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LNG Journal editor Venture Global, the US LNG project developer with two export plants proposed for Louisiana, has filed with regulators to permit its construction of a third plant in…
NextDecade Corp. said it received bid packages from US companies Bechtel Inc. and Fluor Corp. relating to the engineering, procurement and construction contracts for its Rio Grande export project in…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor Sempra Energy, the California utility developing LNG export plants in the US and Mexico, said its Port Arthur LNG project in Texas that will supply nations such…
The US Annova liquefied natural gas export project planned for the south bank of the Brownsville Ship Channel in Texas, and whose owners include Chicago-based power company Exelon Corp., is…
Tellurian Inc. said it welcomed the issuing of the order from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granting authorization for its Driftwood LNG export project to go ahead at Lake…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor Chart Industries, the US liquefied natural gas equipment-maker and supplier to the liquid gas sector, said it would be ramping up manufacturing to meet new LNG project…
LNG Journal editor Air Products, the leading US liquefied natural gas equipment-maker and industrial gases company, reported an increase in income from operations at it pursued its role in LNG…
LNG Journal editor Bangladesh is set to start-up its second liquefied natural gas import facility with the deployment offshore the port of Cox’s Bazar of the floating storage and regasification…
US major ExxonMobil has signed a sales and purchase agreement with Zhejiang Provincial Energy Group to provide liquefied natural gas supplies over a period of 20 years. 
Free ReadJapanese liquefied natural gas imports have gone into reverse as shipments dropped for a fifth straight month amid competition from thermal coal and nuclear and with Australian and spot cargoes…
LNG Journal editor Novatek, the Russian operator of the Yamal LNG plant in Siberia, said a subsidiary of the Yamal LNG stakeholder, China National Petroleum Corp., has decided to become…
Chinese liquefied natural gas imports rose 25 percent in March compared with the same month a year ago and the nation has also begun to improve its natural gas storage…
Free ReadDevelopment of new gas fields in the centre of country to boost coastal plan LNG Journal editor French energy major Total and the Sultanate of Oman have signed an accord for the…
LNG Journal editor Papua New Guinea and energy companies, including liquefied natural gas plant operator ExxonMobil, have signed a formal Gas Agreement with the government defining the fiscal framework for…

News Nudges

French regas offering

Elengy, the French LNG import terminal owner, said it was launching a call for capacity subscriptions for its Atlantic Coast Montoir-de-Bretagne LNG import facility in Western France to promote access to North-West European natural gas markets. “It is initiated in response to market signals, collected in recent months, indicating requirements for securing and booking LNG import capacities,” said Elengy whose Montoir terminal has been in operation since 1980. The Montoir terminal owner said it was offering slots from October 2021 until December 2035.


Novatek deal on equipment

Russian natural gas company and Yamal LNG plant operator Novatek and JSC Atomenergomash, a mechanical engineering division of Russia’s nuclear body Rosatom State Corp., have signed a memorandum of understanding on forming a strategic partnership for localizing the fabrication of equipment for LNG production..


Knutsen LNG growth

Knutsen Group, the Norwegian shipping company, said it expanded its liquefied natural gas carrier fleet to 12 vessels as its latest newbuild, the 180,000 cubic metres capacity carrier “Adriano Knutsen”, is set to leave the South Korean shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries at Ulsan. The vessel is part of a series of three being built at Hyundai with two delivered in 2019 and the third in 2020. The “Adriano Knutsen” has been signed up to a seven-year charter deal with Spanish utility Endesa to transport LNG from the Texas Corpus Christi plant.