Belgium plans to switch off its last nuclear reactors by 2025, an ambitious move that will require significant investments in gas-fired power and renewables.
The Netherlands wants to become a leader in green hydrogen production, but projects will require subsidies and more private investors to get off the ground.
Heerema Marine Contractors, owner of two of the world’s largest offshore crane vessels, has announced plans to power them with energy produced by wind turbines.
Germany has said a special meeting on Shell’s Brent decommissioning plans will be the “litmus test” for a convention to protect Europe’s marine environment.
Shell submitted plans in 2017 to leave the giant legs of three of its four Brent platforms and some other infrastructure in the North Sea.
The Dutch government has protested Shell’s decommissioning plans for the Brent field ahead of a key meeting next week.
Solo Oil has announced a transformational deal in the Netherlands and is changing its name to Scirocco Energy.
Even the seller of natural gas from Europe’s largest field was taken aback by the Dutch government’s decision last year to close it forever.
Petrofac has been awarded work on a second platform at a windfarm in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.
Taqa’s North Sea operation remained “robust” in the first quarter of the year, despite the wider oil firm experiencing a heavy dip in profits.
Energy major Total is trying to sell its Dutch offshore gas fields in an effort to raise £230-310 million, a news report said yesterday.
Oil firm RockRose Energy said today that it had completed the £94 million acquisition of Dyas BV.
Oil firm RockRose Energy has clinched a deal to buy 13 million barrels worth of non-operated oil reserves in the Netherlands for £94 million.
Dutch operator NAM has proposed reducing output from the Groningen gas field after an earthquake struck the area earlier this week.
UK-based oil explorer Hansa Hydrocarbons has announced that a well offshore Netherlands had exceeded expectations.
ExxonMobil said no injuries had resulted from a fire at its refinery in Rotterdam.
Parkmead Group has moved out of the red and into the black.
The European Union’s biggest natural gas producer is running out of reserves.
Oil major Shell is said to be interested in entering a second tender process to build a North Sea wind park in July.
A scheme has been created to collect millions of tonnes of greenhouse gases and bury them under the North Sea off the coast of Rotterdam.
A Dutch advisory body has advised the government to make additional cuts production at the Groningen gas field to reduce the risk of earthquakes in the northern province, according to reports.
DNV GL has appointed Ditlev Engel as the new chief executive of its energy business.
Fugro has completed work on the burial of export cables at the Gemini offshore wind park, off the Netherlands coast.
Parkmead has begun gas production at the Diever West gas field in the Netherlands. The company said the field, discovered in 2014, has been tied into existing production facilities through a new dedicated pipeline with gas extraction via the Garjip treatment system.
A Dutch court has ordered more cuts in gas production at Groningen, Europe's largest gas field, saying the government had given too little consideration to the stronger and more frequent earthquakes extraction had caused.