BTL Group has completed a successful trial with BP and other companies. (BP plc) Companies & Finance

Scale-up planned for blockchain gas trading

BTL Group is working to scale up a blockchain project that will simplify gas trading and make it safer, according to the company’s chief innovation officer.

By Silvia Favasuli 20 June 2017
Companies & Finance

Poland to pay for half of Baltic Pipe project

Polish transmission system operator Gaz-System will pay around €1.7 billion to cover about half of the cost of the Baltic Pipe.

12 June 2017
Workers maintain the thermal power station at Takoradi, Ghana. (Jonathan Ernst, World Bank) Companies & Finance

US-funded bodies likely to privatise Ghana power

With state-owned Electricity Company of Ghana accumulating debts from consumers to suppliers, privatisation is looking likely.

12 June 2017
Companies & Finance

Drop expected in capital spending on Canada’s Atlantic coast

Capital spending on major projects on Canada’s Atlantic coast is expected to fall by 7% this year, to $13 billion.

9 June 2017
Companies & Finance

MIE Holdings seals deal to buy Canadian E&P assets

Hong Kong-listed MIE Holdings has signed a deal to buy Canadian oil and gas exploration and production assets.

9 June 2017
Companies & Finance

Total set to invest in Morocco and South Africa

Total wants to invest in gas and power infrastructure projects in Morocco and South Africa.

9 June 2017
Companies & Finance

Azerbaijan’s energy minister dies

Natig Aliyev, Azerbaijan’s energy minister, has died in the Florence Nightingale clinic in Istanbul, Turkey, the country’s media reported on Friday.

9 June 2017
Companies & Finance

PTTEP and Petronas seek cooperation in disputed waters

Thailand’s PTTEP and Malaysia’s Petronas are deepening their ties in exploring and developing offshore acreage in disputed waters.

8 June 2017
Companies & Finance

PDO signs Petrofac for Oman projects

Petroleum Development Oman has selected Petrofac for engineering, procurement and construction management support services for oil and gas projects in Oman.

8 June 2017
Companies & Finance

Sonatrach and Repsol reach amicable agreement

Sonatrach and Repsol have signed an accord to end their disagreements amicably.

8 June 2017
Companies & Finance

Rockhopper Exploration sells non-core assets in Italy

UK-based oil and gas company Rockhopper Exploration has sold a portfolio of its Italian onshore non-core interests to fellow UK company Northern Petroleum.

8 June 2017
South Point Energy Center in Arizona. The US is already on its way to lower emissions. (Calpine) Companies & Finance

Will Paris damage Brand USA?

Will the United States’s withdrawal from the Paris agreement make LNG importers wary of ‘Made in America’? Experts are divided.

8 June 2017
The use of LNG trucks for supplies is helping drive demand for the fuel. (Shandong Hengfu Luzhou New Energy) Companies & Finance

Cheap LNG winning over industry fans in Shandong

Gas-on-gas competition is rising in the Chinese province of Shandong, as LNG prices lure customers away from piped supplies.

8 June 2017
Companies & Finance

Kazmunaigas will ship 5 bcm to CNPC in 2017-2018

Kazakhstan’s Kazmunaigas will supply China National Petroleum Corp. with 5 billion cubic metres of gas this year and next, TSO Kaztransgas has said.

7 June 2017
Companies & Finance

US planning new sanctions on Russia – intelligence chief

The head of Russia’s foreign intelligence service, the SVR, has claimed the US plans to increase sanctions on Russia, particularly in the field of energy.

7 June 2017
Companies & Finance

Greece will launch new DESFA privatisation tender in June

Greece will launch a new tender this June to privatise the country’s gas grid operator DESFA.

7 June 2017
Companies & Finance

BP and Eni go ahead with blockchain gas trading project

BP and Eni are extending a pilot project to apply blockchain technology to gas trading.

7 June 2017
Lynn and Inner Dowsing wind farm. Renewables and storage are becoming competitive with gas. (Centrica) Companies & Finance

Time is running out for low-carbon switch

A lack of clarity in how oil and gas companies plan to adapt to a low-carbon economy is presenting a major risk for investors.

7 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
Companies & Finance

Gazprom denies Naftogaz claims on Stockholm ruling

Gazprom has denied reports by Ukraine’s Naftogaz Ukrainy that the Stockholm arbitration court has cancelled the Russian company’s $34.5 billion take-or-pay claim.

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

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

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