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19th March 2012

China's natural gas imports surged two-thirds year-on-year to 3.6 billion cubic meters in January pushing up the country’s share of natural gas consumption, the country's top economic planner said.High...
19th March 2012

US president Barack Obama has called to end the USD 4bn in annual subsidies to oil companies that are earning "historic profits". In the next few weeks Congress is expected to vote to end these subsidies,...
16th March 2012

A hydrogen sulphide alarm was reported to Statoil’s emergency centre from a platform in the Tampen area of the North Sea, it was announced on 15 March.The position is now under control and all 236 people on...
16th March 2012

North American energy services company, Ferus Inc. has put into service the first LNG powered heavy-duty tractor in the province of Alberta, it announced on 15 March.The unit will operate exclusively in the...
16th March 2012

An independent health impact study of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas has been factored into the budget proposal for the New York State Assembly, AP reported in March.The Department of Environmental...
16th March 2012

New emissions standards for oil and natural gas production proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would significantly slowdown drilling, according to a new study funded by the American...
OIl spill
16th March 2012

Chevron has asked to temporarily suspend field production operations at its site in the Campos Basin, Brazil, after a leak was detected.The decision to request the temporary shut-in of production is a...
Pylons
15th March 2012

Independent energy company, Noble Energy Inc and partners in the Tamar field have signed a sales agreement to sell natural gas from the Tamar field, off the shores of Israel, to Israel Electric...
15th March 2012

An average of 11.2bn standard cubic metres (Sm3) of gas in January was sold per day from the Norwegian shelf, according to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).“One important factor for the record-high...
15th March 2012

Petronas has joined forces with German chemical giant, BASF, to develop projects at two Malaysian sites.  The projects, worth a RM 4bn, involve working on the companies’ existing venture in Kuantan and...

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