Ghana’s deal with Gazprom has added to the confusion around its LNG import plans, with existing projects unsure if they are being supplemented or replaced.
Three consortiums are in the running to complete Iran LNG, but the price of feed gas is only one of the potential difficulties.
India has granted 18 leases to winning bidders under its discovered small fields licensing round and is preparing to announce more.
The UK’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power project may face further delays after two trade unions threatened to strike.
Colombian gas production averaged 25.97 MMcm/d) in August, which was 11% lower than the same month last year.
French major Total and United States-based Chevron will collaborate in exploring deepwater areas in the Gulf of Mexico.
Colombian state-run company Ecopetrol has started drilling the Molusco well in the Caribbean Sea.
Latin America-focused explorer President Energy has acquired 100% stakes in two blocks in Argentina’s gas-rich Neuquén Basin.
Veresen filed an application for development of the Jordan Cove LNG plant in Oregon.
The government of Papua New Guinea plans to sell its share in Oil Search, which holds stakes in the Elk and Antelope fields.
The window of opportunity for NGVs to operate as a bridge from oil-fuelled to electric vehicles is fast disappearing.
Morocco is interested in cooperating with Russia to build gas-fired power plants and power supply networks, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said.
Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC) is considering a plan to sell shares in its shipping unit.
The agreement will see Pavilion gain access to the Gate and Grain terminals in Europe while Uniper takes rights to Singapore LNG.
German parties are split over their future energy plans but seem to be avoiding discussing it until after the election.
Concerns over creditworthiness and the price of oil may block the expansion of small-scale LNG in Asia.
Naftogaz Ukrainy has submitted a $5 billion compensation claim against Russia over the “unlawful seizure” of assets in Crimea.
The UK’s North Sea oil and gas resources may run out within a decade, according to a University of Edinburgh study.
ExxonMobil and Guyanese authorities are discussing building a subsea pipeline to bring gas onshore for power generation.
Argentina is behind on at least $700 million in promised subsidy payments to gas producers.
Several coal-fired power generators in the US installed equipment to reduce mercury output just before compliance deadlines in 2015 and 2016.
PetroBangla, the state oil company of Bangladesh, is looking to form joint ventures to establish small-scale LNG terminals.
Indian Oil Corp. and LanzaTech plan to build the world’s first gas-to-bioethanol production facility.
Iran is ready to complete the long-delayed Iran-Pakistan pipeline, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said.
Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. is planning an oil and gas exploration tender covering Egypt’s western Mediterranean acreage.
Angola LNG has signed a multi-year LNG supply contract with European trader Glencore.
Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract by Statoil for the design and engineering of a module at Norway’s Troll gas field.
The EU will award a €79 million grant to part-fund the construction of the 130 km-long Zdzieszowice-Wrocław pipeline in southwest Poland.
Western Australia’s new Labor government has stopped fracking in the state in a move critics say will deter investment in oil and gas exploration.
BP is giving up control of the boardroom at Argentine giant Pan American Energy, and it could be a canny move by the supermajor.
A huge gas supply-demand gap means Pakistan may need to import much more LNG than it had planned for.
Gas is the clear winner from Power Africa so far, with nearly two-thirds of capacity developed under the initiative being gas-fired.
BP has started piping gas to buyers across eight Mexican states, the supermajor announced on Tuesday.
A rally for natural gas vehicles under the Blue Corridor initiative started in Lisbon on Monday.
Bangladesh has signed an MOU with Swiss-based commodities trader Gunvor for LNG supplies starting in 2018.
India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp. has made a discovery to the west of its Mumbai High offshore field.
Japan and India are expected to support Southeast Asian states looking to stand up to China’s claims in the South China Sea.
Saudi Arabia is still carrying out feasibility studies for its first nuclear power stations.
Qatargas has signed a medium-term sales-and-purchase agreement with Turkey’s Botas to deliver 1.5 mtpa of LNG for three years.
South Africa’s Sasol will write off $900 million of debt used for a black economic empowerment scheme in 2008.
Russia’s Natural Resources Ministry expects growth in the country’s oil and gas reserves in 2017 to exceed levels seen in 2016.
France’s Engie has issued a €1.25 billion ‘green’ bond to finance renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.
France is trying to improve the worsening economic conditions for its gas storage operators by introducing a regulated price mechanism.
China’s biggest LNG importer is bulking up capacity at its only receiving terminal in the north to help cover strong regional demand this winter.
Rosneft has agreed to fund a gas pipeline for the government of Iraqi Kurdistan and will finalise the deal by the end of 2017.
The decline in Mexico’s gas production appears to have accelerated, according to statistics cited by local press.
Anadarko Petroleum is set to start exploring offshore Peru, state-run hydrocarbons agency PeruPetro has confirmed.
Shell Canada has been forced to close 24 gas wells and associated pipelines in its Waterton complex in southern Alberta because of an uncontrolled wildfire .
The United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has overruled a decision to deny a water certificate for a 13-km pipeline project.
Japanese communities affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami are rebuilding by creating a decentralised grid.
Three Pakistani companies are looking to import LNG for a project scheduled to be completed in early 2019
Total has boosted its green credentials with the acquisition of GreenFlex, a fellow French company focusing on energy efficiency.
Gazprom has signed a 10-year contract to supply 1 billion cubic metres of gas per year to Croatia from 1 October.
Japan’s Mitsui OSK Lines is aiming to buy a 26% stake in an FSRU project in India.
Algeria’s Sonatrach plans to increase the output of the country’s Hassi Messaoud gas field by 10 million cubic metres per day.
Ghana National Petroleum Corp. has signed an agreement with Gazprom for LNG supplies over a 12-year period starting in 2019.