French wind tenders break free of stagnation

With the allocation of more than four times as many megawatts as in the previous French onshore wind tender, prices dropped significantly. However, prices are only marginally lower than in the country's first tender.

France pledges increased efforts in offshore wind

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While the industry continues to wait for the latest offshore wind tender, France's government announces that it will double future tenders. Meanwhile, construction has finally commenced on the first project from the 2012 tender.

US says video shows Iran was involved in an attack on tanker


US officials have released a video they say show Iran was involved in an attack on an oil tanker near the entrance to the Persian Gulf on Thursday, one of a pair of incidents that have raised tensions between the US and the Islamic Republic over the past day. Watch the video here.

Oil tanker attacked in waters off Fujairah

Vessel Front Altair, owned by John Fredriksen's tanker shipping company Frontline, is among two ships attacked off the coast of Fujairah in the Gulf of Oman. The crew of the Frontline vessel, currently on fire, has been brought to shore in Iran, sources tell EnergyWatch's sister media ShippingWatch.

Consul sends big order to Vestas

Vestas has secured and extended a long-term contract for a project near the annexed Crimean peninsula – the manufacturer's largest Ukrainian order to date.


EIA projects lower oil demand

The US Energy Information Agency is lowering its forecast for global oil demand in 2019, according to Reuters. US oil inventories rise above expected levels.

The five key global trends in BP's annual energy data dump

BP's annual review outlines five main global energy trends such as surging emissions, 2018's spike in US oil and gas extraction, rising Asian demand, coal's continued preeminence in power generation and major growth in renewable capacity.

K2 hires execs for UK operation

The consultancy firm is upgrading its presence in the UK with, among other things, a new country director and a global asset management chief with a history in Nordex.

Equinor CEO sees great anxiety on the oil market

Oil company Equinor's chief executive, Eldar Sætre, eyes an oil market where trade disputes trigger large fluctuations in the oil price. The CEO is looking forward to the outcome of OPEC meeting, reports E24.

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