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Japan Could Be Energy-independent by 2060

Japan, a major coal and liquefied natural gas (LNG) buyer, could be energy-independent by 2060 thanks to expansion of solar and wind power together with storage batteries… [...]

Solstad Offshore’s Two CSVs Remain on Duty for Subsea7

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured contract extensions with Subsea7 for two of its subsea construction support vessels (CSVs) – Normand Subsea and Normand Energy… [...]

Dana Petroleum Hires Subsea7 for North Sea Field Job

UK-based oil and gas company Dana Petroleum has awarded a contract to Subsea7 for the provision of subsea services for the Bittern field development, in the UK Central North Sea… [...]

SLB and Aker Carbon Capture Launch Joint CCS Venture

SLB and Aker Carbon Capture (ACC) have launched a joint venture, set up to enable wider adoption of market-ready and new carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies… [...]

Damen Presents Offshore Charging Solution for Electric CTVs

Damen Shipyards Group has developed a new concept for offshore charging for fully electric crew transfer vessels (CTVs) operating at offshore wind farms.The system… [...]

Brexit 2.0: The United Kingdom Leaves the Energy Charter Treaty

At the end of February 2024, the United Kingdom (“UK”)’s Energy Security and Net Zero Minister Graham Stuart announced his country’s decision to withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty (“ECT”). [...]

The IBA Task Force on Privilege in International Arbitration: Taking on the “Pick and Mix” Approach

In September 2021, the IBA Arbitration Committee launched a task force to assess whether uniform rules on privilege are desirable or feasible. The task force published its report in February [...]

CIAarb Egypt Branch: Panel Discussion on International Arbitration and Intellectual Property Disputes

On 8 March 2024, the Egypt Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) organized, as part of its “Wednesday One” panel discussions, a conference hosted by the Cairo Regional [...]

The Investment Chapter in the India-European Free Trade Association Free Trade Agreement: Much Ado about “Something”

It took 16 years of negotiations for India and the European Free Trade Association (“EFTA”)—comprising Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein—to clinch a free trade agreement (“FTA”). The newly minted FTA [...]

Violations of Competition Law as Grounds for Setting Aside Arbitral Awards: Lessons from the Paris Court of Appeal in GBO v. CAI

On January 23, 2024, the Paris Court of Appeal (“CoA”) dismissed an action for annulment of an arbitral award on public policy grounds, namely a violation of EU competition law.  [...]

Opposition party makes inroads in South East England seats where water pollution has sparked public anger [...]

Output at Chilean state-owned group Codelco has fallen to 25-year lows just as global demand surges [...]

Exploitation of one of the world’s largest deposits of the metal would boost Europe’s electric vehicle industry [...]

NextEra’s Rebecca Kujawa warns clean energy duties are raising costs for US consumers [...]

Generation facilities have become sought after assets as AI is expected to drive strong demand for electricity supply [...]

US startup claims 'rare earth-free' magnets can wean wind turbines off China

Niron won Time Magazine's Best Inventions of 2023 and wants to ramp production, but will need to overcome funding challenges and industry scepticism [...]

Fusion power pioneer and oil giant want to suck carbon out of the air

TAE Technologies and unit of Occidental Petroleum to explore plans for direct air capture [...]

Offshore wind champ Orsted turns on largest renewable energy plant on dry land so far

Danish group says 518MW wind and solar power plant gets twin boost from Texas weather [...]

US green power giant NextEra says 'we can jump the interconnection queue'

Wind and solar pacesetter says huge existing footprint puts it on pole for speedier market entry [...]

Vestas seals turbine deal for major RWE North Sea wind farm

Danish OEM to supply V236 offshore machines to Nordseecluster project off Germany [...]