Author: Simon Ferrie
South Africa's Eskom seeks transition funding
18 October 2021
State-owned South African utility Eskom is seeking financial backing for its decarbonisation efforts, including the construction of at least 4GW in gas-fired generation capacity
Occidental exits Ghana
15 October 2021
The US super-indie is divesting its assets in the country
Sri Lanka poised to join LNG market
14 October 2021
The country’s push to become an LNG importer is gathering pace, bolstered by the island nation’s location on major shipping lanes
Collaboration is key for African gas-to-power
13 October 2021
The continent needs more regional cooperation to expand its gas sector, panellists told Petroleum Economist’s LNG to Power Forum
Cheniere and China’s ENN sign LNG deal
11 October 2021
The Chinese independent has secured more long-term LNG with a 13-year deal for 900,000t/yr
Petronas backs faster exploration
6 October 2021
The Malaysian NOC will continue with oil and gas exploration despite the energy transition, says CEO Tengku Muhammad Taufik
Savannah Energy eyes expansion
6 October 2021
The Africa-focused independent is looking for additional projects, says CEO Andrew Knott
Nigeria’s ADM eyes further upstream acquisitions
1 October 2021
Nigerian independent ADM Energy is seeking more West African assets to further its recent growth
Papuan tactics continue to threaten foreign investment
30 September 2021
Singapore-based Twinza Oil’s Papua New Guinea plans remain under threat as seeming favouritism towards state-owned Kumul Petroleum presents another blow to Pasca A ambitions
Qatar and China ink another LNG supply deal
29 September 2021
State-owned Qatar Petroleum has signed another long-term LNG supply deal, this time with Chinese NOC Cnooc
Mixed outlook for Mauritania’s upstream
28 September 2021
As a major LNG scheme continues to advance on the Mauritania-Senegal border, other Mauritanian upstream prospects may be left behind
Angola promotes E&P prospects
27 September 2021
The country continues to roll out a busy programme in the hope of reversing the recent decline in its upstream sector
Rallying LNG prices put pressure on buyers
22 September 2021
High prices are already having an impact on consumption in emerging markets and might soon affect demand from key importers
Nigerian reforms leave lingering doubts
16 September 2021
Questions remain over some specifics of the recently passed Petroleum Industry Bill and whether the reforms will be enough to jumpstart the country’s stalled upstream
Tullow-led joint venture reveals revised Kenya plans
16 September 2021
Kenya’s ambitions to become a crude exporter might be back on track, as Tullow and partners have revised their Turkana plans
Advance Energy eyes expansion opportunities
14 September 2021
Quality oil assets can still attract funding and interest even amid the current ESG environment, says Advance CEO
Letter from London: Shipowners propose carbon levy
8 September 2021
Trade association the ICS is trying to take the initiative and steer the industry’s decarbonisation on its own course
MOL mulls LNG transshipment stakes
7 September 2021
The Japanese shipping company is looking to acquire stakes in the FSUs serving Russia’s Arctic LNG 2 project
Angola to build new oil and gas port
6 September 2021
The development will support the country’s plans to capitalise on regional demand for refined products
Shell makes Malaysian FID
3 September 2021
Peak production on the Timi gas development is forecast at 50,000bl/d oe
Eni makes 'major' Cote d’Ivoire discovery
2 September 2021
Italian firm plans fast-track development of find in offshore Baleine prospect
Russia’s Arctic LNG 2 advances
24 August 2021
Contract award for the construction of a transshipment terminal is a step forward for the project
Cnooc expands production
24 August 2021
Chinese state-controlled firm continues to bring new fields online to lift output
LNG prices may be set for strong Q4
24 August 2021
Supply- and demand-side factors pushed contracts to multi-year highs in recent months and may continue to lend support going into the fourth quarter
Angola advances refining ambitions
23 August 2021
Long-standing plans to reduce import dependence in the crude-rich nation might finally be making progress
Senex to boost Atlas output
23 August 2021
The Australian independent plans to increase the gas project’s capacity by 50pc
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