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Jiangsu eyes 1.82 bcm of gas for power during peak period

Jiangsu Province estimates that it will require 1.82 billion cubic metres of gas for power generation during the peak summer consumption season, which runs from 15 June to 15 September, an official with the Jiangsu Energy Bureau (JEB) confirmed to Interfax on Tuesday.

16 May 2012
Gas to Power

Indonesian distributor raises West Java gas price by almost 50%

Indonesian state gas distributor Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) has increased the price of gas for customers in West Java by almost 50% after renewing contracts with producers in South Sumatra.

16 May 2012
Pipelines

Noa and Pinnacle fields to be linked to Mari B

Noble Energy and Delek Group are building a pipeline to link the Noa and Pinnacle gas fields off the coast of Israel to the Yam Tethys's Mari B platform, Gobles reported on Tuesday.

16 May 2012
Pipelines

Yemen LNG pipeline attacked for third time

The gas pipeline that supplies the Yemen LNG plant was attacked for a third time on Monday, Reuters reported.

15 May 2012
Gas to Power

Guangzhou primed for gas-fired power project

Pending a second environmental impact study by the Guangzhou Environmental Protection Bureau (EPB), Guangdong Yudean Group will begin retrofitting Guangzhou’s thermal power plants to become gas-fired distributed power cogeneration facilities.

15 May 2012
Pipelines

Energy ramifications of Caspian’s shifting regional dynamics

Political dynamics in the Caspian region will be increasingly affected by booming demand in China and India, Mehmet Ogutcu, senior adviser for BG Group told delegates at the CIS Oil and Gas Summit on Monday.

15 May 2012
Pipelines

RWE begins to change its line on troubled Nabucco project

German utility RWE has begun to revise its position on the Nabucco pipeline, suggesting the original 'Nabucco Classic' concept remains the best option and that plans for a truncated version affects its commitment to the under-fire scheme.

15 May 2012
Pipelines

China-Myanmar gas pipeline to enter operations in June 2013

Since signing an agreement to build a cross-border pipeline with China in March 2009, Myanmar has undertaken steps towards political reform – developments that may presage heightened engagement with international energy majors.

14 May 2012
Pipelines

First gas from Sakhalin 3 Kirinskoye field expected by year-end - governor

First gas from the Sakhalin 3 project's Kirinskoye gas condensate field is likely to enter the main Sakhalin-Khabarovsk-Vladivostok pipeline at the end of this year, Alexander Khoroshavin, governor of the Sakhalin region, said at a press conference on Saturday.

14 May 2012
Pipelines

Sinopec’s Yulin-Jinan Gas Pipeline transmits 4 bcm to date

The Yulin-Jinan Gas Pipeline (YJGP) appears to be meeting the expectations of owner-operator Sinopec. The trunk line, built with a designed annual transmission capacity of 4 billion cubic metres, has conveyed 4.04 bcm of gas since entering operations in October 2010, Sinopec said in a newsletter on Thursday.

11 May 2012
Pipelines

APA offers more sales to push through HDF takeover

Four bidders that applied for oil and gas exploration contracts in the Philippines on 27 April, but were rejected, have asked the Philippine Department of Energy (DOE) to reconsider their proposals.

11 May 2012
Storage

AGL receives NSW’s nod of approval for gas storage plant

The New South Wales (NSW) Planning Assessment Commission has approved AGL Energy’s plan to build a gas storage plant near Newcastle, taking the project one step closer to the final green light, AGL said on Friday.

11 May 2012
Pipelines

Ukraine cuts gas transit by 20% this year

Ukraine reduced gas transit to Europe by 20.2% year-on-year to 32.14 billion cubic metres in the first four months of 2012.

10 May 2012
Pipelines

Construction will begin this summer on Bergermeer project

Following Dutch Council of State's decision to approve the Bergermeer gas storage scheme earlier this month, the project sponsors will begin construction at the site near the city of Alkmaar in July after the bird breeding season.

10 May 2012
Pipelines

Ukraine pays $628 mln for Gazprom gas in April

Ukraine has paid over $628 million to Gazprom for imports of Russian gas in April 2012, according to Naftogaz Ukrainy's press service.

10 May 2012
Gas to Power

India presses pause on gas-fired generation

India’s severe gas shortage has forced the Ministry of Power to ban the development of new gas-fired power plants for at least the next few years. Interfax spoke to Minister of Power Shushil Kumar Shinde about what is causing the shortage and when power production might pick up again.

9 May 2012
Gas to Power

Indian power plants forced to rest amid grim supply forecasts

While India exceeded its goal for adding new power capacity in 2011-2012, the grim forecast for domestic gas output over the next four years is forcing a simultaneous halt on power plant developments, Indian Minister of Power Shushil Kumar Shinde has told Interfax.

9 May 2012
Pipelines

Novatek expects pipeline export rights, moves ahead with Yamal

Russian independent Novatek is in negotiations with the Russian government and expects to secure the right to export gas by pipeline , Novatek's Financial Director Mark Gyetvay said at a meeting last week with analysts from investment companies and banks.

8 May 2012
Pipelines

WEP II's Guangzhou-Shenzhen spur starts initial operations

A spur of the second West-East Gas Pipeline (WEP II) that will supply the southern city of Shenzhen with Central Asian gas began operations on Friday, WEP II's operator China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) announced on Monday.

8 May 2012
Pipelines

SOCAR launches Hajikabul-Gazakh reconstruction

State Oil Company of the Azerbaijani Republic (SOCAR) has launched the reconstruction of a section of the Hajikabul-Gazakh trunk gas pipeline, the company's official website reported on Thursday.

4 May 2012

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