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China’s Sinopec and its subsidiary Unipec have signed two long-term LNG import agreements with US LNG developer Venture Global amounting to 7.5mtpa. The two deals emerged whilst US-China trade relations…
Wednesday, 03 November 2021
With the help of pipeline gas supplies from the North Sea and Norway, the UK has tried to avoid the protracted high-price environment.
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
Free ReadEuropean LNG importers have used a brief period of relatively low LNG prices – pushed down by prospects of higher Russian pipeline gas exports – to quickly increase LNG imports…
China has developed a ferocious appetite for LNG this year and ascended as the world’s largest LNG buyer, our data show.
Qatar, the world’s biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas, said on Monday it is ‘unhappy’ with the extremely high prices because they may result in demand destruction. The country is…
Pressure from both long-standing climate commitments and rising energy demand have led Vietnam to seek LNG imports from next year. Overall, the country is planning 22 LNG to power projects,…
Wednesday, 29 September 2021
Free ReadSri Lanka is planning to join the ranks of Asian LNG importers by 2023, with its Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila highlighting at the ongoing Gastech 2021 conference his country’s lateness…
A perfect storm of more limited LNG supply and higher activity in European and Asian economies has led to a protracted price rally that makes LNG supply to Europe increasingly…
Among a select few greenfield LNG projects remaining, Golden Pass LNG seems on track for first LNG exports some time in 2024. The Qatar Petroleum- and ExxonMobil-backed project is already…
Free ReadPressured by both higher LNG prices and waning available supply, Turkey’s LNG imports have declined sharply year-on-year during 1H 2021.  Cumulative imports in June this year trailed their 2020 equivalents…
The appearance of project-earmarked FSU Portovyy hints at commercial start-up of Portovaya LNG in the near future. However, the plant has been subject to repeated delay since 2018 and the…
Indonesia’s hydrocarbon regulator SKK Migas has approved two important BP-led projects to support capacity expansion and future LNG production at the Tangguh plant. Whilst BP plans to implement environmentally friendly…
Free ReadWith the commissioning of the 22mtpa Al Zour LNG terminal (full capacity to be reached by 2022), Kuwait has emerged as the leader in Middle Eastern import capacity. Historically, Kuwait’s…
US LNG developer Tellurian and oil major Shell have signed an important SPA for Tellurian’s proposed Driftwood LNG project in Louisiana. Previously, the Driftwood project had struggled to pass the…