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Pipelines

IEA urges Greece to invest in storage facilities

Greece should continue to encourage the development of gas storage capacity to add more flexibility to its gas system in case of a supply crisis, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a report, Energy Policies of IEA Countries: Greece 2011 Review, published last week.

1 November 2011
Pipelines

BTC, Botas agree new pricing for gas at BTC pipeline pumping stations

BTC, the operator of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline, and Turkey's Botas International have agreed amendments to a deal on transporting oil via the BTC pipeline, the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet reported on Monday, citing Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz.

31 October 2011
Pipelines

Xinjiang's Yili Prefecture sets retail prices for WEP II gas

Yili Kazak Autonomous Prefecture in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has set retail prices for gas sourced from China National Petroleum Corp.'s (CNPC) second West-East Pipeline (WEP II), a source with the Yili arm of the National Development and Reform Commission (Yili NDRC) told Interfax on Monday.

31 October 2011
Storage

CNOOC completes feasibility study for Guangxi LNG storage facility

China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC), the country's third-largest oil and gas producer, has completed a feasibility study for a planned LNG storage project in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, CNOOC announced on 28 October.

31 October 2011
Pipelines

SOCAR signs gas transport agreements with Turkey for Shah Deniz Phase-2

A series of agreements will provide for the transit of gas from Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz Phase 2 to Turkey between 2017 and 2042, president of the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijani Republic (SOCAR) Rovnag Abdullayev said in an interview on the Azerbaijani television station ANS on Friday.

28 October 2011
Pipelines

Anhui Gas agrees to relocate provincial gas pipeline section

Anhui Provincial Gas (Anhui Gas) has agreed to relocate a section of the Jiangbei Link pipeline, ending a dispute concerning the land on which the section is built, a source with Anhui Gas told Interfax on Thursday.

27 October 2011
Gas to Power

Gazprom eyes power generation projects in Japan

Russian energy giant Gazprom is seeking to join power generation projects in Japan following talks with the heads of Japanese power companies Mitsui, Mitsubishi and Tepco, Gazprom’s Deputy Chief Executive Alexander Medvedev said in a statement on Thursday.

27 October 2011
Gas to Power

Gazprom studies Kovykta resources in Chayanda project

Russian gas giant Gazprom is laying the groundwork for investment in the opening of the Kovykta gas condensate deposit as part of the development of the Chayanda oil and gas condensate field.

26 October 2011
Pipelines

Turkey, Azerbaijan sign long-awaited gas transit agreement

Turkey and Azerbaijan signed a long-awaited agreement on Tuesday to allow the transit of some 10 billion cubic metres of Azeri gas to Europe, resolving one of the final obstacles preventing the opening of a southern corridor to allow gas to flow from the Caspian to the European Union.

26 October 2011
Pipelines

CNPC releases WEP II supply figures for Jiangxi Province

East China's Jiangxi Province has received 960,000 cubic metres (33.9 million cubic feet) of gas from the second West-East Gas Pipeline (WEP II) since operations commenced on 29 September, China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) announced on Wednesday.

26 October 2011
Pipelines

South Xinjiang increases gas purchases from Tarim Oilfield

The five states of southern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region have upped purchases of gas from the Tarim Oilfield to meet rising demand, the oilfield's operator PetroChina Tarim Oilfield disclosed on Wednesday.

26 October 2011
Pipelines

EC refuses to sign cross-border project agreement

The European Commission has rejected the idea of signing an intergovernmental agreement with Russia to establish the legal framework for trans-border energy projects, including the South Stream gas pipeline project, a source in the Energy Ministry told Interfax on Tuesday.

25 October 2011
Pipelines

Zhangjiakou sets retail prices for gas sourced from Shaan-Jing Gas Pipeline

Zhangjiakou City in Hebei Province has finalised the retail price of natural gas sourced from China National Petroleum Corp.’s (CNPC) 1st Shaan-Jing Gas Pipeline (SJP 1), the Zhangjiakou Municipal Pricing Bureau announced on Tuesday.

25 October 2011
Storage

Sinoma to expand composite gas cylinder production capacity

Shenzhen Stock Exchange-listed Sinoma Science & Technology, a fibre composite product manufacturer, has signed a strategic co-operation agreement with the Xinjin county government in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province, to build a natural gas cylinder production base, the company announced on Monday.

25 October 2011
Pipelines

EGAS resumes gas flows to Israel, but unwilling to pay compensation for disruptions

Egyptian natural gas supplies to Jordan and Egypt have restarted, Osama Kamal El Din, the general manager of natural gas and energy studies at Egypt’s state-owned Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co (EGAS) told Interfax on Tuesday.

25 October 2011
Pipelines

Foreigners will be actively involved in Eastern Gas Program - Shmatko

Russia is ready to intensify talks with foreign companies on implementing the updated Eastern Gas Program, Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko told journalists on Monday.

24 October 2011
Pipelines

Greek minister lobbies lobby for ITGI project in Baku

The implementation of the ITGI (Interconnector Turkey-Greece-Italy) pipeline project could open the way for strategic cooperation between Azerbaijan and Greece, Greece's Environment, Energy, and Climate Change Minister George Papaconstantinou said on Monday.

24 October 2011
Pipelines

China's gas imports poised to rise over next few years - CNCET

China's gas imports are expected to grow over the next few years as the country's demand for the clean burning fuel increases and domestic energy companies continue to seek out additional supplies, an official with China National Chemical Economic & Technical Development Centre said at an industry conference in Beijing on Thursday.

21 October 2011
Pipelines

Third Nord Stream line unlikely

A third line extension to Gazprom's Nord Stream natural gas pipeline is unlikely to become a reality despite Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin suggesting it was a development option earlier this year, Interfax has learned

21 October 2011
Pipelines

Nanjing faces average monthly gas shortages of 8 MMcm this winter

Nanjing Towngas, the gas distributor for Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, has warned that the city faces average monthly gas shortages of 8 million cubic meters (282.5 million cubic feet) this winter.

21 October 2011

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