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US energy and natural gas pipeline company Dominion said it had started construction activities for the Cove Point LNG export plant on Chesapeake Bay in the state of…
Royal Dutch Shell has seen LNG sales rise 21 percent so far in 2014 to 17.7 million tonnes compared with 14.7MT in the same period last year,…
The South Korean classification society said it signed an agreement to work alongside the 21 nations of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) group to promote the use…
The developer of a Canadian LNG export project in Nova Scotia has asked US regulators for permission to bring feed-gas across the border by pipeline at a…
Freeport LNG, the US export project in Texas, said it signed agreements for $3.85 billion in debt financing for its first liquefaction Train backed by Japanese state…
China has made progress on nationwide natural gas pricing reform that affects LNG imports, with the average price of baseline demand now about US$10.90 per million British…
Native North American First Nation tribes in Canada are receiving federal funding to participate in permitting processes for LNG projects run by international energy companies, though two…
Ferus Natural Gas Fuels Inc. has opened its first merchant LNG facility in Canada at Elmworth in the province of Alberta to supply LNG as a replacement…
Origin Energy and its US and Chinese partners in the Australia Pacific LNG project being constructed near the port of Gladstone are defending a legal action in the Queensland Supreme…
Noble Energy, the leading company for LNG development in the Eastern Mediterranean, said in its third-quarter earnings report it had submitted development plans for its LNG and…
Norwegian energy company Statoil said it had now delivered 500 LNG cargoes worth over $12 billion, an average of $24 million per cargo, from the single-Train Hammerfest…
BG Group's overall profit plunged 29 percent in the third quarter even as the UK company delivered 44 LNG cargoes, though it had to buy more spot cargoes in the market…

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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.


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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.