Gazprom headquarters hosted a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company's Management Committee and Alexander Khoroshavin, Governor of the Sakhalin Region.
04.02.2014 | 2013 financial year

The Endress+Hauser Group increased its net sales

The Endress+Hauser Group increased its net sales by approximately 7 % to over 1.8 billion € in the 2013 financial year. In terms of operating profit, profit before taxes and net income, the company also showed an improvement on the previous year. Endress+Hauser will present the detailed annual report at a media conference in Basel on 6 May 2014.
31.01.2014 | Pipeline

EUROPIPE joint venture is the main supplier for the first offshore strand of the South Stream

EUROPIPE, a 50/50 joint venture of the Salzgitter Group and AG der Dillinger Hüttenwerke, is to supply 450,000 tons of steel pipes for the first strand of the offshore section of the South Stream Pipeline.
24.01.2014 | OGP

Comments about new EU shale gas proposals

The European Commission proposals on shale gas are a step in the right direction, but the inclusion of a double, binding target in the 2030 climate and energy policy raises some concerns, says OGP.
23.01.2014 | Exploration

Wintershall is awarded eight new licenses in Norway

Wintershall is continuing its growth course in northern Europe: in the current licensing round APA 2013 ("Awards in Predefined Areas"), the Norwegian Petroleum and Energy Ministry has awarded eight new exploration licenses to Germany's largest internationally active oil and gas producer.
20.01.2014 | Agreement

Gazprom increasing its stake in ArmRosgazprom to 100 per cent

Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Armen Movsisyan, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Armenia signed a Sales and Purchase Agreement for 20 per cent of ArmRosgazprom's shares.
13.01.2014 | LNG

Yokogawa wins Yamal LNG order

Yokogawa has won a contract to supply integrated control and safety systems (ICSS) for the Yamal LNG project – on Russia’s Yamal Peninsula.
06.01.2014 | Change at the top of Endress+Hauser Flowtec

Bernd-Josef Schäfer is the new Managing Director

Change at the top of Endress+Hauser Flowtec: from 1 April 2014 Dr Bernd-Josef Schäfer will be the new Managing Director of the flowmeter specialists. His predecessor Dr Gerhard Jost remains as a member of the Executive Board in charge of Endress+Hauser’s production at Group level.
30.12.2013 | GAZ-SYSTEM

More than PLN 4.63 million from European Funds for subsequent investment projects

GAZ-SYSTEM's subsequent investment projects, i.e. “Lwówek-Odolanów gas pipeline – preparation of project documentation” and “Czeszów-Kiełczów gas pipeline – preparation of project documentation” will receive more than PLN 4.63 million from European Funds – the Operational Programme Infrastructure and Environment (OPIE).
19.12.2013 | TAP

Resolution to construct following the final investment decision by the Shah Deniz Consortium

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline’s shareholders confirmed that they have passed the Resolution to Construct on the development and construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline project. This follows the announcement by the Shah Deniz Consortium that it has taken the Final Investment Decision on the Shah Deniz Stage II project.
17.12.2013 | Energiepark Mainz

Partners’ green light new plant

The Energiepark Mainz, planned for the Hechtsheim district of the city of Mainz, can go ahead, with construction set to start in the spring of 2014.
13.12.2013 | Crowcon Detection Instruments

Breaking new ground in gas detection

Gas detection specialist Crowcon celebrated the official ground breaking for its new 40,000 square foot facility at the prestigious Milton Park in Didcot, UK.
10.12.2013 | Project for seismic aquisition

Cooperation in the southeastern Barents Sea

A group comprised of 17 oil and gas companies has established a project for joint seismic acquisition in the southeastern Barents Sea. Statoil is the operator of the project.
27.11.2013 | Pipeline

South Stream comes to Serbia

Serbia hosted the ceremony of welding the first joint of the Serbian section of the South Stream gas pipeline. The ceremony took place in the vicinity of Sajkas village, South Backa District.
21.11.2013 | Transaction

Eni sells its stake in Severenergia to Novatek-GazpromNeft Joint Venture

Eni signed an agreement to sell its 60% stake in Arctic Russia to Yamal Development, a joint venture equally owned by Novatek and GazpromNeft.
14.11.2013 | Orders from Thailand

