China saw the largest drop in emissions in April, followed by the United States, Europe and India. In the countries with the strictest lockdown restrictions, emissions from aviation plunged 75% in early April, while emissions from land transport fell by 50% and from power generation by 15%
Zamudio (Spain) - Siemens Gamesa, the world’s leader in the offshore industry, has launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine
Moscow - Construction of the world’s first research station permanently based in high Arctic waters began on December 21st, writes the Norwegian daily Independent Barents Observer quoting Russian sources
San Diego - The French company EDF Renewableand the “new energy” division of Shell have announced that they have formed a joint venture to develop a lease area within the New Jersey Wind Energy Area
Brussels - The European Commission has announced a 300 million euros of EU-funded initiatives, which include projects to tackle plastic pollution, make blue economy more sustainable and improve research and marine surveillance
Moscow - Russia’s Rosneft (ROSN.MM) and U.S. ExxonMobil (XOM.N) plan to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in a consortium with Indian and Japanese partners, spreading the estimated $15 billion cost
Moscow - Novatek, one of the largest natural gas producers in Russia, and German engineering giant Siemens have signed a strategic partnership agreement that covers cooperation in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector
Singapore - Shell and Inpex are on the final stretch of a years-long race to export gas from offshore northern Australia, where both have spent billions of dollars building the world’s biggest maritime vessels to grab a slice of Asia’s booming LNG market
Rome - The number of plastic bags found in the seas around Britain has significantly dropped since 2010 as European governments crack down on their use, researchers said on Thursday. The percentage of trawls by fishermen that catch at least one plastic bag in the greater North Sea
Rome - They were supposed to have adequate security measures in place for those working in areas such as Libya. Measures that seems were lacking. On that base, Rome prosecutors have issued three conviction requests and one indictment
Singapore - Hong Kong utility CLP Power said on Friday it was finalizing an environmental impact assessment study for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) project and will soon submit it to the Hong Kong government. Hong Kong is aiming to increase the use of natural gas
Brussels - On 3 April 2017 at 12:00 Central European Summer Time (CEST), the European Commission will release preliminary 2017 carbon emissions data from energy-intensive companies in Europe. This will grant unlimited access to installation-level 2016 verified emissions
Baltimore - Dominion Energy Inc said on Friday the first vessel carrying liquefied natural gas from its newly constructed Cove Point LNG export terminal in Maryland left the facility, another sign of growing U.S. prowess as an oil and gas producer
Genoa - Eco2Logic is the innovative start-up company registered in Genoa in June that, undergoing a chemical process, turns the butts and the nicotine into coal from which pigments for the paint industry can then be obtained
Naples - Seventeen companies have indicated that they are interested in the construction of an LNG storage facility in the port of Naples, one of the eight national ports in which an LNG storage facility is to be built, as per Italy’s national energy plan
Singapore - Anadarko Petroleum expects to conclude several sales and purchase agreements (SPA) by year-end for liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its new plant in Mozambique, a company official said on Thursday
Livorno LNG Terminal S.p.A. has been created. It will proceed with the construction of a small scale coastal depot of about 9,000 cubic meters inside the Port of Livorno
Copenhagen - The first Senvion 6,2M-126 turbine in the 332 MW large wind farm in the German part of the North Sea was installed in early March.
Seoul - The first batch of 1 million barrels of Southern Green Canyon crude from the U.S. Gulf of Mexico will arrive in early May and the remainder in the following month, it said on Monday.
Rome - he backing of the European Commission represents “a crucial milestone,” reached after “having addressed the concerns of supervisory authorities on both sides of the Atlantic.
Berlin - Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government wants to bring 1 million battery-powered vehicles onto the roads of Europe’s largest economy by the end of the decade.
London - Mineralogy comparable to Marcellus, Fayetville shale plays.
Milan - The theme of this article is the subject of a decades-long debate: will fossil fuels finally run out? And if so, when?
Moscow - Separatists in the east Ukrainian region of Luhansk on Thursday rejected an appeal by Russian President Vladimir Putin to delay an independence referendum.
Brussels - The European Commission set out proposals to support “Innovation in the Blue Economy” by creating an information platform on marine research in the European Union.
London - Italy to choose Gioia Tauro as the port to deploy the weapons
Beijing - China is facing growing public anger over smog, contaminated food and unclean water
Zurich - This order follows an earlier roll-out of 50 ABB DC fast chargers at the beginning of 2013 and brings CLEVER’s total nationwide network of DC fast chargers to 100 locations
Oslo - The merger of DNV and GL in September this year, led to the creation of DNV GL, a world leading ship and offshore classification society
Brussels - Final agreement unlikely before 2015, OPEC, Russia the only winners from delay - Oettinger