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Production from Malampaya will be depleted by 2024. (Shell)

Duterte backed into corner over SCS

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has proposed a joint venture with China and Vietnam to explore for oil and gas in disputed waters of the South China Sea.

26 May 2017
DONG Energy is selling off its oil and gas assets to focus on offshore wind energy. (DONG Energy)

Identity crisis: utilities and IOCs

Hefty writedowns and plummeting prices have left IOCs looking to become power developers and traditional utilities turning to renewables.

25 May 2017
Petrobras is ready to leave the jungle. (Petrobras)

I’m a state company, get me out of here!

Brazilian state giant Petrobras is selling its Azulão field in the Amazonian jungle. The property looks tailor-made for Eneva or Rosneft Brasil.

23 May 2017
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22 May 2017
Italian Minister of Economic Development Carlo Calenda. (Council of the EU)

Parli italiano? Under-use of English hampers hubs

A lack of detailed information available in English is an obstacle to trade in many energy markets, including Italy.

19 May 2017
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15 May 2017
A rig in the US. Drillers in the country emit large amounts of methane. (Anadarko)

Trump stumbles in war on regulation

Environmentalists scored a victory over Donald Trump this week on fugitive methane emissions. The US president now has to fight regulation the hard way.

12 May 2017
Bolivia’s domestic gas demand is growing. (PA)

Winter of discontent in the Andes?

The reduction in Bolivian exports to Argentina in May could be a sign of mutual distrust growing between La Paz and Buenos Aires.

11 May 2017
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8 May 2017
Iran lags behind Qatar in the South Pars field, but may soon catch up. (Pars O&G)

Iran ruffles feathers with ‘border fields first’ policy

Iran’s latest push to explore and develop its border oil and gas fields risks reigniting old tensions with its neighbours.

5 May 2017
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2 May 2017
Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina, left, and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. (PA)

Bangladesh will be the victor in India/China rivalry

China’s purchase of Chevron’s Bangladeshi gas fields has rung alarm bells in India as New Delhi seeks to retain its influence over its neighbour through energy investments.

28 April 2017
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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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