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The largest buyer of LNG in Japan, Tokyo Electric Power Co., said it would team up with Thailand's state power company in the procurement and shipment of…
Lloyd's Register, the 255-year-old UK marine classification society, has named Alastair Marsh as its new Chief Executive to succeed Richard Sadler at the end of 2015.
US major ExxonMobil and its Canadian subsidiary Imperial Oil Resources are advancing with their plans for their LNG export project near the Port of Prince Rupert, where…
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has become the world leader in Floating Storage and Regasifaction Units as LNG import facilities, though onshore import terminals…
Woodside Petroleum said it was proceeding with the Kitimat liquefied natural gas export joint venture it has bought into in British Columbia, while confirming it was dropping…
Energy World Corp., the Australian-listed liquefied natural gas development company from Hong Kong, has made substantial progress on its Pagbilao LNG import terminal and Hub in the…
British Columbia provincial Premier Christy Clark said the Canadian province was now awaiting a final investment decision from the Pacific NorthWest LNG project being developed by Petronas…
Sovcomflot (SCF), the Russian shipping line, said it delivered its latest LNG carrier, the 170,200 cubic metres capacity "SCF Melampus", to Royal Dutch Shell for charter in…
The Australian-run Bear Head LNG project in the Canadian Atlantic coast province of Nova Scotia said it had received final approval to proceed.
The Canadian province of British Columbia is scheduled to hold a news conference on May 20 concerning a development agreement with the Pacific NorthWest LNG venture led by Malaysian…
Smit Lamnalco, the Dutch-based towage and marine services provider, has taken delivery of the "SL Wiggins Island", the fifth and final tug purpose-built at Sanmar Shipyard in…

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May 2015

Australia awaits global leadership of LNG supplies with market appraisal

Global LNG trade will grow rapidly to 2020 as Australia emerges as the world’s largest LNG exporter. New LNG projects will triple Australia’s export capacity and double total gas natural production, but lower prices will temper export values.


Changing face of global LNG markets and past and present factors to consider

Liquefied natural gas has grown from almost nothing in 1970 to the current 10 percent of the global gas trade, meaning that the LNG growth rate has been much higher than that of natural gas as a whole, which in turn has been much higher than total primary energy.


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


Latest Indian import terminal project planned for Jaigarh is nation’s first with tolling concept

A contract has been signed between the AFCONS-SENER LNG Construction Projects joint venture and India’s H-Energy to build a new LNG import terminal in the northwest Indian state of Maharashtra.


Drive your LNG project to success with optimal machinery selections

Integration of rotating equipment into the liquefaction process is a key component in the design of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility. Decisions on the choice of drivers as well as the arrangement of drivers and compressors in the liquefaction process will impact the plant performance as well as other aspects of the project, such as turndown, efficiency, and maintenance.


French class society Bureau Veritas at forefront of LNG-fuel transformation in shipping industry

Moves to put in place clear and unambiguous rules and guidelines for LNG fuel are helping shipowners to opt for this clean and efficient fuel source