Gazprom schemes delayed

Russia’s Gazprom has pushed back production targets for the Baltic LNG project and the third train expansion at its Sakhalin 2 development by between two to three years, with a company spokesperson saying the decision was based on the need to assess the market environment.

Tanzania gets back on track

London-listed Ophir Energy, a 20% partner in the Shell-led Tanzania LNG project, sees the the East African development as “regaining momentum” after something of a hiatus while the supermajor absorbed the work carried out by former operator BG Group, which it acquired a year ago, writes Iain Esau.