Polish antitrust body wary of Nord Stream II

Daniel J. GraeberWARSAW, Poland, July 22 (UPI) — An expansion to a Russian natural gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea, Nord Stream, would inhibit market competition, a Polish antitrust authority said Friday.

Total lands LNG deal with Japan

Daniel J. GraeberPARIS, July 22 (UPI) — French energy company Total said Friday it landed a 17-year agreement to supply liquefied natural gas to the Japanese market starting in 2019.

Schlumberger: We’ve reached the bottom

Daniel J. GraeberLONDON, July 22 (UPI) — The energy market has clearly turned the corner, but the industry still faces headwinds without significant price recovery, Schlumberger’s CEO said.