Pakistan’s former energy minister is now its interim prime minister, a move that could support use of imported gas.
9 August 2017
India’s plans for a gas trading hub could improve liquidity and help set sensible prices, but supply may be an issue.
25 July 2017
India has launched its first oil and gas bidding round through its Open Acreage Licensing Policy, with the intention of making the country more attractive to explorers.
3 July 2017
Gas is likely to be the loser when India’s new GST regime comes into force in July, with profit margins in danger of being squeezed.
19 June 2017
Indian LNG buyers and analysts are unconvinced by Singapore’s new LNG index, saying the country’s market is not mature enough to warrant it.
10 May 2017
The end of a subsidy for LNG used by the power sector could reduce India’s demand for gas as a whole, industry players and experts say.
21 April 2017
Official backing for marketing CBM is welcome news for India’s unconventional developers, but they still face an uphill struggle.
29 March 2017
Gas could play a role as a balancing fuel in India as the cost of solar continues to fall, but technological progress could make it unnecessary.
1 March 2017
Plans for Bangladesh’s first onshore LNG terminal have left some in the country’s energy industry worried about a potential oversupply of LNG.
6 February 2017
India’s National Electricity Plan may be overestimating the role of hydro in future power generation and underestimating gas demand.
16 January 2017
Stricter rules on emissions in India will make coal more expensive and increase the appeal of gas-fired power.
13 December 2016
Increasing calls to reduce air pollution in India’s urban centres are causing the government to throw its weight behind LNG as a transport fuel.
29 November 2016
Eastern India’s gas market should see a boost from a $2 billion pipeline planned for the region, but long-term pricing reform may still be needed.
15 November 2016
The renegotiation of India’s LNG contracts is causing anxiety for US exporters, but they may have no cause for concern.
31 October 2016
Despite widespread initial interest at the launch of India’s latest licensing round in May, it appears IOCs are staying away from its upstream.
20 October 2016
New fuel cell technology is proving attractive to Indian industries because it could provide a secure back-up power system.
3 October 2016
India has simplified its tax code, but gas and other petroleum products will have to wait before the changes apply.
16 September 2016
India is expected to focus on renewables as part of its new energy policy, meaning more gas will be needed as a back-up fuel.
31 August 2016
India has big plans to increase its regasification capacity, but factors such as cheap coal and a lack of infrastructure are proving problematic.
16 August 2016
Gail’s attempts to renegotiate its contract with Gazprom show the countries’ geopolitical interest as well as the larger shift in Asia’s LNG market toward gas-based pricing.
1 August 2016