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Vietnam Faces Years-Long Delays for Gas Production in South China Sea as Exxon Mobil and Gazprom Projects Stalled

Oct 06, 2023

Vietnam expects further years-long delays before offshore blocks being developed by U.S. major Exxon Mobil and Russia's Gazprom will be producing gas, according to a draft government document seen by Reuters.The new timeline casts fresh doubts…

Chevron Australia LNG Workers Back Strike Threat in Second Meeting, No Talks

Oct 06, 2023

Workers at Chevron's two liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in Western Australia voted to restart strikes on Friday, endorsing a similar move by colleagues at a meeting less than 24 hours earlier.Night-shift workers at Chevron's Gorgon and…

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…

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…

FACTBOX - Indonesia's Long-delayed Major Gas Projects

Aug 11, 2023

A recent ownership shakeup at two major Indonesian gas projects has injected renewed hope in the country's upstream gas sector, as the country hopes to tap into its rich hydrocarbon resources amid global energy transition, but barriers remain…

Indonesia's Gas Ambition Faces Investor Test with Shell, Chevron Exits

Aug 11, 2023

Indonesia hopes the recent exit of global giants Shell and Chevron from two long-delayed natural gas projects will jumpstart their development, as it races to more than double gas production by 2030.The Masela and Indonesia Deepwater Development (IDD) projects…

India's GAIL Close to Finalizing Qatar LNG Purchase Deal

Aug 03, 2023

GAIL (India) Ltd is close to finalizing a long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) import deal with Qatar to buy at least 1 million metric tons per year, potentially for more than 20 years, three industry and trade sources said.The deal would be…

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait Assert Joint Ownership of Offshore Gas Field. Urge Iran to Engage in Talks

Aug 03, 2023

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait reaffirmed that they jointly own rights to natural resources in the Gulf's Durra gas field, Saudi state news agency SPA reported early on Thursday, citing a statement from the Saudi foreign ministry.The foreign ministry…

Floatel Secures 6-Month Contract for Floatel Triumph in Australia

Aug 01, 2023

Offshore accommodation rig provider Floatel International said Tuesday it had secured a contract for its Floatel Triumph semi-submersible unit in Australia.Floatel said that the contract was with 'a major Australian operator.' Under the six-month firm contract…

Australian State Bans Gas to New Homes from 2024 in Push to Cut Emissions

Jul 28, 2023

The Australian state of Victoria will ban natural gas connections to new homes from next year as part of a plan to cut emissions and lower energy bills, the state climate action minister said on Friday.Australia's second-most populous state…

Exporting Too Much Gas Could Jeopardize Israel's Energy Security, Warns Official

Jun 28, 2023

Israel should urgently examine how much natural gas the country should export to make sure it keeps enough for itself, a senior official at Israel's Finance Ministry said in a letter seen by Reuters. The country is expected to roughly double…

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