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Indonesia’s exports slip 7% in 2018

Lower production from the Badak facility limited exports last year, but revenues were up by 13%.

14 February 2019
Gazprom executives and Pakistani officials at a meeting Pipelines, Storage & Power

Saudi resistance may stymie Pakistan pipelines

Pakistan could struggle to make progress on building pipelines to import gas from Iran after having agreed a large financial assistance package with Saudi Arabia.

14 February 2019
A drilling rig in india Exploration & Production

India opens third OALP licensing round

India has launched the third bidding round under its Open Acreage Licensing Policy as it seeks to expand domestic gas production.

12 February 2019

South Korea’s LNG imports reach new heights in 2018

South Korea’s LNG imports exceeded 44 mt in 2018, a record high for the country.

11 February 2019
The Zeynep Sultan powership LNG

Indonesia harbours small-scale LNG ambitions

Indonesia is looking to establish a second small-scale LNG import project, creating the beginnings of a network of terminals across the country.

7 February 2019
ConocoPhillips' Bayu Undan platform in the Timor Sea Exploration & Production

Australia aims to limit China’s role in Timor LNG

The prospect of China becoming more involved in East Timor is pushing Australia to increase its interest in Timor LNG.

7 February 2019

Thailand’s LNG imports up 16% in 2018

The volume of LNG entering Thailand was up last year as domestic output and pipeline gas imports from Myanmar fell.

4 February 2019
Drilling offshore Vietnam. (Gazprom) Exploration & Production

Exxon's Vietnam plans clash with LNG import ambitions

The Blue Whale gas-to-power development will boost Vietnam’s generation capacity by 10% but may make financing more difficult for the country's LNG import projects.

1 February 2019

Japan’s LNG imports decline by 1% in 2018

Volumes fell only slightly as demand resulting from extreme weather and natural disasters offset the effect of nuclear restarts.

31 January 2019
A rig offshore Bangladesh. LNG

Bangladesh seeking to diversify gas supply

The country's regas capacity will remain limited until around 2024, meaning it is looking to domestic production and pipeline imports to help meet rising demand.

31 January 2019
An offshore rig at the Mahakam block (SKKMigas) Exploration & Production

Eni set to boost supplies for ageing Bontang LNG

The Italian major's Merakes field will provide a short uplift to Bontang's output and shows how Eni is expanding operations in Indonesia.

31 January 2019
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan. LNG

Pakistan seeks lower-cost LNG from Qatar

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Qatar this week with the aim of renegotiating his country’s long-term LNG contract in order to cut costs.

24 January 2019
Exploration & Production

India’s LNG imports fall by nearly 20% year on year in November

India’s LNG imports fell by 18% year on year in November but were up by 11% over the first 11 months of 2018.

24 January 2019
A tanker at the PNG LNG plant. LNG

PNG seeks more benefits from LNG

New legislation looks set to force IOCs in Papua New Guinea to provide improved benefits from LNG projects in the country.

24 January 2019
An FPSO being build at South Korea's DSME shipyard LNG

South Korea WTO claim could raise carrier costs

Japan is challenging South Korea's support of its major shipyards, which could increase the cost of building LNG carriers.

24 January 2019
Indonesia's Lampung FSRU. LNG

Indonesia offers to collaborate on Cambodian LNG project

The proposal, made by Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla, could help Cambodia reduce its reliance on diesel and oil for power generation.

22 January 2019

Taiwan’s LNG imports slip 24% year on year in November

Taiwan’s LNG imports fell sharply year on year in November, but the long-term outlook for Taiwanese demand remains strong.

21 January 2019

Malaysian LNG exports hit 2018 high in November

Volumes for the month were the highest recorded for the year so far and up 3% on an annual basis.

18 January 2019
An ice-class LNG tanker LNG

Novatek eyes LNG transshipment facility in Japan

The Russian company has signed an MOU with Japan's Saibu Gas to use the Hibiki LNG terminal.

17 January 2019
An offshore rig at Indonesia's Mahakam block Exploration & Production

Indonesian mega-projects are top priorities for Jakarta

Change at the top of Indonesia's upstream agency could provide the impetus needed for progress on the Indonesia Deepwater Development and Abadi LNG.

15 January 2019

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