An LNG tanker at the Netherlands’ Gate terminal. Low charter rates may force shipowners to pool vessels. (Gate) LNG

Low charter rates force LNG shippers to get creative

Shipowners need to work together and be more imaginative to endure the low charter rates the industry faces over the coming years, experts say.

By Andrew Walker 25 April 2017
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24 April 2017
LNG

Global small-scale LNG fleet expands

The small-scale LNG shipping fleet has shown sustained growth over recent years, and three-quarters of all vessels are on long-term charter.

24 April 2017
LNG

LNG trading fleet set to sail for crowded waters

Increasing amounts of shipped goods are increasing marine traffic around the world. This map shows the location of maritime incidents recorded since the beginning of 2007.

21 April 2017
The commissioning cargo at Chevron’s Gorgon LNG, which started up last year. (Chevron) LNG

IOCs focus on debottlenecking current LNG plants

Debottlenecking existing LNG trains is a means of expanding production at low cost, industry executives say.

19 April 2017
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18 April 2017
Companies & Finance

Global upstream M&A hits $136 bln in 2016

Mergers and acquisitions in the upstream oil and gas sector amounted to $136 billion in 2016, Evaluate Energy has reported.

13 April 2017
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10 April 2017
The use of blockchain technology could enable neighbours to trade electricity from solar panels. (PA) Global Markets

Blockchain tech holds potential for energy sector

Using a ‘distributed ledger’ could help the energy sector increase efficiency, deal with clients and track every part of the production chain.

7 April 2017
An LNG tanker in South Korea. The country is looking to sign fewer long-term contracts. (Kogas) LNG

IOCs turn attention to small-scale LNG

The small-scale LNG market will attract increasing attention from IOCs as they seek to open new markets and encourage demand growth.

4 April 2017
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3 April 2017
A drop in US emissions was attributed to growth in shale gas supplies. (Helge Hansen - Statoil) Policy & Regulation

IEA emissions data shows gas faces uphill struggle

Gas is not cheap enough in most regions for it to take advantage of the move to a lower-carbon world, data from the IEA suggests.

3 April 2017
Alternative Fuels

Global wind power grows by 20% in 2015

A total of 64 GW of wind power was installed worldwide in 2015, around 20% more than the year before.

29 March 2017
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27 March 2017
Solar panels on a rooftop in Berlin, Germany. (Berliner Energieagentur) Alternative Fuels

Utilities must face new world of smart cities

As urban populations expand and technology steps in to make cities sustainable, the way we produce, distribute and consume energy will change radically.

24 March 2017
Gas for Transport

IGU demands clear rules to boost LNG as a marine fuel

LNG can play crucial role in enabling cleaner marine transport and governments must set clear guidelines to help its deployment worldwide, the International Gas Union has said.

23 March 2017
Exploration & Production

Failing on low-carbon agenda could strand $1.3 tln in assets – IEA

Oil and gas companies that fail to adapt to a lower-carbon energy agenda could leave $1 trillion of oil assets and $300 billion of gas assets stranded, the IEA says.

21 March 2017
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20 March 2017
Protesters on top of a coal train bound for the UK’s Drax power station in 2008. (PA) Policy & Regulation

Leaving it in the ground is unrealistic

The debate over the proper balance between capitalism and climate is becoming increasingly polarised.

17 March 2017
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Companies & Finance

Gazprom closes international offices

Gazprom has closed its offices in Turkey, Japan and India.

13 March 2017

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