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As China seeks a bigger investment role in Canadian LNG in the province of British Columbia (See photo), the Atlantic coast province of Nova Scotia saw its…
Japanese LNG imports rose last month by almost 6 percent compared with the same month a year ago as the nation's nuclear plant shutdown continued despite two…
Australia's LNG Ltd, the developer of the Magnolia LNG project in the US state of Louisiana, has bought a Canadian project company in the  Atlantic coast province of…
The Canadian LNG project development province of British Columbia has signed a trade and investment agreement with China to boost Chinese participation in its planned 16 LNG…
Seeking to close Canada's biggest ever debt financing deal, partners in Pacific Northwest LNG aim to raise up to $15 billion and push for a tax relief…
Project partners in North America rush to bring LNG to market before the Pacific Basin will be awash with Australian cargoes. However, scope for a second wave…
Japan's biggest city gas supplier Tokyo Gas Co. has agreed with Mitsui & Co. to purchase 520,000 tonnes of US LNG per year from the Cameron liquefaction…
Gearing up to develop the $2 billion bi-directional Downeast LNG facility (3 mtpa) in Robbinston, Maine, DELNG has submitted its pre-filing request to the Federal Energy Regulatory…
Regasification terminals across Europe are operating at a mere 20% of import capacity, according to GIE figures, so in the event that sanction-hit Russia retaliates by cutting…
Brazilian construction group Grupo Bolognesi is to realise a 1,200 MW gas-fired plant that will require 2.2 Bcm/y of LNG from a planned regas terminal at port…
In the face of US sanctions, Novatek is considering attracting Indian capital to the Yamal LNG project, though it stressed its cash flows would be "sufficient to…
LNG imports to China have increased 7.4% in June, up 0.09 million tons y/y to 1.34 mt, spurred by lower prices for spot cargoes at around 12$/mmbtu…
Time is running out for Nigerian LNG projects as domestic gas requirements and a stalemate on Nigeria's Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) makes investors shy away from Brass…

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US LNG exports from 2016 will have impact on the Asia-Pacific market

The US Department of Energy must grant LNG export licences (pursuant to the Natural Gas Act) to exporters who are delivering LNG to countries with which the US has a free trade agreement (FTA) without modification or delay.


Cedigaz sees tight LNG market as demand rises in South America and Asia and Europe slumps

The international LNG market is tightening at a time of booming demand in Asia and South America, though trade by carriers has stagnated recently in a context of there not being enough product to fill the available vessels.


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


Papua New Guinea becomes 20th LNG exporter despite challenges from financing to start-up

Papua New Guinea, the small nation in Oceania, has become the world's 20th LNG exporter after an ExxonMobil Corp.- operated facility constructed near the capital Port Moresby shipped its first cargo.


How more production projects from conventional gas and shale will alter global LNG trade flows

The LNG industry has witnessed a great deal of change recently, and indications are that this will only continue. Global gas demand is projected to grow at 2 percent per year, driven by strong economic growth and energy policies in non-OECD countries.


Compressor driver selection and technology qualification enhances Wheatstone LNG value

Chevron Australia, as part of the Wheatstone Project, is constructing a two-Train LNG facility and domestic gas plant at the Ashburton North Strategic Industrial Area, 12 kilometres west of Onslow on the Pilbara coast of Western Australia.