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Golar LNG, the Norwegian LNG carrier fleet owner and floating project developer, has signed a provisional agreement with Russia's Rosneft Oil Co. to cooperate in floating liquefaction…
The Australian Competition Commission said it would not oppose the acquisition by the largest liquefied natural gas operator, Woodside Petroleum, of Apache Corp.'s  interests in the Wheatstone…
The Floridian Natural Gas Storage Co. plans to export liquefied natural gas in containers from ports in the US southeast from a proposed liquefaction and storage facility…
Anthony Veder, the Dutch gas shipping company, has retrofitted its 6,500 cubic metres capacity LNG and liquefied petroleum gas carrier, the "Coral Anthelia", with a dual-fuel engine…
Residents of the town of Nikiski in the Kenai Peninsula of Alaska have begun to leave their homes under a purchase programme by the US state's LNG…
Stabilis Energy of the US has opened its liquefied natural gas production facility in George West, Texas, with 100,000 gallons per day of output to serve users in the strategically located Eagle Ford Shale.
Wood Mackenzie, the energy consultants, said the softening in Asian LNG spot prices will find temporary relief in the Northern Hemisphere summer with demand growth in the…
The US$54-billion Australian Gorgon LNG project in Western Australia has had its fourth liquefaction Train conditionally approved by regulators, taking the eventual plant capacity from 15.6 million…
Japanese Shipping company Kawasaki Kisan Kaisha, known as K-Line, said it planned to expand its liquefied natural gas fleet by almost a third from 43 ships now…
The oil price slump has not fed through to ease the oil-linked prices paid by Japanese utilities under long-term liquefied natural gas contracts. The LNG prices are…
Keller Group Plc, the UK engineering and construction company with LNG contracts in Australia and India, said its work on the Chevron-led Wheatstone project in Western Australia…

issue february 2015

 

 

Analysis addresses the top 10 questions facing the LNG industry during 2015

The only constant in the LNG industry again appears to be change - unpredictable change. The LNG supply and demand balance shifted in 2014 as LNG supply appears, at least temporarily, to have surpassed demand.


LNG carrier transit tariff proposals finalized for new era in cargo shipping to Far East

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has made its proposals for new toll charges from 2016 when the expansion project is completed and LNG carriers will be able to transit the shorter route to Asia from the Atlantic Basin and the Gulf of Mexico.


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


Side-supported reinforced cylinder seen as robust and low-cost LNG containment system

The Side Supported Reinforced Cylinder (SSRC) is a unique and innovative Type B containment system designed to first principles for the safe carriage of all types of liquefied gases.


Lean LNG plant study and issues like recovery of light hydrocarbons and refrigerant make-up

Strong demand for LNG means that many operators are developing projects based on lean gas with high methane content in locations such as North America, East Africa and Queensland Australia.


Natural gas markets have been largely regional in character though LNG trends are changing things

In the Asia Pacific, the gas trading is expected to increase dramatically, the 51 percent of net interregional import by 2035, while ExxonMobil forecasts 65 percent and the International Energy Agency 50 percent.