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As Germany scrambles to avert a fuel crisis this winter, one rural district has become a role model for how the country might wean itself off dwindling imports of Russian gas - by producing all the energy that it consumes itself. The western district of Rhein-Hunsrueck uses a combination of solar, wind and biofuel to generate enough power to run its homes, public buildings and businesses, with enough left over to contribute to an electric car-sharing service and e-bikes. "Up until 1995, not a single kilowatt hour of energy used in our district was produced by us. Everything had to be imported," said Frank-Michael Uhle, the district's climate protection manager.
In a bid to boost the natural gas-based economy, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri dedicated 166 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations to serve the community. The 166 CNG pumps have been set up by GAIL (India) Limited and nine of its group City Gas Distribution (CGD) companies in 41 Geographical Areas (GAs) across 14 states. According to Puri, the CNG stations will incentivise the market of such vehicles and will have a positive impact on manufacturing and employment generation.
Africa must act quickly to profit from its vast reserves of natural gas that the world will only want until it can shift towards lower carbon technology, the International Energy Agency said on Monday. In its Africa Energy outlook for 2022 published on Monday, the IEA Africa could be in a position by the end of the decade to export some 30 billion cubic metres (bcm) to Europe, which is currently hungry for gas because it is trying to reduce its reliance on Russia.
Badri Mahapatra, promoter of the firm said, “The investment will be made next year for a pan-India presence in the CBG business.
Gop: A seismic survey campaign conducted by Oil India Ltd has yielded positive results with the discovery of oil and natural gas at two places of Gop block in Odisha’s Puri district
From April 1, the government has raised the price of gas for old fields of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd (OIL) to USD 6.1 per million British thermal unit for April-September 2022 from USD 2.9.
Germany's economy minister announced the seizure in a statement on Monday. The move came after the ministry of economic affairs learned that Gazprom Germania had been acquired by JSC Palmary and Gazprom export business services LLC
The company said in a statement that it would withdraw from all Russian hydrocarbons, including crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas and liquefied natural gas, "in a phased manner".
Talks of a natural gas pipeline from Israel to Europe could be rekindled to provide the continent with an alternative to Russian gas amid Putin's invasion of Ukraine, Chevron CEO Michael Wirth said at the CERAWeek conference in Houston on Monday.
Haldia's Rs 37.50 crore offer for Coastal is just Rs 1 crore above liquidation value which once again raised questions over confidentiality of valuatiion reports as first pointed out in Videocon's resolution case.
During the drilling of the well, four hydrocarbon zones were encountered in the Dharvi Dungar (DD) formation, the company noted. Cairn Oil & Gas, a subsidiary of the Vedanta group, has announced a new oil discovery in a key exploration block in Barmer, very close to its prolific Rajasthan block RJ-ON-90/1.
LNG prices lurched from record lows under $2 per mmBtu in 2020 to record highs of $56 in October 2021 as markets struggled to keep pace with global economies recovering from the pandemic.
Crude oil futures were trading lower and the natural gas futures were trading higher on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) on Thursday morning. January crude oil futures were trading at ₹5,726 in the initial hour of Thursday morning trade as against the previous close of ₹5,828, down by 1.75 per cent. March Brent oil futures were at $79.69, down by 1.37 per cent and February crude oil futures on WTI were trading at $76.80, down by 1.35 per cent.
Power problems on Shell’s giant Prelude gas vessel in December with almost 300 workers onboard risked the “catastrophic failure” of parts of the ship’s structure, according to a report by the offshore safety regulator. While the crew off the WA coast battled in tropical heat without air conditioning or ventilation to restore power, the steel spine of the vessel was cooling towards a point where it could have lost the strength to support the 80,000 tonnes of gas processing equipment on top of the 488 metre-long vessel.
The LNG terminal project would be completed by June 2022. The Philippines department of energy has approved the application of Linseed Field Power Corp. to construct, expand, rehabilitate and modify its integrated LNG import terminal in Batangas City, Manila Standard reported on December 31. The department previously approved the transfer of the project application from Singapore-based Atlantic Gulf & Pacific (AG&P) to Linseed. AG&P was issued the notice to proceed by the government in March last year. AG&P will now concentrate on being the project contractor, the newspaper reported. The LNG terminal project would be completed by June 2022. The proposed project is adjacent to the 1,200 MW Ilijan combined cycle power plant. The terminal will have the initial capacity to deliver up to 3mn metric tons/year of regasified LNG, with additional capacity for liquid distribution.
Kuala Lumpur, Dec -30 - Natural gas, the Cleanest hydrocabon, has an important role to play in carbon emission reduction, especially in Malaysia.