Business district in Shanghai Global Markets

LNG plants take aim at Shanghai’s gas auctions

LNG plants in western China have criticised recent auctions for piped gas held by PetroChina on the SHPGX.

By Tang Tian 25 September 2017
Jacob Zuma addresses the BRICS summit Exploration & Production

IOCs get in position for new South Africa upstream law

Companies are making plans to start drilling in South Africa next year in the hope a new oil and gas law will be passed by December.

Rig in the Etinde field offshore Cameroon LNG

Ghana signs LNG supply deal amid FSRU confusion

Ghana’s deal with Gazprom has added to the confusion around its LNG import plans, with existing projects unsure if they are being supplemented or replaced.

Construction work on the Iran LNG project. LNG

Iran LNG negotiations dragging on

Three consortiums are in the running to complete Iran LNG, but the price of feed gas is only one of the potential difficulties.

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Lull in floating LNG regas projects in 2017

A flurry of LNG projects using FSRUs started up last year, but no facilities using the technology have come onstream so far in 2017.

Argentina’s promised rewards hit by delay

Despite the backlog, Argentina is transferring public spending in the energy sector from consumers to producers.

India and Australia lead exploration activity in Asia

India and Australia accounted for 72% of all rigs exploring for gas in the Asia Pacific region in August.

South Korea seeks to diversify LNG import sources

Kogas will start to take LNG from Iran as South Korea attempts to broaden its narrow base of suppliers.