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November / December 2014
LNG journal 2014 November / December LEAD STORY

 

LNG seen as bright spot in serious energy challenge confronting Africa

The sub-Saharan region of Africa accounted for almost 30 percent of global oil and gas discoveries made over the last five years and LNG exports onto the global market are expected to triple by 2040 to around 95 billion cubic metres, or over 70 million tonnes of LNG, the International Energy Agency said in its Africa Energy Outlook.

 

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Rolls-Royce offers LNG package for marinization in form of Trent 60 aero-derivative gas turbine

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

LNG and natural gas advance to become the transport fuel of choice for several industries

Japan’s Chiyoda outlines advanced computer engineering applications for LNG plant design

France’s GTT focuses on revival of interest in membrane full-integrity storage tanks on land

October 2014
LNG journal 2014 October LEAD STORY

 

Paris-based LNG agency sees soaring demand for marine and road transport

LNG as a fuel will capture a significant market share in the transport sector by 2035 as demand for marine re-fuelling may reach as much as 77 million tonnes per annum and road transport companies will need 96 MTPA for trucks.

 

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US Maritime Administration issues report on measures needed for LNG bunkering

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

LNG engineers describe the construction in Algeria by Italian-Japanese consortium of liquefaction Train

Koreans develop a high-efficiency liquefaction process for LNG called KSMR and with a simple structure

Preliminary draft resource report shows Alaska LNG plant with 20 MTPA of output to be built in seven years

September 2014
LNG journal 2014 September LEAD STORY

 

Challenges and opportunities define the Floating LNG project sector

Floating LNG has been touted as a relatively cheap alternative to conventional LNG, allowing the monetisation of offshore gas assets more readily than would otherwise be the case.

 

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Hoegh LNG strategy takes shape in growing list of projects from Indonesia to North America

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

LNG carriers are important and more so how you deploy them in a growing global business

Dutch body work towards more reliable means of measuring LNG loads in transport fuel expansion

UK company outlines details of world's first facility to produce reference liquids for LNG

July / August 2014
LNG journal 2014 July August LEAD STORY

 

North American and Australian projects set to find ready takers in Asian markets

China's natural gas and LNG demand will almost double through 2019 and private companies in Australia, Canada and the US are helping to propel the LNG business forward rather than state-owned energy groups, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its 2014 Medium-Term Gas Market Report released in the Canadian city of Montreal.

 

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BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2014 shows a rebound in global trade in LNG

Australian LNG prices stay strong in 2014 ahead of new projects coming on stream

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

US equipment maker Nikkiso Cryo outlines benefits of pumps for FLNG regas and production units

Westport Innovations outlines advantages of LNG as fuel for high horsepower engines

June 2014
LNG journal 2014 June LEAD STORY

 

US LNG exports from 2016 will have impact on the Asia-Pacific market

The US Department of Energy must grant LNG export licences (pursuant to the Natural Gas Act) to exporters who are delivering LNG to countries with which the US has a free trade agreement (FTA) without modification or delay.

 

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Cedigaz sees tight LNG market as demand rises in South America and Asia and Europe slumps

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

Papua New Guinea becomes 20th LNG exporter despite challenges from financing to start-up

How more production projects from conventional gas and shale will alter global LNG trade flows

Compressor driver selection and technology qualification enhances Wheatstone LNG value

May 2014
LNG journal 2014 May LEAD STORY

 

International group of LNG importers gives overview of global LNG market

The France-based International Group of LNG Importers, an association also known as GIIGNL and founded in 1971 at the outset of the industry, has published its annual report as its membership grew again to 74 companies.

 

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Panama Canal expansion and Arctic LNG may transform main LNG carrier routes

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

Technip shows smooth and safe start-up of mid-scale LNG plant in China using its terminal simulator

Small-scale LNG import terminals are not so simple to develop but can be made to measure

Fluor considers LNG vaporizer selection based on site conditions prevailing at import terminals

April 2014
LNG journal 2014 April LEAD STORY

 

Gastech in South Korea reveals LNG market where challenges growing

The 2014 Gastech conference, South Korean, has just ended on an upbeat note but the 2,000 delegates and government ministers who attended were under no illusions about the energy challenges facing the world, and particularly Asia.

 

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Industry body IGU gives overview of LNG’s continued growth worldwide

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

Siemens explains advantages of full electric LNG plants with availability and efficiency through design

Dismantling of underground or above-ground LNG storage tanks and research into infrastructure ageing

Arctic LNG plant design as Air Products takes advantage of cold for liquefaction (Part 2)

March 2014
LNG journal 2014 March LEAD STORY

 

South Korea’s LNG import costs may be managed in contracts and market

US LNG exports would benefit both the global environment and Louisiana's economy, a non-partisan state think tank says in a new report. Louisiana has six LNG export projects under development.

 

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Sino-Russian gas price agreement and implications for China’s LNG expansion

US Congress says LNG exports will provide more prosperity and strengthen energy security of allies

Black & Veatch explains liquefaction technology trends to help build-out of US and global LNG

Arctic LNG plant design has Air Products using the cold climate advantages in liquefaction process

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

February 2014
LNG journal 2014 February LEAD STORY

 

Louisiana arrives at the forefront of US LNG push led by shale gas

US LNG exports would benefit both the global environment and Louisiana's economy, a non-partisan state think tank says in a new report. Louisiana has six LNG export projects under development.

 

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Australian LNG operator Woodside gets Grassy Point site near China’s CNOOC to enter Canadian race

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

ABS guides LNG carriers through Arctic ahead of liquefaction plant build-up for Asia deliveries

LNG line blockages at small-scale plants and some of the causes and best preventions and cures

New Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel builds up membership to bring expertise to LNG fuelling

January 2014
LNG journal 2014 January LEAD STORY

 

Canadian LNG is unprecedented opportunity to benefit from shale

British Columbia faces an unprecedented opportunity to develop its shale gas resources, build natural gas pipelines and construct liquefaction facilities to reach world markets. However, multiple factors may lead to intense competition for BC in Asian markets.

 

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Shell advances large-scale LNG Canada project and outlines basis of the venture

Chinese natural gas and LNG demand is set to quadruple and Mideast position surprises Europe

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

South Hook LNG import partners hope to push forward with heat and power project

Woodside Petroleum CEO Coleman explains the big issues facing LNG producer in 2014