Hungary’s gas storage sites are underused, but a recovery in the market could see utilisation rates rise, says the CEO of Hungarian Gas Storage Ltd.
Canacol Energy has announced a gas discovery at its Pandereta 1 well in Colombia’s Lower Magdalena Valley Basin.
Colombian pipeline operator Transportadora de Gas Internacional is seeking partners to invest in the country’s second LNG terminal.
Argentina’s Energy Ministry has announced that gas bills will increase by up to 58% for businesses and by as much as 43% for residential consumers.
Canadian independent Alvopetro plans to invest $1 million to develop an onshore gas asset in northeastern Brazil
Colombia’s gas production fell by 10.6% in October on an annual basis, according to Energy Ministry data.
China National Offshore Oil Corp. has sent out 300,000 tons of LNG from its Yuedong terminal in Guangdong since sales started in May.
Anadarko, the operator of Offshore Area 1 in Mozambique’s Rovuma Basin, plans to invest around $150 million next year to advance its LNG project in the north of the country.
China has categorised methane hydrates as an independent mineral resource in a bid to speed up development of the unconventional fuel.
The launch of Tesla’s electric truck, which has a range of 800 km, is a major cause for concern for LNG vehicles.
Sinopec plans to increase its gas output during China’s current winter heating season by 13.1% year on year, to 15.1 billion cubic metres.
Russia is looking to seal off the Northern Sea Route to foreign oil and gas shippers.
The Norwegian Central Bank has recommended that Norway’s government should remove oil and gas stocks from its sovereign wealth fund.
Wentworth Resources, a Canadian oil and gas company with interests in in Tanzania and Mozambique, is relocating its offices from Calgary to London
Poly-GCL’s decision to sign an MOU for the 10 mtpa Djibouti LNG project on Monday signals the project is still alive, albeit delayed.
Brussels has signalled that gas has a role to play in transport, but the scale will become clearer when HDV standards are proposed next spring.
Brazil is weaning itself off LNG, but one region needs the fuel more than ever: the semi-arid northeast.
Canacol is close to completing its 82-km Sábanas flowline, which will link the Jobo gas processing plant in Colombia’s northern Sucre region to the 2,900-km Promigas export pipeline.
North Dakota’s oil companies flared 17% of the gas they produced in September, exceeding the state’s flaring targets for the first time since guidelines were introduced in 2014.
An energy consultant has forecast that Mexico’s gas production will continue to decline until 2022 but will then recover.
Faris al-Rawi, Trinidad & Tobago’s attorney general, warned Guyana on Wednesday that money launderers could be taking advantage of its oil and gas sector.
Venezuelan state petrochemical producer Pequiven has been awarded a gas exploration licence in the country’s western state of Zulia.
Construction has started on the 1,050-km EPIC NGL pipeline, which will run from New Mexico to Corpus Christi on the Texan coast.
Poly-GCL Petroleum Group has reaffirmed its commitment to the Djibouti LNG export project by signing an MOU to finance the $4 billion facility.
China’s gas output increased by 15.4% year on year in October, to 12.4 billion cubic metres.
Sinopec’s Guangxi LNG terminal in the Chinese port of Beihai received 15 shipments of LNG carrying a total of 1.03 mt in the first 10 months of 2017.
Wentworth Resources’ attempts to drill a new well at its Rovuma Onshore block have been delayed by the deteriorating security situation in Mozambique.
Albania is aiming to build two new gas-fired power plants as part of the country’s new Gas Master Plan.
Southern Italy’s first filling station offering LNG for trucks has opened in Mesagne in Puglia.
Israel may be considering how it can make its offshore acreage more attractive after its first licensing round drew only two bidders.
Legal challenges could mean output from the Netherlands’ giant gas field will be forced down even further, experts say.
New exploration drilling has shown Oman’s Mabrouk field to be far larger than was initially thought.
Harbour Energy’s proposed takeover of Santos is symptomatic of the problems facing overcapitalised Aussie operators.
Preparations to drill Wentworth Resources’ new well in northern Mozambique have been delayed by the deteriorating security situation.
The Stockholm Arbitration Institute has pushed back the dates on which it plans to make its final awards in the legal cases between Naftogaz Ukrainy and Gazprom.
Polish oil and gas company PGNiG sold 430 MMcm of gas to Ukraine in the first three quarters of 2017.
Argentine state-run giant YPF plans to raise up to $2 billion in a bond sale to help finance the company’s $30 billion investment programme.
OMV Norge has received the go-ahead by Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority to drill exploration well 6506/11-10.
PetroChina’s Tarim Oilfield unit will supply 67.9 MMcm/d of gas to the first West-East Pipeline and south Xinjiang this winter.
Beijing Gas Group will start piping gas to more than 328 rural villages no later than Wednesday.
Total has said it will be forced to re-examine its deal with Iran to develop Phase 11 of the South Pars gas field if the United States re-imposes sanctions.
India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp. and Cairn India have emerged as the biggest bidders in India’s latest licensing round.
A Dutch court has ordered the government to review its decision to allow the production cap at the Groningen field to remain constant for the next five years.
Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula could import LNG from the United States using an FSRU, an official from a subsidiary of state-run utility CFE has said.
Argentina’s Mendoza province has presented the 12 hydrocarbon blocks that will be tendered in February and March 2018.
Hong Kong-listed China Gas Holdings is in talks with potential partners about building its first LNG terminal.
Japan’s Mitsui has agreed to take a 49% stake in a JV with BW Group to jointly own the FSRU being used for Pakistan’s second LNG import project.
Emirates LNG has put plans for an LNG terminal at Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi on ‘active review’.
Qatar Petroleum will acquire a 30% participating interest in the exploration and production sharing agreement for Block 52 offshore Oman.
Bahrain has set a deadline for final bids from service companies to develop part of the kingdom’s main gas fields, although IOCs are still able to submit proposals.
Companies in Egypt will not be allowed to import gas from Israel until arbitration cases between the two are resolved, Egypt’s energy minister has said.
Lebanon’s political crisis will not affect its oil and gas licensing round, Energy and Water Minister Cesar Abi Khalil has said.
Carbon emissions from the UK’s electricity production fell by 47% between 2012 and 2016.
Regional governments in some countries have been increasingly active on climate change, outpacing national ambitions.
Italy’s Eni signed an exploration and production-sharing agreement with Oman Oil Co. and the government of Oman for the country’s Block 52 on Tuesday.
The first four trains at Australia’s North West Shelf LNG project were operating at capacity again on Monday following a partial outage.