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Tellurian applies to build pipeline to planned LNG terminal

25 June 2021

LNG developer Tellurian announced this week that its Driftwood Pipeline subsidiary had submitted a formal application to the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to construct and operate a dual pipeline in Louisiana.

Costs of supplying US LNG to Asia rise

25 June 2021

A new report has found that the cost of supplying US LNG to Asia rose this year, but US production of the fuel is still anticipated to hit record highs.

US midstream sector approaching TSA’s deadline for cybersecurity compliance

25 June 2021

US pipeline companies are facing a deadline for compliance with a cybersecurity directive issued last month by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) following a ransomware attack on Georgia-based Colonial Pipeline.

USVI refinery to remain offline

25 June 2021

Limetree Bay Ventures cites financial strains as the reason for its decision to suspend operations indefinitely at its refinery near St. Croix.

Customs agency says only Pemex may secure or renew fuel trade permits

25 June 2021

Mexico's customs service has declared that Pemex is now the only company that will be allowed to secure new permits or to renew existing permits for the import and export of petroleum products.

Petrobras successfully appeals court case in Bolivia

25 June 2021

Petrobras, the national oil company (NOC) of Brazil, revealed last week that its appeal of a court decision concerning the ownership of a large natural gas field in Bolivia had been successful.

Senate leader: Efforts to pass constitutional amendment likely to be “complicated”

25 June 2021

Ricardo Monreal, the majority leader of Mexico’s Senate, does not expect President Lopez Obrador to have an easy time securing the passage of a constitutional amendment that gives CFE advantages over private suppliers.

KenGen makes hydro plans more climate resilient

25 June 2021

Kenya’s KenGen is set to modify its hydropower projects in a bid to make them resilient to climate change.

Adenia acquires South African solar distributor Herholdt’s

25 June 2021

Adenia Partners, a private equity firm investing in Africa, has acquired a majority stake in Herholdt’s, a leading distributor of solar systems and low-voltage electrical products in South Africa, its first acquisition in the country.

EU carbon tax could hit South Africa

25 June 2021

South Africa’s exports to Europe could be negatively affected when the European Union imposes carbon taxes on imports, as the country is heavily reliant on coal-fired electricity.

AfDB lends €83mn to Egypt to spur post-COVID-19 recovery

25 June 2021

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved an €83mn loan to finance the second phase of Egypt’s Electricity and Green Growth Support Programme.

Oil sands rebound amid long-term jitters

25 June 2021

Canadian oil sands production has rebounded and is now exceeding pre-pandemic levels, but the region is grappling with longer-term uncertainty.

Hess COO says Uaru-Mako complex may be fifth development target at Stabroek

25 June 2021

According to Hess, ExxonMobil and its partners in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana are coming close to naming the Uaru-Mako complex as their fifth development target.

YPFB sees gas exports to Argentina remaining at 14 mcm per day

25 June 2021

Bolivia’s national oil company (NOC) YPFB expects natural gas exports to neighbouring Argentina to remain at the level of 14mn cubic metres per day this winter.

Gasnorp adopts OPEN Smartflex solution for gasification project in Peru

25 June 2021

Gasnorp, a subsidiary of the Colombian gas transportation company Promigas, will use software from Open International, a US-based company that develops solutions for utilities, to support a gasification project in Peru.

Petrobras rejects the only bid received for Bahia LNG lease

25 June 2021

Brazil’s Petrobras revealed earlier this week that it had disqualified US-based Excelerate Energy from proceeding with its bid for the right to lease an underutilised LNG import terminal in Bahia State.

Vintage upbeat over Cooper Basin wells

24 June 2021

Australian independent Vintage Energy has encountered promising signs at its two drilling programmes in the Cooper Basin.

Origin preps NT shale gas play for production test

24 June 2021

Australian integrated energy company Origin Energy is preparing to hold a production test at its shale gas play in the Northern Territory’s Beetaloo Sub-Basin.

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