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After months of talks and planning, Germany’s Economy Minister Robert Habeck signed a memorandum of understanding for the direct procurement of LNG starting by the end of this year.
Wednesday, 10 August 2022
With the acquisition of the Tango FLNG barge, Eni is taking concrete steps toward improving LNG export levels from West Africa starting in 2023. Regional production has been trending down,…
Whilst much of the attention concerning the ongoing expansion of Europe’s LNG import capacity has been focussed on Germany, projects elsewhere in the EU have also gained momentum. Historically, relatively…
Free ReadThe first direct contract between a US LNG producer and a PTTGL, the LNG buying arm of Thai state-controlled energy champion PTT, comes at a time when US LNG market…
The Singaporean subsidiary of Gazprom Marketing & Trading missed five scheduled LNG deliveries to GAIL, one of India’s leading gas players, according to Bloomberg and Reuters reports. Our data suggest…
US LNG exports have increased robustly despite a fire-induced outage at Freeport LNG since the beginning of June, our data show. Whilst overall US LNG exports are up compared to…
Free ReadUnder pressure from high LNG spot prices, overall declining Russian pipeline flows and a looming maintenance shutdown that could see an end to gas flows via Nord Stream 1 within…
Yamal LNG has restarted exports via the Northern Sea Route, avoiding much longer journeys via transshipments at Zeebrugge and transit through the Suez Canal. Yamal LNG is thus again able…
Freeport LNG has stressed that no liquefaction of loading equipment was damaged during a fire incident in the second week of June.
Europe’s cumulative LNG demand has grown much faster in the first 23 weeks of this year than during the equivalent time last year. Russian pipeline supply issues that had begun…
Free ReadThe Equinor-controlled LNG carrier Arctic Voyager depart the Snohvit LNG project with the plant’s first exports since its shutdown in 2020.  The Arctic Voyager was en route fully laden to…
The assembling of LNGC capacity off Norway’s Snøhvit LNG plant in mid-May signalled the plant’s impending restart. The facility has been shut down since a fire in September 2020. At…
A decision by the UK’s National Grid to adopt a policy to temporarily, but at short notice, limit available transmission capacity when deemed necessary has resulted in a sharp drop…
The assembling of LNGC capacity off Norway’s Snøhvit LNG plant last week signals the plant’s impending restart. The facility has been shut down since scheduled maintenance in the summer of…