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Greece Extends Desfa Bidding

Greece's privatisation agency Taiped (HRADF in English) said July 24 that its board, following a request from a potential investor, has decided to …

Greece

Luxembourg Court's Opal Decision A Setback for Poland

The president of the General Court of the European Union in Luxembourg has allowed Gazprom to use up to 90% of the Opal pipeline in a court ruling …

European Union

Profit Declines at Qatar's Nakilat

Qatari state shipowner Nakilat said July 24 that it made a net 1H 2017 profit of rials 409mn ($111mn), down 18% from rials 501mn ($136mn) in …

Accounting

IEA: Chinese Power Helps Gas Growth

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Energy

Global impact of US LNG

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UK Issues 'Hydrogen for Homes' Tender

The UK government's Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) is tendering for a contractor to manage the delivery of a £25mn …

Maersk on Target for 1st Culzean Gas in 2019

Maersk Oil has said that its $4.5bn North Sea Culzean gas field development is on target to produce first gas on schedule in 2019, having reached a …

Oil

China focused Sino signs gas sales deal

Australia-based but China-focused Sino Gas & Energy has signed a new gas sales agreement for the Sanjiaobei coalbed methane (CBM) project located in …

Bangladesh readies for LNG boom

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Bangladesh

NextDecade In Talks about Irish FSRU

Texas-based LNG export projects developer NextDecade last week announced it has signed a memo of understanding with Ireland's Port of Cork.<p>Under the …

Ireland

Hoegh LNG Secures FSRU Financing

Hoegh LNG said July 24 it has received commitment letters for a $230mn debt financing for its eighth floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU …

BP Eyes US Midstream IPO, But Not Sale of UK Fields

BP said July 18 it is evaluating the formation and initial public offering (IPO) of a master limited partnership (MLP) to enhance shareholder value …

Oil

Australia Moves Closer to Imposing LNG Restrictions

In a move that could lead to potential restrictions on Australian LNG exports, minister for resources and Northern Australia, Matt Canavan, July 24 …

Oil

Eni CEO in Qatar

Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi is the latest head of an international oil company to meet Qatar Petroleum CEO Saad Sherida al-Kaabi in the wake of QP's …

Oil

Australian Horizon Oil adds to PNG interest

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Papua New Guinea

Australian Santos 2Q Revenue Up 30% on Year

Australian Santos 2Q 2017 gas sales volumes were up 10% year-on-year to 21.5mn boe and revenue was up 30% year-on-year to $769mn primarily due to …

Markets

Woodside 2Q Production Down Almost 7% on Year

Australian Woodside 2Q production stood at 20.7mn boe, about 7% lower than the production achieved in the corresponding quarter last year due to …

Oil

Tanzania Speeds Up Payments, Concurs Aminex

More gas producers in Tanzania are noting an improvement in payment by state-owned offtakers.UK-listed Aminex said July 20 it is pleased to have …

Oil

Gazprom Laying TurkStream 2 'Secretly': Press

Russian gas giant Gazprom has started laying the second thread of the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline, <i>Vedomosti</i> business daily reported July 19, …

Russia

African Petroleum Hopes for Gambian Response

Oslo-listed explorer African Petroleum Corp (APC) provided an update July 20 on The Gambia, where the government is disputing its title to acreage, …

Africa

Saudi Bloc Waters Down Demands on Qatar

Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, said that the four nations that have blockaded Qatar – Bahrain, United Arab …

Middle East

Cuadrilla Expects UK Frack in 2H 2017

Six years after a moratorium was imposed in 2011 on all UK shale gas activity, lifted in late 2012 – and three years since the government said that …

Oil

US Venture LNG Hires Total LNG Head

US export projects developer Venture Global LNG has hired Total's global LNG development head Tom Earl as its chief commercial officer, it said July …

Chief Commercial Officers

Socar and Bulgartransgaz singed MOU

Bulgarian gas transmission system operator Bulgartransgaz and Azerbaijan’s state-run Socar signed an MOU July 18 to look into shipping natural gas to …

Natural Gas

French Court Bans Regulated Gas Tariffs

France's highest administrative court, the Council of State (Conseil d'Etat) has ruled that state-regulated retail tariffs for gas are contrary to EU …

Renewable Energy

Bulgartransgaz, Desfa, FGSZ and Transgaz to work on Vertical Gas Corridor

National gas transmission system operators (TSOs) of Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, and Hungary signed a memorandum of understanding on the …

Greece

Scottish LNG Ferry to Start Up 2H2018

A key stage in the construction of the UK's first LNG-fuelled ferry was marked July 14 when an 88-metric-ton LNG tank was delivered to the Ferguson …

Scotland

The rise of FLNG - NGW Magazine

<b>This article is featured in NGW Magazine Volume 2, Issue 14</b>Floating LNG has scored some notable successes this year and gas and LNG are gaining …

Energy

Jura, Partners Flow Gas from Pakistani Well

Pakistan focused Jura Energy July 18 announced a gas and condensate discovery at its Zainab-1 exploratory well in the Badin IV North exploration …

Oil

BHP's Gas Production Falls

Australia-based mining group BHP Billiton has reported a 10% decline in natural gas production in the 12-month period from July 2016 to June 2017 to …

Oil