Argentine Energy Minister Juan Jose Aranguren. Companies & Finance

Argentine austerity tests patience of producers

Cash-strapped Argentina is offering generous rewards for gas production. But Buenos Aires has still not put its money where its mouth is.

By Chris Noon 23 March 2018
Exxon's drillship docked at Cyprus

Exxon and Turkey send vessels to explore off Cyprus

By Verity Ratcliffe

The heightened tension in the East Mediterranean shows no sign of easing as more drillships head to Cypriot waters.

The Komekurayama solar power plant. (Tepco)

Gas to feature in Japan’s decentralised energy future

By Andrew Walker

Japan’s plans to develop smart cities will see gas find a future in small-scale CHP, as a back-up fuel and as a means to produce hydrogen.

Pipelines being transported by rail.

Gazprom cannot do without Ukraine in 2020

By Silvia Favasuli

Gazprom will not find sufficient capacity on alternative export routes to Europe before 2020, meaning it will have to sign a new deal with Naftogaz.