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Imran Khan, Pakistan’s prime minister-elect. (PA) Markets

Pakistan PM plans to complete Iran-Pakistan pipeline

Pakistan’s financial troubles mean Imran Khan will struggle to expand access to energy, including via the development of the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline.

7 August 2018
Markets

Some EU nations lagging on gas balancing rules – ACER

Some EU member states need to take further steps to meet the deadline for implementation of the Network Code on Gas Balancing of Transmission Networks.

6 August 2018
The European Court of Justice building in Luxembourg Markets

Energy Charter Treaty faces test after court ruling

The European Commission has increased pressure on EU member states to terminate bilateral investment treaties, which could lead to weaker investor protection under the Energy Charter Treaty.

6 August 2018
The Tianjin LNG terminal Markets

China to pay for targeting LNG in US trade dispute

China’s latest salvo in its trade dispute with the US shows Beijing is digging in for a long fight, but the move could end up costing Chinese importers.

6 August 2018
Upstream

India to allow unconventional exploration under existing PSCs

Oil and gas companies in India will be permitted to explore for unconventional resources under existing production-sharing contracts.

3 August 2018
Ichthys LNG, in which Japan’s Inpex is a partner Markets

Australia-US-Japan deal to counter China’s OBOR

The three countries will coordinate on gas and energy investment as they seek to provide a counterweight to Chinese influence in the Indo-Pacific market.

3 August 2018
Engie’s LNG bunkering vessel Environment

IMO sulphur regulations pit fuel oil against gas

The introduction of tighter sulphur emissions limits for marine fuels could lead to a swell of high-sulphur fuel oil on the market.

2 August 2018
Upstream

Indian govt to appeal against KG-D6 claim rejection

The Indian government is likely to appeal against a ruling by an international arbitration tribunal that rejected its $1.55 billion claim against Reliance Industries and partners for allegedly siphoning gas

2 August 2018
Markets

Indonesia completes gas balance draft

The Indonesian government has finished drafting a new gas balance that will map supply and demand in six regions across the country.

2 August 2018
Markets

South Korea to cut taxes on LNG for power generation

South Korea’s Ministry of Economy and Finance plans to cut taxes on LNG for power generation by 74%.

1 August 2018
Environment

LNG Canada at risk from potential Coastal GasLink delay

TransCanada’s proposed Coastal GasLink could be facing years of delays after a local environmentalist argued that Canada’s National Energy Board should have reviewed it

1 August 2018
Markets

Higher gas prices boost Q2 profits for Euro majors

Rising oil and gas prices allowed European majors to boost their profits over the quarter.

1 August 2018
Upstream

Indian gas output to hit 72 bcm in four years – oil ministry

India’s gas output is expected to reach 72 billion cubic metres in four years.

31 July 2018
Markets

US-India Gas Task Force to support gas-to-power in India

The new US-India Gas Task Force will help India expand the role played by gas in its energy sector.

31 July 2018
Work on the GasAndes Pipeline in the Argentine Andes Markets

Argentina’s first Chilean exports to give modest rewards

The generous production subsidies paid out by Buenos Aires may wipe out Argentina’s profits from its initial gas exports to Chile.

31 July 2018
Gas deliveries to the LNG terminal at Świnoujście, Poland Markets

Brussels continues mission to boost US LNG imports

Brussels is laying the groundwork to offer more funding to LNG import projects – mainly for sourcing supplies from the United States.

30 July 2018
Markets

China market regulator fines PetroChina sales unit for anti-trust violations

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation has fined PetroChina’s Daqing gas sales unit for anti-trust violations.

27 July 2018
Andrés Manuel López Obrador (right) and Enrique Peña Nieto Upstream

‘AMLO’ keeps industry on tenterhooks

There is palpable anxiety in the oil and gas industry over the intentions of Mexico’s president-elect.

27 July 2018
South Pars Phase 12 Markets

Energy battle lines drawn on US-Iran divide

US sanctions have forced western companies out of Iran, but Russian and Chinese companies have an opportunity to fill the void.

27 July 2018
Markets

US DOE finalises rules to speed up approvals for small-scale gas exports

The US DOE has finalised new rules that will speed up approval of applications to export small volumes of gas.

26 July 2018

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