Siemens delivers 20 industrial gas turbines

Siemens Energy has received orders for a total of 20 SGT-800 industrial gas turbines from Thailand. The turbines will be used in various combined cycle cogeneration power plants within the country.
05.11.2013 | Pipeline

South Stream construction starts in Bulgaria

The Rasovo compressor station site (Rasovo settlement, Medkovets Municipality, Montana Province) in Bulgaria hosted t a ceremony of welding the first joint of the Bulgarian section of the South Stream gas pipeline.
04.11.2013 | LNG project in Russian

Foster Wheeler selected for initial feed by Rosneft and ExxonMobil

Foster Wheeler AG announced that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been selected by Rosneft and ExxonMobil to undertake the initial phase of the front-end engineering design (FEED) for a proposed Russian Far East liquefied natural gas (LNG) project.
28.10.2013 | Pipeline

South Stream designing in Slovenia to be sped up

The Gazprom headquarters hosted a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company's Management Committee and Samo Omerzel, Minister of Infrastructure and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Slovenia.
24.10.2013 | Exploration

Wintershall opens operations office in Bergen

Wintershall is continuing to expand its offshore expertise: a new team of staff recently began coordinating the Norwegian offshore production of Germany’s largest internationally active crude oil and natural gas producer from Bergen.
22.10.2013 | European Commission

Aid for investment projects of GAZ-SYSTEM S.A.

The European Commission declared compatible with the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union individual aid for GAZ-SYSTEM S.A.
10.10.2013 | Associations

Eurogas predicts stable EU gas demand for 2013

Gas demand across the European Union is expected to remain relatively stable in 2013 compared with 2012, according to the latest forecast from Eurogas. An increase in demand of 2.6% was recorded in the first half of 2013 compared with the same period in 2012.
08.10.2013 | Cooperation

Gazprom and Vietnam strengthening long-term partnership

As part of Gazprom's delegation visit to Vietnam, Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee held a working meeting with Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
04.10.2013 | South Stream Transport B.V.

Shareholders confirm terms and conditions of South Stream’s offshore section construction

Shareholders of South Stream Transport B.V. held a meeting where they discussed and confirmed the implementation of a number of the Shareholders Agreement terms and conditions, including the company's long-term business plan draft approval and the Gas Transmission Agreement between Gazprom Export and South Stream Transport B.V.
27.09.2013 | Nord Stream

Record-setting “PIG” run for the integrity inspection of the Pipelines

Nord Stream has concluded a comprehensive inspection of the internal condition of both pipelines, as part of its long-term safety and pipeline integrity management strategy.
25.09.2013 | Exploration

Gas discovery in Iskrystall

Statoil ASA has together with its partners Eni Norge AS and Petoro AS made a gas discovery in the Iskrystall prospect in PL608 in the Barents Sea.
20.09.2013 | Gas supply

E.ON signs long-term contract with Shah Deniz Consortium

On 19 September 2013, E.ON and the Shah Deniz Consortium signed a long-term contract for the supply of gas from the giant Shah Deniz field in the Caspian Sea to Europe. The 40 billion cubic meter contract spans a period of 25 years.
18.09.2013 | Smart meters

British Gas and Landis+Gyr announce deal

British Gas customers are set to benefit from a £600m deal between British Gas and Landis+Gyr. The landmark deal, announced today, means Landis+Gyr will supply the majority of the 16 million smart meters British Gas will install in its customers’ homes.
10.09.2013 | Pipeline projects

Gazprom and Wintershall to sign final asset swap agreement this year

Alexey Miller met with Kurt Bock, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF. The parties addressed the bilateral cooperation in the energy sector particularly, as part of the Nord Stream project and the South Stream offshore section construction.
19.08.2013 | Exploration

OMV acquires North Sea assets

OMV is undertaking large investments in the North Sea. Agreement has been reached with the Norwegian company Statoil to acquire assets in Norway and the UK .
12.08.2013 | Personal

Hans-Joachim Polk new Managing Director of RWE Dea UK

Hans-Joachim Polk is the new Managing Director of RWE Dea UK.
08.08.2013 | Personal

