Romania wants to reduce its participation in Petrom

27/04/2010 13:12 Oil Market


OMV, Austrian major oil and gas group, does not intend to increase its share in its Petrom division, even though the Romanian government would like to vend a part of its 21% stake in order to reduce its participation to 8%, according to OMV’s representative on Tuesday.

The Austrian government owns 51% of Petrom shares, having a total control of this unit, and therefore, there is no reason to raise its participation in Petrom, as stated by Michaela Huber in the daily newspaper Ziarul Financiar.

Daily (14.10.2019): Brent crude climbed by over 2.4% on Friday, following an Iranian tanker explosion in the Red Sea

14/10/2019 11:48:00

Crude oil prices soared on Friday, bolstered by rising tensions in the Middle East following a missile attack on an Iranian tanker. Hence, Brent crude traded 2.4% up at $60.51, while WTI futures rose by 2.2% to $54.70 a barrel.


Repsol sets up renewables unit

11/10/2019 16:01:00

Spanish oil business Repsol has established a renewable energy subsidiary, Repsol Renovables and plans to have 4.5 GW of clean energy generation capacity in 2025. And the fossil fuel giant claims it already has a clean energy pipeline in place sufficient to hit 90% of that ambition.


Chongqing gas mine plans to build 10 billion square gas field

11/10/2019 15:58:00

Chongqing Daily reporter learned that the gas mine is speeding up the shale gas business and tapping the potential of the old area, and plans to stop the decline and pick up natural gas production by 2020, with natural gas production exceeding 5 billion square meters by 2025 and 8 billion square meters by 2035 and striving to reach 10 billion square meters.