In this issue

 

LNG News Editor:  Petronet LNG, the owner of the largest Indian cargo import terminal at Dahej north of Mumbai, reported record earnings in the third quarter of the fiscal year…
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) through its Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA) has invested in Eco-Gas BV, a Netherlands-based infrastructure development company with plans to build and operate…
Free ReadLNG News Editor:  The leader of the Haisla First Nation in British Columbia, Chief Councillor Crystal Smith, along with Pembina Pipeline Corp. Interim President and Chief Executive Scott Burrows and…
Inpex Corp., the Japanese energy company with operatorship of the Ichthys LNG export plant in the Australian Northern Territory and a shareholding in Shell’s Prelude FLNG plant, posted a jump…
JGC Holdings Corp., the Japanese energy and LNG projects engineer, with LNG contracts in Canada and Mozambique and elsewhere, reported a fall in nine-month profits amid engineering slowdowns in some…
LNG News Editor:  The United States Government expects high levels of US LNG exports to continue into 2022, averaging 11.3 billion cubic feet per day for the year, a 16 percent increase from…
Free ReadLNG News Editor:  Grupo HAM, the Spanish company that has opened more than 100 filling stations and now operates around 25 percent of existing facilities in Europe for LNG-powered trucks…
LNG News Editor:  Novatek, the operator of the Yamal LNG plant and developer of the Arctic LNG II project, said the first three stages of international certification have been obtained…
Australian LNG plant operator Santos, which has plant and project stakes in Queensland and in the Northern Territory as well as in Papua New Guinea, said new proved plus probable…
Free ReadRussian pipeline natural gas giant Gazprom and the Chinese energy major, China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), have signed a new long-term Sales and Purchase Agreement for additional gas to be…
Bulgaria said that work had begun on the construction of a new Bulgaria-Serbia Balkan natural gas interconnector with plans for the pipeline to become operational in October 2023 and to…
GRTgaz, the French natural gas transmission company, said LNG terminal subsidiary Elengy received 176 cargoes in 2021 at the three terminals in Western and Southern France as it gave an…
Free ReadAnnual LNG sales dropped to 64.20MT from 71.90MT in 2020 and quarterly sales fell  LNG News Editor:  Shell plc, the now UK-based oil and gas major and leading liquefied natural supplier, reported fourth-quarter…
LNG News Editor:  Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy says a new analysis of the Alaska LNG export project by energy consultants Wood Mackenzie comes up with gas pricing that would by…

News Nudges

Chile LNG station

HAM Group of Spain, the developer of a growing European LNG filling station network, is also expanding into South America with a second LNG service station in Chile. HAM Chile will be in charge of the engineering process of the LNG station as part of a joint venture with regional operator Empresas Lipigas. The existing LNG station is located at the fuelling base of trucking company Transportes San Gabriel, in Linares, 300 kilometres south of the Chilean capital Santiago. HAM said the second station would be located in Tabolango in the Valparaíso region and about 10 kilometres from Concón, a coastal city in central Chile and will open in June.


Kyushu LNG trading

Kyushu Electric Power, a long-term LNG buyer with current long-term contracts with the Australian Gorgon LNG and Wheatstone LNG plants, has launched a new subsidiary for LNG trading. “Kyushu has launched a new subsidiary dedicated to supply to meet emerging demand,” said the company.


Novatek GDRs

Novatek, the Russian natural gas company and operator of the Yamal LNG plant in northern Siberia and the Arctic LNG II project hit by sanctions over the Ukraine invasion, has issued a notice through the London Stock Exchange on continuing its Global Depository Receipt (GDR) trading. “The Russian Federation Government Commission on Monitoring Foreign Investment authorized Novatek not to terminate its Global Depository Receipt (GDR) program and to continue GDR circulation outside the Russian Federation,” said the statement.