Natural Gas and LNGhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2159©2016 Petroleum Economist60Natural Gas and LNGBottoming out: the fragile recovery of the oil marketThe good news is that the fundamentals should start to improve. But speculation abounds that oil could get caught in the wider market downdrafthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3528572/Bottoming-out-the-fragile-recovery-of-the-oil-market.htmlWed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTShell and BG: 1 + 1 = 5LNG and Brazil will create immense long-term value for Shell and BG Group http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3527672/Shell-and-BG-1-+-1-=-5.htmlMon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTNovatek still bullish on Yamal LNG prospectCut off from Western financing, the Russian gas firm is relying on Chinese and Russian backers to fund its export projecthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3526619/Novatek-still-bullish-on-Yamal-LNG-prospect.htmlWed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTBears rule the gas patchLow natural gas prices will add to US producers' pain in the year ahead, writes Justin Jacobshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3523153/Bears-rule-the-gas-patch.htmlWed, 27 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMTHenry Hub pricing and Brent slump create buyer’s market for LNG The new pricing system in global liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets was intended to offer a lower-cost alternative to oil-linked sales contracts. As oil prices have slumped and a global LNG supply glut persists, it has become a buyers’ markethttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3523888/Henry-Hub-pricing-and-Brent-slump-create-buyers-market-for-LNG.htmlTue, 26 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMTIndonesia’s lucrative market for OpecJakarta wants to clean up its energy sector and hopes big Mideast exporters take up the investment opportunities it createshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3522316/Indonesias-lucrative-market-for-Opec.htmlThu, 21 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMTUKCS: Still got it at 50Despite low oil prices and extensive job losses, UK North Sea production isn't going into meltdownhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3522083/UKCS-Still-got-it-at-50.htmlThu, 21 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMTAlberta feels the painHome to the marginal barrel, Canada’s energy patch is hurting from the price collapse. But oil sands output is still rising and resistance is buildinghttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3522296/Alberta-feels-the-pain.htmlWed, 20 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMTRasGas-Petronet deal heralds a new era for LNGBuyers, not exporters, are now in command of an oversupplied market, as a new Qatar-India supply agreement showshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3520536/RasGas-Petronet-deal-heralds-a-new-era-for-LNG.htmlWed, 13 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMTStill waiting for the UK's shale boomThe reserves are big, the government supports it and frackers are keen. So where is the country's shale gas production?http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3519320/Still-waiting-for-the-UKs-shale-boom.htmlThu, 07 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMTCan the EU cope without Groningen?Output from the Netherlands’ giant gasfield, a stalwart of European gas supplies for decades, is falling sharply, increasing the continent’s need for importshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3519290/Can-the-EU-cope-without-Groningen.htmlThu, 07 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMTWinter of discontent for US gas producersIt hasn’t felt much like winter in many parts of the US thanks to El Nino, and that has helped push natural gas prices to their lowest level in more than a decadehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3516719/Winter-of-discontent-for-US-gas-producers.htmlWed, 23 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMTUS exports rise after surge in oil and gas productionThe increase in US oil and gas production will be felt in nearly every corner of the global energy market for years to comehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3515086/US-exports-rise-after-surge-in-oil-and-gas-production.htmlThu, 17 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMTUsing LNG as shipping fuel is a "game changer"Emission controls in European and North American waters mean more shipowners are ordering vessels that run on cleaner LNG, but it may remain a marginal fuel in global shipping without further instruction from the UN’s International Maritime Organisationhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3515082/Using-LNG-as-shipping-fuel-is-a-game-changer.htmlThu, 17 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMTChina approves Shell's BG Group takeover The Ministry of Commerce green light marks the last regulatory hurdle for the deal and clearing the way for a final shareholder vote in the coming weekshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3514290/China-approves-Shells-BG-Group-takeover.htmlTue, 15 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMTChevron cuts spending by 24% as Big Oil feels the pinchUS supermajor Chevron will slash investment in 2016 as the oil price rout continues, announcing on Wednesday a reduction in spending to $26.6bn next yearhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3513185/Chevron-cuts-spending-by-24-as-Big-Oil-feels-the-pinch.htmlThu, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMTChoppy waters ahead for Equatorial Guinea as production declinesMinister of mines, industry and energy, Gabriel Obiang Lima, is taking a hard line with investors amid low oil prices and falling outputhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3513073/Choppy-waters-ahead-for-Equatorial-Guinea-as-production-declines.htmlWed, 09 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMTTight oil output expected to decline in 2016Unless change happens soon, low oil prices will continue to overwhelm tight oil producers, writes Justin Jacobshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3511366/Tight-oil-output-expected-to-decline-in-2016.htmlThu, 03 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMTBG farms into Cyprus block for $165mUK producer BG has farmed into a 35% interest in Block 12 offshore Cyprus with US producer Noble for $165m cashhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3508485/BG-farms-into-Cyprus-block-for-165m.htmlMon, 23 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTChina slashes natural gas prices by 30%LNG exporters will welcome the return of a major buyer, while domestic producers will be less happy with the change.http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3507623/China-slashes-natural-gas-prices-by-30.htmlFri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTStatoil drops leases in the US Arctic Norway’s state-controlled oil producer has followed Shell out of the high-cost, high-risk Arctic, but downplays the extent of the costs it has incurred therehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3507405/Statoil-drops-leases-in-the-US-Arctic.htmlWed, 18 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTDutch court orders cut to Groningen production Giant Dutch swing gas field output to be halved, creating room for more peak winter deliveries from outside the European Unionhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3507308/Dutch-court-orders-cut-to-Groningen-production.htmlWed, 18 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTSingapore sees LNG price indices expandingPushing the development of regional Asian LNG trade, Singapore is encouraging local price discoveryhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3505103/Singapore-sees-LNG-price-indices-expanding.htmlTue, 17 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTUK Premier sells Norwegian business for $120mPremier has quit Norway, selling assets to Det norske oljeselskap in a cash deal worth $120mhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3506657/UK-Premier-sells-Norwegian-business-for-120m.htmlMon, 16 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTBG invests further $1.2bn in Australian gas outletsQueensland Gas Company has set up an agreement that will feed the company’s LNG export prospectshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3506663/BG-invests-further-12bn-in-Australian-gas-outlets.htmlMon, 16 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTMarathon Oil sells Gulf of Mexico fields in $205m deal An anonymous buyer secured most of Marathon Oil's GoM fields in a major restructuring by the US companyhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3505406/Marathon-Oil-sells-Gulf-of-Mexico-fields-in-205m-deal.htmlWed, 11 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTSantos aims to raise money after failed takeover bidThe company wants to raise A$3.5bn to strengthen balance sheet and keep opportunistic bidders at bayhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3505075/Santos-aims-to-raise-money-after-failed-takeover-bid.htmlTue, 10 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTVladimir Putin goes aggresive on energy strategyVladimir Putin has certainly rattled western politicians with his actions over the last 15 years and kept his popularity high at home in the processhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3504037/Vladimir-Putin-goes-aggresive-on-energy-strategy.htmlThu, 05 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTGolar agrees to provide FSRU for Ghana gas imports Ghana could be the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to play host to a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU)http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3503606/Golar-agrees-to-provide-FSRU-for-Ghana-gas-imports.htmlWed, 04 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTRussia could offer China better gas pricingRussia is well positioned to supply more pipeline gas to China as a weaker currency makes pricing more competitivehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3502657/Russia-could-offer-China-better-gas-pricing.htmlMon, 02 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT