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Mitsubishi completes first phase of Indonesian gas power plant

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has completed the construction of the first phase of an 880 MW gas-fired power plant in Indonesia ahead of schedule

15 June 2018
Alternative Fuels

Remaining Fukushima nuclear reactors to be decommissioned

Tepco is planning to decommission all four reactors at the Fukushima Daini nuclear power plant

15 June 2018
Exploration & Production

Asia Pacific rig count hits 12-month high

The rig count in the Asia Pacific region hit 48 in May, an increase of five rigs compared with April.

15 June 2018
Exploration & Production

Shell, Sapura and Petronas strike gas off Sarawak

Sapura Energy and its partners Shell Sarawak and Petronas have made a ninth gas discovery off the coast of Sarawak in Malaysia

14 June 2018
Policy & Regulation

Gas Malaysia increases consumer gas tariffs

Gas Malaysia has increased its gas tariff for users other than power companies to MYR 31.92/MMBtu

14 June 2018
Policy & Regulation

Titas Gas proposes gas price hikes for Bangladeshi customers

Bangladesh-based Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution has proposed raising its gas prices by an average of 75%

14 June 2018
LNG

Bangladesh should focus on domestic production, experts say

Energy experts have questioned Bangladesh’s focus on importing LNG while 22 of its 26 offshore blocks remain unexplored

14 June 2018
LNG

Petronas completes its first break-bulk ship-to-ship LNG transfer

Petronas has carried out its first break-bulk ship-to-ship transfer of LNG, the Malaysian NOC said on Wednesday.

14 June 2018
Policy & Regulation

India aiming to revamp its gas market

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry has made a proposal to completely overhaul the country’s power market

14 June 2018
Companies & Finance

CK Infrastructure Holdings makes takeover bid for APA Group

Hong Kong’s CK Infrastructure Holdings has made a $9.8 billion offer to acquire Australian gas pipeline operator APA Group

13 June 2018
The Ob River LNG tanker in the Northern Sea Route LNG

Warmer weather to open NSR for Yamal exports east

Summer temperatures will open up the Northern Sea Route between Yamal and Asia, but will LNG carriers take it?

12 June 2018
Companies & Finance

Kogas boosts domestic gas sales by 35% in May

South Korea’s Kogas increased domestic gas sales by 35.1% on an annual basis in May, to 2.35 mt of LNG equivalent

12 June 2018
Exploration & Production

Repsol sells upstream PNG assets to Chinese company

Spain’s Repsol has agreed to sell its upstream assets in Papua New Guinea to a subsidiary of China Changcheng Natural Gas Power

12 June 2018
LNG

ADB to advise on Philippine LNG terminal plans

The Asian Development Bank will conduct a study looking at the viability of the Philippines’ proposed LNG terminal

12 June 2018
Exploration & Production

Sabah Law Society offers assistance in Malaysian reserve claims case

The Sabah Law Society is offering to assist Sabah state if it wishes to intervene in a legal case between Sarawak and Petronas

11 June 2018
Policy & Regulation

Gas may be included in India’s Goods and Services Tax

The council that oversees India’s Goods and Services Tax will consider including gas under the scheme at its next official meeting.

11 June 2018
Exploration & Production

Synthetic gas projects planned in Odisha

Indian Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan plans to establish two synthetic gas projects in the state of Odisha.

11 June 2018
Policy & Regulation

Japan seeing boost to power trading as new companies seek low-cost supply

Power trading is taking off in Japan as new entrants force the old regional monopolies to become more competitive

11 June 2018
Exploration & Production

Japan offers loans to encourage infrastructure exports

Japan is looking to offer generous loans to meet its infrastructure export target of ¥30 trillion by 2020.

11 June 2018
LNG

India’s LNG imports up 13% in FY 2017-2018

The country imported more than 20 mt of LNG over the period, but prices were significantly higher.

11 June 2018

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