In this issue

 

Free ReadLNG News Editor:  New Fortress Energy, the New York-based firm with LNG-to-power projects in South America and the Caribbean and its first venture pending in the Asian island nation of…
LNG News Editor:  Algeria said it was fulfilling all its pipeline natural gas and LNG contract obligations to supply Europe and volumes would soon be raised for Spain from current…
LNG News Editor:  The Russian authorities said that cargo transportations along the Northern Sea Route from Russia to Asia in the January-September 2021 period have amounted to 24.22 million tons,…
Free ReadBurckhardt Compression, the Swiss-based LNG equipment maker for LNG shipping, said its oil-free, high-pressure compressor had highlighted its operational effectiveness on an LNG carrier. The Winterthur-based company said its Laby…
Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN), the Greek shipping company with a small LNG fleet of three vessels, has ordered four LNG-powered Aframaz tankers from a South Korean shipyard as first-half earnings…
LNG News Editor:  Höegh LNG Holdings, the Norwegian shipping company acquired in a takeover by Norwegian interests and a unit of US investment bank Morgan Stanley and de-listed, said it…
JGC Holdings Corp., the leading Japanese LNG and energy engineering firm, has appointed the former executive at KBR of the US, Farhan Mujib, as President of JGC Corp, the overseas…
Free ReadEast African nation would like to have a Canada-style liquefaction and export plant to monetize resources  LNG News Editor:  Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan has held talks with Royal Dutch…
LNG News Editor:  Petronas, the Malaysian oil and gas company and leading floating LNG plant operator, has announced a 50th cargo lifting from the “PFLNG Satu” production hull, the first…
Stena Power and LNG Solutions has completed successful model testing of the receiving terminal technology ordered for Delta Offshore Energy’s LNG-to-power project in Vietnam.
Free ReadLNG News Editor:  A Dutch parliamentary committee has been told that natural gas storage levels in the Netherlands were well short of capacity and the situation is a matter of…
Royal Dutch Shell, whose oil and gas operations include more than 60 million tonnes per annum of LNG sales, has warned that its third-quarter earnings would be hit by the…
Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global provider of trading platforms and clearing, has posted record activity in September on the Dutch Title Transfer Facility (TTF) European benchmark with 5.5 million natural…
LNG News Editor:  Qatar Petroleum has ordered four new liquefied natural gas carriers from the Chinese Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group of Shanghai as it begins to put in place the shipping…

News Nudges

Mangalore proposal

The New Mangalore Port Trust in the West Coast southern Indian state of Karnataka said it was studying the development of an LNG import terminal. Mangalore Port Trust said discussions had covered establishing a facility with an initial capacity of 4 4 million tonnes per annum and with bunkering infrastructure. The Port Trust added that the proposed terminal could be set up with an initial investment of 2,250 crore Indian rupees ($303M) and with potential for expansion.


Wisconsin LNG tanks

The US liquefied natural gas LNG storage business CB&I has been contracted to design and build tanks for peak-shaving facilities in Bluff Creek and Ixonia in the southeast of the US state of Wisconsin. “Demand for natural gas fluctuates daily and seasonally,” said Cesar Canals, Senior Vice President of CB&I. “By storing LNG when demand is low, energy companies can ensure adequate supply when demand is at its peak - which are normally the coldest days of winter in Wisconsin,” added Canals whose company is a subsidiary of engineering firm McDermott.


LNG fuel growth

CMA CGM, the French container shipping line based in the Mediterranean port of Marseille, has welcomed the third in a series of five 15,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit LNG-powered containerships built at the Chinese Jiangnan Shipyard. The French company said the naming ceremony for the “CMA CGM Everglade” has just taken place at the Jiangnan yard, a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corp.