The Tesla Model X. The UK will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040. (Tesla) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gas ruled out from powering UK’s new electric cars

The UK’s ban on new fossil fuel-powered cars from 2040 will increase power demand, but new generation will mainly come from renewables, analysts say.

By Silvia Favasuli 27 July 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Insurgents blow up Balochistan pipeline

Insurgents have blown up a gas pipeline in Pakistan’s Balochistan region, the BBC reported on Thursday. Flows between a gas well and a processing plant were suspended as a result.

2 February 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Shanghai gas distributor boosts supply by 20%

Shanghai Gas Group, a local gas distributor, increased its gas deliveries to the city by 20.7% year-on-year to 5.42 billion cubic metres in 2011

2 February 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

CNPC ramps up gas pipeline deliveries in 2011

China's flagship West-East Gas Pipeline (WEP) boosted gas deliveries by 46.9% from a year earlier to 36 billion cubic metres in 2011, China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), the network's operator, ann

2 February 2012
Frank Umbach argues there should be a common EU policy on nuclear energy. (Microsoft) Pipelines, Storage & Power

The need for a common EU nuclear policy

Frank Umbach, of the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security, spoke to Interfax about the EU’s sanctions on Iran, relations with Russia and the lack of an EU-wide nuclear policy.

1 February 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Puerto Rico turns to gas to reduce costs

The United States territory of Puerto Rico has embarked on the largest gasification project in the Caribbean in decades, with plans to convert 2.7 gigawatts of electricity generation capacity in the n

1 February 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Scottish and Southern Energy to take two stations out of service

UK utility Scottish and Southern Energy is to take two gas-fired power stations out of service in late March 2012 for a period of extended maintenance to prepare the plants for “more flexible operations”.

31 January 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Tokyo to add 1 GW capacity

The city government of Tokyo plans to add 1 GW of gas-fired generation capacity in order to avoid the recurrence of rolling blackouts that occurred after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Dow Jones reported on Tuesday.

31 January 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

GOGC announces tender for Abasha Senaki pipeline

The Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation (GOGC) announced an international tender to construct the 29 km Abasha-Senaki section of the main Vostok-Zapad gas pipeline in western Georgia on Tuesday.

31 January 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Oman finalising pipeline plan

Oman is firming up plans to build 230 km pipeline to carry gas from centre of the country to the new Duqm Special Economic Zone (SEZ) on the Wusta coast, Yahya Khamis Juma al Zadjali, head of planning and engineering at the Duqm SEZ Authority told the Oman Daily Observer on Sunday.

30 January 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Pipeline attacked in Syria

An "armed terrorist group" have attacked and damaged a gas pipeline in Syria, the state-run SANA news agency reported on Monday.

30 January 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Cyprus’ DEFA to launch tender for three major gas pipelines

Cyprus’ state-owned Natural Gas Public Company will launch an engineering, procurement and construction tender this year for the construction of three pipelines to connect a proposed gas terminal with three fuel oil-fired power stations, which will soon be converted to run on gas.

30 January 2012
From left: Former Indian Petroleum Minister Murli Deora, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, Turkmen President Gurbanguli Berdymukhamedov and Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Ashgabat, 11 December 2010 (PA). Pipelines, Storage & Power

India, Pakistan promise to reach TAPI transit deal

While proposals to build pipelines connecting India to gas suppliers such as Myanmar and Iran remain embroiled in wrangles over strategic, security or transit issues, development of the $7.6 billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) interconnector is progressing– slowly, but steadily.

30 January 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

North Korea to push ahead with pipeline plans

Top North Korean officials have promised to forge ahead with plans to build a pipeline that would carry gas from Siberia, through North Korea and into South Korea – reaffirming the country’s commitment after the death of leader Kim Jong-il, The Korea Times reported on Friday.

27 January 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Kinder Morgan hopes to join shale-LNG dots

US pipeline firm is in talks with Cheniere to transport gas to the proposed Sabine Pass liquefaction plant. But the Sabine Pass liquefaction plant doesn’t exist yet.

27 January 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Shah Deniz choice far from clear

The Shah Deniz consortium is rapidly approaching its self-imposed deadline to reach a final decision on which pipeline will secure the right to pump gas volumes from the second phase of the Azerbaijan

27 January 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Nazarbayev orders construction of gas processing plant at Karachaganak field

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has ordered the completion of design work as a measure to begin construction of a gas processing plant at the Karachaganak field.

27 January 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Fluxys interested in OGE bid, increasing Interconnector stake

Gas grid operator Fluxys is interested in buying Germany’s Open Gas Europe distribution network, as well as increasing its stake in the Interconnector UK, the Belgian company’s Chief Executive Wal

27 January 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

First phase of Latvian gas storage project to cost $208 million

The development of the Incukalns gas storage facility in Latvia will cost €160 million over the next 10 years

26 January 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Indian companies in frame for Nigeria’s power privatisation

Indian companies figure heavily in the shortlist of candidates drawn up by the Nigerian government to participate in the privatisation of the African country’s power projects.

26 January 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Tamar partners sign fourth gas offtake contract

The Tamar partners have signed a $750 million contract to supply up to 3.3 billion cubic metres of gas to Hadera Paper Limited over 15 years, Israel’s Delek Group said in a statement on Wednesday.

26 January 2012

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