Source: Enagas, Snam Rete Gas, Interfax Supply & Demand

Italian volumes fall as Spanish deliveries rebound

North African pipeline exports to Europe fell by 2.9% week on week in Week 24, driven by lower deliveries to Italy.

By Verity Ratcliffe 20 June 2017
Companies & Finance

Eskom’s Molefe to challenge sacking

The former head of South African power utility Eskom, Brian Molefe, is set to challenge his dismissal in the South African courts.

6 June 2017
Gabriel Obiang Lima has revealed the shortlist of Fortuna LNG’s offtakers. (Africa Oil & Power) Exploration & Production

Equatorial Guinea reveals offtaker shortlist for Fortuna

Equatorial Guinea has shortlisted three offtakers for the Fortuna FLNG plant, but the FID on the project looks likely to slip.

6 June 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Africa-Europe gas exports down on all pipeline routes

North African pipeline exports to Europe fell by 11.5% week on week in Week 22, to 535.9 MMcm.

6 June 2017
A Golar LNG carrier. The company is looking at taking part in a project offshore Equatorial Guinea. (Golar LNG) Companies & Finance

Golar boosts West Africa presence despite headwinds

Golar is looking to monetise gas in Equatorial Guinea despite facing hurdles to its developments in Cameroon and Ghana.

2 June 2017
LNG

Golar Gandria still stranded off Ghana’s coast

The Golar Gandria FSRU remains moored off the coast of Ghana, Golar has announced.

1 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Tlou appoints seismic survey contractor for Lesedi CBM

Australia-based Tlou Energy has appointed Velseis to carry out seismic surveys for the Lesedi CBM project in Botswana and the adjacent Mamba concession.

31 May 2017
South Africa’s Lethaba power station. The country’s IRP has a substantial role for gas. (John Hogg, World Bank) Policy & Regulation

Future of gas uncertain as South Africa awaits IRP

South Africa’s IPP office is waiting on publication of the Integrated Resource Plan for clarification on the scale and timing of the domestic gas-fired power programme.

31 May 2017
Exploration & Production

Petrofac restarts Tunisia production

Petrofac has restarted production at its gas plant in Tunisia.

30 May 2017
LNG

OneLNG and Ophir to consider second FLNG in Equatorial Guinea

OneLNG has signed a binding agreement with the government of Equatorial Guinea to explore liquefaction options for the country’s offshore blocks O and I.

30 May 2017
LNG

Eni to sign Coral FID imminently

Italian supermajor Eni is set to sign an FID on the 3.3 mtpa Coral South FLNG facility in Maputo on Thursday.

30 May 2017
A NewAge well test in Cameroon. The company holds a 30% stake in the Etinde gas project. (NewAge) Exploration & Production

Biya and SNH chief block Cameroon’s Etinde

The president of Cameroon and the head of state-owned oil company SNH are blocking development of the Etinde gas field despite its approval by parliament.

30 May 2017
Supply & Demand

Drop in Trans-Med gas cuts Africa-Europe exports

North African pipeline exports to Europe fell by 8.8% last week as a result of lower volumes of Algerian gas supplied to Italy.

30 May 2017
Policy & Regulation

Nigerian senate passes PIGB

The Nigerian senate has passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill after 17 years of work.

26 May 2017
LNG

Angola LNG launches cargo tender

Angola LNG’s export plant has launched a tender to sell a cargo for dispatch between 23 and 25 June.

26 May 2017
New South African Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi (right) is sworn in. (Flickr/GCIS) Policy & Regulation

Budget speech casts doubt on SA gas policy

The South African energy minister’s vague budget speech seemed to suggest a shift in policy away from LNG and towards pipeline imports from Mozambique.

26 May 2017
Ministers visiting GridCo’s Ghana power station. Ghana is struggling to balance gas and power supplies. (GridCo) Policy & Regulation

Next Ghana IPP tender not expected until 2020

Ghana’s supply plans will have to wait for gas to become available as power producers work through a backlog of incomplete projects.

26 May 2017
Alternative Fuels

Rosatom still ready to take part in South Africa nuclear tender

Russia’s Rosatom is still keen to participate in South Africa’s nuclear tender as and when it is announced, the company has said.

25 May 2017
Global Markets

One killed in Tunisian gas field protests

A man died on Monday after being hit by a police car during a clash between security forces and protesters at a gas field in Tunisia, according to reports.

25 May 2017
Exploration & Production

Sound Energy declares higher volumes at Moroccan field

UK-based Sound Energy has boosted volume estimates for its Tendrara gas field in eastern Morocco.

23 May 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Lower exports to Spain balanced by Italian gains

North African pipeline exports to Europe fell by 0.2% in Week 20 as a result of reduced deliveries to Spain.

23 May 2017

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