Pipelines, Storage & Power

Lower Italian deliveries cut Africa-Europe pipeline flows

North African pipeline exports to Europe dropped by 3.4% week on week in Week 25 as deliveries to Italy continued to fall.

By Verity Ratcliffe 27 June 2017
LNG

Shell reconsiders Nigerian power plant maintenance

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is reassessing planned maintenance work at gas-fired power plants in Nigeria after a bomb attack on the Trans Forcados oil pipeline, Interfax has learned.

11 October 2011
Exploration & Production

Petroceltic looks to sell stake to help pay Ain Tsila CAPEX bill

Algeria-focused explorer Petroceltic is preparing to farm-out an 18.375% interest in the Isarene permit to a major oil and gas company already active in the country, Chief Executive Brian O’Cathain told Interfax on Monday.

10 October 2011
Supply & Demand

Eni CEO confirms October Green Stream start-up

Eni’s Chief Executive Paolo Scaroni confirmed that the company would restart gas exports through the Green Stream pipeline this month on a conference call with analysts on Thursday.

7 October 2011
Supply & Demand

Egypt’s threat to hike Israeli gas prices may be politically motivated

Egypt’s threat to raise the price Israel pays for natural gas may be motivated by “political posturing” before the upcoming elections, Jules Robinson, a researcher at the University of Warwick and regional analyst, told Interfax on Friday.

7 October 2011
Companies & Finance

InterOil searching for equity partner

Canada’s InterOil is hunting for an equity partner for its proposed $6 billion LNG liquefaction project in Papua New Guinea, with three advisers now appointed.

7 October 2011
LNG

Rwandan methane plant set for mid-2012 start-up

The Rwandan government still expects a methane gas-fired power plant to start up by the middle of next year despite delays to the project, Minister for Energy and Water Coleta Ruhamya told Interfax on Thursday.

6 October 2011
Exploration & Production

South African shale gas potential unfulfilled – EIA

The United States’ Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Thursday released a country analysis of South Africa that highlighted its shale gas potential but cautioned that environmental concerns have prevented drilling there.

6 October 2011
Companies & Finance

Energy resilience amid economic turmoil

Marc Hammerson, formerly the head of energy at law firm Stephenson Harwood, has joined the energy practice at Dewey & LeBoeuf. James Batty caught up with him to ask about his current thinking on the m

5 October 2011
Belford Dolphin drillship of the coast of East Africa. (Cove Energy) Exploration & Production

The lure of East Africa

Anadarko’s discovery of 283 billion cubic metres of recoverable gas reserves in Mozambique’s Rovuma Basin has heightened the excitement around offshore East Africa – one of the oil and gas indus

5 October 2011
Companies & Finance

Shell farms into Tanzania offshore

Royal Dutch Shell has reached an agreement with Brazil’s Petrobras to farm into two blocks offshore Tanzania, in further evidence that the majors are betting on East Africa’s exploration prospects.

4 October 2011
Tullow wants to implement a longstanding plan to develop the Kudu field to possibly send gas to other countries. (Namcor) Exploration & Production

Kudu development inches closer

After discovering gas at Namibia’s Kudu gas field in the 1970s, efforts to exploit the reserves have not come to fruition. However, Tullow, along with its partners, has begun a renewed push to devel

3 October 2011
Companies & Finance

VOG raises $15m for Logbaba

London-based Victoria Oil & Gas (VOG) has raised £9.5 million ($15m) in an equity placing to finance the development of its Logbaba upstream project in Cameroon.

3 October 2011
LNG

Tanzania inks Chinese pipeline deal - report

The Tanzanian government announced last Friday that it has signed a $1 billion pipeline agreement with the Chinese government to build a 532 km gas pipeline from the coast to capital city Dar es Salaam.

3 October 2011
Companies & Finance

Dominion searches for Tanzanian farm-out partner

London-listed Dominion Petroleum is looking for farm-out partners on the deep-water Block 7 in Tanzania before commencing exploration drilling next year.

30 September 2011
Exploration & Production

Subsea 7

Subsea 7 announced on Wednesday it has been awarded a $465 million contract for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of sea lines for a major shallow water development off the coast of West Africa.

28 September 2011
Companies & Finance

Victoria Oil & Gas secures Logbaba funding

London-listed Victoria Oil & Gas announced on Tuesday that it has raised £9.5 million ($14.8 million) through a share placement to make the final payments for the Logbaba gas project in Cameroon.

27 September 2011
Sasol plans to build the first gas-to-liquids plant in the United States. (Shell) Exploration & Production

Stumbling blocks to GTL technology still remain

High-profile announcements of new GTL plants from Sasol and the start-up of Royal Dutch Shell’s Pearl project show confidence in the technology is building. But there are still many risks attached t

26 September 2011
Exploration & Production

Total farms into Kenyan blocks

French oil major Total has bought a 40% stake in five offshore blocks in Kenya as the company continues to expand its exploration portfolio.

21 September 2011
Dar es Salaam is suffering frequent power blackouts amid an energy shortage. (Wikicommons) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Tanzanian discussions with China at ‘preliminary’ stage as power crisis continues

A power crisis in Tanzania is putting pressure on the government to invest in new energy infrastructure. Talk of Chinese investment in the gas sector, however, may be overblown.

21 September 2011
Exploration & Production

Global jumps straight into Namibia seismic work after acquisition

Australian exploration company Global Petroleum has launched straight into seismic work offshore Namibia after completing the acquisition of Jupiter Petroleum.

19 September 2011

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