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Peru’s pipeline monopoly concerns power sector

Limited transport options from Peru’s flagship Camisea field are beginning to cause problems for the country’s booming gas-to-power sector.

14 March 2012
Gas to Power

In absence of gas to fuel power plants, Saudi to burn 450 million bbls of oil in 2012

With electricity demand in Saudi Arabia rising unchecked and gas supplies limited, the kingdom is expected to burn up to 450 million barrels of oil equivalent in its power plants in 2012.

14 March 2012
Pipelines

Chinese pipeline unaffected by northern Myanmar fighting

The China-Myanmar pipelines currently under construction remain unaffected by fighting in Myanmar’s northern Shan State.

12 March 2012
Pipelines

WEP II spur in Xinjiang to go online by June

A spur of the second West-East Gas Pipeline (WEP II) running between Lunnan in Luntai County and Turpan City in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region will enter operations in the first half of 2012, the official Xinjiang Energy News reported.

12 March 2012
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Gazprom, DONG seek joint investments in Europe

Gazprom and Danish state-owned energy company DONG Energy are in talks on joint investments in power plants in north-western Europe, according to the Russian company.

12 March 2012
Pipelines

Iran-Pakistan pipeline waiver

Pakistan may seek a waiver from the United Nations Security Council that would allow it to proceed with the planned Iran-Pakistan pipeline without risking sanctions, Pakistan Today reported on Monday.

12 March 2012
Pipelines

Bolivan GVT pipeline to start transporting

The Villamontes Tarija (GVT) gas pipeline in Bolivia will start transporting 17.3 MMcm/d of gas as of April this year, SeeNews reported on Monday.

12 March 2012
Pipelines

Medan pipeline contract awarded

Indonesian state-run gas distributor Perusahaan Gas Negara has awarded a consortium of three state-owned companies a contract to install a pipeline in Medan, northern Sumatra, which will deliver gas from the floating, storage and regasification unit under development at Belawan, The Jakarta Post reported on Friday.

9 March 2012
Gas to Power

State-owned investor to build GTP project in Jiangsu

State-owned investment vehicle Jiangsu Guoxin Investment Group (JSGX) has signed an agreement with the government of Qidong in Jiangsu Province to build a RMB 4.5 billion ($713.46 million) gas-fired combined heat and power (CHP) co-generation plant, local newspaper Qidong Daily reported.

9 March 2012
Gas to Power

Huadian to invest $761 mln in gas power project in Dongguan

China Huadian Corp., one of the country’s largest power producers, will invest RMB 4.8 billion ($761 million) to build a gas-fired distributed power station in Guangdong Province’s Dongguan City, a source with the Dongguan municipal government confirmed to Interfax.

9 March 2012
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India’s huge new generator sits idle, waiting for gas

Reliance Power built a mammoth 2.4 GW gas-fired power plant to supply southern India after prompting from New Dehli. All it needs now is gas to fuel the plant.

8 March 2012
Pipelines

PetroChina and Jilin New Energy to set up gas pipeline JV

PetroChina, the listed arm of China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), has signed a framework agreement to establish a gas pipeline joint venture (JV) with Jilin New Energy Investment

7 March 2012
Pipelines

Myanmar’s gas revenues boosted by higher prices

Myanmar’s exports of gas netted the country approximately $2.94 billion in the first 11 months of the fiscal year, according to various local media reports.

7 March 2012
Pipelines

CNPC to begin checks on WEP II spur in April

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) will begin pre-commission checks next month on the Nanchang-Shanghai spur of the second West-East Gas Pipeline.

7 March 2012
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NDRC promotes four gas power plants as UN CDM projects

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the central government agency charged with planning economic development, has approved a total of four coal-bed methane (CBM) and natural gas-fired distributed power projects to be submitted to the United Nations for designation as Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects.

7 March 2012
Pipelines

Egypt gas pipeline bombed

A gas pipeline in the north Sinai, Egypt, was bombed on Monday, cutting gas supply to major Egyptian industries and gas consumers in Sinai, as well as exports of gas to Israel (through the East Mediterranean Gas: EMG pipeline) and Jordan, Ampal-American Israel Corp. said in a statement on Monday.

6 March 2012
Gas to Power

New power capacity ‘essential’ says Colombian MP

Medellin-based EPM, Colinversiones, and Isagen, who are all concerned about future gas supply for power generation, are seeking to build a $350 million terminal.

6 March 2012
Gas to Power

Medco Power’s new shareholders look to double capacity

Medco Power Indonesia’s newest shareholders – a consortium of financial investors that last month made a $112 million equity investment in the company – is looking to double the power company’s generation capacity in the next three to four years.

6 March 2012
Pipelines

Jiangsu Province ups gas consumption by 38% in 2011

East China's Jiangsu Province consumed 10.5 billion cubic metres of natural gas in 2011, up by 38.2% on a yearly basis.

5 March 2012
Pipelines

CNPC breaks ground on WEP II spur to Hong Kong

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) has begun construction on the Shenzhen-Hong Kong spur of the flagship second West-East Gas Pipeline (WEP II), in what will be the company's first major project to export gas from mainland China.

5 March 2012

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