Legislation , International , Infrastructure , Pipelines

US, European Lawmakers Issue Statement Opposing Nord Stream 2

President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel last month reached an agreement that allows the pipeline that will take Russian gas to Germany to proceed.

August 3, 2021

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Trade , International , Midstream , Construction

Poland’s PGNiG Terminates LNG Deal over Delayed Texas Project

PGNiG, Poland’s biggest gas company, signed a 20-year agreement for LNG supples with Sempra in 2018, as part of its bigger plan to cut reliance on gas imports from Russia.

July 30, 2021

Public Capital , Emissions , Energy Transition , Transactions

Shell to Acquire US-based Renewable Energy Residential Retailer

The acquisition of Inspire Energy, a renewable energy residential retailer with joint headquarters in Santa Monica and Philadelphia, advances Shell’s strategy to build and scale renewable and low-carbon businesses, the European supermajor said.

July 27, 2021

International , Infrastructure , Pipelines

Merkel Defends US Nord Stream 2 Deal as Ukraine Cries Foul

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on July 22 defended a deal with the United States that allows the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to proceed as a pragmatic compromise, but Ukraine said the agreement was too weak to ensure Russia behaves the way Kyiv and the West want.

July 23, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of July 21, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Kinder Morgan’s entry into the energy transition space through a $310 million acquisition. 

July 21, 2021

Markets , Trade , International , Pipelines

US, Germany to Vow Action on Russia in Nord Stream 2 Deal

U.S. officials insist they continue to oppose the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, but said the U.S.-German agreement would mitigate the possibility of Russia using energy as a weapon.

July 21, 2021

Investment , Energy Transition

EU versus US: Investing in Oil, Gas and Renewables

How the EU and U.S. invest in oil, gas and renewables is leading the powerhouse nations toward starkly different futures.

July 16, 2021

Natural Gas , Trade , International , Pipelines

Biden, Merkel Fail to Resolve Differences over Russia’s Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

“Good friends can disagree,” Biden told reporters after two meetings with Merkel at the White House where they discussed Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline.

July 16, 2021

Energy Transition , Technology

Exxon Mobil Signs Contract to Participate in Scotland's Acorn CCS Project

Exxon Mobil has signed a memorandum of understanding to participate in a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Scotland, the U.S. oil and gas producer said on July 16.

July 16, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of July 14, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the combination of Eagle Ford producers Penn Virginia and Lonestar, the sale of Hawkwood Energy plus the merger of Plains’ Permian Basin assets with Oryx Midstream.

July 14, 2021