Editorial: Testing times for US LNG
The first Mozambique LNG plant has the green light; the second is likely to follow soon, given the financial and upstream capabilities of its partners. What does that mean for projects in the US? Their business model is complicated as the developers are not also the LNG marketers.
Total’s Algerian deal
Politics, history and finance collide in Algeria, as the administration considers the prospects for Total’s acquisition of Anadarko’s assets.
Making remote Russian gas pay
Irkutsk Oil Company offers a case study in how smaller Russian producers can monetise their stranded gas resources.
Queensland releases more upstream blocks
As the gas supply situation remains tight, Queensland is stepping up its efforts to increase supplies to industry.
BP takes a dim view
World energy in 2018 was on an unsustainable path, says BP; and it looks unlikely it will be on the right one this year either.
Investors force change
Some of the majors’ shareholders are using their votes to push through change, with varying degrees of success
Crisis chokes Alberta’s revenues
Alberta’s dry gas industry is facing a crisis, with eroding markets and prices in free fall, but there are some solutions.
Canada’s cleantech builds on gas
Active at the latest Clean Energy Ministerial, the gas industry showed Canada is already well-represented on the cleantech stage.
Finding common ground in the Baltics
Lithuania has yet to join the three other states and national pride seems to prevent the former Soviet republics from settling their differences
Russia’s contaminated oil
The contamination of the Druzhba oil pipeline has been disastrous for Russia, costing its oil industry millions and potentially affecting its reputation more broadly.