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The CCS research centre in Mongstad, Norway Projects

The gas industry must look outside Europe to survive

The gas industry needs to accept reality and find a new role outside Europe if it wants to prosper in a low-carbon future.

18 May 2018
Projects

Gas supply problems turning companies away from Trinidad

Gas supply disruptions have made Trinidad and Tobago a less attractive location for new petrochemical projects., an industry figure has said.

18 May 2018
Projects

Beijing restates rights to South China Sea in response to Rosneft drilling

China has reasserted its rights over oil and gas exploration in the South China Sea after Russia’s Rosneft started drilling offshore Vietnam this week in an area claimed by Beijing

18 May 2018
Discoveries & Reserves

SDX Energy confirms South Disouq gas find in Egypt

London-listed SDX Energy has announced it has encountered gas on its Ibn Yunus 1X well at its South Disouq permit in Egypt.

18 May 2018
Work on South Pars. Projects

Total unlikely to receive sanctions waiver for South Pars

US sanctions mean the French major will likely pull out of Phase 11, and if its Chinese partner does likewise then Iran will have to go it alone.

18 May 2018
Discoveries & Reserves

Asia Pacific rig count remains low

The number of rigs drilling for gas in the region remains in the doldrums despite oil prices creeping up.

18 May 2018
Projects

Philippines seeks $2.8 bln compensation from Malampaya contractors

The Philippines is seeking $2.8 billion in compensation from the contractors working on the Malampaya gas field

17 May 2018
Projects

Total to exit South Pars without Iran sanctions waiver

Total has confirmed it will exit Iran’s South Pars project if it cannot secure a waiver from sanctions imposed on Tehran by the United States.

17 May 2018
The Dolphin platform in Trinidad Discoveries & Reserves

Shell on the comeback trail in Trinidad

Shell has set out its targets for Trinidad and Tobago's Starfish field – part of the gas-rich East Coast Marine Area.

17 May 2018
Projects

Dangote Group unveils $3 bln funding for Nigeria gas pipeline

Nigeria’s Dangote Group has unveiled its five-year investment plan, which will see more than $23 billion spent on a variety Nigerian projects.

16 May 2018
Projects

Rosneft looks to expand in Vietnam

Russia’s Rosneft is looking to Vietnam as part of its international expansion plans.

16 May 2018
Projects

Shell to leave Panna-Mukta-Tapti fields – report

Shell will leave the PMT fields offshore India once its production-sharing contract expires in December 2019

16 May 2018
Energy minister Gabriel Obiang Lima Projects

Equatorial Guinea diversifies gas supplies for EGLNG

The government intends to use gas from the offshore Alen field to supply the Punta Europa LNG plant.

16 May 2018
Projects

Norway’s gas and oil production drops in April

Oil and gas production from the Norwegian Continental Shelf fell in April compared with the previous month.

16 May 2018
Licensing Rounds

Up to 195 mt on offer in India’s next licensing round – oil minister

India will offer more than 195 mt of hydrocarbon reserves in its next licensing round, Oil Minister Dharmendhra Pradhan has said

15 May 2018
Ophir Energy exploration in East Africa Projects

Clock ticking on FID for Fortuna FLNG

Ophir Energy is under pressure to take an FID on the Fortuna FLNG project in Equatorial Guinea before it loses its gas supplies.

15 May 2018
Licensing Rounds

Qualifying companies announced for Brazil’s pre-salt auction

Local press has reported that 16 companies have qualified to participate in Brazil’s pre-salt auction on 7 June.

14 May 2018
Projects

Argentina to approve 19 Vaca Muerta projects by June

Argentina’s government plans to approve 19 unconventional gas projects in the country’s Vaca Muerta formation by June

14 May 2018
Projects

Ophir farms out Equatorial Guinea stake to Kosmos

Ophir Energy has signed an agreement for Kosmos Energy to acquire a 40% interest in the EG-24 exploration licence offshore Equatorial Guinea.

14 May 2018
Projects

CNPC undecided on Total’s South Pars stake

CNPC has not yet decided if it will take over Iran’s South Pars gas project if US sanctions force Total to withdraw.

14 May 2018

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