South African president Cyril Ramaphosa. Pipelines, Storage & Power

IRP confusion gives SA investors pause for thought

A presidential adviser has indicated South Africa’s energy strategy document could be released soon, but the industry remains sceptical.

By Leigh Elston 22 February 2018
An LNG tanker at the Incheon terminal in South Korea.

Asian demand growth could keep LNG prices high

By Andrew Walker

Higher-than-anticipated demand for LNG has kept Asian gas prices high over the winter, meaning the industry needs to work harder to increase supply and reduce costs.

A cooling tower at the EDF power station in West Burton, UK.

EU vote marks new dawn for power markets

By Andreas Walstad

The European Parliament’s energy committee has supported key power sector reforms paving the way for a shake-up of market rules beyond 2020.

A rig in the Black Sea offshore Romania.

Hungary muddies waters for Romania Black Sea flagship

By Tim Gosling

Romania has denied Hungary’s claim to have signed a contract for gas imports, throwing the Neptun project's progress towards FID into doubt.

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