Jim Menard, general manager. (The Weather Company) Companies & Finance

Weather forecasters have more to offer the upstream

Improvements in weather forecasting technology are starting to benefit upstream operators with greater coverage and longer forecasts, says The Weather Company’s Jim Menard.

The Gate LNG terminal in the Netherlands. The country’s TTF price point will likely affect bunkering costs. (Gate LNG) Gas for Transport

Costs preventing shipowners switching to LNG

The global LNG glut is good news for shipowners considering switching to the fuel, but they need regulatory certainty and a developed market.

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16 January 2017
The Peterhead power plant, where Shell had planned to use CCS technology. (Shell) Policy & Regulation

Gas industry must act to secure its future

The industry needs to realise there’s still work to be done if it is going to convince the public of gas’s potential as a bridge fuel to a low-carbon world.

13 January 2017
Gas for Transport

Japanese JV announces new marine sulphur scrubbing success

A joint venture of Japanese companies has successfully tested a new scrubber system for removing sulphur oxides from marine diesel engines.

12 January 2017
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9 January 2017
LNG

Bearish outlook for LNG prices as fundamentals weaken – BAML

The global outlook for LNG prices is bearish, with weak fundamentals expected to force spot prices downwards, Bank of America Merrill Lynch has said.

6 January 2017
Global Markets

Barclays releases ‘black swan’ list for 2017

UK bank Barclays has released a list of 13 possible ‘black swans’ – or extreme events – that could have a dramatic effect on commodity prices in 2017.

5 January 2017
LNG

LNG projects saw significant growth in 2016

The amount of LNG export capacity added in 2016 was second only to 2009, and is set to grow further next year.

22 December 2016
LNG

FIDs for LNG projects lowest since 1999 – Barclays

The number of FIDs for LNG projects hit its lowest level since 1999 this year, analysts at Barclays said in a research report released on Friday.

21 December 2016
A tanker delivering a cargo to Singapore’s LNG terminal. New price indices will be launched in East Asia. (BG Group) LNG

LNG has too many price indices, and not enough

Market players consider LNG to be ripe for trading as a commodity, but say more price transparency is needed.

20 December 2016
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19 December 2016
Exploration & Production

World Bank confirms increase in global gas flaring

The World Bank Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership has reported that gas flared at global oil production sites has increased over the past five years.

19 December 2016
Malaysia’s Melaka LNG terminal. The LNG market could see a shift in demand sources. (Petronas) LNG

BP and Shell ready for new LNG landscape

Industry execs offered mixed opinions and varied plans for demand-side growth in the LNG market at the CWC World LNG Summit in Barcelona.

14 December 2016
Exploration & Production

Global increase in gas flaring – World Bank

Global flared gas volumes have risen over the past five years, according to World Bank data.

13 December 2016
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12 December 2016
LNG

New LNG exporters keep cargoes close to home

LNG exporters in Australia and America are delivering mostly within their own regions, but some cargoes are making longer journeys.

12 December 2016
An Excelerate FSRU at Argentina’s Escobar terminal. (Argentine energy ministry) LNG

FSRUs – this year’s must-have toy

LNG shipping companies are starting to place orders for FSRUs to meet demand from the large number of projects seeking to use the technology.

9 December 2016
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5 December 2016
Gas arrived in Kingston earlier this year from New Fortress Energy aboard the Golar Arctic. (JPS) LNG

Gas-to-power projects to boost LNG demand

Gas-to-power projects using FSRUs could create 45 mtpa of LNG demand worldwide by 2040 by offering a cheap alternative to oil-based fuels.

1 December 2016
Exploration & Production

Decommissioning activity set for global surge

The decommissioning of ageing offshore oil and gas platforms is increasing dramatically worldwide, with more than 600 projects expected to be disposed of during the next five years.

30 November 2016
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