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Malaysia to Lead Global Gas Output from New Offshore Projects in 2025

Jul 27, 2021

Malaysia is expected to contribute about 12% or 3.1 billion cubic feet (bcf) of global natural gas production in 2025 from key offshore planned and announced projects that are expected to start operations between 2021 and 2025, according to data and analytics firm GlobalData.GlobalData said Monday that that 2.0 bcf of natural gas production in Malaysia in 2025 is expected from planned projects with identified development plans…

LNG Price Recovery Spurs Spending in Race against Carbon Targets

Jul 28, 2021

The investment outlook for liquefied natural gas (LNG) has improved this year but project go-aheads will not match the bonanza of 2019, as the fight against climate change clouds the prospects for gas demand growth longer term.Renewed optimism as the industry emerges from the pandemic…

Wintershall Dea: Europe Needs More Gas from All Sources

Jul 27, 2021

Oil and gas producer Wintershall Dea, which has a 70% gas portfolio, on Tuesday said Europe needed multi-sourced gas to support decarbonization away from coal and to create a platform for future hydrogen production from carbon-free energy.Wintershall…

Shell Brings Online Barracuda Gas Project Offshore Trinidad and Tobago

Jul 22, 2021

Shell has started production from Block 5C in the East Coast Marine Area (ECMA) off Trinidad and Tobago. Block 5C, also known as Project Barracuda for which the FID was announced in January 2020, is a backfill project with approximately 25,000…

U.S. and Germany Strike Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Deal

Jul 22, 2021

The United States and Germany on Wednesday unveiled an agreement on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline under which Berlin pledged to respond to any attempt by Russia to use energy as a weapon against Ukraine and other Central and Eastern European countries…

Biden, Merkel Fail to Settle Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Dispute

Jul 16, 2021

President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel failed on Thursday to settle their dispute over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline but said they agreed that Moscow must not be allowed to use energy as a weapon to coerce its neighbors…

Ukraine to Remain Transit Country for Russian Gas Despite Nord Stream 2, Merkel Assures

Jul 13, 2021

Ukraine can be confident that Germany and the European Union will guarantee its status as a transit country for Russian gas even after the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has opened, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday.Merkel made the remarks…

Woodside Fixing Corrosion Issue at Plant that Processes Gas from Offshore Fields

Jul 09, 2021

Woodside Petroleum is rectifying a corrosion issue identified during planned maintenance at the Karratha gas plant in Western Australia, a company spokesperson said on Friday.'We have discussed with the regulator and are taking all necessary…

Equinor Gets Consent to Start Up Troll Phase 3

Jul 02, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Equinor and its partners have secured regulatory consent to start up facilities and modifications associated with the Troll Phase 3 project in the North Sea offshore Norway.The project is a further development of the Troll field and will produce the gas from Troll Vest…

Chevron Sanctions $4B Jansz-Io Compression Project Offshore Australia

Jul 02, 2021

Oil and gas major Chevron as the operator of the Gorgon gas project has, with its partners, agreed to proceed with the Jansz-Io Compression (J-IC) project, offshore W. Australia. The investment is estimated at around $4 billion (AU$6 billion)…

Qatar Petroleum Hires Banks for Jumbo Bond Sale

Jun 28, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has hired a group of banks to arrange a four-tranche issuance of U.S. dollar-denominated bonds, a document showed, for what will be its debut public bond sale months after it signed a contract to boost its liquefied natural gas output…

Life Extension for Heimdal Offshore Platforms

Jun 17, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Equinor and its partners have agreed to extend the life of the Heimdal field platforms in the Norwegian part of the North Sea for longer than previously expected.The Heimdal field was discovered in 1972. It started production in 1985…

Woodside Faces Cost Increase at $11B Scarborough Gas Project

Jun 09, 2021

Woodside Petroleum is in the final stages of working out costs on its Scarborough gas and Pluto LNG expansion project, as it faces rising labor and steel costs, the company’s boss said on Tuesday.The Scarborough development offshore Western…

Limited Window of Opportunity: Israel Thinking of Rolling Back Gas Export Limits

Jun 03, 2021

Israel is considering rolling back export limits on natural gas, allowing energy companies to sell more abroad before demand wanes in the global market, according to a draft government report.Fewer restrictions could attract more energy groups to explore Israeli waters…

Novatek, Glencore Ink Arctic LNG 2 Gas Supply Deal

Jun 02, 2021

Russian gas company Novatek has signed heads of agreement with Glencore for the long-term supply of LNG from the Arctic LNG 2 project.The agreement, signed Wednesday at Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum, established the key commercial terms for the long-term supply of more than of 0…

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