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Conflict in northern Myanmar related to CNPC’s oil & gas pipeline project

Clashes between the Kachin Independence Army and government troops in Myanmar’s Northern Shan State are related to China National Petroleum Corp.’s twin pipeline project, a source with knowledge of the matter told Interfax on Friday.

3 February 2012
Gas to Power

China Huadian accelerates gas power expansion

China Huadian's rapid expansion in the distributed power sector has accelerated after the state-owned power producer won government approval last month to construct a gas-fired distributed power proje

3 February 2012
Storage

US storage hits record high

US gas in storage hit a record high for the fourth week of January, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

3 February 2012
Gas to Power

TNB looks to gas to stabilise power supply

Malaysia’s Petronas and Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) will invest RM2bil ($656 million) in a regasification plant and a 300 MW associated gas-fired power station in eastern Sabah Province, Borneo Island

2 February 2012
Pipelines

Insurgents blow up Balochistan pipeline

Insurgents have blown up a gas pipeline in Pakistan’s Balochistan region, the BBC reported on Thursday. Flows between a gas well and a processing plant were suspended as a result.

2 February 2012
Pipelines

Shanghai gas distributor boosts supply by 20%

Shanghai Gas Group, a local gas distributor, increased its gas deliveries to the city by 20.7% year-on-year to 5.42 billion cubic metres in 2011

2 February 2012
Pipelines

CNPC ramps up gas pipeline deliveries in 2011

China's flagship West-East Gas Pipeline (WEP) boosted gas deliveries by 46.9% from a year earlier to 36 billion cubic metres in 2011, China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), the network's operator, ann

2 February 2012
Pipelines

The need for a common EU nuclear policy

Frank Umbach, of the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security, spoke to Interfax about the EU’s sanctions on Iran, relations with Russia and the lack of an EU-wide nuclear policy.

1 February 2012
Gas to Power

Puerto Rico turns to gas to reduce costs

The United States territory of Puerto Rico has embarked on the largest gasification project in the Caribbean in decades, with plans to convert 2.7 gigawatts of electricity generation capacity in the n

1 February 2012
Gas to Power

Scottish and Southern Energy to take two stations out of service

UK utility Scottish and Southern Energy is to take two gas-fired power stations out of service in late March 2012 for a period of extended maintenance to prepare the plants for “more flexible operations”.

31 January 2012
Gas to Power

Tokyo to add 1 GW capacity

The city government of Tokyo plans to add 1 GW of gas-fired generation capacity in order to avoid the recurrence of rolling blackouts that occurred after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Dow Jones reported on Tuesday.

31 January 2012
Pipelines

GOGC announces tender for Abasha Senaki pipeline

The Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation (GOGC) announced an international tender to construct the 29 km Abasha-Senaki section of the main Vostok-Zapad gas pipeline in western Georgia on Tuesday.

31 January 2012
Pipelines

Oman finalising pipeline plan

Oman is firming up plans to build 230 km pipeline to carry gas from centre of the country to the new Duqm Special Economic Zone (SEZ) on the Wusta coast, Yahya Khamis Juma al Zadjali, head of planning and engineering at the Duqm SEZ Authority told the Oman Daily Observer on Sunday.

30 January 2012
Pipelines

Pipeline attacked in Syria

An "armed terrorist group" have attacked and damaged a gas pipeline in Syria, the state-run SANA news agency reported on Monday.

30 January 2012
Pipelines

Cyprus’ DEFA to launch tender for three major gas pipelines

Cyprus’ state-owned Natural Gas Public Company will launch an engineering, procurement and construction tender this year for the construction of three pipelines to connect a proposed gas terminal with three fuel oil-fired power stations, which will soon be converted to run on gas.

30 January 2012
Pipelines

India, Pakistan promise to reach TAPI transit deal

While proposals to build pipelines connecting India to gas suppliers such as Myanmar and Iran remain embroiled in wrangles over strategic, security or transit issues, development of the $7.6 billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) interconnector is progressing– slowly, but steadily.

30 January 2012
Pipelines

North Korea to push ahead with pipeline plans

Top North Korean officials have promised to forge ahead with plans to build a pipeline that would carry gas from Siberia, through North Korea and into South Korea – reaffirming the country’s commitment after the death of leader Kim Jong-il, The Korea Times reported on Friday.

27 January 2012
Pipelines

Kinder Morgan hopes to join shale-LNG dots

US pipeline firm is in talks with Cheniere to transport gas to the proposed Sabine Pass liquefaction plant. But the Sabine Pass liquefaction plant doesn’t exist yet.

27 January 2012
Pipelines

Shah Deniz choice far from clear

The Shah Deniz consortium is rapidly approaching its self-imposed deadline to reach a final decision on which pipeline will secure the right to pump gas volumes from the second phase of the Azerbaijan

27 January 2012
Gas to Power

Nazarbayev orders construction of gas processing plant at Karachaganak field

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has ordered the completion of design work as a measure to begin construction of a gas processing plant at the Karachaganak field.

27 January 2012

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