Sally Bogle

Australia specialist
The Wolsong nuclear power plant in South Korea

Solar buildout bodes well for LNG in South Korea

The country's gas demand and LNG import needs continue to be uncertain, with volumes dependent on the expansion of renewable power capacity and, potentially, the price at which it can source gas.

3 days ago Asia Pacific / Supply & Demand
A rig offshore Australia

Traders eye Equus floating liquefaction plans

Bucking the past preference for mega-trains, Western Australia could soon be host to a small-scale FLNG facility – and one that is looking to toll third-party gas from onshore as well as offshore fields.

8 August 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG
Facilities at Berwyndale South in Queensland.

Sweeping reform on cards for eastern Australia

Under sustained pressure from consumers, the federal government has initiated a host of initiatives designed to tackle gas supply shortages and rising prices and to spur upstream investment

8 August 2019 Asia Pacific / Supply & Demand
A rig offshore Australia

Australia aims to boost revenues with new tender

The latest offshore acreage release is designed to secure Australia’s energy security and LNG export earnings for the future.

1 August 2019 Asia Pacific / Exploration & Production
CBM assets in Queensland

Aussie NT prepares for shale gas investment

With a new regulatory regime largely finalised, the NT government is looking to reap the rewards from investment in onshore shale gas exploration

25 July 2019 Asia Pacific / Exploration & Production
A tanker docked at the Singapore LNG terminal

Singapore trials blockchain for LNG bunkering

Blockchain technology has the potential to automate LNG bunkering operations, saving time and money for LNG suppliers and port operators

11 July 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG
A platform offshore Australia.

Big guns out for Woodside NWS backfill plan

Australia’s government has reportedly warned it may not renew offshore petroleum leases held by the North West Shelf partners if they reject Woodside’s backfill plans for the facility.

10 July 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Queensland LNG rocked by possible export restrictions

Designed to cap rising energy prices, the surprise legislative proposal could limit exports and stymie future investment in eastern Australia’s gas market.

5 July 2019 Asia Pacific / Exploration & Production
The Incheon LNG terminal

Trans-Korea pipeline concept back on the table

South Korea is hoping to use its chairmanship of the World Energy Council to revive a longstanding plan to import Russian gas via a pipeline through the Korean peninsula.

4 July 2019 Asia Pacific / Pipelines, Storage & Power
Woodside's Pluto LNG plant.

Australia targets hydrogen exports to Asia

With an eye on low-carbon export opportunities, Australia is developing a masterplan to support its nascent hydrogen industry in order to dominate the Asian market for the fuel.

1 July 2019 Asia Pacific / Supply & Demand
Port Moresby, capital of Papua New Guinea.

New PNG government to review Papua LNG deal

Ongoing discord over the distribution of royalties from oil and gas projects in Papua New Guinea has led to a new government that may shake up the regulatory environment.

27 June 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG
The Koshijihara gas plant in Japan.

Japanese companies back low-emission innovations

With gas still a major component of Japan’s energy mix, three suppliers are looking at new ways of managing their carbon footprint as the race to a low-carbon future gathers pace.

24 June 2019 Asia Pacific / Supply & Demand
The Marlin B platform in the Bass Strait.

Local demand and prices drive Aussie exploration

After a prolonged downturn in exploration in Australia, companies are responding to a forecast rise in local demand and prices by investing in new developments.

20 June 2019 Asia Pacific / Exploration & Production
Wheatstone LNG

Japan’s Kyushu joins Transborders FLNG project

Kyushu Electric is looking to increase the amount of LNG it buys from Australia as coal-to-gas switching gathers pace and concerns persist over nuclear reactor restarts.

17 June 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG
The Gladstone LNG plant

Queensland LNG projects hit by royalty hike

In an effort to maintain state revenue as royalty payments from the coal industry decline, Queensland is targeting petroleum with a surprise new increase the sector says threatens investment and jobs.

13 June 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG
Kogas's Incheon LNG terminal.

Kogas accelerates roll-out of LNG-produced hydrogen

The LNG importer is pushing ahead with efforts to produce and import hydrogen as part of South Korea’s long-term plan to transition away from nuclear and coal and become a fully-fledged hydrogen economy.

10 June 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG
The North Rankin Complex, part of the North West Shelf project.

WA seeks to balance LNG growth and emissions

With no federal guidance around climate change in Australia, it is being left to state governments to design emission reduction policies.

6 June 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG
An LNG tanker loading at the PNG LNG plant

Political instability in PNG opens door to China

The resignation of Papua New Guinea’s long-standing prime minister looks set to have repercussions for LNG investment in the Pacific island nation.

30 May 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on stage after his election victory.

Aussie poll result a double-edged sword for LNG

The Labor Party’s hopes of forming a government were dashed over the weekend when voters shied away from policies that proposed putting climate change at the top of the political agenda.

23 May 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG
A rig off New Zealand

NZ releases onshore blocks amid offshore ban

More than 30 blocks will be on offer covering more than 200,000 hectares in the onshore Taranaki region as new offshore exploration remains off-limits.

9 May 2019 Asia Pacific / Exploration & Production

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