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EU bodies issue gas price cap warnings
27 January 2023
Two preliminary reports echo industry criticisms, although lower prices have reduced the likelihood of the mechanism being triggered
Capricorn resignations a blow to Newmed merger plans
26 January 2023
The disputed deal is playing out in public, as Capricorn’s board and activist shareholder Palliser both issue statements and rebuttals
Greater Tortue Ahmeyim FPSO sets sail
25 January 2023
The LNG project’s vessel is due to arrive in the second quarter
Aussie gas industry calls for intervention clarity
24 January 2023
New guidelines fail to quell industry criticism, while the prevalence of long-term contracts and Australia’s geography limit the efficacy of the reforms
Cnooc to start drilling in Uganda
20 January 2023
Kampala is bullish about the country’s upstream future
Europe prepares for Russian product import ban
19 January 2023
The European products market is the latest battlefield in the conflict between Moscow and the West
Venus appraisal set for first-quarter start
19 January 2023
The Orange basin’s promising upstream looks likely to gather momentum in 2023, once again led by the flagship Venus and Graff discoveries
More to come in Thailand for Valeura
18 January 2023
The Canadian indie is already undergoing rapid growth and is looking for further opportunities in the Southeast Asian country
Indonesia greenlights more projects
16 January 2023
Jakarta is seeking to accelerate upstream developments and encourage more foreign investment
IOCs to expand production at Brazil’s Lapa field
16 January 2023
TotalEnergies and partners expect to produce 25,000bl/d from Lapa Southwest
Sierra Leone hopes to kickstart upstream
12 January 2023
One of West Africa’s last frontiers aims to join the ranks of regional hydrocarbons producers
Petronas presses ahead with Sabah LNG
11 January 2023
The project is another sign of the industry’s growing adoption of floating liquefaction technology
Arrow flies against Colombian headwinds
9 January 2023
The company does not seem concerned about the effect on its growth plans of the new government’s proposed oil sector reforms, and is even looking at potential acquisitions
Capricorn prepares for February showdown
6 January 2023
The firm’s board continues to push back against opposition among some shareholders to plans for a merger with Israeli independent New Med
Eni greenlights second Congolese LNG project
5 January 2023
Rapid-deployment floating developments are a burgeoning part of the sector
International firms compete for Uruguayan blocks
4 January 2023
The country’s frontier upstream continues to attract interest
Chevron gets back to work in Venezuela
22 December 2022
But Washington’s apparent detente with Caracas is unlikely to bolster global crude supplies significantly any time soon
EU agrees gas price cap mechanism
20 December 2022
The bloc is moving ahead with revised plans to intervene in the market
Ukraine fallout continues to support tanker freight rates
15 December 2022
Freight rates for clean tankers—the specialist vessels that transport refined petroleum products—reached multi-year highs in 2022 and are likely to remain strong going into 2023
EU TTF price cap proposals stoke alarm
15 December 2022
The bloc’s plans are intended to shield consumers from high gas prices but have been criticised as unlikely to benefit end-users and for posing significant additional risks
Cash-rich oil and gas sector eyes next investments
15 December 2022
The industry might be poised to spend significant sums on low-carbon projects
India courts foreign investors
22 November 2022
The government is seeking to revitalise the country’s upstream through a variety of reforms, says Petroleum Secretary Pankaj Jain
Africa remains a challenge for LNG to power
3 November 2022
Developers have shown strong interest in the region, but the sector has yet to take off, panellists said at Petroleum Economist’s LNG to Power Forum EMEA
Energy costs hit European refining
2 November 2022
Margins narrowed considerably in the third quarter but still remain elevated for the time of year, as the continent continues to adapt following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Europe tops storage targets
31 October 2022
Europe has already exceeded its gas storage targets for this winter, but risks remain
EU takes aim at the TTF
28 October 2022
The bloc’s energy crisis plans include proposals that threaten to distort the global gas market and may have unintended consequences
Trinidad’s tax reforms receive mixed reviews
25 October 2022
The measures appear to have produced some results, but may not go far enough
Europe’s refining sector struggles to adapt
24 October 2022
Aftershocks from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continue to roil refining and flows of products around Europe, in the Atlantic basin and across the world
Nigeria’s Dangote refinery startup in doubt
21 October 2022
The market is growing increasingly pessimistic about the potential timeline for the ‘game-changing’ West African refinery project
Asia gas body urges winter coordination
12 October 2022
The demand side will have a greater short-term role than supply in the potentially difficult months ahead
Woodside sees long-term future for LNG
11 October 2022
CEO Meg O’Neill is positive about the prospects for gas as the energy transition gathers pace
Opec+ decision fallout grows
6 October 2022
Crude price gains will not be the only result of the cartel’s decision to cut production
US seeks to reassure over Russia price cap
6 October 2022
The looming move threatens additional uncertainty and risk for the energy markets this winter
Europe’s gas supply woes to persist
6 October 2022
Next year may prove even tougher than 2022
Capricorn and New Med to merge
30 September 2022
The deal between the two independents leaves London-listed Tullow Oil without a dance partner
Pacific LNG producers prepare for crunch
28 September 2022
There may be little spare capacity in the region
Central Africa eyes regional pipeline network
26 September 2022
Ambitious plans for a cross-border network of oil and gas pipelines in central Africa have some significant backers but will likely struggle to secure funds from traditional sources
Freight struggles with regulatory uncertainty
16 September 2022
Lack of clarity is affecting demand for new tankers, but LNG vessel orders are booming
Uganda secures more pipeline funding
15 September 2022
Plans for route linking to an export point in Tanzania continue to advance
EU Commission looks to clobber generators and producers
15 September 2022
Executive body puts forward a range of measures but backs away from a gas price cap for now
Russian barrels continue to impact Iranian trade
13 September 2022
The sanctioned countries are competing in a limited illicit market
Morocco seeks to pipe gas to Europe
8 September 2022
The disused Maghreb-Europe pipeline means the infrastructure is in place, but the production capacity is not
India defiant over Russian crude
6 September 2022
Oil minister pushes back against criticism of his country’s approach to Russia
Capricorn expects Q4 merger progress
6 September 2022
The proposal to combine with Tullow would create a large independent with an Africa-focused portfolio
Woodside signs Atlantic basin LNG deals
5 September 2022
The Australian firm is extending its role as a portfolio player
Germany plans fifth floating LNG import terminal
2 September 2022
Berlin continues to use the private sector in its efforts to reduce its dependence on Russian pipeline gas
Darwin LNG backfill remains on track
30 August 2022
The project to switch the liquefaction plant from a Timorese to Australian gas source continues to advance
Uzbekistan lays out energy goals
25 August 2022
The Central Asian nation seeks to attract significant foreign investment for its energy sector
Australia’s Pluto LNG kicks off expansion
24 August 2022
The new train will be fed by the huge Scarborough gas field development
Letter from London: Leadership lacking as energy crisis looms
22 August 2022
The UK is facing a winter of energy price discontent, but the governing Conservative party is focused on its own internal struggle
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