×
×

Asia Pacific

Policy & Regulation
ENN Energy city gas facilities.

ENN reshuffle aims to challenge market power of Chinese NOCs

The change in ownership of ENN Energy Holdings represents the start of an effort to build an integrated gas major in China better suited to competing in a liberalised market.

11 hours ago Policy & Regulation
A tanker at the Incheon LNG terminal

Kogas forges closer LNG ties with Gazprom

South Korea and Russia are developing a partnership in the LNG sector ahead of rising regional demand in Asia on the back of coal-to-gas switching.

4 days ago Supply & Demand
Construction of China's WEP 2

Clock ticking on China’s long-awaited pipeline reform

Time is running out for China to kickstart the process of establishing a national pipeline company this year as Asia’s largest gas market is approaching its busiest season.

6 September 2019 Policy & Regulation
An LNG tanker docked at Tangshan

PetroChina’s Kunlun prepares for pipeline reform

With its midstream pipeline network expected to be taken over by a national pipeline company, China’s Kunlun Energy is increasingly turning its focus to its downstream business.

5 September 2019 Companies & Finance
The Gorgon LNG project.

Japanese LNG importers feel the squeeze at home and abroad

Rising competition in Japan’s gas market is making it harder for LNG buyers to pass on the high cost of contracted volumes to end-users.

30 August 2019 LNG
The Hazira LNG terminal in Gujarat.

Gas faces uphill battle in Indian power sector

India appears to be favouring coal over gas as a partner to its expanding renewable energy capacity.

29 August 2019 Policy & Regulation
Australia's Wheatstone LNG plant

Softer emissions regime aids WA LNG sector

Western Australia’s LNG industry has been given until 2050 to implement emission mitigation measures for new projects, giving a major boost to Woodside’s NWS backfill plans.

29 August 2019 LNG
An LNG terminal in India

India commits to liberalising pipeline network

The Indian government is looking to break state-owned Gail's hold over the country's pipeline network and increase third-party access.

15 August 2019 Policy & Regulation
A PetroChina rig in the Tulia oilfield

China embraces reform to bolster energy security

China’s leadership is turning to sweeping reforms to spark a boom in domestic energy output as heightened tensions with the US force Beijing to consider its energy security.

8 August 2019 Exploration & Production
Facilities at Berwyndale South in Queensland.

Sweeping reform on cards for eastern Australia

Under sustained pressure from consumers, the federal government has initiated a host of initiatives designed to tackle gas supply shortages and rising prices and to spur upstream investment

8 August 2019 Supply & Demand
President Trump at the Cameron LNG plant.

Trump ratchets up trade tensions to put China out of reach for US LNG

Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to beat the trade war drum, shattering a truce reached with Chinese President Xi Jinping a month ago and darkening the outlook for the second wave of US LNG projects.

2 August 2019 LNG
A rig offshore Australia

Australia aims to boost revenues with new tender

The latest offshore acreage release is designed to secure Australia’s energy security and LNG export earnings for the future.

1 August 2019 Exploration & Production
A Chinese delegate at the G20 Summit in Osaka

Beijing mulls energy independence as US-China trade talks resume

A new round of talks in Shanghai this week is not expected to break the deadlock in the trade war, and a prolonged standstill could bolster China’s plans for US-style energy independence.

29 July 2019 Policy & Regulation
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines signals transition to cleaner alternatives to coal

President Rodrigo Duterte has indicated a turnaround in the country’s energy policy by pledging to reduce its dependence on coal-fired power and increase the share of renewables and gas.

29 July 2019 Pipelines, Storage & Power
CBM assets in Queensland

Aussie NT prepares for shale gas investment

With a new regulatory regime largely finalised, the NT government is looking to reap the rewards from investment in onshore shale gas exploration

25 July 2019 Exploration & Production
People in Bangladesh carrying baskets of coal.

Bangladesh’s energy transition tilts towards coal

The country is aiming to triple its generation capacity by 2040, with apparently few concessions to its climate commitments.

15 July 2019 Alternative Fuels
An ENN city gas storage facility

Policy clarity lifts cloud over China’s city gas distributors

The outlook for China’s city gas distribution companies has improved after the central government issued guidance for the regulation of a key revenue source.

12 July 2019 Policy & Regulation
CBM drilling in Shanxi.

China tweaks subsidies to up ante on unconventionals

The government’s new scheme will reward producers that boost output and penalise those that underperform as China seeks to curtail its dependence on imports.

8 July 2019 Policy & Regulation
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Queensland LNG rocked by possible export restrictions

Designed to cap rising energy prices, the surprise legislative proposal could limit exports and stymie future investment in eastern Australia’s gas market.

5 July 2019 Exploration & Production
Woodside's Pluto LNG plant.

Australia targets hydrogen exports to Asia

With an eye on low-carbon export opportunities, Australia is developing a masterplan to support its nascent hydrogen industry in order to dominate the Asian market for the fuel.

1 July 2019 Supply & Demand

Viewing 1-20 of 1,556 articles