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25 Mar 2017

Exclusive - UK regulator warns on EDF oversight of Hinkley Point supplier Areva: document

PARIS/LONDON French utility EDF's oversight of Areva, which will supply Britain's new Hinkley Point nuclear reactors, was brought into question in an internal document by Britain's Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR).

24 Mar 2017

UK regulator warns on EDF oversight of Hinkley Point supplier Areva-document

PARIS/LONDON, March 24 French utility EDF's oversight of Areva, which is supplying Britain's new Hinkley Point reactors, was brought into question in an internal document by Britain's Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR).

21 Mar 2017

EnQuest reports small rise in annual profit despite weak oil prices

LONDON North Sea-focused oil producer EnQuest reported a small rise in annual core earnings on Tuesday, despite weak oil prices, as it brought down costs and hedged its output against low prices.

09 Mar 2017

Shell sells Canadian oil sands, ties bonuses to emissions cuts

LONDON Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell most of its Canadian oil sands assets for $8.5 billion, the latest international oil major to withdraw from the costly and carbon-heavy projects.

09 Mar 2017

Exclusive: ING, SocGen to test LNG trading with blockchain in months

LONDON/FRANKFURT Banks ING and Societe Generale are in talks with traders to test liquefied natural gas (LNG) trading based on blockchain, the technology starting to shake up the traditional energy industry.

09 Mar 2017

Engie pulls out of UK shale gas with assets sale to Ineos

LONDON French energy company Engie has sold its British shale gas interests to petrochemicals firm Ineos for an undisclosed sum, the companies said on Thursday.

08 Mar 2017

Britain to review tax to speed up North Sea oil and gas deals

LONDON Britain will look at ways of making it easier to sell North Sea oil and gas fields by changing tax rules in order to keep them producing for longer, the finance ministry said.

05 Mar 2017

EU readies cash to help Ireland cut energy dependence on Brexit Britain

BRUSSELS/LONDON Two big Irish energy projects designed to reduce dependence on Britain are set to benefit from EU funding as the bloc steps up efforts to support the country with the most to lose when its bigger neighbor quits the European Union.

28 Feb 2017

BP lifts outlook for core oil business after cost cuts

LONDON British oil major BP lifted the outlook for its core oil and gas divisions on Tuesday, saying it would be able to balance its books with crude prices as low as $35 to $40 a barrel by 2021 thanks to its tough spending cuts.

23 Feb 2017

Centrica returns to profit growth but flat dividend weighs on shares

LONDON Britain's largest energy supplier Centrica returned to profit growth last year as it benefited from volatile energy prices and colder weather but shares fell after investors were disappointed not to see a dividend increase.

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