Ruby Offshore Gas Discovery Straddles Border

UK-based Hansa Hydrocarbons says it has made a significant gas discovery offshore Netherlands with its NO5-1 well on its so-called GEms licences. The find might stir interest in the Dutch North Sea where smaller gas…

FERC Lifts Rover HDD Moratorium

After months of pleading from Energy Transfer Partners LP's (ETP) Rover Pipeline LLC, FERC has lifted a moratorium on horizontal directional drilling (HDD) that had delayed portions of the 710-mile, 3.25 Bcf/d natural gas mega-project.…

AES, Engie in Panama LNG Pact

French global utility Engie and US merchant power group AES Corp said May 5 they are to jointly market LNG to third parties in Central America. The joint venture will utilise the Costa Norte LNG…

Energy Union’s Goals – Overtaken by Events

The Energy Union, an ‘umbrella strategy’ launched two years ago, was initially aimed at insuring Europe’s smooth transition to the low-carbon/non-carbon future. The plan was to ensure that European citizens have unrestricted access to secure,…

Vopak, Exmar Ditch Tie-Up

Dutch oil and LNG terminals operator Vopak and Belgian shipowner Exmar have abandoned plans, announced December 21 2016, for Vopak to acquire Exmar's interests in LNG floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) - typically used as import…