Beatrice Bedeschi

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Expansion of LNG in Europe opposes climate targets: report

Researchers warn the doubling down on long-term LNG deals in Europe threatens to derail decarbonization efforts.

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Italy windfall tax on energy firms gets mixed reception

Critics say the new windfall tax in Italy could slow energy transition efforts and ultimately undermine national decarbonisation targets.

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EU gas price cap: effectiveness concerns mount

EU energy ministers have been wrestling for months over the idea of capping gas prices.

Follow This

Follow This investors file Big Oil climate resolutions

A group of major investors led by activist shareholder Follow This have filed climate resolutions at four Big Oil companies.

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Cepsa ploughs $3bn into green hydrogen in Spain

Cepsa said it will invest US$3 billion in Spain in what is set to become Europe’s largest green hydrogen production hub and which industry sources see as a significant step towards establishing the economic viability of this resource.

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Europe risks 27 bcm natural gas shortage next winter

Europe is facing a 27 billion cubic meter natural gas shortage in the winter of 2023-2024, the International Energy Agency warned on Monday.

Qatar LNG

Germany, Qatar LNG deal raises decarbonisation doubts

Qatar is to supply LNG to Germany under a long-term deal which is already being criticised for doing little to address the current energy crisis while protracting the country’s dependence on gas despite decarbonisation goals.

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Norwegian oil and gas takes hit as Wisting stalls

Equinor is putting the Wisting oil project on hold amid rising costs, raising questions over the future of similar Norwegian oil and gas projects in the Arctic.

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Future of Energy Charter Treaty uncertain

A growing number of European countries are looking to quit the Energy Charter Treaty, a controversial international accord that protects energy investments and that environmentalists say is jeopardizing climate transition efforts in member countries, sparking new hopes that the agreement might eventually be shelved.