A new three-member panel has been appointed by Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) to restart the controversial review of TransCanada’s proposed C$12 billion (US$9 billion) Energy East Pipeline project (EEP).
Former ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson faced a US Senate committee hearing over his potential Cabinet appointment to the incoming Donald Trump administration on Wednesday as Upstream was going to press, write Caroline Evans and Eoin O’Cinneide.
Timor-Leste has notified Australia of its wish to terminate the treaty which sets out the division of revenue between the two countries from the undeveloped Greater Sunrise oil and gas field in the Timor Sea, writes Josh Lewis.
Norway’s debate on oil activity in the waters off the Lofoten, Vesteraalen and Senja islands is heating up after the opposition Labour party this week announced a new stance that could keep most of the area shut for another four years following this year’s general election.
Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders have opened discussions in Cyprus on possible unification of the divided island’s two communities, with United Nations officials expressing fresh optimism over a possible deal.
A ban on Arctic exploration activity in the Canadian sector of the Beaufort Sea over the next five years may not yet be as detrimental to explorers seeking licence extensions as some reports have suggested, writes Tonya Zelinsky.