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.

Anadarko hoping to progress

US independent Anadarko Petroleum claims momentum is building on its Mozambique liquefied natural gas project, which involves a pair of 6 million tonnes per annum trains to be fed by gas from the Golfinho-Atum discoveries in Area 1, writes Iain Esau.

Tullow signs for Lokichar

Tullow Oil has formally signed a production licence for its South Lokichar oilfields in northern Kenya, the first step to producing 2000 to 4000 barrels per day of oil via an early production system.