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Philippines to Open Door to LNG Imports Next Year with New Terminals

The three terminals in the Philippines are among six such projects that the DOE has approved. Three others are expected to come online within the next three years, including a project proposed by Shell Plc.

September 27, 2022

Santos Gets $1.1 Billion Offer for 5% Stake in PNG LNG from State-owned Kumul

Papua New Guinea has been seeking more control over its oil, gas and mineral resources since electing Prime Minister James Marape in 2019.

September 27, 2022

Mystery Gas Leaks Hit Major Russian Undersea Pipelines to Europe

Sweden’s Maritime Authority issued a warning about two leaks in the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, shortly after a leak on the nearby Nord Stream 2 pipeline was discovered that had prompted Denmark to restrict shipping.

September 27, 2022

Gas from Russia’s Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Leaks into Baltic Sea

European countries have resisted Russian calls to allow the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to operate and accused Moscow of using energy as a weapon. Russia denies doing so and blames the West for gas shortages.

September 26, 2022

Reliability Offshore at Forefront of Interior’s Well Control Rules

While the new well control rules proposed by the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) have a focus on offshore equipment reliability, some in the oil and gas industry deem the changes unneeded and pricey.

September 26, 2022

Dutch Limit Groningen Gas Production Despite Energy Crisis

The Groningen Field, operated by a joint venture of Shell and Exxon Mobil, still holds massive reserves of natural gas.

September 26, 2022

France Reaffirms It Will Halt Fossil Fuel Export Guarantees

After a U.N. climate summit in Glasgow last year, President Emmanuel Macron’s government signed up to a commitment to end public financing of unabated oil, gas and coal from 2023.

September 26, 2022

Norway Oil Safety Regulator Warns of Threats from Unidentified Drones

"We would urge increased vigilance, a review of emergency preparedness measures and incident response and information sharing," Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority warned in a letter to operators about unidentified drones flying over Norwegian oil and gas platforms.

September 26, 2022

Exxon Halts Activity at Texas Oilfield Site Following Worker Fatality

An employee of Axis Energy Services was killed in an accident at Exxon Mobil's East Texas oil drilling facility on Sept. 20.

September 26, 2022

Energy Crunch Threatens to Shatter European Unity

The energy crisis in Europe will last well into 2023 given stagnant global supply and the likelihood of increased competition for LNG, which Fatih Birol, the head of the International Energy Agency, warns could unleash a “wild west scenario.”

September 26, 2022