A rig offshore Bangladesh. The country’s local sources of gas are dwindling. (Seadrill)

Bangladesh hikes gas tariffs to boost import infrastructure

Dhaka is committed to the construction of LNG import infrastructure in Bangladesh, as this week’s gas price increase shows.

Kuwait City. Kuwait plans to derive 5% of its electricity from renewables by 2020. (PA)
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Kuwait presses ahead with gas-solar project

Kuwait is preparing to invite bids to build its first integrated solar combined-cycle power plant. Its success will affect the development of future renewable energy projects.

TANESCO’s Ubungo power plant, operated by Globeleq and Songas. (Songas)
Pipelines, Storage & Power

TANESCO’s gas-fired future

Decklan Mhaiki, deputy managing director of Tanzania Electric Supply Co., tells Interfax about the utility’s plans for increasing its gas-fired power generation capacity.

Eni’s Bouri offshore oil terminal off the Libyan coast. The company has made a huge new discovery. (PA)
Exploration & Production

Mediterranean hots up with Eni’s giant Egyptian find

Eni’s discovery of massive gas reserves in the Zohr field off the Egyptian coast could completely change the supply and market landscape in the East Mediterranean.

Bergensfjord LNG-powered ferry. LNG looks set to take off as a bunkering fuel over the next 10 years. (LMG Marin) Features

LNG bunkering – full steam ahead?

LNG looks set to take off as a bunkering fuel over the next 10 years, but there are still significant risks to the pace of development.

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, from left, address the media after closed-door talks on the Iranian nuclear program in Vienna, Austria, 14 July 2015. (© European Union, 2015) Features

Nuclear deal heralds a new era for Iranian gas

If the nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 countries is successfully implemented it will boost Iran’s gas production and exports in the medium-to-long term.

The EU must seize the opportunity of domestic shale gas to help meet its emissions goals and reduce its dependence on foreign suppliers. (3Legs Resources) Features

Europe needs more gas, so should develop shale gas

The EU must seize the opportunity of domestic shale gas to help meet its emissions goals and reduce its dependence on foreign suppliers, writes climate and energy consultant Stephen Tindale.

European Markets

Colder weather boosts NBP day-ahead back over 40 p/th

Colder weather and higher demand for heating has helped support prices at the NBP, pushing the day-ahead price over $6.11/MMBtu on Tuesday.

North American Markets

Gas-for-power demand fails to boost Henry Hub futures

Gas is becoming increasingly popular in the US power sector, but the impact of the increased gas-for-power demand on Henry Hub futures is limited.

Special Reports

The Rumble in Rovuma: Mozambique takes on the LNG heavyweights

Exploring the development of Mozambique LNG and how this potentially game-changing project could affect the global LNG industry.

Be Careful What You Wish For: The LNG Market in 2015

Independent estimates of LNG project startup dates and a look at how the market is likely to develop over the next five years.

Keeping Out The Cold: Europe's Winter Gas Supply Security

A look at the global LNG supply situation in addition to projections for when new sources could reach the terminals of Europe.

Terminal Velocity: The Race for Regas

How global LNG regasification capacity is set to develop over the course of this decade and what this will do to change the supply/demand balance in the global LNG market.

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