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Gas

Austria’s OMV looks to Siberia as potential exploration area

Austria’s incumbent oil and gas company, OMV, is studying the possibility of establishing Russia as its sixth core international exploration and production region. Announcing the official opening of...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

BG to supply US with Egyptian LNG until Italian plant finished

The UK’s BG Group will ship its share of Egyptian LNG to the US for at least a year pending the completion of the import terminal it is building on the heel of Italy at Brindisi. Shipments could...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Cause of UK price spikes scrutinised by select committee

Despite raising plenty of issues, the evidence submitted so far in Britain’s Trade and Industry committee inquiry into last year’s energy price spikes saw the same broad camps of conflicting...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Dutch NAM ordered to pay EUR 377 million to end dispute

Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM), the Dutch gas and oil producer jointly owned by Shell and ExxonMobil, has been ordered by state arbitrators to pay about EUR 377 million to the Dutch state to...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

EGM Comments

The economics of Russia’s gas market are changing. If, as seems possible, Gazprom becomes an oil major, the industry may change beyond recognition Western disapproval of President Vladimir Putin...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Power

EU review stresses need for greater energy efficiency

With the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS) up and running, the European Commission has stressed that its environmental policies should not necessarily have any negative impact on the economic...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EDEM

Gas

EuroHub discloses volumes and tariffs for next capacity release

Traders are taking to their calculators after hub operator EuroHub disclosed volume and price indications for the forthcoming release of monthly Q2 ´05 and quarterly Q2 ´05 and Q3 ´05 capacity, which...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Europe’s transmission regulation gets committee approval

The proposed amendments for the second reading of the EU Gas Transmission Regulation have been approved by the European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy (IRE) committee. The proposal –...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Focus on Germany

The debate over Germany’s upstream position in relation to security of supply at the Handelsblatt- Tagung Energiewirtschaft (the most important industry meeting in Germany in January) emphasised the...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Gazprom affiliate ZMB acquires 37.5% of Czech Gas-Invest

Gazexport affiliate ZMB Zarubezhgaz Management und Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH has acquired 37.5% of the Czech company Gas-Invest a.s. Gas-Invest has been active on the Czech market since 1995 in...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Gazprom expects record earnings of $19.2 billion from European gas sales

From its preliminary results Gazprom expects to have made record earnings of $19.2 billion in 2004 from gas sales abroad. The company said that the market value of American Depositary Receipts on the...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

German cartel office prepares cornerstone paper on contracts

Germany´s Federal Cartel Office is currently preparing proposals on how to solve ongoing disputes over the validity of exclusive long-term gas supply contracts, though a spokeswoman has dismissed...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Grain LNG contractor reveals £51m charge for delays

The builder of the UK’s first LNG terminal at the Isle of Grain says delays and cost overruns have added £51 (EUR 73.9) million, or about 65%, to the cost of carrying out its £80 (EUR 115.9) million...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

NEWS briefs

BelgiumSupply - Italian gas and oil producer Eni has signed a gas sales agreement with German/Russian joint venture Wingas, under which it will deliver 1.20 billion cubic metres (Gm³) per year at...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

People in the gas industry

Philip Davies has been appointed a director of markets at British energy regulator Ofgem. Joining from the Civil Aviation Authority, Davies was formerly director of regulatory affairs at Enron, and...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

POGC and VNG to form joint venture gas companies

The Polish State Oil and Gas Co and German VNG have agreed to form two joint companies for trading and transmission of gas, says POGC. The two companies will have equal shares in the joint ventures...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Polish POGC welcomes competition ahead of privatisation

As the Polish Oil and Gas Company prepares its share issue prospectus for publication at the end of the first quarter of this year, the company chairman Marek Kossowski said “We want competition in...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Russian government stop-go on Gazprom foreign ownership

“In recent days accounts have appeared in the mass media concerning a supposed review of plans announced in the recent past by Gazprom regarding the liberalization of trade in Gazprom shares”...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Slovakia publishes entry-exit system tariffs

The Slovakian energy regulator has issued a final price decree detailing transport fees that will be charged by Slovtransgaz, the unbundled transport division of Slovakia’s state-controlled Slovensky...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Turkey’s gas release tender deadline postponed till February

Turkey’s state-owned gas company Botas has delayed the deadline for companies to submit tenders in its long-awaited gas release programme until 25th February. The tender process – which has been...

31 Jan 2005 00:00 | EGM

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