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Royal Dutch Shell said annual LNG sales last year surged 22 percent to almost 24 million tonnes as the company benefited from higher production volumes in Nigeria…
French LNG player EDF Trading and Belgian shipping company Exmar are part of a consortium that has taken over the Douglas Channel LNG project near Kitimat after…
BG Group, the global LNG portfolio player, has signed an alliance with US energy project engineers KBR to boost the UK company's capacity to deliver commercially attractive…
LNG supply from the US has provided buyers and portfolio players with exposure to the benchmark Henry Hub price. Although the hub exposure may provide diversification of…
While the US is converting some of its liquefied natural gas import terminals to export plants, LNG producer Indonesia through its energy company Pertamina is set to deliver the…
The Magnolia LNG project on the US Gulf Coast has signed a Gas Pipeline Interconnect Agreement (PIA) with Kinder Morgan Louisiana Pipeline that sets out the technical scope…
Dutch companies Veka Group and Deen Shipping and their joint venture, LNG Bunkering Services BV, have joined forces with a commodity, trading and logistics company called Count…
The Canadian province of British Columbia said it would provide regulatory support for plans by energy company FortisBC's to expand its small-scale liquefaction plant to supply domestic…
Hellman & Friedman, the US equity fund, has finally unloaded its last remaining stake of 4.9 percent in Gaztransport and Technigaz, known as GTT, the French LNG…
Trunkline LNG's proposed liquefaction and export terminal at Lake Charles in Louisiana, which also includes BG Group of the UK, has had a permit time-frame fixed by the…
The Singapore unit of Russia's Gazprom Marketing and Trading division has signed a long-term sales and purchase contract for liquefied natural gas from the Yamal LNG project…

issue january 2015

 

 

First CSG-to-LNG plant puts Australia near forefront of the producer nations

LNG is the investment driver for Australian resources, accounting for 87 percent or around US$200 billion of committed investments, according to a report from the country's Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics.


BG lauds ‘immense achievement’ of reaching production stage at Queensland Curtis LNG

BG Group Executive Chairman Andrew Gould said the Queensland Curtis LNG plant, the first in the world using coal-seam gas, was a great success as it loaded its second cargo in the first week of January 2015.


Global LNG and natural gas use increase as trajectories diverge amid oil price slump

LNG becomes an important tool for gas security, as trade flows can be re-directed in response to price signals coming from increasingly interconnected regional markets, the International Energy Agency said in its latest World Energy Outlook.


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


LNG trade is expected to more than triple with Asia and Europe competing with other markets

ExxonMobil, developer of LNG projects from Alaska and Papua New Guinea to Qatar, said in a report through to 2040 that natural gas and LNG are expected to be the fastest-growing major fuel sources over the next 25 years.


Woodside and Linde present novel approach for ethane refrigerant extraction at LNG plants

The first start of a Greenfield Propane-Mixed Refrigerant (C3-MR) LNG project can be challenging if the feed gas is very lean. The initial fill of refrigerant needs to be either produced or imported.