Europe

Health, Safety & Environment , Pipelines

Leaks in Nord Stream Pipelines Very Serious, Highly Suspicious: Western Official

"It definitely looks highly suspicious, but I think we need to establish the facts and then attribute," an anonymous western official said of Russia's potential involvement in the recent Nord Stream pipeline leaks.

September 28, 2022

Policy & Regulations

Norway to Deploy Military to Protect its Oil and Gas Installations

"The military will be more visible at Norwegian oil and gas installations," Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere said, adding that attacks would be "handled jointly with our [NATO] allies."

September 28, 2022

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Sept. 28, 2022

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Talos Energy’s $1.1 billion acquisition of private Gulf of Mexico operator, EnVen Energy, plus the $565 million sale of half of Kinder Morgan’s stake in a Georgia LNG facility.

September 28, 2022

Policy & Regulations

Exxon Temporarily Limits French Oil Product Supply to Customers

"We have temporarily put limitations in place for customers in accordance with the terms of our supply contracts. We have a supply response team in place to supply product from unaffected sources," an Exxon Mobil spokesperson said in response to the recent wage strikes in France.

September 28, 2022

Natural Gas , Mergers

Shareholders of Poland’s PKN Orlen Approve Takeover of Gas Company PGNiG

Expected merger would create Polish national energy champion.

September 28, 2022

Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Shell, Exxon Mobil Launch sale of UK, Dutch North Sea Assets

Launched earlier this month, the sale comes after Shell and Exxon Mobil ran initial sales processes for their British and Dutch assets.

September 27, 2022

Markets , International

Strike Halts Supplies from TotalEnergies’ French Refineries

The strike action has deepened French refining woes already hit by outages and walkouts at other oil refineries. More than 40% of France’s refining capacity is currently offline.

September 27, 2022

Natural Gas , International , Pipelines

Mystery Gas Leaks Hit Major Russian Undersea Pipelines to Europe

Sweden’s Maritime Authority issued a warning about two leaks in the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, shortly after a leak on the nearby Nord Stream 2 pipeline was discovered that had prompted Denmark to restrict shipping.

September 27, 2022

Natural Gas , International , Pipelines

Gas from Russia’s Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Leaks into Baltic Sea

European countries have resisted Russian calls to allow the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to operate and accused Moscow of using energy as a weapon. Russia denies doing so and blames the West for gas shortages.

September 26, 2022

Highlights

E&P Highlights: Sept. 26, 2022

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines, including a project approval off Equatorial Guinea and product announcements from the past week in the upstream oil and gas industry.

September 26, 2022