16 January 2019, Week 02, Issue 388
The 650,000 bpd refinery backed by Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, is moving more assuredly towards completion and its commissioning is expected to take place in the first quarter of 2020....
18 January 2019, Week 02, Issue 482
Regional energy ministers meeting in Cairo on January 14 agreed to establish the East Mediterranean Gas Forum. The purpose of the body is to expedite the development of hydrocarbon resources in...
16 January 2019, Week 02, Issue 658
Royal Dutch Shell has completed the acquisition of Gujarat-based Hazira LNG and Port Ventures from French energy major Total. Shell Gas, a Shell subsidiary, acquired Total’s 26% stake to bring its...
17 January 2019, Week 02, Issue 726
China will increase its refinery runs by 4.6% to 634.3 million tonnes (12.74 million bpd) in 2019, state-owned China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) has forecast.
17 January 2019, Week 02, Issue 943
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to help finance the expansion of the Talimarjan thermal power plant (TPP) in Uzbekistan.
17 January, Week 02, Issue 551
About two weeks after signing a business alliance agreement with Russia’s Novatek, Japan’s Saibu Gas has revealed that it is considering an expansion of its flagship Hibiki LNG import terminal....
16 January 2019 Week 02 Issue 188
Morocco produced 35% of its electricity from renewable resources by the end of 2018, Energy Minister Aziz said last week.
16 January 2019, Week 02, Issue 1014
Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK), one of Russia’s leading petrochemical producers, has hired Denmark’s Haldor Topsoe for licensing and engineering services at a new methanol unit.
15 January 2019 Week 02 Issue 490
Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has unveiled plans to further slash internationally high solar power prices in fiscal 2019, which starts on April 1, under a feed-in tariff (...
15 January 2019, Week 02, Issue 746
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has wasted no time in cracking down on fuel theft, which cost state-run oil company Pemex US$3 billion last year.
11 January 2019, Week 01, Issue 540
BP announced this week that it had approved a “major” expansion of its Atlantis project in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico. The super-major also said it had identified “significant” additional oil...
09 January 2019 Week 01 Issue 187
State-run Zimbabwe Power Co. (ZPC) is preparing to rehabilitate the ageing 920-MW Hwange coal-fired thermal power plant (TPP) through an estimated investment of US$510 million.The Hwange TPP...
10 January 2019, Week 01, Issue 725
China National Petroleum Corp.’s (CNPC) foreign production sharing partners have significantly increased their output, exceeding 10 million tonnes of oil equivalent (200,000 boepd) in 2018.