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20.06.2014 France unveils ambitious energy bill for greener nation

France on Wednesday unveiled a much-anticipated bill to reduce the country's dependency on nuclear energy and fossil fuels, after months of intense debate over one of the Socialist government's pet projects.

30.04.2014 Eni doubtful on Kazakh Kashagan restart in 2015

Italian oil major Eni is not counting on any production from Kazakhstan's huge Kashagan oilfield this year or possibly next due to faulty welding at the $50 billion project, its CEO designate said, Reuters reported on April 29.

23.04.2014 Total expects nothing from Kazakh Kashagan field in 2014

Kashagan, Kazakhstan’s largest oilfield that’s been halted following a leak, will probably go without any output this year and may yield a small quantity next year, said Total SA (FP), which owns a portion of the venture, Bloomberg reported on April 22.

14.04.2014 Ukraine plans reverse gas deals with Germany, France

Ukraine is planning a contract with German international oil and gas company RWE and a French energy company for reverse natural gas imports, Yuriy Prodan, Ukraine’s Minister for Energy and Coal, told parliament on April 11, ITAR-TASS reported on April 12.

03.03.2014 Total to sell stake in Azerbaijani Shah Deniz gas field

France's Total plans to sell its 10 percent stake in Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz II gas field, sources with knowledge of the matter said, the second major to cut exposure to a project aimed to provide an alternative to Russian gas in Europe, Reuters reported on February 28.

11.02.2014 Total net income fell in 2013 - Bloomberg

Total will say tomorrow adjusted net income fell 11 percent last year to 11.1 billion euros ($15.1 billion), Bloomberg reported on February 11, citing the average estimate of 22 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg.

06.11.2013 France to Invest 5.6 Billion Dollars in South Africa Unconventional Energy

French companies are going to invest $5.6bn in energy and transportation projects in South Africa, French President Francois Hollande has said during a visit to South Africa’s capital Pretoria.
 

23.10.2013 GDF Suez to Boost UK Shale Exploration

GDF SUEZ E&P UK said on October 22 it entered into an agreement with Dart Energy to acquire a 25% share in 13 UK onshore licences located in Cheshire and the East Midlands, overlying the Bowland Shale.

23.10.2013 Azerbaijan, France Discuss Bitumen Fields

The acting Minister of Industry and Energy of Azerbaijan Natig Aliyev and the former Minister of Emigration, Integration , National Identity and Co-Development of France Eric Besson discussed the possibilities of attracting investors to the development of bitumen fields

21.10.2013 KazMunayGaz Signs Memo with France's Vallourec & Mannesmann Tubes

KazMunayGaz has signed a memorandum of understanding with Vallourec & Mannesmann Tubes (France).