2019, July, 9, 17:00:00UKRAINE'S GAS TRANSIT UP
Ukraine in January-June 2019 increased transit of natural gas through its gas transportation system (GTS) by 6.1% (by 2.591 billion cubic meters) compared to the same period of 2018, to 45.079 billion cubic meters, according to recent data from JSC Ukrtransgaz.
2019, July, 9, 16:50:00U.S. LNG DEMAND UP
Demand hit a single-day record high just below 6.4 Bcf/d on July 4 and was estimated at just under that level Monday, data compiled by S&P Global Platts Analytics shows.
2019, July, 9, 16:35:00SAUDI ARAMCO CONTRACTS $18 BLN
Saudi Aramco has awarded 34 contracts with a total value of $18 billion for the engineering, procurement and construction of the Marjan and Berri increment programs. The company plans to boost the Marjan and Berri fields’ production capacity by 550,000 barrels per day of Arabian Crude Oil and 2.5 billion standard cubic feet a day (BSCFD) of gas.
2019, July, 8, 12:40:00BRITAIN FREEZES NORD STREAM
Ukraine and Russia have been in dispute over gas issues for years, which escalated after a pro-Russian leader of Ukraine was toppled in 2014.
2019, July, 8, 12:35:00UKRAINE'S GAS RESERVES UP
The head of state-run energy firm Naftogaz, Andriy Kobolev, has said that Ukraine needs to increase its gas reserves by 18% this year to cover its winter needs and to guarantee transit to European consumers.
2019, July, 8, 12:30:00GAZPROM'S SALES RECORD 229 MLN M3
The 229 million cu m sold Thursday is about half the average daily flows of total Russian gas to Europe last month of around 464 million cu m.
2019, July, 8, 12:25:00EQUINOR SELLS LUNDIN $1.56 BLN
Equinor ASA (OSE: EQNR, NYSE EQNR) has agreed with Lundin Petroleum AB to divest a 16 percent shareholding in Lundin Petroleum for a direct interest of 2.6 percent in the Johan Sverdrup field and a cash consideration of around USD 650 million.
2019, July, 5, 11:25:00CHINA'S OIL GAS RULES DOWN
China has lifted restrictions on foreign investment in its conventional oil and gas upstream and city gas distribution sectors, in an attempt to boost resource development, and setting the stage to break the monopoly of national oil companies.
2019, July, 4, 16:00:00TURKMEN GAS FOR GAZPROM
the Gazprom Group signed a five-year contract to purchase natural gas from Turkmengas (for the period through June 30, 2024).
2019, July, 4, 15:55:00TC ENERGY SELLS U.S.: $1.275 BLN
TC Energy Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TC Energy) announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its U.S. midstream assets held by its subsidiary, Columbia Midstream Group, to UGI Energy Services, LLC, a subsidiary of UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI), for approximately US$1.275 billion (Cdn$1.7 billion). The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019 subject to closing adjustments and customary regulatory approvals.
2019, July, 3, 11:30:00U.S., CHINA TENSIONS
Tariffs, imposed by the US under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, as well as retaliatory tariffs imposed by China on US imports, have already harmed the US oil and gas industry, according to testimony Padilla recently gave to the US Trade Representative's Section 301 committee
2019, July, 2, 14:30:00U.S. FOSSIL FUELS UP
Fossil fuels—petroleum, natural gas, and coal—have accounted for at least 80% of energy consumption in the United States for well over a century.
2019, July, 1, 11:45:00RUSSIA'S GAS FOR EUROPE: 201.1 BCM
"Today our forecast for gas pipeline deliveries in 2019 to Europe and Turkey is between 198.6 and 201.1 Bcm," Miller said in a speech at the company's annual general meeting. Gazprom exported 201.9 Bcm to Europe in 2018, accounting for around 36.8% of the market.
2019, July, 1, 11:35:00RUSSIA, JAPAN IN ARCTIC LNG 2
in the presence of the President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, and the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, PAO NOVATEK and the consortium of Mitsui & Co and Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation JOGMEC signed the Sales and Purchase Agreement to purchase a 10% participation interest in the Arctic LNG 2 project.
2019, July, 1, 11:30:00U.S. GAS PRODUCTION UP 12%
In April 2019, for the 24th consecutive month, dry natural gas production increased year to year for the month. The preliminary level for dry natural gas production in April 2019 was 2,708 billion cubic feet (Bcf), or 90.3 Bcf/d. This level was 9.8 Bcf/d (12.2%) higher than the April 2018 level of 80.4 Bcf/d.