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Lexis®PSL Energy weekly highlights—9 March 2017

Lexis®PSL Energy weekly highlights—9 March 2017
Published on: 09 March 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Lexis®PSL Energy weekly highlights—9 March 2017
  • Feature articles
  • Exploring ElecLink and the future of reliable power
  • Headlines (News updates & analysis)
  • Spring Budget 2017—Energy and Environment
  • Electricity and gas regulation—Ofgem updates
  • Energy markets—New rules for EU Member States negotiating energy deals with third countries
  • Energy security—Defending cyber security in the energy sector
  • Conventional oil and gas—OGUK calls for new investment as confidence returns
  • Conventional oil and gas—OGA publishes five-year review of major oil and gas projects
  • More...

Article summary

Welcome to the weekly Energy highlights from the Lexis®PSL Environment team for the week ending 9 March 2017. This week’s highlights includes a feature article on the new ElecLink electricity connection between the UK and France. We also include some of the weeks key news items relating to the energy elements of the Spring Budget 2017, a round up of the latest Ofgem announcements relating to the Supplemental Balancing Reserve (SBR) and Demand Side Balancing Reserve (DSBR) cost recovery arrangements for 2017/18, how GB interconnectors involved in certain Capacity Allocation and Congestion Management (CACM) projects will recover their costs and the Electricity Distribution Regulatory Instructions and Guidance (RIGs), as well as a number of new consultations. We also look at the news regarding new rules for EU Member States negotiating energy deals with third countries, a new report on cyber security in the energy sector published by the European Commission’s Energy Expert Cyber Security Platform (EECSP) Expert Group, growth in UKCS oil and gas investment confidence, the OGA’s five-year review of major oil and gas projects published this week and the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) latest five-year oil market forecast, which predicts that global oil demand could outstrip supply after 2020. We also include updates on new and existing consultations published by Ofgem and Defra and highlight cases and content from other practice areas which may be of interest to energy lawyers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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