December 16, 2017

The top 10 countries with highest volume of flared gas

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As you know, flaring gas is a global issue, with an estimated over 140 million cubic meters of gas flared annually, a waste of resources and harmful for the environment. Primus Green Energy put together the following infographic to illustrated the top 10 countries in the world with the highest volume of flared gas per year to draw attention to the issue. For further information on products and services visit Primus GE

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EGAS to link 16 gas production wells during FY 2014/2015 | Daily News Egypt

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A senior official at Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) said the company plans to link 16 development wells to the production map in the current fiscal year (FY) 2014-2015. The links will increase production rates to roughly 4.95bn cubic feet of gas daily, compared to the current 4.75bn cubic feet. In statements to Al-Borsa, the official said the 16 wells will produce around 920m cubic feet of gas daily, but will only add 200m cubic feet to Egypt’s production. The remainder of production will make up for the natural decline in wells production. The official added that well production…

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Ethiopia targets gas production – Business News | IOL Business

  Addis Ababa – Ethiopia is set to be a natural gas producer by 2018, pumping about 40 billion gallons annually, according to a Chinese company which has invested $5 billion in the project. Huang Geming, vice president of China Poly Technology, told the state-run Ethiopian News Agency that a pipeline connecting the restive south eastern region of Ogaden to the port of Djibouti to export gas mainly to Europe, was already under construction. Ethiopia, which depends entirely on imports through Sudan, South Sudan, and Djibouti port for its oil and gas needs, has been trying to exploit its oil…

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UPDATE 2-Italy’s Eni makes mega gas discovery off Egyptian coast | Reuters

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New field could hold 30 trillion cubic feet of gas Discovery comes as Egypt struggles to meet energy needs Italy’s Eni has full rights to develop the site (Adds background) Italian energy group Eni said on Sunday it had discovered the largest known gas field in the Mediterranean off the Egyptian coast, predicting the find could help meet Egypt’s gas needs for decades to come. The Italian major said in a statement the offshore “Zohr” field could hold 30 trillion cubic feet of gas, covering an area of about 100 square kilometres (60 square miles). “Zohr is the largest gas…

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Gas to Liquids Conference, 12–13 October 2015, London

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Exploring the future of GTL in the “new reality” 12th October to 13th October 2015, Holiday Inn Kensington Forum, London, United Kingdom The dwindling oil-gas margin has had a dramatic influence on the current status of the Gas to Liquids market. With major GTL projects being placed on hiatus or shut down all together. However, recent advancements in smaller-scale GTL solutions and its commercial viability are driving down the capital and operating cost of GTL. With regulatory and legislative forces favouring the GTL market we are sure to see an expansion in the industry. With an impressive 17 years of…

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4th Annual Balkans, Black Sea and the Adriatic Oil & Gas 2015 Summit

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IRN is proud to announce the fourth edition of the Balkans, Black Sea & the Adriatic Oil & Gas 2015 Summit taking place on 23-25 September in Croatia. The 4th Annual Balkans, Black Sea and the Adriatic Oil & Gas 2015 Summit will once again be the unmissable meeting point for the Balkans oil and gas industry for the fourth consecutive year. The Summit is a truly unique networking platform that brings together existing and future operators for important discussions about the oil and gas industry in Greece, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Italy and Romania. It will provide…

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Lithuanian PM to discuss buying gas from Israel – EN.DELFI

Lithuanian PM to discuss buying gas from Israel Aleksejus Podpruginas | the Lithuania Tribune Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius will visit Israel next week in order to discuss cooperation in the energy sector, reports Israeli news website walla.co.il. Algirdas Butkevičius© lrv.lt nuotr. Lithuania, which seeks to reduce its energy dependence on Russian imports, is looking for new sources for buying gas. The details of the Lithuanian visit in Israel were set a few weeks ago, with the main topic on the agenda being Israel’s natural gas. For decades, Lithuania relied on Russian gas, but against the background…

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Ukraine asks Russia for lower gas prices for winter season – Yahoo News

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine asked Russia on Friday for lower gas prices for the winter and said Moscow should accept to write off a part of its loans to Kiev, as other international bondholders did this week. Gas disputes between Russia and Ukraine have led to cut-offs of supply in the past, and one standoff in 2009 caused serious disruptions in gas flowing from Russia via Ukraine to the European Union. Russia and Ukraine last year struck an emergency deal on prices through the winter. That deal has expired, however, and the sides have to hold new talks if Ukraine…

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Protest as North Yorkshire gas drilling application approved – BBC News

Campaigners held a silent protest as the North York Moors National Park Authority approved an application to drill for gas. Third Energy plans to conventionally drill at Ebberston Moor South and build an eight-mile (13.9 km) pipeline to a generating station at Knapton. Protestors claimed water produced during drilling, which is then reinjected into the ground, could contaminate the supply. The company said the risk was minimal. ‘No Risks’ Protestors, including Frack Free Ryedale, feared the application – although for conventional drilling – would set a precedent for companies who want to frack for shale gas elsewhere in North Yorkshire….

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BP lobbied against EU support for clean energy to favour gas, documents reveal | Environment | The Guardian

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  The fossil fuel giant BP helped spur a concerted industry push to curb EU policy support for renewable energies such as wind and solar in favour of gas, the Guardian has learned. The European commission last year outlawed most subsidies for clean energy from 2017, and ended nationally-binding renewable targets after 2020, despite opposition from environmentalists and clean energy firms. The policy decisions were however requested by BP, Shell, Statoil and Total, and by trade associations representing a plethora of oil and gas majors. “It is clear that the fossil fuel companies worked strongly together to get rid of the binding renewable targets and…

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