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Norway's Hammerfest LNG Plant Extends Outage

May 16, 2022

Norway's Hammerfest LNG plant is now expected to restart on May 23, six days later than the previous plan and further delaying operations since a fire in 2020, Norwegian gas system manager Gassco and operator Equinor said on Monday.'During the weekend…

Gasunie to Charter New Fortress Energy FSRU to Reduce Dutch Reliance on Russian Gas

May 10, 2022

New Fortress Energy has executed a binding agreement to charter a floating storage and regasification unit (“FSRU”) to Dutch energy network operator Gasunie, in an effort by the Netherlands to reduce Russian gas imports. The chartered FSRU will provide storage capacity of approximately 170…

East Timor Aiming for Greater Sunrise Offshore Gas Field Output by 2030

May 04, 2022

East Timor's national oil company wants to start producing natural gas from its Greater Sunrise fields by 2028 or 2030, the company's head said on Tuesday in Houston, hoping to develop the offshore project that has been stuck in limbo for decades…

Malaysia's Petronas Sees Higher Demand as Focus Turns to Energy Security

Apr 27, 2022

Malaysian state energy firm Petronas is seeing growing demand for gas as the world lifts COVID-19 restrictions and prioritizes energy security due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, its chief of upstream operations told Reuters on Wednesday.Petronas…

Australia's Woodside Expects Long-term Gain from Energy Security Fears

Apr 26, 2022

Australia's Woodside Petroleum reported a more than twofold jump in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, buoyed by rising oil and gas prices, and it expects to benefit in the longer term from energy security fears due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine…

Rising Calls for U.S. LNG Revive Stalled Export Projects, but at Higher Costs

Apr 21, 2022

Soaring demand for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) as buyers steer clear of Russian fuel is putting some long-stalled U.S. export projects back on track. But rising costs for materials and labor threaten to snarl these plants once again.Two developers with projects sidelined due to the U…

Australia: Woodside Shareholders to Benefit from $40B BHP Merger - KPMG

Apr 08, 2022

Australian gas producer Woodside Petroleum Ltd's agreed merger with BHP Group's petroleum arm is in the best interest of its shareholders, an independent expert said, valuing the combined group at around $40 billion.Global miner BHP agreed to…

We Won't Pay for Gazprom Gas in Roubles, Ørsted Says

Apr 08, 2022

Danish energy group Ørsted on Friday reiterated that it has no intention of paying Russia's state-controlled gas company Gazprom in roubles and said the decision was not politically motivated.Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded foreign…

Neptune Energy to Double Gas Production from Duva Offshore Field in Norway

Apr 08, 2022

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy said Friday it would double gas output from the Duva field in the Norwegian part of the North Sea, supporting increased supplies to the UK and Europe.'The partnership has worked closely with the Norwegian authorities…

ProSep's Water Treatment System for Woodside's $12B Scarborough Project in Australia

Apr 06, 2022

Houston-based ProSep has won a water treatment project contract for Woodside's Scarborough gas development offshore of Western AustraliaThe contract, for end-client Woodside, which sanctioned the $12 billion Scarborough development in November 2021…

Pluto Gas Processing Starts at Australia's North West Shelf, Woodside Says

Mar 31, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Woodside said Wednesday that the processing of gas from the offshore Pluto fields in W. Australia had started ahead of schedule at the North West Shelf Project’s (NWS) Karratha Gas Plant (KGP). 'This accelerated…

Aker BP Gets Gov't OK to Raise Gas Output from Skarv Offshore Field

Mar 28, 2022

Norway's Aker BP has won permission to increase gas exports from its Skarv field, the country's energy ministry said on Monday, enabling the company to take advantage of high gas prices that now exceed the price of oil.Until now, Aker BP has…

U.S., EU Strike LNG Deal as Europe Seeks to Cut Russian Gas Dependency

Mar 25, 2022

The United States will work to supply 15 billion cubic meters of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the European Union this year to help it wean off Russian energy supplies, the transatlantic partners said on Friday.The EU is aiming to cut its dependency…

Qatar Opens Barzan Gas Plant

Mar 16, 2022

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, earlier this week inaugurated the Barzan Gas Plant in a special ceremony held today at Ras Laffan Industrial City.The Barzan Gas Plant will produce and process natural gas from the giant North Field offshore Qatar…

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