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LNG Journal editor JERA Co Inc., the largest Japanese liquefied natural gas buyer and power assets owner, said it was overhauling its business while increasing its medium-term LNG activities with…
LNG Journal editor Tellurian Inc. developer of the Driftwood LNG project in Louisiana backed by companies such as French energy major Total, has launched an open season for its Permian…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor KBR Inc., the US energy and LNG engineering company, has selected Baker Hughes-GE to supply gas turbine driver technologies for the ongoing development of KBR's standardized design…
French utility Engie, the parent company of France's network operator and LNG terminals owner, said its US$8.6 billion joint bid with a Canadian fund won the competitive tender conducted by…
US energy engineering company KBR was awarded the preliminary front-end engineering contract by BP of the UK for the second and third phases of the Tortue natural gas project being…
LNG Journal editor Delek Group of Israel is discussing liquefied natural gas marketing possibilities for the giant Leviathan field in the Eastern Mediterranean currently under development and set to come…
Free ReadEgypt said its rising natural gas surplus through 2020 would be used to satisfy demand from the power and industry sectors and to meet LNG export obligations as its overall…
Houston-based firm to advance with Alen field and Douala Basin offshore developments LNG Journal editor Noble Energy, the US exploration and production company with overseas interests in the East Mediterranean…
LNG Journal editor Gazprom said it finalized the configuration of its planned new Russian liquefaction and export plant proposed for the port of Ust-Luga on the Baltic Coast and has…
Free ReadExmar, the Belgian shipping line with floating liquefied natural gas interests, including the “Tango FLNG” production hull now deployed at the Argentine port of Bahia Blanca, has recorded a pre-tax…
LNG Journal editor Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, the Japanese supplier of turbines and compressors for the liquefied natural gas industry, has signed an agreement to provide its equipment to the onshore…
Chiyoda Corp., the Japanese LNG engineering company, said it was still working on its recovery plan from the more than $1 billion of losses incurred from significantly increased project construction…
A South Korea-based liquefied natural gas project company has signed an agreement with Australian building contractors Watpac Ltd for the design and construction of the onshore infrastructure for the LNG…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor Chevron Corp. has revived its almost dormant Canadian Kitimat liquefied national gas project originally proposed with Apache Corp. for Bish Cove in British Canada by applying to…

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.