June 12, 2013
Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas) will donate five liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes to Egypt. Following the instruction given by the prime minister of Qatar, the company will provide support to cover a shortage in gas supply in Egypt during the summer.
June 11, 2013
Emirates LNG Limited has received technical bids from four companies for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and regasification unit at Fujairah on the United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s east coast.
June 5, 2013
Delays in Israel setting out its natural gas export policy, and uncertainty over its content, have led to doubts about Australia-based Woodside Petroleum’s planned USD1.2 billion deal to buy into the Leviathan gas field, which is considered a key element in the company’s growth strategy.
June 5, 2013
According to France-based energy giant Total, Angola’s long-delayed liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant has finally started production and the first cargo is due to be exported in the latter half of June 2013.
May 31, 2013
Kuwait’s state-owned Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), has outlined the strategy for the future of Kuwait’s hydrocarbons industry, stating that gas supply will be the key focus and has stressed the need for Kuwait to advance its operations in gas to free up crude for export.
May 29, 2013
Kuwait is looking to implement several new initiatives aimed at increasing efficiency, including the gradual increase of gas prices in the country. According to Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), a range of solutions were being considered and raising gas prices is one of these.
May 23, 2013
According to UAE-based Dolphin Energy Limited’s ‘Sustainability Report 2012’, the company has scheduled commissioning of a major export gas compressor (EGC) upgrade project for the first quarter of 2015.
May 21, 2013
Saudi Arabia’s state-run energy giant Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) has confirmed that India’s Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has been awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for the Midyan non-associated gas processing project in the Western Province of Saudi Arabia.
May 20, 2013
Algeria’s state-owned oil and gas firm Sonatrach has stated that the proposed Gasdotto Algeria Sardegna Italia (Galsi) pipeline linking Algeria to Italy via the island of Sardinia will face a further delay due to differences over pricing and export volumes.
May 17, 2013
The Nigerian subsidiary of UK-based Royal Dutch Shell, Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited (SPDC) has stated that gas supplies to Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) will be suspended till further notice, as it may not be able to meet its contract obligations following a leak in one of its major supply pipelines in Rivers State.
May 3, 2013
Iran is scheduled to start injecting gas into its biggest underground facility at Shorijeh in June 2013, which is about four months after the launch of the Middle East’s first such facility at nearby Sarajeh, to meet peak demand in winters.
April 29, 2013
Abu Dhabi-based Emirates LNG has prequalified six companies to bid for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and regasification unit at Fujairah on the east coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
April 27, 2013
Operators of Egypt’s Damietta liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant – Spain’s Gas Natural SA and Italy’s Eni SpA – have taken Egypt’s state-controlled Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (Egas) to court over failing to comply with the terms of a supply contract.