Middle East

China Issues Draft Rules to Open Access to Oil, Gas Infrastructure

China's state planner issued new draft rules on Friday to give private companies access to the country's oil and gas infrastructure, including crude oil pipelines, gas pipelines, liquefied natural gas terminals and underground gas storage.

Egypt: The Next Natural Gas Hotspot

After years of halting progress, an agreement to sell natural gas from offshore Israel to Egypt is bolstering the region’s bid to transform itself into a sizable source of gas production, and potentially, exports.

Pipeline to be Built off the Israeli Coast

Energean Oil & Gas’ Board of Directors voted to go forward with the $1.6 billion Karish & Tanin Development Project, located off the Israeli coast.

Iran’s Future Clearly Points to Gas

By Nicholas Newman, Contributing Editor With the lessening of U.N. sanctions and expected inflow of foreign capital and technology, it is predicted that gas will be the basis of Iran’s future prosperity and foreign exchange earnings. The country is home to 33.5 Tcf of natural gas, equivalent to 18..

Global News

An overview of recent global oil and gas pipeline news.

Hamriyah Free Zone Authority Recognizes Top Petrochemical, Oil & Gas Companies

The Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) recognized the authority’s top petrochemical, oil & gas companies during the “HFZA – Gulf Energy Information Petrochemical, Oil & Gas Event” held May 7, 2018.

Uzbekistan to Join TAPI Gas Pipeline Project

Uzbekistan plans to join an $8 billion project to build a natural gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to India, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said.

World News

An overview of recent worldwide oil and gas pipeline news.

World News

EIA Raises Global Oil Demand Forecast Global consumption of petroleum and other liquid fuels is expected to grow at a faster rate in 2018 than previously expected, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).   Based on EIA’s mid-January forecast revision, petroleum and other liq..

Afghanistan's 30-Year Pipe Dream Could Bring Power, Industry

Afghanistan is pressing ahead with plans to turn natural gas from the $8 billion TAPI pipeline into economic development.

QS Energy's AOT Crude Oil Pipeline Optimization Technology Under Consideration by Middle East Oil Producers

QS Energy, Inc. is engaged in discussions with two of the world’s largest crude oil producing nations in the Middle East to provide deployment strategies for the Company’s AOT Viscosity/Pressure Drop Reduction technology. Under a non-disclosure agreement with one of these entities, QS Energy will be..

Why Saudi Arabia Has No Intention To End The Oil Glut

In the geopolitical and oligopolistic global oil market, purely financial supply and demand has often been a secondary force, acting when it is allowed to act. It is the strategic behavior of the producing titans, not their talk or the slow-motion supply-demand balance, which has the real power to m..

EAI Expects Iran to Clear Storage Prior to Ramping Up Production

Implementation day for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), an agreement among Iran, the the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany (P5+1), and the European Union (EU), occurred  Jan. 16 when the International Atomic Energy Agency verified that Iran ha..