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Free ReadFranco-US company reports revenue surge and boosts orders for LNG and subsea LNG Journal editor TechnipFMC, the Franco-US energy engineering company, signalled a resurgence in energy investment as it posted…
LNG Journal editor French energy major Total said second-quarter adjusted net income dropped 19 percent to $2.88 billion from $3.55Bln in the same three months of 2018 in results offset…
Total plans to develop liquefied natural gas imports in the tiny West African nation of Benin, whose neighbour Nigeria is the world’s fifth-largest LNG exporter.
LNG Journal editor Chinese liquefied natural gas imports for June increased by 14.9 percent and the shipments for the first half put the country on track for another year of…
Free ReadVietnam has logged another natural gas discovery in the offshore Song Hong Basin in a prospect explored by Italian energy company Eni and Essar Oil of India as the Vietnamese…
Indian liquefied natural gas imports increased for a third month of the current fiscal year as the nation received more than 30 cargoes, with the main suppliers being the West…
LNG Journal editor Chart Industries, the maker of equipment for the liquefied natural gas and industrial gas industries, posted a rise in net income and revenues as it benefited from…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor Japanese utility Osaka Gas and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) have decided to invest in AGP International Holdings of Singapore to help expand the city-gas…
LNG Journal editor US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Neil Chatterjee said the agency is creating a new division in its Office of Energy Projects to accommodate the growing number…
New Fortress Energy, the owner of LNG facilities in Florida and in Jamaica, is attempting to advance with developing an LNG export terminal on the Delaware River in New Jersey…
Australian company Liquefied Natural Gas Limited, developer of the US Magnolia LNG project in Louisiana and the Canadian Bear Head venture in Nova Scotia, has decided at a board meeting…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor Italian energy company Eni said it started installation work on the hull of the Coral South floating liquefied natural gas production plant to be deployed offshore Mozambique…
East African exploration and production is now gathering pace with Mozambique developing multiple LNG projects, Tanzania looking to monetize discovered gas reserves and now Kenya entering the race with Italian…
Notice to proceed is delivered to Inpex as majority stake owner in Asian joint venture LNG Journal editor Inpex Corp. of Japan and Royal Dutch Shell have received fast-track Indonesian…

News Nudges

Woodside’s pipeline deal

Woodside, the Western Australian LNG plant operator, said it signed a long-term gas sale and purchase agreement with the Worsley Alumina joint venture for the supply of pipeline gas. Woodside said the natural gas will be supplied to the joint venture from Woodside’s portfolio of domestic gas facilities, including the North West Shelf, Pluto and Wheatstone plants from where LNG is also exported. The Worsley Alumina bauxite mine and alumina plant is located in the southwest corner of Western Australia.


Russian LNG east route

Novatek, the Russian natural gas company and LNG plant operator, said that the ice-class LNG carrier “Vladimir Rusanov” completed the Northern Sea Route passage in the Eastern direction and delivered a cargo from the company’s Yamal LNG plant in the port of Sabetta in Siberia to the port of Tianjin in northeast China. “The 172,000 cubic metres capacity 'Vladimir Rusanov' transited the ice-covered part of the route in only six days, setting a new record for independent passage via the NSR without ice-breaking support with cargo on board,” said Novatek.


Stolt-Nielsen LNG ship

Stolt-Nielsen, the Norwegian shipping and services company, has launched the first of two 7,500 cubic metres capacity liquefied natural gas carriers ordered from the Keppel Nantong Shipyard in China. The ship was designed for Stolt-Nielsen by Marine Engineering Services (MES) of Italy. The Italian firm said in a statement that the China-built vessel was launched during the night of the 20th of July.