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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…
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…
In the race for market share in Asia, British Columbia need to be more assertive: Delays beyond 2024 risk complete competitive loss of market entry for Canadian…
With a shorter pre-FID and construction schedule, lower capital expenditure and flexibility to move it around, barge-type FLNG projects with a capacity 1 to 1.5 mtpa of…
Leapfrogging forward, partners in the Alaska LNG project have submitted a request to export up to 20 mtpa over a 30-year period to countries that have free…
Anticipating the end of BG Singapore Gas Marketing's current quasi monopoly on LNG sales in Singapore, the Energy Market Authority (EMA) has started the selection process to…
Matteo Renzi became the first Italian Prime Minister to visit Mozambique on Saturday, as Eni and Texas-based Anadarko Petroleum make taking FID on a liquefaction project dependent…
Californian project developer SCT&E LNG has tripled volumes in its Free Trade Application (FTA) to the Department of Energy from 4 to 12 mtpa of LNG to…
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…
Corpus Christi Liquefaction, a Cheniere Energy's subsidiary, has agreed to sell Électricité de France about 0.38 mtpa of LNG upon startup of Train 2 of the liquefaction…
Egypt is emerging as an export route for Israeli gas from its giant Tamar and Leviathan fields as policy makers in Cairo are warming up to plans…
As Asian utility buyers have covered their summer LNG demand, Qatargas is diverting more cargoes to the UK, adding length to an oversupplied market which is likely…

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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.