Shell weighs selling its 240,000-bpd refinery

Shell’s spokesman Curtis Smith told Reuters that the oil giant is considering selling its 240,000-barrels-per-day refinery in Convent, Louisiana, as part of a broader strategy to reshape its refining portfolio, but the company has not announced yet.

Denmark permits Nord Stream 2 to restart pipeline work

Denmark on Monday gave Nord Stream 2 permission to use pipe-laying vessels with anchors to complete the final stretch of the gas pipeline in Danish waters, removing a key obstacle for the much-delayed project designed to bring more Russian natural gas to Europe.