After several months of mixed messaging from the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government, the future of the Papua LNG project is once more unclear.
Australian developer Oilex has filed a $23.3mn counterclaim against the Timor Leste government relating to an ongoing dispute over an offshore production-sharing contract (PSC).
Refiner Motiva Enterprises is buying a chemical plant in Port Arthur, Texas, from an affiliate of Flint Hills Resources.
The first liquefaction train at Sempra Energy’s Cameron LNG terminal on the US Gulf Coast has started commercial service, while Freeport LNG confirmed on the same day that it had also entered production.
A power outage on the Hibernia oil production platform offshore Eastern Canada occurred over the weekend of August 17-18, resulting in a spill of 2,200 litres of oil into the Atlantic Ocean.
Two CNPC subsidiaries have dropped plans to import several cargoes of Venezuelan oil in light of the US government’s new sanctions on Caracas.
News that construction could soon begin on Woodfibre LNG is a further sign of progress, however slow, for Canada’s nascent LNG industry.
The tough operating environment shale drillers find themselves in is being illustrated by a number of companies’ second-quarter results.
Softbank’s $100bn Vision Fund has made its first investment in energy storage technology by backing Swiss-based energy storage start-up Energy Vault with $110mn.
EPIC Midstream Holdings has started crude shipments from the Permian Basin to the Texas Gulf Coast.
India and China are leading a call by the world’s largest emerging economies for established industrialised countries to carry the costs of fighting climate change
China is to begin a series of safety inspections at its coal mines during September after a number of fatal accidents in recent months
The Anglo-Norwegian company BW Energy and its partners have begun drilling a new vertical exploration well at Hibiscus Updip, a prospect within the Dussafu Marin contract area offshore Gabon.
Namibia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy confirmed last week that it was not yet ready to approve any of the proposals it has received for the construction of an oil refinery.
Nigeria’s federal government has signalled that it will continue to battle Royal Dutch Shell’s attempt to regain its position as operator of Oil Mining Lease 11 (OML 11).