Johanna Lamminen appointed Executive Vice President at Gasum

Johanna Lamminen, CEO of Danske Bank Plc, has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Gasum. She will take up the post on 1 September 2013.
01.08.2013 | TAP

BP, SOCAR, Total and Fluxys join the project

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) announced that BP, SOCAR and Total - members of the international consortium developing the giant Shah Deniz field in Azerbaijan - have exercised their options to join the Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG.
17.07.2013 | ENTSOG

Annual Work Programme (AWP) 2014 for public consultation

ENTSOG launches a public stakeholder consultation on its Annual Work Programme 2014.
09.07.2013 | GLE

Wim Groenendijk as GLE President

The GLE members unanimously elected Wim Groenendijk, Vice-President International & Regulatory Affairs, N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie, as GLE President.
27.06.2013 | Trans Adriatic Pipeline

Government of Greece and TAP sign host government agreement

The Greek Government (the Ministry of Energy, Environment and Climate Change - MEECC) and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project have signed the Host Government Agreement (HGA) in Athens.
25.06.2013 | Nord Stream

Gazprom and GDF SUEZ sign document

A meeting between Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Jean-Francois Cirelli, Vice Chairman and President of GDF SUEZ took place as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2013.
24.06.2013 | Personal

GSE elects Nicole Otterberg as President

The GSE members have elected Nicole Otterberg, Managing Director of E.ON Gas Storage, GSE President.
11.06.2013 | ENSTOG

Annual report 2012

In 2012, ENTSOG has achieved much for Transmission System Operators (TSOs) and industry stakeholders. To mention a few of its accomplishments: the organization finalized the TYNDP, the CAM Network Code, established a dialog between TSOs and ACER in the framework of the CAM Early Implementation Roadmap and, together with GIE, finalized the production of the System Development maps.
10.06.2013 | France gas industry invites

Gas Conference and Expogaz 2013

The two-day Gas Conference organised by AFG and due to be held on 11 and 12 September 2013 in Palais des Congrès de Paris, gathers together gas stakeholders, high-level speakers and almost 800 participants in order to exchange on gas issues.
31.05.2013 | Gas and electricity integration

Gas Natural Fenosa integrates all its liberalised market retail clients in a single retail company

On 1 July GAS NATURAL FENOSA will integrate all its liberalised market retail clients in Spain and Portugal in a single marketing and sales company. This operation is intended to simplify the structure of this business, which will lead to improvements in the service the company provides for its clients.
28.05.2013 | Pipeline

GDF Suez to become shareholder in Nabucco

NABUCCO Gas Pipeline International GmbH welcomed the announcement that the French energy group GDF Suez has concluded a Share Purchase Agreement with OMV in Vienna. GDF Suez will join OMV (Austria), FGSZ (Hungary), Transgaz (Romania), BEH (Bulgaria) and BOTAS (Turkey) as a shareholder in Nabucco.
17.05.2013 | Cameron LNG project

GDF SUEZ to become a U.S. LNG exporter

GDF SUEZ announces the signing of a joint venture agreement with Sempra Energy, Mitsubishi and Mitsui for the development, financing and construction of the natural gas liquefaction project of Cameron LNG, a unit of Sempra Energy, in Louisiana.
17.05.2013 | Cameron LNG project

GDF SUEZ to become a U.S. LNG exporter

GDF SUEZ announces the signing of a joint venture agreement with Sempra Energy, Mitsubishi and Mitsui for the development, financing and construction of the natural gas liquefaction project of Cameron LNG, a unit of Sempra Energy, in Louisiana.
24.04.2013 | Carbon neutral gas supply by 2050

Gas infrastructure companies commit to working together

During Gas Week in the European Parliament today, gas infrastructure companies GRTgaz (France) and Swedegas (Sweden) joined the Dutch-Danish-Belgian initiative to deliver a carbon neutral gas supply by 2050. Together with the initial signatories of Gasunie (The Netherlands), (Denmark) and Fluxys Belgium (Belgium).
16.04.2013 | Personal

