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KKR, Goldman to take control of Expro International Group

KKR, Goldman to take control of Expro International Group

Financial restructuring at British oilfield services company Expro Sept 13 (Reuters) – British oilfield services group Expro International Group Ltd will be controlled by four lenders, including KKR & Co LP and Goldman Sachs Group Inc, as part of a financial restructuring, Sky News reported. The lenders, which also include hedge fund Highbridge and Park […]

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Nuclear developers have big plans for small modular reactors in UK

Nuclear developers have big plans for small modular reactors in UK

Small modular reactors could be built in a 10 of the time to build larger plants By Susanna Twidale London, Aug. 18 (Reuters) A range of mini nuclear power plants could help solve Britain’s looming power crunch, rather than the $24 billion Hinkley project snarled up in delays, companies developing the technology say. So-called small modular […]

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Britain backs expansion of Hornsea Two windfarm

Britain backs expansion of Hornsea Two windfarm

Hornsea Two will power 1.6 million homes   By Susanna Twidale LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Britain on Tuesday approved plans to expand an offshore wind farm project that could ultimately have more than 600 turbines spread across an area of the North Sea more than twice the size of London. The Hornsea Two windfarm […]

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New British oil and gas licences offered amid exploration drought

New British oil and gas licences offered amid exploration drought

Rental fees cut by 90 per cent to attract interest in British oil and gas leases LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) – England has cut rental fees by up to 90 percent in its latest tender for British oil and gas licences in the North Sea launched on Wednesday in a bid to attract companies to find new […]

Opinion: Brexit has limited impact on oil prices so far

Opinion: Brexit has limited impact on oil prices so far

Brexit vote, slow English economy would have small impact on oil demand   By John Kemp LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – Crude oil prices have so far shown only a modest impact from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union on Thursday. Brent crude futures for the nearest contact to delivery were down by just over […]

Brexit could set back UK energy investment

Brexit could set back UK energy investment

Brexit referendum on June 23 By Nina Chestney LONDON, June 16 (Reuters) – A British vote to leave the European Union next week would make UK energy infrastructure investment costlier and delay new projects at a time when the country needs to plug a looming electricity supply gap. Energy has been far from central to […]

British fracking could produce gas this year after permit approval

British fracking could produce gas this year after permit approval

British fracking in North Yorkshire LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s first fracked shale gas could flow this year after local government officials in northern England approved Third Energy’s plans late on Monday to carry out fracking at an existing well. Councillors in North Yorkshire voted in favour of the British fracking project on Monday […]

London could levy extra charge on most polluting cars

London could levy extra charge on most polluting cars

Newly elected London mayor promised to make the Big Smoke one of the greenest cities in the world LONDON, May 13 (Reuters) – London could introduce an extra charge on the most polluting vehicles entering the centre of town and bring forward an ultra-low emission zone as part of proposals from the city’s new mayor […]