Author: Damon Evans
Ex-BG Group chief joins PNG focused explorer InterOil
11 August 2014
InterOil is developing one of the largest natural gas fields in Asia
Traders place bets on Singapore LNG hub
8 August 2014
Traders are starting to take advantage of Singapore’s newly built liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal as they bet spot prices will rally from their lowest in three years
Condor Energy to work with Beach and Chevron
6 August 2014
The Australian fracture simulation company will work on the unconventional venture in Queensland
Asian investors circle undervalued Aussie players
6 August 2014
More undervalued Australian energy companies with Asian assets could be snapped up as investors prepare to swoop
Woodside loses Shell vote for $2.5bn buyback
4 August 2014
Shareholders rejected the buyback which needed to reach a 75% threshold to pass
New leader will be positive for Indonesian energy
24 July 2014
Joko Widodo's improbable ascent from slum child to leader of Southeast Asia's leading oil and gas producer will be positive, at least in the short-term, for Indonesia's energy sector
India hints rise in domestic gas prices is on the horizon
15 July 2014
The newly elected government is attempting to boost state finances
Australia's emissions projected to increase by 24%
8 July 2014
The country’s short-term perspective and regressive approach to climate policy is drawing flak
FLNG: Charting a new course with Shell's Prelude project
8 July 2014
Offshore liquefaction facilities can make Australia’s LNG sector competitive
Australia will soon be the world's biggest LNG exporter
8 July 2014
Despite high development costs the country will soon be the world’s biggest LNG exporter – and offers plenty more in the upstream too
Collaboration on cards for Santos and GDF Suez LNG amid rising costs
8 July 2014
Surging development costs have put the next wave of projects on ice, but gas players are finally teaming up to help trim costs
Palmer steps in to Australian climate change debate
26 June 2014
Politician Clive Palmer stepped in to oppose the government's plans
LNG could overtake coal as Asia's fuel of choice
17 June 2014
Without a price on carbon, gas is generally seen as an expensive alternative to cheap coal. But the increasingly fungible nature of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and potential market innovations could see gas overtake coal as Asia’s fuel of choice
Shell bags nearly $6bn for Woodside stake
17 June 2014
Shell will cut its stake to less than 5%, with half going to Woodside and half to institutional investors
Renewable sources key to cheaper energy, says Irena
10 June 2014
Irena advised the UN that making renewables 36% of total final energy consumption is affordable if policies are put in place
Russia's ambitions in Asia will boost the energy producer
30 May 2014
Russia’s strategic shift to Asia will put the world’s largest energy producer at the centre of the world’s biggest energy market
Russia and China deal holds new opportunities
30 May 2014
Russia has long craved the Chinese market and China needs gas. The $400 billion deal opens a new trade
Russia LNG in prime position to grasp Asian demand
30 May 2014
The next few years will see the country’s gas exporters join the race for markets in Asia
New hope for India’s moribund energy sector after election
19 May 2014
India’s next prime minister, Narendra Modi, has the chance to revitalise the energy sector and shape how the country engages with international investors
IEA says it will cost $44 trillion to switch clean energy by 2050
15 May 2014
A study by the International Energy Agency said it would cost trillions of dollars to be weaned off fossil fuels in the next 36 years
Myanmar hands out 20 offshore exploration blocks
14 May 2014
Previously off limits, Myanmar is entering a new era as it opens up the keenly sought after area of Asia
The West's isolation of Russia has paved the way for China deal
12 May 2014
The gas deal could see the expansion of Russia's LNG business accelerate
India delays gas pricing reform until after elections
30 April 2014
The Indian government’s surprise decision to delay the increase in natural gas prices until after the general elections in mid-May will not only cost upstream players billions of dollars in lost revenues, but it also highlights the political risks faced by investors
Panama Canal expansion will not redefine global LNG trade
24 April 2014
The project has been overhyped, and though the wider canal may cut some costs for future US LNG deliveries to Asia, the impact will be limited
Think tanks encourage Caribbean to move away from fuel oil
24 April 2014
High imported diesel prices make renewable energy competitive in the Caribbean
Oil Search lands stake in PNG Elk and Antelope LNG fields
22 April 2014
The company has trumped the majors in the Papua New Guinea deal