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A Pemex rig in Campeche Sound

Mexican government makes call for private cash for E&P

Greater private investment is seen as necessary for Mexico to meet its targets for boosting domestic gas production.

2 days ago Americas
ConocoPhillips' Bayu Undan platform in the Timor Sea

Chinese finance bolsters East Timor LNG plan

China International Capital Corp.'s agreement to help finance the onshore element of East Timor's Greater Sunrise project is a positive development, but doubts remain.

16 May 2019 Asia Pacific
The Malampaya project in the Philippines.

Shell's legal win a boost for Malampaya

Shell's victory in its tax dispute could see it extend the production life of the Philippines' biggest gas field, which could be bad news for LNG projects planned for the country.

2 May 2019 Asia Pacific
An Anadarko rig off Mozambique

Anadarko pushes Moz LNG FID as Oxy talks start

Occidental’s takeover of Anadarko could delay the Mozambique LNG project, putting pressure on the sponsors to sign off on the plant now

2 May 2019 Middle East & Africa
Petrobras's Cacimbas-Catu gas pipeline in Brazil.

Brazil TAG sale bodes well but more is needed

Engie’s purchase of the pipeline network does not necessarily mean that it will be open to producers other than state-run Petrobras.

1 May 2019 Americas
Novatek's Yamal LNG project during its construction phase.

China-Russia energy ties deepen with Arctic LNG 2 farm-in

Novatek’s sale of a 20% stake in the Arctic LNG 2 project to CNOOC and CNPC will allow the Chinese NOCs to participate in an attractive world-scale liquefaction project.

26 April 2019 Asia Pacific
The Tangguh LNG facility in Indonesia

Indonesia set to nationalise more gas assets after Jokowi victory

The re-election of Joko Widodo as president is likely to see continued resource nationalism in the Southeast Asian country.

24 April 2019 Asia Pacific
Greece's Revithoussa LNG terminal.

Greek Alexandroupolis FSRU facing more delays

Gastrade has pushed back the completion date of the project by a further six months, but the suspension of DEPA’s privatisation process suggests a longer delay is likely.

18 April 2019 Europe & Russia
An Anadarko drillship in Mozambican waters

Chevron-Anadarko deal is a boost for Moz LNG

Chevron has thrown its support behind the Mozambique LNG project it will operate as part of the $50 billion takeover

18 April 2019 Middle East & Africa
ENN storage tanks for city gas

Zhoushan terminal to help ENN cut gas costs

The terminal in Zhejiang province will give ENN Energy an edge in lowering gas procurement costs by allowing it to import cheap LNG from the international market.

18 April 2019 Asia Pacific
An aerial view of the Freeport LNG project.

Did US-China talks scupper ENN/Toshiba deal?

ENN has walked away from a deal to buy Toshiba’s US LNG business, which may reflect Chinese anxiety over the eventual outcome of US-China trade talks.

16 April 2019 Asia Pacific
Infrastructure operated by Shanxi Gas Group

Shanxi backs flagship gas company to boost CBM

A major injection of capital and assets could allow the flagship gas company of northern China's Shanxi province to start make significant progress on local CBM development.

11 April 2019 Asia Pacific
Petronas's Sabah oil and gas terminal.

Thailand’s PTTEP eyes more M&A deals

The Thai NOC recently announced a deal to acquire Murphy Oil's Malaysian assets and looks set to make further purchases, mainly in Asia.

1 April 2019 Asia Pacific
Offices of Ecopetrol in Colombia.

Colombia aims to revive upstream sector

The government has introduced changes to the conditions applied to offshore blocks in an attempt to encourage greater upstream activity.

28 March 2019 Americas
In Salah dry gas field

Algerian worker strikes threaten gas exports

Industrial action at oil and gas facilities caused by the country’s political turmoil have the potential to affect gas exports.

21 March 2019 Middle East & Africa
Yamal LNG

Novatek moots Saudi stake in Arctic LNG 2

One of the hottest countries in the world looks poised to make a huge LNG investment in one of the world’s coldest regions.

20 March 2019 Europe & Russia
A coal-fired power station in Germany.

Regulatory uncertainty clouds outlook for RWE’s power plants

The German company’s conventional power plant fleet is facing a challenging regulatory environment, but improved profit margins for gas-fired plants could boost earnings in the future.

15 March 2019 Europe & Russia

Gastrans shareholders dominate Serbia

Serbia's gas market is dominated by TSO Gastrans's two shareholders – Gazprom and state-owned Srbijagas.

14 March 2019 Europe & Russia
An LNG tanker loading in Australia

Aussie LNG players step up trading focus

As LNG becomes a global commodity, Australian exporters are equipping themselves with more sophisticated international LNG sales and marketing capabilities.

13 March 2019 Asia Pacific
Sonatrach gas tanks

Algerian protests threaten energy reforms

Mass protests in Algeria against a fifth term by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika mean there is an increasing risk of political and social instability in Europe’s third-largest gas supplier.

7 March 2019 Middle East & Africa

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