Up to $40m for improved safety and environmental sustainability in offshore energy

The funding will support research and development related to offshore oil, natural gas, wind and marine hydrokinetic energy production, with a focus on safety, environmental monitoring and operational improvements

First UK homes heated with hydrogen in latest demonstration

The ‘HyStreet’ test site consists of specially-built demonstration houses, with more than 200 tests completed to research and prove the safety of converting homes and gas networks to hydrogen

Vancouver becomes first city to endorse Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

The Treaty aims to foster international co-operation to end expansion into new reserves of coal, oil and natural gas to limit carbon emissions and advance an equitable transition to clean energy

US sets new records for natural gas production and consumption in 2019

The Energy Information Administration reveals natural gas production rose by 10%, reaching a record high average of 93.1 billion cubic feet per day

US, UAE and Israel to develop joint energy strategy

They have agreed to develop an energy partnership that drives innovation and prosperity and that they claim ‘will help solve the energy challenges facing the Palestinians’

London-based bank buys 25% stake in Transgaz subsidiary

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is investing €20m in Vestmoldtransgaz, the gas transmission company operating the newly-built Ungheni-Chisinau gas pipeline

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US pumps $33m into natural gas pipeline retrofit projects

Teams will develop technology to rehabilitate existing cast iron and bare steel pipes by creating new, robust pipes inside old ones

London-based bank lends €51.9m to Ukraine’s largest natural gas producer

The financial support will help reduce the country’s dependence on imports

Global gas flaring in 2019 ‘hit highest level in a decade’

Russia, Iraq, the US and Iran are the four biggest flarers and account for almost half of global gas flaring, according to a new report

Uniper partners with GE to decarbonise gas plants in Europe

They have signed an agreement to explore, assess and develop technology options and produce a detailed decarbonisation roadmap by early 2021