Auto rickshaws in New Delhi. The Indian government hopes gas will reduce transport sector pollution. (PA) Gas for Transport

India aiming to boost use of LNG as transport fuel

Increasing calls to reduce air pollution in India’s urban centres are causing the government to throw its weight behind LNG as a transport fuel.

Chevron’s Platong 2 platform off the coast of Thailand. (Chevron) Policy & Regulation

Calls for new NOC may derail Thai gas output

Thailand is facing rising energy demand and needs to boost its gas output, but political pressure is delaying critical new laws.

Global Markets

Indonesia withdraws from OPEC over production limits

Indonesia has temporarily withdrawn from OPEC following the organisation’s decision to cut global production by 1.2 million barrels of oil per day next year.

2 December 2016
LNG

Samsung Heavy Industries cancels FPSO order

South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries is cancelling a KRW 907.6 billion order from an unconfirmed European company for an FPSO unit.

2 December 2016
Policy & Regulation

Pakistan should prioritise gas for industry this winter – executives

Pakistani industrial executives have urged the government to prioritise supplying gas to industry over the winter.

2 December 2016
Pipelines, Storage & Power

India’s pipeline network to double over next five years – minister

India’s gas pipeline network is expected to double in size over the next five years.

2 December 2016
Policy & Regulation

Vietnam looks to wind for 7% of power by 2020

Vietnam plans to source up to 7% of its power from wind by 2020.

1 December 2016
Supply & Demand

Pakistan and Russia agree on transit price for north-south link

Pakistan and Russia have agreed on a transit price for the $2 billion north-south pipeline, which will transport gas from Pakistan’s LNG terminals in Karachi to Lahore.

1 December 2016
LNG

Thailand’s Map Ta Phut LNG expansion nears completion

Expansion work at Thailand’s Map Ta Phut LNG terminal is nearly finished.

1 December 2016
LNG

South Korea’s LNG imports up by 9% in October

South Korea is looking to replenish its LNG stocks as it heads into winter, with imports growing by around 1 mt month on month.

1 December 2016
Policy & Regulation

South Korea announces plans to double renewable output by 2025

South Korea’s energy ministry has announced a series of incentives designed to double the country’s renewable energy output by 2025.

30 November 2016
Companies & Finance

Gail India seeks $964 mln in state funding for pipeline projects

State-owned Gail India is seeking INR 66 billion ($964 million) from India’s government to partly fund two gas pipeline projects.

30 November 2016
Companies & Finance

India investing $20 mln to double gas consumption

India plans to double its gas consumption in five years by investing $20 billion in gas exploration.

30 November 2016
LNG

Japanese firms make move on Pakistan’s LNG tender

Japanese companies Mitsubishi, Mitsui and Marubeni have expressed interest in Pakistan’s LNG purchase tender.

29 November 2016
Companies & Finance

Six oil and gas workers kidnapped in Pakistan

Six Pakistani oil and gas workers have been kidnapped near Drazinda, a village in the Federally Administered Tribal Area of northwestern Pakistan.

28 November 2016
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gas to struggle against coal in Asia power sector – IEA

Gas will increase its share of Asia's energy mix over the next 25 years, but it will play a relatively small role in regional power, according to the IEA.

28 November 2016
Supply & Demand

Punjab to get uninterrupted gas supply for first time in five years

Industries in the Indian state of Punjab will receive an uninterrupted gas supply for the first time this winter after more than five years of shortages

24 November 2016
Exploration & Production

India’s licensing round hooks mostly minnows

India's small discovered fields round attracted a large number of bids from small domestic companies, but it failed to attract much interest from the big players.

24 November 2016
LNG

Pressure on Exxon increases from PNG LNG landowners

Landowners in Papua New Guinea are putting pressure on the government and ExxonMobil to ensure the disbursement of benefits owed from their share of PNG LNG.

23 November 2016
Exploration & Production

Lion’s share increases in Indonesia’s South Block A

Lion Energy has increased its interest in South Block A in Indonesia by 5.7%, the company has said.

23 November 2016
LNG

Samsung close to winning Coral South FLNG vessel order

Samsung Heavy Industries is close to landing a $2.5 billion order to build the Coral South FLNG vessel for Eni

23 November 2016
Exploration & Production

India to award small field blocks by end-2016

India will award the blocks offered in the country’s recent small discovered oil and gas fields bidding round by the end of the year.

23 November 2016

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