National Iranian Gas Co. at the World Gas Conference 2015. Pipelines, Storage & Power

Iran ready to send more gas to Iraq

While Iran has nearly finished building the spur from IGAT-6 to the Iraqi border, delays on Iraq's side may hold up supplies.

By Verity Ratcliffe 19 January 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

TransCanada selected for GasLink project

Royal Dutch Shell has selected TransCanada to design, build and operate the proposed Coastal GasLink project, a C$4 billion, 700 km gas pipeline connecting gas-producing areas such as the Montney and Horn River shales to LNG Canada, a Shell-led joint venture with PetroChina, Kogas and Mitsubishi to build an LNG export facility on Canada’s west co

6 June 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Local opposition plagues UK storage project

Plans for new gas storage facilities in the UK have suffered a further setback, with Lancashire County Council formally objecting to plans to build new caverns for up to 900 million cubic metres (MMcm) of gas storage.

6 June 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Injection begins at Germany's giant caverns

Germany's largest utility E.On began injecting gas into the new Etzel salt cavern storage project in Lower Saxony on Sunday, providing another option for regulating North Sea gas and pipeline imports from Nord Stream.

6 June 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

China targets 100 bcm of gas storage by 2030

China will target roughly 100 billion cubic metres of gas in underground storage capacity by 2030, a similar storage volume to Europe or the entire Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

6 June 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

CNPC and Sinopec to link pipelines in Wuxue

China’s two largest energy producers have a plan to connect their largest gas pipelines at a juncture in the city of Wuzue in Hubei.

6 June 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gazprom eyes gas-powered generation in Europe

Investment in gas-powered generation in Europe is not profitable in the current economic climate, Gazprom Chief Executive Alexei Miller said at the annual European Business Congress meeting. However, a Gazprom representative confirmed to Interfax that the company continues to review the possibility of projects involving gas-fuelled generation in Eu

1 June 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gazprom, Slovenia set up joint venture for implementing South Stream project

Gazprom and Slovenia’s Plinovodi have signed the founding documents for the South Stream Slovenia joint venture at a meeting with Gazprom Chief Executive Alexei Miller and Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa.

1 June 2012
An aerial photo of northern Uganda Pipelines, Storage & Power

Uganda to use gas to generate electricity – minister

Big oil finds in Uganda’s Lake Albert also include associated gas that is desperately needed to alleviate a crisis in the country’s energy supply.

1 June 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

No agreement yet on Gazprom, Naftogaz Ukrainy changes

Even preliminary agreements on changing gas contracts have not been reached between Gazprom and Naftogaz Ukrainy, Gazprom Chief Executive Alexei Miller told Interfax.

1 June 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

PetroChina secures private investment for WEP III

PetroChina has signed up three new stakeholders, including a domestic private investment vehicle, to participate in the planned third West-East Gas Pipeline (WEP III), at a ceremony in Beijing on Wednesday.

31 May 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

KazTransGas may raise gas price for Kyrgyzstan

KazTransGas, the operator of Kazakhstan’s gas transport system, may increase the price of gas for Kyrgyzstan with the aim of recouping its investment in the joint Kazakh-Kyrgyz company Kyrkazgas.

31 May 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Decision on Tanzania's $1 billion pipeline 'imminent'

A final decision on the construction of a pipeline connecting Mnazi Bay with capital city Dar es Salaam in Tanzania is “imminent” as the financing is almost in place, Wentworth Resources Managing Director Geoff Bury told Interfax this week.

31 May 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Huadian to invest $708 mln on gas power project in Foshan

China Huadian, one of the country’s largest state-owned power producers, will invest RMB 4.5 billion ($708.41 million) to build a gas-fired distributed power project in the city of Foshan in Guangdong Province, the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission announced on Tuesday.

30 May 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

BP opens discussions to triple South Caucasus gas pipeline capacity

BP has presented a report which estimates the environmental and social effects of expanding the South Caucasus gas pipeline (Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum).

30 May 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

CNPC and Sinopec to link cross-country pipelines

Two cross-country pipelines owned by China’s top two gas producers will be coupled in Hubei Province in the first such alignment between the country’s state-owned energy majors, an executive with one of the producers confirmed to Interfax on Monday.

29 May 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Spanish ambition to become ‘transit country for gas’

While the eurozone crisis threatens the very existence of a currency union, Spain’s Enagás is pushing ahead with plans to consolidate the internal energy market.

28 May 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Tethys eyes China market to develop Kazakh gas

Tethys Petroleum is eagerly awaiting the construction of a spur to the Central Asia-China gas pipeline that will allow the company to sell its gas in Kazakhstan to China.

28 May 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Turkey’s Kurdish gas gambit sparks regional tensions

Gas developers in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region are looking to exploit the emerging political alliance between the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Turkey by making headway on plans to start pipeline exports north of the border.

25 May 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

BP confirms smaller Nabucco pipeline option

BP confirmed on Friday that it no longer considers the Nabucco pipeline an option for transporting Azerbaijani gas to Europe but that it is still considering the smaller Nabucco West pipeline.

25 May 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Power sector looks safe from Argentine government, says executive

An executive from global power giant AES has played down the possibility that the Argentine government will nationalise assets in the electricity sector. However, he admitted the investment climate in the country was more risky after President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner wrested control of YPF from Spanish company Repsol in April.

25 May 2012

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