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24 April 2017
The Datteln 4 coal-fired power plant in Germany. (E.On)

Picking winners and losers in EU electricity

Industry is speaking out against proposed regulations that would effectively squeeze coal out of capacity mechanisms, calling for such decisions to be left to the markets.

21 April 2017
A well in the Vaca Muerta shale play. Argentina is offering generous incentives to drill there. (YPF)

Great offers in Vaca Muerta – for a limited time only

Now is a great time for companies to plant a flag in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta formation, but the rewards on offer will not be around forever.

20 April 2017
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18 April 2017
A platform offshore Trinidad. The country may have only eight years of gas reserves remaining. (BG Group)

Trinidad hopes for divine intervention

Trinidad and Tobago’s Angelin field looks the country’s best hope for saving its gas production. But Port of Spain is struggling to close the deal.

13 April 2017
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10 April 2017
Israel’s plans would put it in competition with GreenStream supplies from Algeria. (Eni)

Israel’s hard sell to Europe

Israel is working on exporting gas from its Levantine basin to Europe, but high transport costs and an already well-supplied market mean progress has been slow.

7 April 2017
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3 April 2017
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27 March 2017
Tecpetrol launching the development plan for Fortín de Piedra. (Tecpetrol)

Tecpetrol casts a wide net in Vaca Muerta

Drilling in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta can be hit-and-miss, but local independent Tecpetrol is spreading its bets with a 150-well programme.

27 March 2017
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20 March 2017
Protesters on top of a coal train bound for the UK’s Drax power station in 2008. (PA)

Leaving it in the ground is unrealistic

The debate over the proper balance between capitalism and climate is becoming increasingly polarised.

17 March 2017
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13 March 2017
Eni Chief Executive Claudio Descalzi. (Eni)

Eni-Total tie up is a move that could pay off

The partnership between the Italian and French majors in the East Mediterranean could help both companies dominate the Cypriot offshore sector.

10 March 2017
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6 March 2017
The completion of an onshore terminal at Tianjin will free up an FSRU. (CNOOC)

LNG market not oversupplied… yet

The global LNG market may remain balanced in 2017 despite the huge supply glut.

3 March 2017
Mongstad CCS plant, Norway. Companies and states are reluctant to invest in the technology. (TCM)

CCS platitudes fail to carry weight

Companies can agree that developing CCS is vital to gas’s future in the energy mix, but they are struggling to decide where the responsibility for its development lies.

28 February 2017
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27 February 2017
The European Parliament building in Strasbourg, France. (Interfax)

Time for action on the EU ETS

EU environment ministers must find common ground on ETS reform during next week’s council meeting in Brussels.

24 February 2017
Havana, Cuba. Thawing relations between Cuba and the United States has let in Netflix and AirBnB. (AirBnB)

Could US gas play a role in Cuban Thaw?

Energy-hungry Cuba is at a crossroads. But cheap US gas could be a valuable weapon in pulling the Caribbean island out of Venezuela’s political orbit.

23 February 2017

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