One of the major reasons flagged by Greenpeace France for its action was the accusation that the FSRU would receive LNG cargoes from the US.
Greenpeace said France must demonstrate LNG imports are “the best option available”. If it cannot do this, the NGO said, the directive from March 2023 on commissioning the Le Havre FSRU should be cancelled.
“We are ready . We will continue to lift the veil on TotalEnergies' responsibility for global warming. See you in court.”
A group of Western European nations led by Germany and France have committed to massively ramping up the production of clean energy from wind turbines in the North Sea, to both meet climate targets and reduce their strategic energy dependence on Russia.
While the court found against them, the six organisations appear determined to continue their legal fight. “We will continue to work harder than ever in the courts and elsewhere”, Kamugisha said.
A key power cable linking Britain and France has been used at full capacity for the first time since a fire shut it down in 2021.
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has launched two new LNG futures: North-West Europe and South-West Europe, as the continent struggles to make sense of tumultuous gas pricing.
Nearly half of UK offshore wind capacity is controlled by state-owned or majority state-owned foreign entities, according to a new report.
European energy security faces a seemingly impossible task of meeting short-term demand with longer-term decarbonisation. Society does not have the luxury of declaring this to be impossible, though, so must take steps now to meet the challenges.
Electricite de France (EDF) reported a historic loss for the first half of 2022 as it suffered a slump in nuclear output in the midst of a severe European energy crisis.
Technip Energies will supply a marine loading arm to TotalEnergies at the planned FSRU project in France.
Technip Energies and Abu Dhabi’s National Petroleum Construction Co. (NPCC) have agreed to establish a joint company, aiming to focus on the energy transition.
Adnoc and TotalEnergies have signed a deal to work together, while France and the United Arab Emirates have also made high-level commitments.
Sonatrach has struck a deal to supply France’s Engie with gas via the Medgaz pipeline.
The heads of Engie, EDF and TotalEnergies have called on the French to cut energy consumption as the European energy system comes under strain.
The United Nations has begun securing funding commitments to tackle the dangers posed by the FSO Safer, offshore Yemen.
Europe invested almost £35 billion in new wind farms last year, bankrolling 25 gigawatts (GW) of fresh capacity.
TotalEnergies CEO Patrick Pouyanné has stood up, once more, for the company’s values – but defended the purchases of Russian LNG.
French customs agents have seized the Amore Vero yacht, belonging to Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin.
Shell has identified 4 billion euros ($4.5 billion) of potential investments in France in a bid to support the country’s efforts to develop sustainable sources of energy, Le Figaro reported on Saturday, citing an interview with Chief Executive Officer Ben van Beurden.
European power climbed to a fresh record as France faces a winter supply crunch, with heavy industries forced to curb production across the region.
A French court has found against TotalEnergies in a case on the “duty of vigilance” law, with environmental NGOs claiming this as a victory.
French President Emmanuel Macron has overseen a number of commercial deals during his visit to the Middle East.
A Royal Navy ship is on its way to the Gulf of Guinea, amid a continued focus on security.
Equinor is continuing to expand its floating offshore wind operations with plans to roll out the technology in France.