Asia-Pacific
Australian shale play faces rocky ride
9 October 2018
The Northern Territory, a key LNG centre, holds huge reserves of shale gas. But will regulations stifle development?
Australia’s Dorado: A black gold bonanza
9 October 2018
After three decades without sizable discoveries, Western Australia is now the country’s most exciting exploration province
Australia's gas race has begun
2 October 2018
Three potential LNG projects are competing to fill eastern Australia's gas-demand supply gap
Australia's LNG comes of age
2 October 2018
Western Australia has the potential resources and infrastructure to supply the world with LNG for decades
China: Enter the smokeless dragon
25 September 2018
Part of China’s blue-sky strategy is the switch from coal to natural gas—with an unexpected impact on the global LNG market
India prepares launch of gas hub
20 September 2018
If all goes to plan, by the end of this year India should have established a gas trading hub
Petronas: To float or not to float?
20 September 2018
Petronas’s financial success makes it a target for a government desperate for new revenue streams
India joins aviation renewables club
30 August 2018
More airlines are starting to use alternative fuels, but still on a very limited basis
Strong uptake for spot LNG trading in Asia
21 August 2018
Singapore-based trading platform Global LNG Exchange has seen a significant ramp up in its membership base
Taiwan’s useful LNG ally
17 August 2018
Strengthening energy links between Taiwan and the US could impact on power dynamics in the South China Sea
Myanmar faces energy crossroads
20 July 2018
Huge potential in the country’s energy sector faces equally sizeable challenges
IOCs face choppy South China Sea conditions
20 July 2018
Beijing's determination to exert its influence in the South China Sea is causing problems for oil companies active in the region
India embraces gas and renewables
6 July 2018
With prime minister Narendra Modi now less than a year away from a general election, his energy successes and failures will be in the spotlight
Hybrid power plans heat up in India
11 June 2018
Combining wind and solar power at dual-use plants could ease land acquisition and variability issues—which would impact the country’s renewables market growth
Philippines takes carbon emitters to task
1 June 2018
The Southeast Asian nation has launched the world’s first governmental inquiry into the impact of climate change on human rights
Uncertain days for Malaysia's oil industry
18 May 2018
The surprise victory of the opposition alliance in Malaysia could lead to a new relationship between the government and Petronas
Japan's energy shake-up
4 May 2018
The country's energy industry has been thrown into a state of turmoil by 'Abenomics'
Bangladesh in a bind over LNG imports
3 May 2018
More gas is needed to address an energy crisis in Bangladesh, but developing an over-reliance on imported fuel may leave the economy exposed
Australia debates oil-import reliance options
2 May 2018
Rising geopolitical tensions in maritime zones heighten its energy-security risk
Back to the futures for Chinese crude
4 April 2018
The successful opening of a long-awaited yuan-denominated oil futures contract bodes well for the country’s aim to create a regional benchmark
China advances in the South China Sea
27 March 2018
Beijing has seized the initiative in the contested area. But Australia and Timor-Leste are nearing agreement in their zone of dispute
Thailand joins Asia gas-reserves search
12 March 2018
Facing voracious demand for energy, Asian countries are planning either to increase imports or seek new upstream opportunities
India struggles to expand its upstream
2 March 2018
The Indian government is hoping that new regulations will encourage investment in the upstream oil and gas sector to offset rising imports
Chinese bear trap
12 February 2018
Oil demand is in for another good year, but gas will be the standout. And the country's oil majors are coming back to the market
Watershed year in Asia
22 January 2018
Nuclear sabre-rattling shook Asia's security foundations, but 2017 heralded breakthroughs for EVs and LNG
Hitting China's great wall
3 January 2018
Sri Lanka has presented some unlikely roadblocks to China's Silk Road project