November 8, 2018

Australia Set To Block $9.4B Foreign Bid For Its Biggest Gas Pipeline Group

Australia’s Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said on Wednesday that he had advised a Hong Kong-based consortium that its US$9.4 billion (AUS$13 billion) takeover bid for APA Group, […]
October 3, 2018

Gazprom’s Bid To Maintain European Energy Dominance

Gazprom is an important player in the European gas market for two reasons. Its monopoly status in Russia when it comes to exporting natural gas through […]
September 22, 2018

Canada Orders New Review Of Trans Mountain Pipeline In Bid To Revive Project

Canada’s federal government instructed on Friday the National Energy Board (NEB) to review the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project again, this time also taking into account […]
September 22, 2018

Canada Orders New Review Of Trans Mountain Pipeline In Bid To Revive Project

Canada’s federal government instructed on Friday the National Energy Board (NEB) to review the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project again, this time also taking into account […]
August 30, 2018

BP, Shell, Total To Bid In Brazil’s Pre-Salt Oil Auction In September

Brazil’s oil regulator ANP has approved the applications of six companies—including Big Oil’s BP, Shell, and Total—to bid in next month’s oil auction of four blocks […]
August 21, 2018

PDVSA Settles With ConocoPhillips In Desperate Bid to Stop Decline

PDVSA settled with ConocoPhillips on Monday over an outstanding debt issue, a move that the Venezuelan oil company surely hopes will give it some breathing room […]
August 13, 2018

India Launches $14B Oil, Gas Bid Round

India has launched the second round of bidding for small discovered fields, estimated to contain as much as US$14 billion (1 trillion Indian rupees) worth of […]
July 20, 2018

U.S. Bid To Ban Fuel Shipments To North Korea Fails

Russia and China are blocking a U.S. effort at the United Nations to halt all deliveries of refined oil products to North Korea amid charges that […]