Wednesday, 12 January 2022 06:05

US LNG Flows Bolster Weak Gas Stocks in Europe

With Asian markets well supplied, uncommitted LNG cargoes from the United States are increasingly travelling to Europe to capture prevailing high regional prices. Lower Russian pipeline gas supply has added to this winter’s European gas shortage with the massive Yamal-Europe trunkline flowing in reverse since mid-December to supply Poland from Germany. High prices in Europe have led to notable cargo diversions mid-voyage. Even as a wave of cargoes has quickly dampened European gas prices, they remain on a four-year high. 

Our December data show continued growth in LNG flows underpinned by higher American and Nigerian exports as well as continued growth in Far Eastern and European demand, our Markets Editor Alexander Wilk reports. 

Tuesday, 11 January 2022 07:53

SIGTTO discusses IMO greenhouse gas rules

The gas shipping industry’s body, the Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators (SIGTTO), held its first face-to-face Board and 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) since COVID-19 on 18th November, 2021. Technical Editor Ian Cochran reports. 

Last year, Russia's Northern Sea Route (NSR) posted its busiest navigation season.  Technical Editor, Ian Cochran looks at the risks involved. 

Rising production of biomethane promises to drive a new wave of LNG fuelling infrastructure this year as policy changes support increased uptake. Fuelling Editor Malcolm Ramsay has more. 

AUSTRALIAN energy safety authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that shut down Shell’s floating liquefied natural gas production vessel, “Prelude”, deployed offshore northwest Australia after an incident in which no one was reported hurt.

Thursday, 23 December 2021 06:57

Monthly Data Supplement - December 2021

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Thursday, 23 December 2021 06:52

Monthly Data - December 2021

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Thursday, 23 December 2021 06:00

Monthly Data - December 2021

Our November data show global exports grew by 0.67mmt (2 percent) month-on-month. Export growth by volume was led by the Pacific Basin, where overall shipped volumes were up 0.65mmt (5 percent) over October.

Wednesday, 22 December 2021 08:50

Market Tracker Supplement - 20 December 2021

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