Rosenergoatom, the company operating Russian nuclear power stations, is to bring on stream a bench testing site for producing hydrogen at the Kola nuclear power station in Murmansk region in northern Russia.
Shale oil production in the United States could hit a seven-month high in July, according to the country’s energy ministry. The production figure for the main shale production basins in the country should hit 7.8 million barrels a day next month – the highest level since last November.
Oil company Equinor, along with Var Energi and Aker BP, have discovered new reserves of oil in the North Sea, with recoverable resources estimated at between 8-23 million barrels of oil equivalent, the company said.
The government is expecting Russians in the next 20 years to switch over to driving electric cars.