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LNG for Dubai just beginning, GDF Suez says

PARIS, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- French energy company GDF Suez said it laid a foundation in the Middle East with its first delivery of liquefied natural gas to Dubai.

GDF Suez sells half-share of Portuguese renewable, thermal holdings

LISBON, Portugal, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- GDF Suez has sold 50 percent of its Portuguese thermal and renewable power holdings at time when electricity consumption is rebounding in the hard-hit country.

Installation set for North Sea gas field

LONDON, July 23 (UPI) -- A drilling platform in the Dutch waters of the North Sea was installed in preparation for development of the Orca natural gas field, project partners said.

GDF Seuz lays new foundation in Europe

PARIS, May 29 (UPI) -- GDF Suez President Jean-Francois Cirelli said the company could become a central player in the European natural gas sector by joining Nabucco West.

Nord Stream puts impact review on display

ZUG, Switzerland, April 11 (UPI) -- Public hearings for a Finnish extension of the Nord Stream natural gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea are scheduled through April, the project consortium said.

France publishes 1GW offshore wind tenders

PARIS, March 25 (UPI) -- France has officially moved ahead with a second round of tenders for offshore wind farms, thorough which it seeking 1 gigawatt of new capacity.

France seeks to boost marine energy

CHERBOURG, France, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- France moved this week to accelerate the development of its marine renewable energy sector, hoping to tap the promising potential of its tidal basins.

Confusion surrounds French family's fate

YAOUNDE, Cameroon, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- French officials said they won't confirm reports Thursday that a French family of seven kidnapped in Cameroon was released in Nigeria.

French urged to leave northern Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- France's foreign minister is urging French citizens in northern Cameroon to leave the country following the kidnapping of a French family of seven.

Azarenka reaches 50 weeks as No. 1

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Victoria Azarenka hit the 50-week mark as the No. 1 ranked women's tennis player Monday.

Barthel beats Errani for WTA win

PARIS, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Mona Barthel defeated top-seeded Sara Errani 7-5, 7-6 (7-4) Sunday in winning the Open GDF Suez tennis tournament in Paris.

Errani, Bertens reach GDF Suez finals

PARIS, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Sara Errani of Italy advanced to the finals of the GDF Suez Open Saturday when her opponent withdrew from their semifinals match with a back injury.
Three upsets in Paris quarterfinals

Three upsets in Paris quarterfinals

PARIS, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Sara Errani won but upsets knocked three other high seeds out Friday in quarterfinal play of the 21e Open GDF Suez tennis tournament in Paris.
Bertens, Suarez Navarro post Paris upsets

Bertens, Suarez Navarro post Paris upsets

PARIS, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Kiki Bertens and Carla Suarez Navarro advanced on upset wins Thursday in second-round play of the 21e Open GDF Suez tennis tournament in Paris.

Barthel advances on Paris upset

PARIS, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Mona Barthel pulled off a three-set upset Wednesday in second-round play at the 21e Open GDF Suez WTA tennis tournament in Paris.

Mladenovic posted first-round win in Paris

PARIS, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Kristina Mladenovic pulled off a first-round upset in Tuesday's action of the 21e Open GDF Suez tennis tournament in her hometown of Paris.
Zakopalova among winners in Paris

Zakopalova among winners in Paris

PARIS, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- No. 8-seeded Klara Zakopalova rallied for a first-round victory Monday at the 21e Open GDF Suez tennis tournament in Paris.

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Venus Williams has back injury

Venus Williams has back injury

PARIS, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Venus Williams has withdrawn from a tournament in Paris and the upcoming Fed Cup quarterfinals due to a back injury, tournament organizers said Friday.
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