Global Markets: “Global LNG supply to rise by 35 million tonnes in 2019” – Shell

Global Markets: “Global LNG supply to rise by 35 million tonnes in 2019” – Shell

Strong demand for cleaner-burning fuel in Asia continued to drive rapid growth in liquefied natural gas (LNG) use in 2018, with global demand rising by 27 million tonnes to 319 million tonnes, according to Shell’s latest annual LNG Outlook. Advertisements

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Africa Oil & Gas: Nigeria hits oil majors with billions in back taxes

Africa Oil & Gas: Nigeria hits oil majors with billions in back taxes

Nigeria has ordered foreign oil and gas companies to pay nearly $20-billion in taxes it says are owed to local states, industry and government sources said, in a move that could deter investment in Africa’s largest economy.

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Africa Oil & Gas: Shell, Eni, Exxon win blocks in Egypt

Africa Oil & Gas: Shell, Eni, Exxon win blocks in Egypt

Egypt held a tender for oil and gas exploration, and Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS.A) won the most (three for oil and two for gas). ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) made its debut in Egypt.

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Global Markets: Shell leads cash race but Exxon catching up

Global Markets: Shell leads cash race but Exxon catching up

Royal Dutch Shell widened its lead over Exxon Mobil as king of cash among the world’s top oil and gas companies last year but its U.S. rival could catch up with its investment drive in new production.

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Global Industry: Big Oil Proves Crude Price Is Just a Number

Global Industry: Big Oil Proves Crude Price Is Just a Number

(Bloomberg) – The crude market had its worst quarter in four years but you wouldn’t be able to tell by looking at Big Oil’s stellar earnings numbers.

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Global Oil & Gas: S&P Global Platts uses blockchain for oil storage data

S&P Global Platts has deployed a blockchain network for its data on oil storage in the UAE, according to the FT, which is one of the first times the technology has been used in the energy industry. The technology allows traders to securely add weekly UAE oil inventory data to the blockchain.

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