Essar gas-fire power plant Pipelines, Storage & Power

India’s ‘Power for All’ policy could boost gas demand

India’s scheme to increase grid connections could boost the use of its thermal power plants, but there are reservations over how much it will increase gas demand growth.

By Andrew Walker 12 December 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Mild weather sees US gas inventories reach record high

United States natural gas inventories reached record highs for the third consecutive year with total inventories for the week ending 11 November 6.2% above the five-year average, at 3.85 trillion cubic feet (109 billion cubic metres).

18 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

CNPC sets 2015 gas targets with an eye on pricing reforms

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) has set an ambitious five-year course to take a greater share of China’s gas market, but its success will depend on the loosening of price controls and a jump in imports.

18 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

CNPC to complete major cross-country pipeline by end of 2013

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), China's largest gas pipeline operator, will complete construction of the long-awaited third West-East Pipeline (WEP III) by the end of 2013, a top executive with a CNPC subsidiary said on Wednesday at the third Asia Pipeline Summit in Beijing.

17 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

CNPC to lay 30,000 km of gas pipelines by 2015

State-owned energy giant China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) plans to install approximately 30,000 km of gas pipelines over the next five years, nearly doubling the length of its network, a CNPC official said at the Third Asia Pipeline Summit in Beijing on Wednesday.

16 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

United States envoy suggests pipeline project alternatives to Nabucco

Although the United States supports the 3,900 km EU-backed Nabucco pipeline project, the US Secretary of State’s envoy for Eurasian energy matters, Richard Morningstar told a Baku news conference there are concerns over the economics of the €10 billion ($13.4 billion) project, and a cheaper alternative to Nabucco may be a better choice to deliv

16 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Regional power line boosts LNG import prospects

Central America will be closer to becoming a natural gas user when the first regional power interconnector launches next year. But experts warn better power market integration will be required to make LNG imports in the energy poor region financially feasible.

15 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

CNPC completes construction of Jiangsu’s second UGS facility

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) has completed construction of its Liuzhuang underground gas storage (UGS) facility in Huai'an City, Jiangsu Province, the company announced on 9 November.

14 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Volume of Russian gas deliveries to China will be comparable with European - Medvedev

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev believes that in the future Russia will be able to sell the same amount of gas to China as it sells to Europe.

14 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Izmir agreements force Shah-Deniz to take stock

Shareholders in the Shah-Deniz 2 project have entered the final stage of decision-making, following Turkey-Azerbaijan transit agreements.

11 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Kunlun Energy unit to distribute Sino-Myanmar pipeline gas in Sichuan

Gas piped through the Sino-Myanmar pipeline is set to be distributed in Panzhihua City in southern Sichuan Province by a subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed Kunlun Energy.

11 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

RWE announces changes to some gas contracts

German energy company RWE has announced changes to the terms of a number of contracts with gas suppliers.

11 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Sixth attack on Egyptian gas pipeline halts flows to Israel and Jordan

A new attack on Egypt’s gas export pipeline in the Sinai Peninsula on Thursday has halted the flow of Egyptian gas into Israel and Jordan.

10 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gas unlikely to overtake coal as India’s primary power fuel

With Indian gas- and coal-fired power producers suffering from shortages of both fuels and oil prices making it too expensive to import crude for oil-fuelled generators, the government has intensified its focus on boosting gas imports and production.

10 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

CNPC's Southwestern Gansu Gas Pipeline enters test mode

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) has begun testing the Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture section of its Southwestern Gansu Gas Pipeline (SGGP) in Gansu Province, the Linxia municipal government announced on Thursday.

10 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

CNPC eyes development of China's first aquifer gas storage facility

PetroChina Dagang Oilfield Co. is studying the possibility of using an aquifer in Tianjin Municipality to store gas, a development that would be a first in China, Liu Yanping, director of PetroChina Dagang's Drilling and Exploration Institute, told Interfax on Thursday.

10 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Sinopec Group boosts Daniudi transmission capacity

A third pipeline linking the Daniudi gas field with the Yulin-Jinan pipeline network went online on Monday, boosting the gas field's annual transmission capacity to 3.5 billion cubic metres, Sinopec, the field's operator, announced via a bulletin on its official website on Thursday.

10 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Restart of Libyan gas supply to have no impact on Gazprom's deliveries

The restart of Libyan gas supply to Italy will have no impact on Gazprom's total deliveries, the deputy CEO of Gazprom Export, Sergei Chelpanov, said during a conference call for investors on Wednesday.

10 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gazprom inks deals to deliver 22 bcm via 2nd Nord Stream line

Gazprom has signed contracts to transport 22 billion cubic metres of gas through the second strand of the Nord Stream pipeline, Deputy General Director of Gazprom Export Sergei Chelpanov said during a conference call on Wednesday.

10 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Beijing counties to tap into second Shaanxi-Beijing gas pipeline

The Beijing Municipality counties of Huairou and Miyun will begin receiving natural gas from the second Shaanxi-Beijing Gas Pipeline (SBGPII) by 15 November, Beijing Gas Group, the local gas distributor, told Interfax on Wednesday.

9 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Myanmar stability key to Chinese interests

With the China-Myanmar pipeline currently under construction, stability in Myanmar is of particular relevance to China’s energy ambitions. James Byrne investigates the possible impacts of recent eve

9 November 2011

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