Tag Archives: natgas

UK RECEIVES ITS FIRST LNG CARGO FROM AMERICA: BUT IT’S NOT FROM THE US!

By Sophie Nguebana On February 21, 2017, UK has imported its first LNG cargo from the American continent: Peru LNG’s tanker called Gallina brought some 60 thousand tonnes of LNG. The price of this delivery was linked to the UK’s National Balancing Point. The tanker came from Peru via the Panama Canal, which was recently […]

New Unconventional Fuel: Gas Hydrate Development in Pacific Raises Questions

Gas hydrates could open up a new fuel source for import-dependent countries like Japan. Exploration of new opportunities is already underway, but comes with caveats. ENERPO student Aaron Wood reports.

Five Questions About Nord Stream 2 – Opinion

This opinion piece by Henrik Vorloeper is part of our upcoming ENERPO Journal edition.

Week in Review September 12 – 18

Photo by Jerry Mathes III Patrick Osborne, Daniel Tsvetanov, Bogdan Polishchuk, Alexander Geysman, Timothy Abraham, Glenda Pavon Suriel ExxonMobil: Asset Valuation Reporting Standards In the oil and gas industry, many companies have gone through reductions in assets values over the past two years; this normally was accompanied by non-cash charges (expenses that reduce earnings but […]

The Week in Review September 5 – 12

by Sophie Nguebana, Daniel Tsvetanov, Patrick Osborne, Alberto Perego, Alexander Geysman, Timothy Abraham – Featured photo by Jerry Mathes III Egypt to Use Gas from Cyprus In the end of August, Cyprus and Egypt signed an agreement, under which natural gas from offshore fields located in Cyprus will be supplied to Egypt. The agreement (which […]

The Nature of Product Sharing Agreements in Azerbaijan

By Fatma Babayeva This article discusses the main concepts of Azerbaijan’s Production Sharing Agreements (PSAs), which regulate the legal, commercial, and fiscal relationships between the government of Azerbaijan and International Oil Companies (IOCs). It explores the reasons behind Azerbaijan’s preference of this type of contractual arrangement, the historical setup for PSA contracts within the country, […]

Lithuania: Energy Security Through Liberalization

by Aaron Wood Abstract Following independence from the Soviet Union in the 1990s, the main concern for Lithuania was achieving energy independence. While this was achieved in part through the use of Ignalina NPP, it would prevent the development of liberalized markets and accession to the European Union. This article will show through a historical recount, […]

What is Wrong with Russian Gas?

By Glenda Pavon-Suriel Photo by Jerry D. Mathes II In the September, 2015 Foreign Affairs article “Europe’s Low Energy: The Promise and Perils of the Energy Union”, Petr Polak argues that the primary aim of the European Commission’s Energy Union is to ensure European gas supplies while avoiding supplies by the Russian gas exporter Gazprom. […]

India’s Supply Dilemmas: IPI, MEIDP, TAPI

by Pierre Jouvellier National energy mixes for many countries in the world are currently changing from coal to natural gas. It is not surprising to see new emerging markets like India, China and South Africa for natural gas. Indeed, even if coal remains the less expensive fossil fuel for electricity generation, countries are more attracted by […]

The Week in Review (April 18-25)

The Monitoring Team: Glenda Pavon and Zachary Waller Photo: Jerry Mathes II Doha Creates Some Gains Oil producers saw prices soar leading up to last week’s failed production freeze talks in Doha.  Since the news came out that Russia and Saudi Arabia were considering a freeze, prices rose about 29%. Brent went up by about […]