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Mozambique’s LNG plans could meet demands of key importers

LNG Journal, Africa Editor

The Southeast African nation of Mozambique is set to become a global LNG exporter after a second huge natural gas discovery was announced from offshore Indian Ocean waters, opening the way for two LNG liquefaction projects.

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Yamal and Shtokman LNG projects now await Russian final investment decisions

Gorgon LNG is set to position Australia in lead position for carbon-capture technology

Foster Wheeler engineers outline options for carbon-capture in LNG liquefaction

Linde masterminds the Norway to Sweden LNG supply chain with mid-scale solutions

Indonesia seeks ways to rebuild LNG industry and develop domestic gas

Alex Cull, Partner, Norton Rose Australia, Ashley Wright, Partner, Norton Rose (Asia) LLP, and Alistair Dunstan, Associate, Norton Rose (Asia) LLP

Foreign investment into Indonesia's hydrocarbons sector is badly needed. The Indonesian Government is working hard to encourage a switch in domestic use from polluting kerosene, oil and coal to cleaner natural gas.

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Elengy plans to build up regasification

Plentiful LNG supplies forecast as US perspective sees Iran and shale in play

Class societies focus on FLNG challenges

Larger cryogenic specialist valves meet increased demand from LNG industry

Technip explains FLNG strategy and role as global projects leader

After being at the forefront of LNG onshore projects since the industry's inception, French engineering company Technip has stolen a march on most of its rivals by emerging as the biggest winner so far in the race to develop Floating LNG ventures.

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B&V helps development of networks for LNG distribution in China and Brazil

Trelleborg helps develop LNG offloading system based on floating cryogenic hoses

Full-scale measuring of sloshing in LNG carrier tanks shows more advancement

Danish company's offerings can help detect equipment faults at LNG liquefaction plants

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Japanese expert outlines LNG needs of quake-hit nation for the next year

The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, and ensuing Fukushima nuclear disaster, have become a "life changer" in various senses for the global LNG business, as well as for the Japanese people and industry.

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LNG engineering firms embrace modular approach to building liquefaction plants

LNG industry faces challenge of monetizing huge CSG resources with Australia projects

Technip develops own integrated ICP package for floating and aerial LNG transfer systems

Long-term views outlined for LNG output, pricing and producer nations

Global LNG trade dynamics undergo changes in shipping and supply sides

The global LNG market is currently re-aligning under the effects of increased requirements for incremental LNG cargoes in Japan as project developers push ahead and more countries become importers.

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Dual-enhanced tubes prove durable and stable performers for LNG processing

FLNG technical challenges addressed as Shell reveals game plan for stranded gas

Floating LNG's time has come as Prelude project offshore Australia gets investment

Japan's LNG demand may soar higher if price and infrastructure issues are tackled

LNG import terminal offshore Tuscany

LNG Journal, Europe Editor

LNG Journal, Europe EditorEurope's most unique LNG import facility in terms of technology and commercial shipping structure is set to begin operations after the turn of the year.

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Daewoo develops new LNG-fuelled propulsion system for tanker fleets

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Natural Gas-LNG Trading

Australia gives bullish outlook for LNG supply to Asia and the benefits for China

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LNG expansion plans on track as industry rallies to Japan's needs

LNG Journal, Europe Editor

The Gastech 2011 conference in Amsterdam was marked by renewed optimism in the LNG industry after the recent global financial turmoil, tempered by the need to help long-standing Japanese LNG

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Analysing upstream joint ventures in context of FLNG project development

Technip and Total develop adjustment method for heating value to suit FLNG

Floating LNG study focuses on best of the processes available for offshore use

Availability model of an LNG import plan in the function of the send-out demand

US plans gather pace for export of LNG from shale-led surplus

LNG Journal, North America Editor

Three US LNG import terminals in the states of Maryland, Texas and Louisiana are now moving forward with plans to establish liquefaction facilities and to export LNG from surplus supplies brought about by newly exploited US shale-gas resources.

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Air Products meets requirements of full range of Floating LNG concepts

Japan's JGC offers compact, mid-scale liquefaction plants with pre-assembly

Legal issues to consider in structuring of new Floating LNG developments

Investigations into the effects of fire on LNG cargo containment systems

Santos becomes LNG leader and sets out how CSG plant will work

LNG Journal Asia-Pacific Editor

The decision by Santos to go ahead with its Gladstone LNG project means the Australian company is one of the few energy firms involved in all sectors of the LNG liquefaction business - coal-seam-gas-to-LNG, conventional onshore LNG, and Floating LNG.

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Future trends in spot LNG cargoes and the development of trade and pricing

LNG facilities are considered for the Black Sea coast as Caspian gas outlet

GDF-Suez improves propulsion on DFDE LNG carriers by BOG quality management

BMT presents access challenges for assessing LNG carrier transit safety

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Kitimat LNG project envisages sale premium of around $10 to US price

LNG Journal North America Editor

The Kitimat LNG project being developed by Texas-based Apache Corp. is making progress in its plan to export Canadian shale gas as LNG to the Asia-Pacific region at a premium of around $10 per million British thermal units or more to prevailing US natural gas prices.

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Future pricing of LNG spot cargoes to be guided by dynamics of growing gas market

Qatargas moves to reduce environmental footprint of its older liquefaction Trains

Japan's IHI develops smarter methods for LNG tank work as standards evolve

Removal solution offered for LNG output sourced from some contaminated gases