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The Canadian LNG development province of British Columbia plans to have the cleanest LNG liquefaction plants in the world when they start coming on stream in the…
Ophir Energy of the UK, developer of a Floating LNG project offshore Equatorial Guinea in West Africa, said latest flow-tests on its main feed-gas field mean it…
Port Dolphin Energy, a subsidiary of Norwegian fleet owner and developer Hoegh LNG, has asked regulators to extend the deadline to complete its offshore Florida project as…
LNG America, the future supplier of LNG for marine use and heavy machinery working on shale basin exploration and production, signed an agreement with bunkering fleet owner…
Texas LNG has selected South Korea's Samsung Engineering Co. for the front-end engineering and design for a liquefaction plant and export terminal in the port of Brownsville.
Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions of Norway said it has set a new standard for cargo containment systems installed in the first of a series of Japanese LNG carriers.
PeruPetro said it was considering using its growing natural gas reserves to build a new LNG plant or to expand its existing export facility at Pampa Melchorita…
The Tamar natural gas and LNG project offshore Israel has signed a supply agreement with an Egyptian consortium of non-government industrial and commercial customers headed by businessman…
Australian energy company Santos said the ramp-up of the Papua New Guinea LNG plant, from where 23 cargoes were shipped to Asia in the third quarter, drove it…
The plunge in LNG spot cargo prices this year and the drop in contracted cargoes linked to the crude oil price has led to the industry focusing…
KBR Inc., the US LNG and energy engineering company, said it was awarded a front end engineering design (FEED) competition contract with South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and…
Thai energy company PTT is considering building an LNG import terminal in neighbouring Myanmar while it expands its only import facility at Map Ta Phut in the Rayong…

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Paris-based LNG agency sees soaring demand for marine and road transport

LNG as a fuel will capture a significant market share in the transport sector by 2035 as demand for marine re-fuelling may reach as much as 77 million tonnes per annum and road transport companies will need 96 MTPA for trucks.


US Maritime Administration issues report on measures needed for LNG bunkering

The US Maritime Administration (MARAD) has published a study on LNG use as a marine fuel and the related infrastructure and rules and regulations required as its adoption increases in North America.


A round-up of latest events, company and industry news


LNG engineers describe the construction in Algeria by Italian-Japanese consortium of liquefaction Train

Sonatrach, the forerunner and a major player in the global LNG industry, invested in a new large LNG production Train, the GNL‐3Z project in Algeria, to sustain and increase its export capabilities in a period when very few other LNG projects were awarded.


Koreans develop a high-efficiency liquefaction process for LNG called KSMR and with a simple structure

A new natural gas liquefaction process called KSMR, featuring an SMR-based simple structure and with relatively high efficiency, has been developed by engineers at Korea Gas Corp.


Preliminary draft resource report shows Alaska LNG plant with 20 MTPA of output to be built in seven years

Alaska LNG, the project being developed by BP, ConocoPhilips, ExxonMobil, TransCanada and the state itself, has filed a preliminary draft resource report with regulators saying the plant will produce an initial 20 million tonnes per annum of LNG.