In this issue

 

Cheniere Energy has been granted an extension to its permit for the completion of the sixth processing Train at the Sabine Pass export plant in Louisiana.
McDermott International and Zachry Group of the US, along with Chiyoda Corp. of Japan, say that Train 2 at the Freeport liquefaction and export plant on Quintana Island in Texas…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor The British Colombia Environmental Assessment Office extended the public comment period by six days for the amended permit request proposed for the Canadian Woodfibre LNG project. The…
Japanese spot liquefied natural gas cargoes delivered in November cost almost half the price of a year ago but edged higher compared with the previous month as global prices remained…
LNG Journal editor Gazoduq, the Québec natural gas pipeline developer, has launched an open season to solicit non-binding expressions of interest for firm transportation services on its proposed 780-kilometre underground…
LNG Journal editor The Western Australian Gorgon LNG plant on Barrow Island is ramping up after a scheduled maintenance programme at a time when spot prices are at a low…
Free ReadEuropean classification society DNV GL entered into a joint development project with Chinese Huangpu-Wenchong Shipbuilding Co. for LNG dual-fuel containership. The project is for a 5,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) vessel…
Woodside, the Western Australia LNG liquefaction and export plant operator with stakes in three companies, has again voluntarily revealed its corporate income tax payments as a “proud” Australian company.
LNG Journal editor Qatargas, the leading global liquefaction and LNG export company, has achieved a landmark 2,000th cargo delivery to India to help the Asian nation’s transformation to the use…
The latest US Government short-term energy outlook addressed issued such as high US natural gas inventories and output as well as low prices and the impact on refined fuel from…
Free ReadEast Coast gas supply begins to be resolved while staying No. 1 ahead of Qatar LNG Journal editor Australian liquefied natural gas production in the third quarter of 2019 represented…
LNG Journal editor Lake Charles LNG, the US export project being pursued by pipeline and midstream company Energy Transfer and Royal Dutch Shell, has issued a tender package for engineering,…
Cedar LNG in Canada, a proposed floating export plant backed by the Haisla First Nation in the province of British Columbia, is the subject of a funding offer for citizens…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor CME Group, the global exchange and energy and commodities derivates trading and clearance platform operator, said it planned to offer the first futures contracts for liquefied natural…

News Nudges

Greek LNG progress

Greek LNG developer Gastrade said the binding phase of a market test for reservation of capacity at the floating LNG terminal proposed for offshore Alexandroupolis in northeastern Greece was successfully completed. “With an aggregate long-term profile of binding offers for up to 15 years, reaching 2.6 billion cubic metres per year, Greek and international natural gas companies, as well as end-consumers, confirmed their interest in the reservation of regasification capacity at the FSRU terminal,” said Gastrade.


Chinese natural gas

Chinese January-February domestic natural gas production rose 8 percent to 31.4 billion cubic metres with an average daily output of 520 million cubic metres, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics. Imports of pipeline natural gas and LNG together reached 17.80 million tonnes compared with 17.36MT in Jan-Feb 2019, up 2.6 percent year on year. Domestic crude oil output rose 3.7 percent year on year to 32MT from January to February, while imports increased 5.2 percent from a year earlier to 86.09MT.


Finnish China order

WE Tech Solutions of Finland, the shipping consultancy and equipment provider offering energy efficiency designs, has received a repeat order from Jiangnan Shipyard Group Co. in China to deliver its “Solution Four” package for efficient power distribution for the third new battery and LNG-powered Pure Car Truck Carrier (PCTC) ordered by United European Car Carriers (UECC).