Pipelines, Storage & Power

North African pipeline exports low as Italy turns to LNG

Pipeline exports from North Africa to Europe were well below the seasonal average last week as cheap LNG took market share.

Yesterday Project Insights / Middle East & Africa
Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.

Serbia ignores EU rules on TurkStream extension

Belgrade has rebuffed requests by the Energy Community to make changes to the NTGP, and its failure to adhere to EU rules is likely to push it further out of Brussels' orbit.

6 days ago Project Insights / Europe & Russia

Gastrans shareholders dominate Serbia

Serbia's gas market is dominated by TSO Gastrans's two shareholders – Gazprom and state-owned Srbijagas.

6 days ago Project Insights / Europe & Russia
Alfonso Cusi, Philippine energy secretary

First Gen gets greenlight for LNG terminal

The Philippines has greenlit an LNG import project led by First Gen and Tokyo Gas in anticipation of declining production from the country’s Malampaya field.

6 days ago Project Insights / Asia Pacific
Pipeline construction work in China

Fujian vies for control of key provincial pipeline

Fujian officials believe gaining control of the pipeline could be the first step in addressing the province’s weak gas demand in recent years.

6 days ago Project Insights / Asia Pacific

LNG pushes out North African pipeline supplies in Europe

Deliveries of pipeline gas to Europe fell sharply last week as LNG offered a cheap alternative.

12 March 2019 Project Insights / Middle East & Africa
The Golar Spirit FSRU

Brazil bets on FSRUs to supply power plants

The country is developing two new FSRU projects and could launch more in the medium term to supply fuel to gas-fired power plants.

8 March 2019 Project Insights / Americas
A shah Deniz platform

BP’s Caspian drilling could tally with TAP Phase 2

BP is set to start drilling the Shafag-Asiman area this year, which could reveal a field as big as Shah Deniz and trigger the expansion of the Southern Gas Corridor.

7 March 2019 Project Insights / Europe & Russia
TAP construction in Greece, September 2017

Candidates line up for EU’s fourth gas priority list

The race is on for gas projects that want to be included in the European Commission’s fourth list of Projects of Common Interest.

7 March 2019 Policy & Regulation / Europe & Russia
Welding a pipeline in Serbia

Serbia to limit its South Stream Lite gas offtake to 2 bcm/y

Gazprom was planning to send 2.5 bcm/y of gas to Serbia via South Stream Lite and TurkStream, but the Serbian regulator will limit deliveries to 2.0 bcm/y.

6 March 2019 Project Insights / Europe & Russia

CQPGX outsold SHPGX in February for first time

The Chongqing Petroleum and Gas Exchange sold more piped gas than its Shanghai counterpart for the first time last month.

6 March 2019 Project Insights / Asia Pacific
A US coal plant

EIA report suggests US is moving to lower-carbon power mix

Coal is losing ground in US electricity generation while gas and renewables are gaining, according to new data.

5 March 2019 Policy & Regulation / Americas

Spanish pipeline imports from Algeria drop sharply

Gas flows on pipelines connecting Algeria with Spain fell sharply last week.

5 March 2019 Project Insights / Europe & Russia
Argentine pipeline infrastructure

Bolivia and Argentina adjust gas price and volumes

Bolivia has renegotiated higher prices for the gas it exports to Argentina, but at the cost of potentially lower export volumes.

4 March 2019 Policy & Regulation / Americas
Construction work on a Tanzanian pipeline

SADC gas pooling plans to boost infrastructure and LNG imports

The group's Regional Gas Master Plan could stimulate the development of gas infrastructure by pooling local demand across the bloc’s 16 member countries.

28 February 2019 Policy & Regulation / Middle East & Africa
LNG storage tanks at the Gorgon plant.

Eastern Australia eyes gas storage potential

There are signs suppliers and regulators in eastern Australia are waking up to the benefits of using storage gas as a flexible swing provider.

28 February 2019 Project Insights / Asia Pacific
The Staudinger black coal power plant in Grosskrotzenburg, Germany

Gas boosts European power role despite coal price decline

Gas has improved its position in Europe’s power mix, particularly for the coming quarter, despite a slump in coal prices.

27 February 2019 Markets & Forecasts / Europe & Russia

Pipeline gas flows from Algeria to Italy increase

Flows through the Trans-Med pipeline from Algeria to Italy were up by around 11% last week from the previous week.

26 February 2019 Project Insights / Europe & Russia
Beregovaya compressor station, starting point of Blue Stream gas pipeline

Turkey curtails reliance on gas imports

Turkey’s ambition to diversify its energy mix away from gas will intensify competition among suppliers as they seek to defend their share of the country’s market.

22 February 2019 Markets & Forecasts / Middle East & Africa
Austria's Baumgarten gas hub, termination point of the BRUA pipeline.

Romanian and Hungarian BRUA sections due by October

Romania’s TSO is confident it will complete its stretch of the BRUA pipeline by October 2019, while FGSZ is still working to divert the route from Hungary into Slovakia.

21 February 2019 Project Insights / Europe & Russia