A top National Iranian Gas Co (NIGC) official said recently the company is in talks with neighbouring countries about supplying gas for domestic demand, but these talks have been non-committal.
State-owned energy giant Sonatrach will launch a pilot project for developing unconventional gas resources in 2012 in Algeria.
Presenting at Gastech 2011 in Amsterdam, Wood Mackenzie said it expects that around 150 million tonnes of new LNG capacity will need to be sanctioned over the next ten years to meet growing demand for gas, which will require supply from discovered conventional resources, unconventional gas, and yet to be discovered or appraised gas.
Qatar Petroleum and Shell announced the first flow of dedicated offshore gas into the Pearl GTL plant located in Ras Laffan Industrial City in the State of Qatar.
Saudi Aramco has finalised its bid selection for the four Lump Sum Turn Key (LSTK) contracts of the Shaybah natural gas liquids (NGL) Program, selecting Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd. to perform the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) work for all the four packages.