Tangguh LNG. BP has decided to add a third train to the facility. (BP plc) LNG

New Tangguh train to boost small-scale market

A third train at BP’s Tangguh LNG plant will help establish a small-scale sector in Indonesia as three-quarters of the offtake has been bought by PLN.

By Andrew Walker 29 July 2016 11:33 GMT

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Companies & Finance

European majors post disappointing Q2 results

The profits of European oil and gas majors were further squeezed in Q2 by persistently low oil and gas prices.

Exploration & Production

Saudi efforts to meet demand boost rig count

The number of rigs targeting gas in the Middle East in June was 105, up by 2.9% from 102 in May, led by additional rigs in Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

LNG

Singapore’s LNG imports double in May

LNG imports reached record highs in Singapore and Thailand in May, while Taiwan took less despite prices continuing to fall.

Policy & Regulation

Big divide in revenues from EU ETS auctions

Revenues gained from auctions of allowances under the EU’s Emissions Trading System vary significantly between member states, data shows.

Interviews

OPAL allows Eastern European markets to be served from the west. Pipelines, Storage & Power

Nord Stream 2 good for energy security – report

Professor Andreas Goldthau argues expanding Nord Stream could boost Europe’s energy security, with the European Commission yet to play its hand as the key arbiter.

A rig operating in the Timor Sea. Australia and East Timor have disputed claims to the region's resources. (PTTEP) Policy & Regulation

East Timor eyeing new Greater Sunrise treaty – Pires

East Timor wants to negotiate a new deal with Australia over rights to offshore resources, hoping to boost its exploration capability.

Siemens Algeria Chief Executive Farouk Benabdoun. (Siemens Algeria) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Algeria needs 20 GW more gas-power by 2030 – exec

Algeria needs more generation capacity despite its massive recent additions, says Siemens Algeria Chief Executive Farouk Benabdoun.

Theuns Ehlers of Barclays Africa. (Edelman) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Finance favours bite-size power in sub-Saharan Africa

Small renewable power projects are most likely to get financed in Africa as there is still not the bank liquidity for the mega-deals, says Barclays Africa manager Theuns Ehlers.

Opinion

Diggers at the site for Hinkley C could possibly be wasting their time. (PA) Alternative Fuels

Hinkley C: the merits of indecision

The troubled Hinkley C nuclear reactor was delayed yet again this week, but the UK government’s dithering on the project may yet play to its advantage.

Wildcat gives you a head-start on the coming week. Global Markets

Wildcat’s Pick of the Week

Wildcat gives you a head-start on the week and a round-up of what mattered last week.

Protesters at a demonstration against Argentine President Mauricio Macri’s utility price hikes. (PA) Policy & Regulation

Argentina’s tariff battle will be Macri’s making

Argentine President Mauricio Macri is playing a game of political brinkmanship over the country’s massive gas tariff increases.

The normally sleepy summer streets of Maputo. (PA) LNG

Tillerson’s Maputo visit sets tongues wagging

A meeting between ExxonMobil, Eni and Mozambique’s president suggests an Area 4 stake sale is close. But is Anadarko also preparing to make room in the Rovuma?