The location of the Rhum field in the North Sea Policy & Regulation

IOC still waiting for share of Rhum profit

EU sanctions no longer apply to Iranian Oil Co. UK, but it is yet to gain access to its share of proceeds from gas produced from a field it jointly owns in the North Sea.

Location of the Aphrodite and Ishai concessions in the East Mediterranean. Policy & Regulation

Cyprus-Israel gas deal waits on reunification talks

Progress on a deal to unitise reserves on the Cyprus-Israel maritime border is being held back by the prospect of the island’s reunification.

Global Markets

Jordan trying to get special treatment on Israeli gas deal

Jordan is pushing for concessions from Israel in return for buying gas from the Leviathan field, according to a Financial Times report.

26 September 2016 14:07 GMT

Glencore, Trafigura and BB Energy to ship LNG to Egypt

Egypt has chosen Glencore, Trafigura and BB Energy to supply it with a total of three LNG cargoes.

26 September 2016 14:04 GMT
Alternative Fuels

Abu Dhabi nuclear plant nearing completion

Construction of the Barakah nuclear power plant in Abu Dhabi is 70% complete, according to Mohamed al-Hammadi, chief executive of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp.

26 September 2016 13:45 GMT
Alternative Fuels

Marubeni and Jinko bid for Abu Dhabi solar plant

A consortium comprising Marubeni and Jinko Solar submitted the lowest bid to build a 350 MW solar photovoltaic project in Abu Dhabi.

23 September 2016 14:27 GMT
Exploration & Production

India and Iran continue negotiations on Farzad B

A delegation from India will visit Tehran over the next week to finalise a deal for the development of the Farzad B gas field.

23 September 2016 14:27 GMT
Policy & Regulation

Dolphinus and TAQA request Egyptian import permit

Dolphinus Holdings and TAQA Arabia have requested a permit from the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. to import gas to Egypt

23 September 2016 14:26 GMT
Global Markets

Siemens supplying compressors for Aramco’s Jazan plant

Saudi Aramco has selected Siemens to provide compressors for its $2.1 billion industrial gas complex in Jazan, Saudi Arabia.

23 September 2016 14:24 GMT
Exploration & Production

Eni lifts estimate for Baltim South West

Eni has raised its estimate for gas in place at Egypt's Baltim South West field to 28.32 billion cubic metres

22 September 2016 11:33 GMT
Exploration & Production

Egypt leads drop in Middle East drilling activity

The number of rigs targeting gas in the Middle East fell to 94 in August from 102 in the previous month, led by declining activity in Egypt and Pakistan.

22 September 2016 8:55 GMT
Companies & Finance

Qatar banks sells $1.26 bln in debt offer

Qatar’s central bank sold QAR 4.6 billion ($1.26 billion) of conventional and Islamic government bonds on Tuesday in its second domestic government debt offer this year.

21 September 2016 13:53 GMT
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Saudi KAD wins major pipeline contract

Saudi Aramco has selected local engineering, procurement and construction company Saudi KAD for a major gas pipeline project.

20 September 2016 14:41 GMT
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Costs rise as Iran to Oman pipeline avoids UAE waters

The estimated cost of laying a subsea gas pipeline between Iran and Oman has risen after its proposed route was adjusted to avoid waters controlled by the UAE.

15 September 2016 13:52 GMT
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Iranian oilfield injections up 27%

Gas injections at southern Iranian oilfields increased by 27% year on year in the five months to 20 August.

14 September 2016 14:11 GMT
The jetty at Egypt’s Idku LNG plant. The facility has been idled since 2014. (BG Group) Companies & Finance

Shell keeps Israeli gas producers guessing

The Anglo-Dutch giant is considering using Israeli gas to supply its Idku LNG plant in Egypt, but experts say this scenario is far from certain.

14 September 2016 9:49 GMT
Supply & Demand

Iran boosts South Pars gas condensate exports by 76%

Gas condensate exports from Iran’s South Pars field increased by 76% in the first five months of the year.

13 September 2016 12:53 GMT
Supply & Demand

Output from Egypt’s Nooros field hits nearly 20 MMcm/d

Egypt’s Nooros field is producing gas at a rate of 19.8 million cubic metres per day from seven wells, according to Eni, which has a stake in the field.

13 September 2016 12:51 GMT
Companies & Finance

Petsec Energy opens Yemen office

Australia-listed Petsec Energy has opened an office in Sana’a, Yemen.

12 September 2016 13:31 GMT
Supply & Demand

Iranian gas exports to Europe are uneconomic – NIGEC

The cost of exporting gas from Iran to Europe makes it an uneconomical option, Alireza Kameli, managing director of National Iranian Gas Exports Co., has said.

12 September 2016 13:29 GMT
Alternative Fuels

Iran starts building second nuclear plant

Iran started building a second nuclear plant on Saturday following its landmark deal with international powers last year.

12 September 2016 13:07 GMT
Exploration & Production

Israel tries to entice IOCs to exploration round

Israel is using its low rate of government take to encourage IOCs to bid in its offshore oil and gas licensing round.

12 September 2016 9:20 GMT

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