January 11, 2019

Italy Looks To Block Oil, Gas Exploration Permits

Italy plans to suspend the issuing of 36 pending oil and gas exploration permits, as the government finds upstream oil and gas activity not of strategic […]
November 13, 2018

Bulgarian Drivers Block Roads In Gas Price Protest

Several thousand drivers took to the streets and roads of more than 20 cities to protest high prices at the pump, local media report. Also as […]
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 15, 2018

Protesters Block Site Where Fracking In UK Resumes After 7 Years

Protesters gathered on Monday morning outside a drilling site in northwest England, where fracking is returning for the first time in seven years, after a last-minute […]
October 3, 2018

Argentina Opens Up “Last Frontier” For Oil with Offshore Block Tender

Argentina has announced the launch of an offshore oil and gas block tender in what it says is the last frontier for oil and gas exploration […]
August 17, 2018

Angola Overhauls Block Sales Process To Boost Oil Production

Angola’s new President Joao Lourenco continues with reforms aimed at reversing the country’s oil production decline, by creating an agency that will sell and manage oil […]
July 24, 2018

Iran Vows ‘Equal Countermeasures’ If U.S. Tries To Block Oil Exports

Iran’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Tehran would respond with “equal countermeasures” if the United States tries to block Iranian crude oil exports. “If America […]