Exploration and production

Yoon Suk Yeol

South Korea’s Yoon Suk Yeol approves gas development but costs astronomical

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol continues to foresee oil and gas as an integral part of the country’s energy supply future, even as environmental groups in the country push back.

Suriname

Suriname joins rush to produce gas before demand fades

Suriname is estimated to have 17 trillion cubic feet of gas reserves, which if proven would surpass those of Mexico and Brazil.

South China Sea

China thwarts Vietnam’s gas production targets in South China Sea

Beijing’s actions in the South China Sea could derail Vietnam’s national energy plan, which aims to more than double electricity generation capacity.

Israel Gaza

Israel Gaza war: Middle East diplomacy a mixed bag

The Gulf states remain relatively insulated from the Israel Gaza war, but heightened geopolitical tensions come as governments try to attract foreign direct investment.

Bangladesh gas

Bangladesh gas production plummets to decade-low

Bangladesh’s gas production has dropped to a decade-low level amid continuous depletion of output and lax moves to ramp up extraction.

Eastern Mediterranean

Eastern Mediterranean gas in spotlight amid Gaza conflict

The ongoing conflict in Gaza has led to questions over the risk to existing and new natural gas projects in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Israel gas

Has Israel’s gas and energy diplomacy hit its limits?

Israel’s gas market remains small, but in the decade before the war in Gaza began in October its growth was remarkable.