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Europe & Russia

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 / Pipelines, Storage & Power

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 / Companies & Finance

Low Asian LNG prices boost US exports to Europe

Lower LNG prices in Asia have resulted in more US cargoes going to Europe in recent months.

6 days ago Project Insights / Supply & Demand
Naftogaz facilities in Ukraine.

Ukraine struggles to attract upstream players

Kiev aims to be independent from gas imports by 2020, but the lack of interest in its latest licensing round shows the target may be too ambitious

11 March 2019 Project Insights / Exploration & Production
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 / Exploration & Production
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 / Pipelines, Storage & Power

Spanish pipeline imports from Algeria drop sharply

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

5 March 2019 Project Insights / Pipelines, Storage & Power
Operations at the Corrib field

Inishkea find may overturn Ireland’s import strategy

Europa Oil & Gas says its discovery off Ireland may hold 42.5 bcm of gas, which could provide a significant share of the country’s gas demand.

4 March 2019 Project Insights / Exploration & Production
A CNG filling station near Moscow.

Rosneft bets on Russian transport sector to take extra gas

The company is targeting the transport sector to help absorb some of the additional 32 bcm/y of gas it intends to produce by 2020.

1 March 2019 Project Insights / Gas for Transport
The Russian seaport of Ust-Luga, near the site for Baltic LNG.

Baltic LNG aims to compete with US cargoes

Shell wants the the Baltic LNG project to serve global markets and believes it can compete on price with US LNG.

28 February 2019 Project Insights / LNG
An LNG carrier approaching Italy's Panigaglia LNG terminal.

Small-scale LNG makes progress in Italy

Construction on a second small-scale LNG project offering ship bunkering and truck reloading services has started in Italy, but many other such facilities are lagging behind.

28 February 2019 Project Insights / LNG

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 / Pipelines, Storage & Power
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 / Pipelines, Storage & Power

Sharp drop in North African pipeline exports to Europe

North African pipeline exports to Europe fell by 38% in Week 7.

19 February 2019 Project Insights / Pipelines, Storage & Power
Krk island, proposed site of Croatia LNG

Croatia LNG state aid signals potential profit risk

The European Commission is likely to approve the government aid given to the project, but lack of interest in booking capacity may nevertheless mean that it is under-utilised.

14 February 2019 Project Insights / LNG
Peter Altmeier, German economy minister

German regas sector poised for lift-off

Germany’s economy minister has announced provisions to favour the construction of LNG facilities, and a new big player has signed up for long-term capacity at Brunsbüttel.

13 February 2019 Project Insights / LNG

Africa-Europe pipeline flows continue decline during peak period

Pipeline gas exports from North Africa to Europe fell last week at a time of year when flows typically peak.

12 February 2019 Project Insights / Pipelines, Storage & Power
Pipe stringing for Trans-Adriatic Pipeline, Alexandroupoli, Greece, September 2016

IGB construction delayed to Q2 2019

Construction work on the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria has been delayed to the end of May 2019.

8 February 2019 Project Insights / Companies & Finance
A drilling rig in the Romanian Black Sea

OMV hits pause button on Black Sea plans

The company’s spending plans for 2019 do not include investment in the region, a move that is the result of Romania’s unstable legal framework.

7 February 2019 Project Insights / Exploration & Production
A gas compressor station at the Baumgarten hub

Baumgarten fights for share in changing market

Austria’s TSO is fighting to preserve the Baumgarten gas hub's role against attempts by Slovakia and Hungary to divert transit volumes.

7 February 2019 Project Insights / Pipelines, Storage & Power