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India plans new gas pipeline tariff hike

India plans to hike its gas pipeline tariff by 25-30% by the end of December

16 November 2018
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Australian LNG projects should be able to withhold data – APPEA

Australia’s LNG producers should be allowed to block the public release of greenhouse gas emissions data, APPEA has said

16 November 2018
PNG LNG sending out an LNG cargo Markets

PNG government prioritises larger LNG projects

Papua New Guinea is backing large-scale LNG developments, but small-scale plans are struggling with policy changes.

16 November 2018
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Azerbaijan’s president approves PSA for Caspian Sea block

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has approved the PSA for Block D230 in the Caspian Sea.

15 November 2018
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Romania’s president signs offshore law

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has signed his country’s offshore law, local media have reported.

15 November 2018
Markets

Russia and Hungary driving CEE interconnections

EU-level plans to add interconnectors in the region are progressing slowly, while Gazprom and Hungary are both establishing an increasing presence.

15 November 2018
The Dapeng LNG terminal Markets

IEA lifts China demand forecast to new highs

The IEA has added its weight to the growing hype over China’s long-term gas potential, with the agency’s latest forecasts the most bullish yet.

14 November 2018
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China tries to block foreign explorers from South China Sea

China has used negotiations over a code of conduct governing the South China Sea to try to block countries from outside the region being involved in exploration within it.

14 November 2018
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India may force sale of ONGC’s small fields

India’s federal government has plans to force ONGC to sell 149 small oil and gas fields so the company can focus on large fields

13 November 2018
Markets

Nigeria’s electricity tariffs have halved in four years

The fall in the value of the naira has caused Nigeria’s average electricity tariff to drop by 48% in the past four years

13 November 2018
The Sudzha gas metering station on the Russian-Ukrainian border Markets

Ukraine must be open on transit fees – EastWest fellow

Negotiations on the transit of Russian gas through Ukraine have stalled, but greater transparency may unlock the situation, says Danila Bochkarev.

13 November 2018
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Vaalco hopes to begin Equatorial Guinea appraisal work next year

Vaalco Energy is in talks with the government of Equatorial Guinea about lifting the suspension on the company’s 31% interest in the offshore Block P licence

8 November 2018
Environment

South Korea pushed to increase renewables in power mix

South Korea's government has been called on to boost the share of renewables in the country's power mix.

7 November 2018
Environment

South Korea set to enforce coal and oil power cap

South Korea’s government will cap the operation of some coal- and oil-fired power plants at 80%.

7 November 2018
A section of pipeline to Świnoujście in Poland Markets

Central Europe’s gas hubs challenged despite progress

EU cash has helped gas projects get off the ground in Central Europe, but more collaboration is needed to increase interconnectivity and trade in the region.

6 November 2018
An Eni offshore production platform Upstream

Algeria offshore deals a step forward, but hurdles remain

Further exploration could help the country boost its resource base, but IOCs are struggling against unattractive fiscal terms.

5 November 2018
Markets

Zhejiang raises citygate gas price ceiling

The Chinese province of Zhejiang has raised its citgate gas price ceiling to RMB 2.85/cm

2 November 2018
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Papua New Guinea calls for more oil and gas benefits

Papua New Guinea’s deputy prime minister, Charles Abel, has said his country must receive more benefits from its next round of oil and gas developments

2 November 2018
Electricity pylons in Namibia Markets

Kudu makes last-ditch plea for government support

The project partners are restarting negotiations with the Namibian government on the possibility of financial help.

2 November 2018
An Anadarko drillship offshore Mozambique Markets

Will Moz sign off on 29 mtpa of LNG next year?

There will definitely be an FID in Mozambique next year, but the question is whether it will be for Area 1, Area 4 – or both.

2 November 2018

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