In this issue

 

Free ReadBurckhardt Compression, the Swiss manufacturer of compressor systems and a service provider for LNG and other markets, is making use of its wholly-owned Chinese company, Shenyang Yuanda Compressor, to supply…
LNG News Editor:  The US Department of Energy has just published its latest liquefied natural gas export data with the average overall price for the six plants declining to under…
LNG News Editor:  Nippon Kaiji Kyokai, the Japanese maritime classification society, has approved a project run by Tsuneishi Shipbuilding for their concept design of an LNG-powered bulk carrier.
Sovcomflot said a keel-laying ceremony was held at the Zvezda Shipbuilding yard in Russia’s Far East for a new Arctic liquefied natural gas vessel ordered by the Russian tanker and…
Free ReadNippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, the Japanese shipping company known as NYK Line, plans to order 12 new LNG-powered vehicle carriers for $100 billion yen ($911 million) from two shipyards in…
LNG News Editor:  Tourmaline Oil Corp., the Canadian oil and gas company, has agreed a C$1.1 billion (US$904.4 million) deal to purchase Black Swan Energy and boost its assets in…
Pembina Pipeline Corp. has issued a mid-year business update on its “extensive runway” of development plans, including the floating LNG facility in partnership with the Haisla First Nation in British…
Free ReadFormer Jordan Cove developer Pembina has estimated costs at around US$2.4Bln  LNG News Editor:  Pembina Pipeline Corp., the Canadian company that planned the Jordan Cove export project in the US…
LNG News Editor:  The latest gas appraisal well has been successfully drilled at the Maha-2 discovery offshore the liquefied natural gas export plant at Bontang in the East Kalimantan region…
Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan has claimed a Black Sea natural gas discovery by state-owned Turkish Petroleum (TPAO) of an additional 135 billion cubic metres of gas at the offshore Amasra-1…
Free ReadLNG News Editor:  Enagás, the Spanish gas grid and liquefied natural gas terminal network operator, and maritime fuels company Peninsula Petroleum Ltd, have signed a joint venture deal for the…
The Lithuanian LNG import terminal at the Baltic port of Klaipeda handled 49 LNG cargoes in the gas year from October 2020 until the start of June 2021 and hopes…
Russian fleet owner Sovcomflot and Sakhalin Energy, operator of the LNG plant in the Russian Far East, signed long-term time-charter contracts for two existing LNG-powered tankers, which will be re-fuelled…
LNG News Editor:  Oil Search, one of the shareholders in the Papua New Guinea LNG expansion project called Papua LNG, said the joint venture was aiming for front-end engineering and…

News Nudges

TotalEnergies strategy

TotalEnergies Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanné told a virtual energy conference that while everyone wanted an energy transition to cleaner fuel and there was “huge pressure” to quit fossil fuels it remained a fact that these same fossil fuels currently represent 80 percent of the energy supply today on the planet. Regarding decarbonization strategies, Pouyanné said carbon offsets do not help and TotalEnergies remained focused on cutting emissions directly from its operations. “We are building a multi-energy company with oil and gas, but also renewables and electricity,” added Pouyanné. The CEO said he remained “bullish” on natural gas, and LNG in particular, because TotalEnergies sees natural gas as the right choice for the energy transition.


Qatar Energy debuts

Qatar Petroleum, owner of the world’s largest LNG export plant at Ras Laffan in the Gulf, has changed its name to Qatar Energy. “It’s more of a reflection of what we’re actually doing that wasn’t reflected by the name that we had,” said President and Chief Executive Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi.


Revenna ship named

Italian utility Edison and Knutsen OAS Shipping of Norway have held a naming ceremony at the northeast Italian port of Ravenna for the 30,000 cubic metres capacity LNG carrier, “Ravenna Knutsen”. The vessel will serve a small-scale LNG import terminal joint venture at the port. The terminal will supply at least 12,000 trucks and up to 48 ferries per annum with LNG fuel.