An aeroderivative gas turbine. China could massively expand its use of the technology. (Siemens) Pipelines, Storage & Power

China hopes aero engines will help gas power soar

Gas-fired distributed generation is trailing government targets, but localised manufacturing of turbine equipment could kickstart interest.

By Tang Tian 22 March 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Tanzania to seek Chinese funding for pipeline

Tanzania is seeking loans from China to fund the construction of a gas pipeline linking its onshore Mtwara Block to the commercial capital of Dar es Salaam – part of a plan to spend $739.6 million (TZS 1.2 trillion) on emergency power projects by the end of this year, according to a news report today.

15 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

India, Turkmenistan strike bilateral gas price deal for TAPI supplies

India and Turkmenistan have struck a bilateral agreement on the gas sales price for gas sold through the planned Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline, bypassing Pakistan and its push for a uniform gas price, according to a news report on Sunday.

15 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Shaoxing City to boast LNG storage depot by 2013

Shaoxing Gas Industry Group Corp., a state-owned gas distributor in Shaoxing City, will construct an LNG storage depot in October, state media reported on 11 August.

12 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Polish head’s Baku visit fails to clarify Trans-Caspian Pipeline

Polish President Komorowski announced that Poland supports South Corridor gas projects, but these projects must serve a greater EU purpose.

12 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Georgia looks to sell minority stake in North-South gas pipeline

Georgia’s government plans to sell to foreign investors a 25% stake in the Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation, the state-run operator of the North-South gas pipeline which runs from Russia to Armenia via Georgia.

12 August 2011
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Pakistan’s gas price hike will raise industry’s energy costs, group says

The Pakistani government’s decision to raise subsidised consumer gas tariffs by 13.55% will lead to higher electricity prices for most industrial producers at a time when the country should be spurring economic growth by reducing the cost of doing business, the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) has said.

11 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Petrobras receives FLNG proposals

Brazilian state-controlled company Petrobras has reportedly received three design proposals for floating LNG (FLNG) terminals that could help deliver gas from the country’s deep-water ‘pre-salt’ fields to the shore.

11 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Sinopec submits SNG pipeline plans to NDRC

Sinopec has submitted plans to the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) to build a coal-based synthetic natural gas (SNG) pipeline from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region to Zhejiang Province, the 21st Century Business Herald reported on 11 August.

11 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Changsha LNG storage depot to be completed by year end

Changsha ENN Gas Corp. (Changsha ENN Gas) will complete construction of a RMB 260 million ($40.43 million) LNG storage depot in Changsha City, Hunan Province by year's end, the Changsha Evening Post reported on 9 August.

10 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Dragon Oil profits soar but questions remain over Turkmen negotiations

Turkmenistan-focused company Dragon Oil today announced that its operating profits soared 135% in the first half of the year.

10 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Eni in talks with Fluxys over pipeline sale, but no deal yet

Italian oil and gas major Eni has not agreed to sell two of its European pipelines to Belgian gas operator Fluxys for $1.2 billion (€800 million), but the two companies have discussed the possibility, a source familiar with the talks told Interfax today.

10 August 2011
The Trans-ASEAN pipeline is a necessity for a country as resource poor as Singapore. (PA) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Trans-ASEAN pipeline may take a miracle

Gas demand in Asia will triple by 2035, but can the ASEAN nations overcome their differences to complete TAGP?

10 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Sinopec nears completion of pipeline linking Daniudi to Shaanxi Province

Sinopec expects to complete construction of a gas pipeline from Daniudi gas field in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to Yulin City in Shaanxi Province by the end of August, the firm announced today.

10 August 2011
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TAPI pipeline should extend to India’s neighbours, SAARC argues

The long-planned Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline should extend from India to Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bhutan to help fill growing gas shortages in those countries, the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation has recommended.

10 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Dutch court temporarily suspends Bergermeer gas storage project

The €800 million ($1.15 billion) Bergermeer gas storage project in the Netherlands has been temporarily suspended by a Dutch court due to environmental and safety concerns from local residents and pressure groups, a spokeswoman for the Dutch council of state confirmed on Wednesday.

10 August 2011
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Tepco ups LNG use for power generation for 5th month in July

Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) has increased its use of LNG in order to generate power for the Japanese market, Reuters reported on 9 August.

9 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Shangrao City updates gas pipelines for WEP link-up

Jiangxi province's Shangrao City is updating its gas pipeline network to receive natural gas from the second West-East Pipeline (WEP II), the Shangrao city government said on 4 August.

8 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

CNPC unit breaks ground on Lanzhou City gas pipeline

Lanzhou CNPC Kunlun Gas Corp. (CNPC Kunlun Gas), a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), began construction on 6 August of a cross-river gas pipeline intended to ease supply shortages this winter in Gansu's provincial capital of Lanzhou, state media reported on 8 August.

8 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Sakhalin-Khabarovsk-Vladivostok gas pipeline launch

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin launched the Sakhalin-Khabarovsk-Vladivostok gas pipeline, a major project of the Eastern Gas Program, at a ceremony on 8 September, Interfax reported from the launch ceremony.

8 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

CNPC unit breaks ground on Myanmar section of Sino-Myanmar Pipeline

The abundance of natural gas in Myanmar’s offshore waters has attracted international attention, especially from China and its regional rival India.

5 August 2011

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