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Shell Launches LNG Outlook

Shell - 19 February 2017
Global demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) reached 265 million tonnes (MT) in 2016 – enough to supply power to around 500 million homes a year. This included an increase in net LNG imports of 17 MT.
Dominion is investing more than $800 million in solar power in Virginia, with much of it being built at little or no cost to most customers. Additional solar projects are now in the planning stages.
ÅF is acquiring Vatten & Miljöbyrån, who provides consultancy services to Sweden's municipal water and sewerage industry. For ÅF the acquisition will mean the establishment of a comprehensive Environment and Water offering.
BHP Billiton today announced that the Board has approved expenditure of US$2.2 billion for its share of the development of the Mad Dog Phase 2 project in the Gulf of Mexico.
Statoil and Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) have completed their previously announced transaction, whereby Statoil has sold its entire oil sands operations in the Canadian province of Alberta to Athabasca.
Air Products (NYSE: APD), a world-leading industrial gases company, announced today it has completed the sale of its Performance Materials Division (PMD) to Evonik Industries AG (EVK.DE) for $3.8 billion in cash.
Ormat Technologies, Inc. (“Ormat”) (NYSE: ORA) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the business and assets of Viridity Energy, Inc. (“Viridity”), a privately held Philadelphia-based company with nearly a decade of expertise and leadership in demand response, energy management and storage.
SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) announces today that it has signed and closed an agreement to sell its ongoing activities in France and in Monaco to Ciclad and Impact Holding for a nominal amount, including its investment in Société d’Exploitation de l’Aéroport de Mayotte. These activities in France and in Monaco include approximately 1,100 employees.
Rosneft and BP announce the completion of the deal to dissolve the refining and petrochemical Joint Venture Ruhr Oel GmbH (ROG) in Germany with effect from January 1, 2017.
BP announced today that it has signed agreements with Kosmos Energy to acquire a 62% working interest, including operatorship, of Kosmos’ exploration blocks in Mauritania and a 32.49% effective working interest in Kosmos’ Senegal exploration blocks -- acreage which holds world-class deepwater gas discoveries and exploration prospectivity across both countries.