Egypt could import Israeli gas via a reverse flow on the Arish-Ashkelon pipeline. (Interfax) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Egypt’s gas crisis could reverse the EMG pipeline’s fortunes

The prospect of reversing flows along the Arish-Ashkelon pipeline faces major legal, political and security challenges, but it could be the cheapest and fastest way to help alleviate Egypt’s gas crisis.

Kyushu Electric’s Sendai nuclear power plant is the first of Japan’s fleet to gain government approval for restart. (PA)

Slow nuclear restarts keep Japan’s LNG use high

A combination of a sluggish approval process for the restart of its nuclear fleet, plus more long-term LNG supply contracts, mean Japan’s demand for LNG will not slacken any time soon.

France’s Montoir is one of a number of European LNG terminals to offer a transhipment service. (Elengy)

The rise of the full-service LNG terminal

A rapid drop in European LNG imports over the past three years has forced terminal operators to radically alter their business models.

A Vietnamese coastguard officer photographs a Chinese ship in the disputed South China Sea area in May. (PA)

Chinese oil rig to revisit disputed waters in 2015

China’s biggest oil rig will return to drill in a disputed area of the South China Sea next year, raising the chances of another crisis between Beijing and Hanoi in 2015.

Yuriy Prodan, Ukrainian energy minister and Alexei Miller, CEO of Gazprom, during a three-way meeting on energy security between the EU, Russia and Ukraine in Brussels (EC).

OPAL dispute limits Russia’s strategic options

The dispute between the European Commission and Gazprom over capacity restrictions on the OPAL pipeline could limit Russia’s ability to bypass Ukraine when supplying gas to EU countries this winter.

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Yes campaigners. The process of separation from the rest of the UK would take at least 18 months. (PA)

If the ayes have it

If the yes vote triumphs in the Scottish referendum on Thursday, it will put Scotland on the track to independence.

  • Europe

    Ukraine continues to worry European markets

    Fundamentals at Europe’s most liquid markets are expected to remain largely bearish this week, with weather forecasts pointing to above-average temperatures.

  • North America

    Pipeline issues supportive of Henry Hub futures

    Henry Hub front-month futures received support from pipeline issues affecting supplies last week. However, bearish factors are still capping gains and providing technical resistance at the $4/MMBtu level.

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Yuriy Prodan, Ukrainian energy minister and Alexei Miller, CEO of Gazprom, during a three-way meeting on energy security between the EU, Russia and Ukraine in Brussels (EC).

OPAL dispute limits Russia’s strategic options

The dispute between the European Commission and Gazprom over capacity restrictions on the OPAL pipeline could limit Russia’s ability to bypass Ukraine when supplying gas to EU countries this winter.

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