Terry Loftis new Chairman of DNV’s Rig Owners’ Committee

Terry Loftis, a veteran of the industry and the Director of Engineering of Transocean, has been appointed as the new Chairman of DNV’s prestigious Rig Owners’ Committee.
09.04.2013 | Nord Stream

Cooperation between Gazprom and Gasunie

Alexej Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Paul van Gelder, Chairman of the Executive Board and President of Gasunie inked a document stipulating cooperation between the companies....
03.04.2013 | Early bird registration extended till 14 April

GIE Annual Conference 2013

The 11th GIE Annual Conference will take place in Venice, Italy on 23 and 24 May 2013. The conference will be co-hosted by SNAM, the major Italian gas infrastructure operator.
03.04.2013 | Gas production

Gas from Israel's Tamar field starts to flow

Natural gas from the Tamar field off Israel's Mediterranean shores has started flowing, the first step towards Israel possibly becoming an energy-exporting country within the next few years.
12.03.2013 | Exploration

Qatar Petroleum and Wintershall discover gas

Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Wintershall announcedthat they have made a gas discovery in exploration Block 4 North, offshore Qatar.
27.02.2013 | ENTSOG

Draft Network Code on Interoperability and Data Exchange rules

The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas (ENTSOG) has adopted the draft Network Code on Interoperability and Data Exchange rules and a Supporting Document and it is publishing these documents for a 2-month consultation period.
18.02.2013 | Pipeline

Joint company for South Stream gas branch construction to Croatia

Led by the Company's Management Committee Chairman Alexey Miller, a Gazprom delegation made a business trip to the Republic of Croatia.
23.01.2013 | Energy turnaround

WINGAS presents Europe-wide expert survey on natural gas

Experts across Europe see the German energy turnaround as a possible model for the EU energy system, with natural gas playing a central role. These are two of the main results of the expert monitors’ survey on natural gas, which TNS Emnid conducted on behalf of WINGAS, asking 100 experts each from Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and Belgium.
08.01.2013 | Rehden natural gas storage facility

Working gas volume rises to 4.4 billion cubic meters

astora has been offering its customers additional capacities in the Rehden natural gas storage facility since 1 January 2013. The working gas volume is increasing from 4.2 to 4.4 billion cubic meters, the cushion gas volume is therefore decreasing from 2.8 to 2.6 billion cubic meters.
19.12.2012 | CHP plant

WINGAS and E.ON build highly efficient CHP plant

WINGAS and E.ON Energy Projects are building a highly efficient combined heat & power (CHP) plant together at the landing terminal of the Nord Stream Baltic Sea Pipeline in Lubmin near Greifswald. The partners have now set up the project company Industriekraftwerk Greifswald GmbH to build and operate the plant. The pipeline is expected to be completed at the beginning of 2013 and then produce electricity as well as heat.
14.12.2012 | Global gas outlook in 2013

IHS CERA analysis

Global gas markets will start to rebalance in 2013 after international prices diverged sharply in 2012 as production from shale gas kept US prices below sustainable levels while internationally-traded prices remained strong, according to analysis by IHS CERA.
04.12.2012 | Gazprom

Once again world’s top oil and gas producer

OAO Gazprom has been named the biggest overall producer of oil and gas, almost trebling the levels of its nearest rival, concludes the latest report from industry experts GlobalData.
29.11.2012 | Biogas

WELTEC BIOPOWER builds 500-kW plant in France

WELTEC BIOPOWER, the biogas plant manufacturer from Vechta, Germany, signed a contract for the establishment of a 500-kW plant in Saint-Varent in western France.
22.11.2012 | Pipeline

South Stream Transport publishes scoping report in Russia

South Stream Transport has published a Scoping Report, outlining plans for the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of the Russian Sector of the South Stream Offshore Pipeline.
15.11.2012 | BASF and Gazprom agree on asset swap

BASF to increase oil and gas production and exit gas trading and storage business

Dr. Kurt Bock, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE, and Alexej Miller, Chairman of the Management Committee of OAO Gazprom, signed a legally binding basic agreement to swap assets of equivalent value. Through the swap, BASF aims to further expand its production of oil and gas and to exit the gas trading and storage business.
05.11.2012 | Sales office opens in Vienna

