In this issue

 

Joint managing directors named to push Germans to accept LNG to compete with Russian pipelines
LNG News Editor:  The US Government forecasts that natural gas prices will remain high in the coming months because of a combination of more demand, lower short-term domestic natural gas…
Cheniere Energy, the largest US LNG exporter from its Sabine Pass plant in Louisiana and Corpus Christi facility in Texas, has approved a comprehensive, long-term capital allocation plan to achieve…
Free ReadLNG News Editor:  Dynagas LNG Partners, the small Greek LNG fleet owner with mostly ice-class vessels, reported a 42 percent increase in second-quarter net income, mainly attributable to a decrease…
French liquefied natural gas storage technology firm Gaztranzport and Technigaz (GTT) has launched a tool for ship-owners, to prepare the voyages of their vessels to reduce overall fuel consumption and…
Excelerate Energy of the US, the leading global floating storage and regasification unit developer, has reached an agreement to enable more liquefied natural gas imports to Brazil as the nation…
LNG News Editor:  ENN Group, the leading non-state energy company in China with LNG and growing city-gas assets, reported a more than 18 percent jump in first-half profits as revenues…
Free ReadLNG News Editor:  Adriatic LNG, the company that owns and operates the largest LNG regasification terminal in Italy located 17 kilometres off the Veneto coastline, is launching its open season…
LNG News Editor:  Siemens Energy said its HL-class gas-fired power technology is poised to enable particularly low-emission, economical and flexible power generation from mid-2024 for Taiwan's increasing LNG imports.
TechnipFMC has sold 17.6 million shares in Technip Energies, one of the world’s leading liquefied natural gas engineering companies, to Dutch firm HAL Investments.
Free ReadBASF Group, the German oil and gas and chemicals company, said the latest Malaysian floating LNG production hull owned by Petronas had selected BASF’s “OASE purple” process for its Acid…
LNG News Editor:  Mineral Resources Ltd (MRL) of Australia said it had made a “significant” natural gas discovery in the onshore Perth Basin from where other gas producers are planning…
The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) has criticized a report from the Government of the state of Western Australia, the nation’s main natural gas producer and LNG exporter,…
Free ReadSalina Cruz FLNG project is part of the government’s GoM-Pacific Isthmus development master plan  LNG News Editor The Mexican state-run fuel distribution company CFEnergía is seeking expressions of interest from companies to build…

News Nudges

Baltic LNG contract

Gazprom has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract for the construction of a Baltic Coast liquefied natural gas plant with 13 million tonnes per annum of output within the Gas Processing Complex (GPC) at Ust-Luga, west of St. Petersburg. A consortium comprising Germany’s Linde and Turkish company Renaissance Heavy Industries will build the plant and handle the installation of two LNG production Trains. “A technology patented in Russia will be used to produce this LNG,” said Gazprom. “The patent holders for the technology are Gazprom and Linde,” it added.


Bangladesh terminal

The government of Bangladesh has short-listed eight global companies, including US and European majors as well as various Japanese companies, to develop the nation’s first onshore liquefied natural gas import terminal. The Bangladesh Energy and Mineral Resources Division of the government said it would make the final decision soon on the group chosen to build the facility near the coastal town of Cox’s Bazar on the Bay of Bengal.


BP carbon-offset delivery

BP Singapore said it delivered the UK major’s first carbon-offset liquefied natural gas cargo to CPC Corp. of Taiwan at its Yung An import terminal. “This is BP’s first delivery of carbon-offset LNG in the Asia-Pacific region, following its ‎first delivery globally to Sempra LNG at the Energia Costa Azul terminal in Mexico in ‎July 2021,” said BP. “This new carbon-offset LNG offer strengthens BP’s natural gas offering in ‎the region,” it added.