Origin’s Spring Gully CBM development in eastern Australia. (Origin Energy) Policy & Regulation

Beetaloo developers eye exemption from fracking ban

Developers are watching closely as the Northern Territory considers whether their resources will be exempt from a possible ban on fracking.

By Sally Bogle 21 July 2017
Policy & Regulation

Mozambique considers revision of 2014 petroleum law

The government of Mozambique is considering revising its petroleum law from 2014 amid uncertainty over the role of the regulator.

7 July 2017
The TCFD is a wing of the G20’s Financial Security Board. (FSB) Policy & Regulation

Pressure on for companies to report climate risks

Companies are facing increasing pressure to disclose how climate change will impact them in the future.

7 July 2017
Policy & Regulation

Alberta could create 24,000 oil and gas jobs – CAPP

The Canadian province of Alberta could create more than 24,000 jobs in the energy sector and increase the value of its economy by nearly $5 billion if it works with the federal government.

6 July 2017
Policy & Regulation

Nigeria passes National Gas Policy

Nigeria has passed its National Gas Policy, which the government hopes will open up the gas sector.

6 July 2017
Policy & Regulation

Egypt passes Natural Gas Act

Egypt’s parliament has passed the country’s Natural Gas Act.

6 July 2017
The Discoverer Americas drillship off Tanzania. (Paul Joynson-Hicks/AP/Staoil) Policy & Regulation

New legislation could cripple Tanzanian LNG

Laws that allow contracts to be renegotiated and ban arbitration in international courts could kill off the prospects for LNG projects in Tanzania.

6 July 2017
Argentine President Mauricio Macri has issued nearly $19 billion in debt. (PA) Policy & Regulation

Argentine debt mars rewards for gas producers

Argentina is offering generous rewards for gas production, but companies may have to wait for Buenos Aires to clear its debts.

6 July 2017
Construction work at Greenville LNG, Nigeria. (Greenville LNG) Policy & Regulation

Power price a problem for Nigerian small-scale LNG

It will be difficult for developers to move small-scale LNG projects forward in Nigeria unless the government raises energy tariffs.

5 July 2017
Policy & Regulation

FERC down to just one panel member

The five-member panel of the United States Federal Regulatory Energy Commission will be down to one commissioner after one of the last two members leaves this Friday.

4 July 2017
Policy & Regulation

White House sets out policies for ‘energy dominance’

United States President Donald Trump has said he will pursue a programme of "American energy dominance".

4 July 2017
Policy & Regulation

Tanzania passes contract negotiation laws

Tanzania has passed two laws that will allow the government to force energy and mining companies to renegotiate existing contracts on projects in the country.

4 July 2017
Margrethe Vestager has said imposing a fine would not necessarily result in Gazprom changing its behaviour. (EC) Policy & Regulation

Settlement likely in Gazprom probe – OIES analysts

Brussels is likely to accept Gazprom’s commitments to resolve the antitrust case against the company despite some opposition, says the OIES.

4 July 2017
A Naftogaz gas processing division in Yablunivka. (Naftogaz) Policy & Regulation

Gazprom appeals against interim Ukraine decision

Gazprom is appealing against a decision by the Stockholm arbitration court in its dispute with Naftogaz Ukrainy.

3 July 2017
The Tapti platform in India. The OALP should encourage exploration. (Shell) Policy & Regulation

India hopes to attract explorers with revamped licensing

India has launched its first oil and gas bidding round through its Open Acreage Licensing Policy, with the intention of making the country more attractive to explorers.

3 July 2017
Policy & Regulation

Norway cleared over gas tariffs

The Norwegian state has been acquitted over claims relating to gas transport tariffs by the Norwegian Borgarting Court of Appeal, the country’s energy ministry said on Friday.

30 June 2017
Policy & Regulation

Tanzania submits bills for contract renegotiations

The government of Tanzania has submitted three bills to the country’s parliament that would allow the government to renegotiate energy contracts.

30 June 2017
Policy & Regulation

Shell and ExxonMobil to appeal against Groningen cap

NAM, a joint venture between Shell and ExxonMobil that produces gas from the Groningen field in the Netherlands, will appeal against a further 10% cap on output from the field.

29 June 2017
The Bonny Island LNG plant in Nigeria. (Shell) Policy & Regulation

NLNG bill hangs in the balance as opposition grows

The threat of a revolt in Nigeria’s parliament could scupper new legislation designed to force Nigeria LNG to pay more tax.

29 June 2017
Policy & Regulation

Perry talks up Trump’s plan for US energy dominance

United States Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has voiced his support for President Donald Trump’s "energy dominance" agenda.

28 June 2017
The Troll B platform. Norway has seen record drilling activity this year. (Statoil) Policy & Regulation

Norwegian Arctic exploration faces challenges

Norway is getting ready for the 24th licensing round on its continental shelf, but an ongoing environmental dispute could cause complications.

28 June 2017

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