WINGAS strengthens presence in Austria

WINGAS is going for growth and has now opened an office in Vienna. The natural gas trader is thus continuing the ongoing expansion of its activities in the Austrian energy market.
31.10.2012 | Transmission System

GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. and ONTRAS are launching a consultation on the conditions regarding the pilot project

The Transmission System Operators (TSOs) Polish GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. and German ONTRAS – VNG Gastransport GmbH have agreed to implement a pilot project for providing bundled capacity at the Polish-German Interconnection Point Lasów.
08.10.2012 | Pipeline

NEL goes on stream on time

After just 15 months of construction, the North European Gas Pipeline can commence operations on time at the beginning of November 2012 at the same time as the second line of the Nord Stream Baltic Sea pipeline, which has now been completed.
18.09.2012 | Removing carbon dioxide from natural gas

Yamal LNG OAO will us BASF’s technology

BASF and Yamal LNG OAO have signed a license agreement regarding the use of BASF technology for the removal of carbon dioxide from natural gas.
02.10.2012 | Natural gas processing

Honeywell to acquire majority stake in Thomas Russell Co.

Honeywell announced its UOP business has signed a definitive agreement to purchase a 70 % stake in Thomas Russell Co., a privately-held, leading provider of technology and equipment for natural gas processing and treating.
09.09.2012 | LNG

Russia and Japan sign Memorandum on Vladivostok-LNG project

Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Ichiro Takahara, Director General of the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy under the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry held negotiations and signed a Memorandum on the Vladivostok-LNG project in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda. The Memorandum is expected to boost the comprehensive cooperation in order to promote the project including its financing and gas marketing aspects.
04.09.2012 | Natural gas production

First natural gas from Swissgas investment in the UK

Bayerngas UK Ltd., in which Swissgas holds an interest through its engagement in Bayerngas Norge, has produced natural gas from the Clipper South gas field in the British North Sea for the first time. There are estimated reserves of around 1.2 bio. standard cubic metres. The maximum production rate is targeted for 2013/2014, to be followed by a production phase of around 15 years. The Swissgas share of the production would be sufficient to supply around 23,000 Swiss households for one year.
27.08.2012 | Online presence underlines Norwegian activities

Wintershall Norge with new website

Wintershall is unveiling a new website for the Norwegian energy market right on time for ONS 2012. As of today, the oil and gas company is informing business partners, media representatives and anyone else interested with news and background information on the activities of Wintershall Norge in the northern North Sea in English at The new online presence will also be available in Norwegian from the autumn.
06.08.2012 | Gas for the marine market

Marquard & Bahls' subsidiary Bomin and Linde to establish joint venture in liquefied natural gas

Marquard & Bahls through its subsidiary Bomin, a leading provider of marine fuels, and technology company The Linde Group announced that they will establish a joint venture company in order to build an infrastructure for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the maritime sector in Europe.
25.07.2012 | gas meters for Turkey

Itron selected to provide 745,000 gas meters to AKSA

Itron Inc. announced that it was awarded a contract by Turkey’s largest private gas utility, AKSA, to provide residential as well as commercial and industrial (C&I) gas meters.
23.07.2012 | Transaction

CNOOC Limited enters into definitive agreement to acquire Nexen Inc.

CNOOC Limited and Nexen Inc. announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which CNOOC Limited will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Nexen for US$27.50 per share in cash.
23.07.2012 | LNG

North America and East Africa: The rising stars in LNG production

The discovery of new natural gas reserves and the increased exploitation of existing ones will cause a shift in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) landscape, with North America and East Africa set to emerge as some of the world’s significant new exporters, predicts the latest report by natural resources experts GBI Research.
15.07.2012 | OMV aquires gasfield

OMV buys 15 % of Aasta Hansteen Field from Exxon

Austria's OMV announced that it has agreed to buy a 15 % stake in the Aasta Hansteen Field in the Norwegian North Sea from ExxonMobil.
14.06.2012 | Personals

Henk Chin Sue stands down as CFO and Executive Board member of Gasunie

By mutual consent it has been decided that Henk Chin Sue RC will stand down from the Executive Board of Gasunie and from his position as CFO.