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*Britain carbon price floor starts in April. BRUSSELS/ LONDON, Feb 13- Europe's failure to raise carbon prices enough to spur green energy use means more nations are expected to follow the example of Britain and take action on their own.
*Causeway to be built by Hyundai for $2.6 billion. KUWAIT, Feb 13- Freight trucks trundle down the dusty, potholed roads of Kuwait's busiest port, running into traffic jams as they emerge into the surrounding streets.
MADRID, Jan 29- Spain's Repsol is negotiating the sale of a block of liquefied natural gas assets with more than one international bidder and expects to finalise a deal in the coming weeks, a source with knowledge of the matter said.
MADRID, Jan 29- Spanish oil major Repsol will likely agree to sell its liquefied natural gas assets to Shell on Wednesday, Cinco Dias newspaper reported on Tuesday citing sources close to the operation. Analysts say Repsol's future share price depends on a successful sale.
PARIS, Jan 21- European shares rose on Monday, climbing back towards near two-year highs, with investors buying into relatively' undervalued' sectors such as utilities and steel as they bet Europe's economy will improve. Trading volume was low in Europe on Monday as Wall Street was closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
*Whitbread, Metso up after earnings. LONDON, Dec 11- European shares rose on Tuesday, helped by news of a sharp rise in German investor sentiment and upbeat earnings reports, although banks lagged gains on concerns over political turmoil in Italy.
*HSBC, Standard Chartered slip after agreeing US fines. *Whitbread, Metso up on earnings news. Heavyweights HSBC and Standard Chartered meanwhile fell 0.6 percent apiece after they agreed separate fines with U.S. regulators following investigations into their business activities.
*EADS gains 8 percent, GDF Suez drops 11 percent. "We still have some risks, but the magnitude of the risks has diminished and they are being handled in a better way," said Ben Hauzenberger, fund manager at Zurich- based Swisscanto Asset Management, which manages about $65 billion.
European shares finished in positive territory Thursday as the ECB and the Bank of England kept interest rates unchanged.
*GDF Suez slumps 12 pct after profit warning. LONDON, Dec 6- European stock markets hit fresh 2012 highs on Thursday, boosted by chemicals group Bayer and defence firm EADS, and some traders eyed more rallies after equity indexes broke key resistance levels.
DUBAI, Oct 11- Yemen's only liquefied natural gas terminal began exporting LNG again this week, ship tracking data showed on Thursday, after being forced to shut when its feed pipeline was blown up in late September.
LONDON, Oct 11- European equities were set to fall for a fourth straight session on Thursday, mirroring losses on Wall Street and in Asia, with concerns about weaker corporate earnings and global growth seen pushing shares towards one-month lows.
EDF Chief Executive Henri Proglio is expected to step down from French utility Veolia's board, French daily Les Echos reported. Europe's car market will not really recover without EU-led coordination of capacity cuts, Fiat and Chrysler Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne said, in an apparent back-track on comments he made at the Paris auto show last month.
BRUSSELS, Oct 10- GDF Suez' Belgian unit Electrabel said on Wednesday that it has closed its 350 MW combined-cycle gas turbine plant at Saint-Ghislain, near the French border, after an explosion earlier in the day.
*Says hopes to be profitable in France "very quickly". launched a retail gas offer in France on Tuesday, hoping to triple its number of customers by 2016 in a tightly-knit market still dominated by former monopoly GDF Suez.
MOSCOW, Oct 8- Gazprom on Monday launched the second line of the Nord Stream pipeline which brings Russian gas to Germany via the bed of the Baltic Sea, but actual gas volumes remained unchanged due to lack of sufficient growth in demand.
LONDON, Oct 5- British engineer AMEC said chief operating officer Neil Bruce is leaving the company as part of a restructuring of the way the business is organised. AMEC said on Friday that Bruce will step down straight away after 15 years at the firm because the COO position will no longer exist under a new organisational structure.
WARSAW, Oct 3- GDF Suez would demand compensation from Poland if the country brings in a new renewables law cutting support for green energy, Chief Executive of GDF's Polish unit Grzegorz Gorski was quoted saying on Wednesday.
Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch, which may affect Poland's financial markets on Wednesday. Poland's top utility PGE said it would carry on with its 11.6 billion zloty investment in new power units after a supreme court ruling unblocked the country's largest power contract to date.
OSLO, Oct 2- Norway's Statoil has dropped plans to expand its Snoehvit natural gas field in the Arctic due to insufficient reserves, raising the chance it will back the building of a pipeline that could also benefit rivals.