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Demand for FSRUs Soars as Europe Works to Cut Reliance on Russian Gas

Jun 21, 2022

Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, European countries have escalated efforts to wean themselves off Russian gas. FSRUs increasingly are in demand to fill the gap.Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, European countries have escalated efforts to wean themselves off Russian gas, citing a desire to avoid contributing to Russia's budget, avoid paying for gas in roubles as Russia demands, and diversify their gas supply alternatives…

Indigenous Australians Seek to Block $3.6 billion Santos Offshore Gas project

Jun 07, 2022

A group of Indigenous Australians has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop Santos Ltd from developing a $3.6 billion gas project off northern Australia, saying they were not consulted about the drilling.Traditional land owners from the Tiwi Islands…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Sakhalin Projects to Effectively 'freeze', Japan Holding Off Decision - Minister

Mar 08, 2022

Japanese industry minister Koichi Hagiuda said on Tuesday that the Sakhalin energy projects 'will effectively freeze' given the exit of Western stakeholders and that Japan would therefore wait to see how the situation plays out to make any decision…

Qatar's LNG Production Capacity to Reach 126 mln T a Year by 2027, says Emir

Feb 22, 2022

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said on Tuesday that Qatar's liquefied natural gas production capacity will rise to 126 million tonnes a year by 2027.Speaking at a gas exporters summit hosted in Doha, al-Thani renewed calls for further dialogue among member countries of the gas forum…

Heerema's Giant Crane Vessel Sleipnir to Install LNG BCM on INPEX's Ichthys Explorer Platform

Feb 11, 2022

Dutch offshore installation company Heerema Marine Contractors has been selected by Japan's INPEX as a contractor of choice for the transport and installation of the 4,800 metric ton Ichthys LNG Booster Compression Module (BCM), offshore W. Australia…

McDermott to Deliver Platform Topsides for Mega Project Offshore Qatar

Jan 05, 2022

Qatari national oil and gas company QatarEnergy has said it has awarded a major engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) contract for the offshore scope of its North Field Expansion Project to McDermott.The expansion project…

Woodside, BHP Sanction $12B Scarborough LNG Project

Nov 22, 2021

Woodside Petroleum and BHP Group gave their final go-aheads to spend $12 billion to develop the Scarborough gas field off Western Australia and expand the Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, with the first cargo expected in 2026.The approval…

BP Signs 10-year Gas Sales Deal with China's Shenzhen Gas

Oct 21, 2021

BP has signed a sales and purchase agreement with a unit of China's Shenzhen Gas Group Co Ltd to supply piped natural gas for 10 years starting 2023, BP said in a statement on Wednesday.Under the agreement, BP will provide Shenzhen Sino-Benny LPG Co Ltd…

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Russia's Control of Sakhalin Project Could Pose Upside Risk to LNG Prices

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Portugal's EDP to Scale Up Offshore Solar Plants in Southeast Asia

India Imposes A Windfall Tax On Oil Producers and Export Duties For Oil Products

India Imposes A Windfall Tax On Oil Producers and Export Duties For Oil Products

Russia to Replace Sakhalin-2 Project Operator with New Firm

Russia to Replace Sakhalin-2 Project Operator with New Firm

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State Agency Wants Net-zero Carbon Emissions from Australia's Giant LNG Plant

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Gazprom Cancels Dividend for First Time Since 1998. Shares Drop

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