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Equinor Submits Plans for $9B Offshore Gas Field Development in Brazil

Sep 21, 2023

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has submitted declarations of commerciality and plans of development for two fields in the BM-C-33 concession in the Campos Basin, offshore BrazilEquinor is the operator of the BM-C-33 offshore concession with a 35% stake…

Norwegian August Gas Output Lags Official Forecast

Sep 21, 2023

Norway's natural gas output fell in August from July and lagged an official forecast, while crude oil exceeded expectations, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said on Thursday. Natural gas production in August fell to 311.3 million cubic meters (mcm) per day from 322…

German Mukran Floating LNG Terminal Seen Ready by First Quarter - Gascade Head

Sep 20, 2023

A new floating reception terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) off the German Baltic Coast should be operational from the first quarter of 2024, gas pipeline operator Gascade, which is building its onshore connection, said on Wednesday.Located off Mukran on the Baltic Sea island of Ruegen…

Equinor Developing 1978 Offshore Gas Discovery to Bolster European Supplies

Sep 15, 2023

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has submitted a plan for development and operation (PDO) of the Eirin offshore gas field to the country's Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.According to Equinor, recoverable reserves in the field are estimated at 27…

Norway will Deliver Gas to Europe for as Long as Needed, Climate Minister Says

Sep 15, 2023

Norway must continue to deliver natural gas to Europe for as long as needed while also working to decarbonize the continent's energy systems, the Norwegian climate and environment minister said on Friday.'We think it's strategically important that we uphold these deliveries while there is still use…

Qatargas Changes Name

Sep 14, 2023

Qatargas has changed its name to “QatarEnergy LNG,” to emphasize a future vision for Qatar’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, QatarEnergy said Thursday.'With a new name and logo, “QatarEnergy LNG” will continue to deliver on its commitment to safety…

North Africa Will be Italy's Key Gas Supplier for Years, Eni Top Exec Says

Sep 12, 2023

Algeria, Egypt, and Libya will be Italy's main gas suppliers for the next few years, Eni's head of natural resources told Reuters, adding that the energy group would invest heavily in Africa both in exploration and in new low-carbon projects…

TIMELINE-Chevron LNG Workers Go on Strike, Threatening Global Supply

Sep 11, 2023

Chevron Australia said on Monday it no longer expects to reach a deal with unions and would try an untested legal strategy to stop industrial action at its liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities as unions prepare for full-scale strikes. The…

Chevron Gambles on Untested Laws to Halt Australia LNG Strike Action

Sep 11, 2023

Chevron Australia no longer expects to reach a deal with unions and will instead pursue an untested legal strategy to stop industrial action at its Gorgon and Wheatstone liquefied natural gas facilities as unions prepare for full-scale strikes…

JERA Sees Muted Impact on LNG Prices from Potential Strike in Australia

Sep 07, 2023

Japan's JERA, one of the world's biggest buyers of liquefied natural gas (LNG), expects a muted impact on the market from a potential strike in Australia thanks to high stocks and low seasonal demand, a top executive said on Thursday.'I think the real impact is not much…

Thailand Regasification Capacity to Nearly Double by 2030 - PTT

Sep 06, 2023

Thailand's annual gas regasification capacity will nearly double by the end of the decade as liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports are set to rise to replace declining domestic production, a senior executive at energy company PTT said on Tuesday…

Indonesia Scrambles to Boost Use of Gas in Energy Transition

Sep 05, 2023

Natural gas will play a key role in Indonesia's energy transition, thanks to discoveries in past years as oil production declines, energy official Tutuka Ariadji said on Tuesday.The southeast Asian nation, which is stepping up development of gas projects such as Masela…

Shell, Trinidad Weigh Venezuela's Natural Gas Investment Demands

Sep 05, 2023

Shell and Trinidad and Tobago's National Gas Company (NGC) are close to agreeing to credit Venezuela's state-run oil firm for its $1 billion investment in a gas field the three want to jointly develop, four people close to the discussions said…

Chevron Faces Two-week Total Strike at Australia LNG Projects

Sep 05, 2023

Workers at Chevron's Gorgon and Wheatstone liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in Australia plan a total strike for two weeks from Sept. 14, a union alliance said on Tuesday, a significant escalation on disputes over pay and conditions.The…

Shell Delivers First Gas from the Timi Platform in Malaysia

Aug 27, 2023

Sarawak Shell Berhad, a subsidiary of Shell plc, has announced that gas production has started at its Timi platform in Malaysia under the SK318 production sharing contract.Timi features Shell’s first wellhead platform in Malaysia that is powered by a solar and wind hybrid power system…

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