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TAP counts on Greek support for Caspian link

Greek Foreign Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos has outlined his country’s commitment to the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) scheme, following a meeting with project executives this week.

5 September 2012
Pipelines

KRG to continue oil exports until mid-September

The Kurdistan Regional Government has pushed back the deadline for Baghdad to start paying for oil exports from the semi-autonomous region to 15 September.

4 September 2012
Pipelines

Supply diversification could lead to price rises in Ireland

Gas prices in Ireland could rise as a number of new supply sources become accessible to the Irish gas grid, rendering the Moffat interconnector unnecessary.

4 September 2012
Gas to Power

Subsidised gas underpins Malaysian power provider's BBB+

An increase in subsidised gas supplies will help offset upcoming LNG purchases for Malaysia’s state-controlled Tenaga Nasional Berhad, thereby allowing the peninsular power provider to maintain its BBB+ rating.

4 September 2012
Gas to Power

Limited impact from CSAPR ruling – consultancy

A US court of appeals has annulled the EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, which was expected to contribute to regulations forcing the closure of coal-fired plants. Consultancy Wood Mackenzie sees limited impact from the ruling.

3 September 2012
Pipelines

Yemen LNG gas pipeline repaired

The gas pipeline that feeds the Yemen LNG plant near Balhaf on the Gulf of Aden has been repaired and the facility is back up and running, Oman LNG said in a statement on Saturday.

3 September 2012
Gas to Power

Oil Search revises PNG supply deal to reflect ‘prevailing’ prices

Oil Search has signed a new contract for gas supply to the Hides power station in Papua New Guinea, extending an existing agreement while bringing it in line with the “prevailing market price for gas” in the country, the Australian explorer and producer announced on Monday.

3 September 2012
Pipelines

Yamal-Europe pipeline scheduled maintenance

The Yamal-Europe gas pipeline, which was halted for scheduled maintenance and repairs at 10am Moscow time (7am BST) on 28 August, started operating on 30 August, Gazprom said.

30 August 2012
Pipelines

Pipelines additions may delay US output decline

New pipelines in producing areas with insufficient infrastructure could derail efforts to rein in US gas output.

30 August 2012
Pipelines

West Africa Pipeline shut down after loss of pressure

The West Africa Gas Pipeline (WAGP) has shut down operations after a loss of pressure on the offshore portion of the line in Togo.

29 August 2012
Gas to Power

US gas boom pushes European power towards coal

As gas’ share of the United States power market has grown, the country has upped its coal exports, softening coal prices in Europe. This has helped to undermine gas’ competitiveness in the European power sector.

28 August 2012
Pipelines

New assembly to revive interest in Libya

While establishing security and laying the path for elections next year are the main focus for Libya’s 200-member national assembly, reviving interest in the oil and gas sector is a top priority.

28 August 2012
Pipelines

Gazprom signs MOU over possible construction of spur line from South Stream pipeline

Gazprom's Chairman Alexey Miller met with the President of the Republic of Srpska on Monday and signed a memorandum of understanding over the possible construction of a spur line from the South Stream pipeline.

25 August 2012
Gas to Power

Indonesia's nuclear plans 'highly ambitious'

Indonesia has done little to advance nuclear power projects despite forecasts that its power supplies will be strained over the next 10-15 years.

24 August 2012
Gas to Power

E.On Russia to drop Gazprom for Novatek in 2013

E.On Russia will be the first wholesale power company to buy all its gas from independent producers next year when it drops Gazprom for Novatek, the company said on Thursday.

24 August 2012
Gas to Power

E.On joins RWE in questioning new European power project potential

E.On will not invest in any new gas- or coal-fired power generation projects in Europe before 2020, a company spokesperson confirmed to Interfax on Friday, citing the continued presence of nuclear capacity.

24 August 2012
Gas to Power

E.On Russia to drop Gazprom for Novatek in 2013

E.On Russia will be the first wholesale power company to buy all its gas from independent producers next year when it drops Gazprom for Novatek, the company said on Thursday.

23 August 2012
Gas to Power

Gas gains in power market to offset lost demand

Gas’ growing share of the power generation market should enable it to offset a drop in demand predicted by Wood Mackenzie’s electricity consumption forecast

23 August 2012
Gas to Power

Poor spark spreads could close 5.4 GW of UK gas-fired plants

Dwindling spark spreads could force the closure of 5.4 gigawatts of gas-fired power plants in the UK, analysts have suggested.

23 August 2012
Storage

Gazprom interested in developing Belarusian gas infrastructure

Gazprom, which has become the owner of Beltransgaz, is keen to develop the Belarusian gas transportation system and increase the country's gas transit to European consumers, Alexei Miller, the company’s chief executive, said on Thursday.

23 August 2012

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