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China’s carbon emissions up by 4% in Q1 2018

China’s carbon dioxide emissions grew by 4.0% on an annual basis in the first three months of 2018

31 May 2018
Markets

Hubei will miss China’s citygate gas price deadline

Residential citygate gas prices in central China’s Hubei province will not be ready to be adjusted on 10 June

30 May 2018
Markets

Angola introduces new legal and fiscal regime for gas

Angolan President João Lourenço has signed a statute approving a new legal and fiscal regime for gas.

29 May 2018
ENN city gas storage cylinders Markets

China price reforms march on with residential overhaul

China’s economic planner will harmonise wholesale gas prices next month in a move that should boost supply and consumption.

25 May 2018
Polish gas storage facilities Markets

Poland unimpressed by Gazprom’s antitrust pledges

Poland has yet to announce a formal position on the Gazprom antitrust case, but initial reactions suggest Warsaw does not believe the reforms go far enough.

25 May 2018
Markets

Total has little prospect of Iran sanctions waiver – Pouyanné

The chief executive of Total has little hope of receiving a waiver from the United States to continue working on Phase 11 of Iran’s South Pars project

25 May 2018
Environment

South Korea to introduce emissions limits on oil- and coal-fired plants

South Korea is set to impose operating limits on its coal- and oil-fired power plants

24 May 2018
Markets

Indonesia will raise subsidies to stave off oil price shocks

Indonesia’s government will protect the public from oil price shocks by raising subsidies, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has said

24 May 2018
Pipe-laying work on Turkish Stream 1 Markets

Gazprom considers extending TS2 to Bulgaria

Gazprom may connect Turkish Stream 2 to Bulgaria and on to Baumgarten. Doing so would mean submitting to EU rules but could offer an export route for Black Sea gas.

24 May 2018
Upstream

Serica will buy North Sea assets if it receives OFAC licence

Serica Energy has said its purchase of interests from BP in the Bruce, Keith and Rhum fields in the North Sea will go ahead only if it obtains the proper licence from the US.

23 May 2018
Upstream

New Malaysian government may scrap former regime’s ‘bad deals’

Malaysia’s new government will cancel what it considers to be bad deals made by the previous administration

23 May 2018
The Ocean Rig Corcovado Upstream

Sri Lanka aims to attract deepwater investors

The government is looking to move the country towards a gas-based economy and reduce its bill for fossil fuel imports.

23 May 2018
Environment

EU carbon prices continue bull run

Prices for EU carbon allowances under the European Emissions Trading System hit €16 per ton on Tuesday.

23 May 2018
Markets

EC urges talks on Ukrainian transit beyond 2019

The European Commission has invited Ukraine and Russia to begin trilateral talks on gas.

23 May 2018
Markets

Moscow approves countersanctions bill

Russia’s parliament approved a bill on Tuesday to impose countersanctions against the United States and other “unfriendly” countries.

22 May 2018
Upstream

BP suspends work at Rhum in UK North Sea due to sanctions

BP has suspended its planned work on the Rhum field in the UK’s North Sea territory in response to the United States sanctions on Iran.

22 May 2018
Drilling in Argentina's Vaca Muerta formation Upstream

Argentina seeks to maintain Vaca Muerta momentum

Fresh fears are emerging over Argentina’s fragile economy, but the government has sought to reassure producers over the country’s generous gas incentives.

22 May 2018
Commissioners Maroš Šefčovič, Miguel Arias Cañete and Violeta Bulc Environment

EC proposal for trucks brings opportunities for gas

The European Commission’s plan for reducing CO2 emissions from the transport sector could offer gas an opportunity in heavy-duty trucking.

21 May 2018
Work on South Pars. Upstream

Total unlikely to receive sanctions waiver for South Pars

US sanctions mean the French major will likely pull out of Phase 11, and if its Chinese partner does likewise then Iran will have to go it alone.

18 May 2018
Upstream

Sarawak imposes local laws on Malaysian oil and gas players

Oil and gas players in the Malaysian state of Sarawak will be required to abide by local state laws from 1 July as well as national regulations

17 May 2018

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