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Norway: first offshore drilling rig using 100% onshore power to cut emissions

An offshore drilling rig will be powered entirely from electricity produced onshore which could be a world first in a move to reduce dioxide emissions.

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Norwegian trade unions reach wage deal, avoiding strike

Norwegian oil and gas companies draw a wage agreement with employees on Saturday, ending the possible strike at five oil fields.

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Daily (12.06.2017): EU carbon prices posted a 2.3% week-on-week loss

Oil prices slightly increased on Friday, after steep declines previously during the week, mainly due to increased buying activity among traders, who have taken long positions after closing their prior positions earlier last week. Brent crude for August delivery added 0.61% to settle at $48.15 a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange, while the West Texas Intermediate for July delivery increased 0.19 U.S. dollar to settle at $45.83 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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Scotland: Wind energy met 95% of household electricity demand

Scotland moves towards its ambitious renewable energy goals, with wind and solar generation output touching new record highs in May.

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Norwegian union threatens strike at several oil fields

The oil output from several Norwegian fields may be disrupted starting this weekend, threatened by a potential strike by 150 oil employees if a new wage deal is not agreed before a Friday deadline.

read more... 09/06/2017

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