A flare from the Corrib field. Corrib will start to decline in 2020. (Shell) LNG

Brexit-exposed Ireland pushes ahead with FSRU plans

The security of supply risks associated with Brexit are giving a new impetus to Ireland’s plans for an FSRU.

By Silvia Favasuli 21 July 2017
Origin’s Spring Gully CBM development in eastern Australia. (Origin Energy) Exploration & Production

Beetaloo developers eye exemption from fracking ban

Developers are watching closely as the Northern Territory considers whether their resources will be exempt from a possible ban on fracking.

The Golar Spirit docked in Brazil. Like the Freeze, the Spirit has a relatively high fuel consumption. (Golar) LNG

Shortened FSRU charter gives Dubai room to manoeuvre

The charter deal for the Golar Freeze will be ended a year earlier than originally planned, freeing the emirate from its superfluous regas capacity.

Vietnam is exploring for oil and gas in the South China Sea. (PetroVietnam) Exploration & Production

Opportunities as South China Sea spat simmers

Oil and gas developments are being used by Southeast Asian countries to gain the advantage in disputes with China over contested waters.


Asia Pacific rig count down 8% in June

India remained the most active country in the region, although its rig count fell by 9% month on month and 5% year on year.

SE Asia LNG exports hit bumps going into summer

Southeast Asia’s LNG exporters are recording lower volumes year on year, but are benefiting from rising prices.

China LNG output to average 42.3 MMcm/d this week

Domestic LNG output will be roughly unchanged from last week, while prices in northwest China, Inner Mongolia, Hebei and Tianjin will rise by 2.02%.

Germany, Poland account for half of EU coal capacity

Germany and Poland account for a combined 51% of the EU’s installed coal capacity and 54% of emissions from coal.