Hungarian energy group MOL buys OMV’s Slovenian service stations

Ljubljana – Hungarian energy group MOL has acquired a network of 120 service stations operated by Austrian energy group OMV in Slovenia, subject to regulatory approval. The purchase consideration for the outright stake in the company OMV Slovenija is EUR 301 million, MOL announced on Tuesday.

Road motor vehicle registrations in Turkey up in April

Road motor vehicle registrations in Turkey rose 155.1% year-on-year in April, the country's statistical authority said on May 31.

A total of 102,461 first- and second-hand vehicles were registered last month, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK).

Motor vehicle registrations, however, were down 21.4% compared to March 2021.

Lukashenko and Putin Meet in Sochi, Tighten Friendly Embrace

Belarusian strongman Alexander Lukashenko meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi on Friday in a critical display of Moscow's support for Lukashenko's regime, a day after the UN civil aviation agency announced it would investigate Sunday's diversion of a Ryanair plane and the arrest of a journalist on board.

Shell ordered to cut emissions in landmark Dutch climate case

A Dutch court ordered oil giant Shell on May 26 to slash its greenhouse gas emissions in a landmark victory for climate activists with implications for energy firms worldwide.

Shell must reduce its carbon emissions by 45 percent by 2030 as it is contributing to the "dire" effects of climate change, the district court in The Hague ruled.