Nord Stream 2 pipes arriving in Kotka, Finland. (Nord Stream 2, Axel Schmidt) Global Markets

Nord Stream 2 backers shun Russia-EU legal deal

The developers of Nord Stream 2 do not share the European Commission’s view that a separate legal framework is needed for Russian infrastructure.

By Andreas Walstad 23 May 2017
Global Markets

Beijing calls on US to cancel sanctions on Bank of Kunlun

Beijing has reportedly called on Washington to retract sanctions imposed on China’s Bank of Kunlun, 82% owned by state-run China National Petroleum Corp.

1 August 2012
Global Markets

Bearish Q3 sentiment offsets Chinese gas stock gains in July

Hong Kong-listed gas stocks fared well in July, but gains were offset by poor showings from companies listed on the two mainland bourses, following a weak third quarter outlook for China.

31 July 2012
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CPC set to raise gas sales price in Taiwan

Chinese Petroleum Corp. intends to raise its gas sales price in Taiwan by 2.99% starting on 2 August, the China Post reported on Tuesday.

31 July 2012
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31 July 2012
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US Treasury urged to block CNOOC's Nexen deal

United States Democratic congressman Edward Markey urged Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to block China National Offshore Oil Corp.’s acquisition of Canada’s Nexen unless the Chinese company pays royalties on production from royalty-exempt leases in the US Gulf of Mexico, or gives up ownership in the blocks, in a 30 July letter.

31 July 2012
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Ceiling price for liquefied gas in Kazakhstan set at $239/t

The ceiling wholesale price for liquefied gas in Kazakhstan has been set at KZT 35,805/t ($239), exclusive of VAT.

30 July 2012
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Ofgem publishes initial price control proposals

British energy regulator Ofgem published its initial proposals for the transmission and gas distribution price controls which will run between 2013 and 2021, providing more details to an original document provided on 16 July.

30 July 2012
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Russian court orders BP to pay damages to TNK-BP

BP has been ordered by a Russian court to pay damages amounting to RUB 100.4 billion ($3.1 billion) to TNK-BP Holding minority shareholder Andrei Prokhorov over the company’s failed tie-up with Rosneft.

27 July 2012
Global Markets

UK near-term prices fall

The expected arrival of three LNG tankers into the UK’s South Hook LNG import facility and one to the Isle of Grain caused UK near-term gas prices to fall significantly on Friday, as Europe began to feel the effect of waning spot cargo demand in the Far East.

27 July 2012
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Algerian security forces increase checks on oil and gas facilities after suicide attack

Algerian security forces have increased checks near oil and gas facilities in the country after a suicide attack near a Gendarmerie base at Ouargla, the North Africa United website reported on Friday.

27 July 2012
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Gas transit tariff hike

The tariff for Russian gas transit across Ukraine increased to $3.11 for 1 thousand cubic metres per 100 km in the second quarter of 2012, the Ukrainian Eurobond emissions prospectus said on Wednesday.

25 July 2012
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Chavez suggests Respol finds 'friendly' YPF solution

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez suggested on Monday that Spain's Repsol come to a "friendly" agreement with Argentina's government over the renationalisation of Argentine oil and gas company YPF in April.

24 July 2012
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Cyprus Opportunity Energy shares listed

Cyprus Opportunity Energy, a unit of Israel Opportunity Oil & Gas Exploration listed its shares on the Cyprus Stock Exchange last week at a market value of €14 million, Globes reported on Sunday.

23 July 2012
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23 July 2012
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Polish gas exchange may be online in 2012

Poland’s gas exchange could still be inaugurated this year, despite fears it would be delayed, Ireneusz Lazor, chief executive of POLPX told Polish website wnp.pl on Wednesday.

18 July 2012
Machu Picchu is being used by Survival, the human rights organisation to highlight the plight of indigenous people in Peru. (SXC) Global Markets

On the Inca trail

A human rights organisation is using unorthodox methods to raise awareness about gas exploration in Peru.

18 July 2012
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Kadima may leave Israel coalition govt

Israel’s centrist Kadima party announced on Tuesday that it would leave the coalition government lead by Benjamin Netanyahu after only 10 weeks, the Financial Times reported.

18 July 2012
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Argentine government warns Premier Oil of 'illegal' exploration

The Argentine government has sent a letter to Premier Oil warning the UK-listed company that oil and gas exploration on the Argentine continental shelf near the disputed Falkland Islands would be “illegal”.

17 July 2012
Vesseltracker: the LNG tanker-spotter’s app of choice. Global Markets

Ten apps that you need

Wildcat has scoured the App Store and found, in no particular order, ten of the best smartphone applications for the gas industry.

17 July 2012
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16 July 2012

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