In this issue

 

LNG Journal editor The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a draft environmental impact statement for the Jordan Cove LNG export project in the northwest state of Oregon and…
Free ReadKBR, the US energy and LNG engineering company, said it was awarded a contract by Toronto-listed Pieridae Energy for a two-Train export facility at Goldboro in the Canadian Atlantic Coast…
Louisiana venture will build three liquefaction Trains and use existing storage and berthing LNG Journal editor Royal Dutch Shell and Energy Transfer, the US pipeline, storage and midstream company, have signed a…
LNG Journal editor Canada has started the regulatory process for a liquefied natural gas jetty expansion project being undertaken at the existing Tilbury Island plant of utility FortisBC in British…
The Canadian Pacific Coast province of British Columbia, once briefly known as the North American centre of liquefied natural gas export development, plans to introduce new legislation on tax credits…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor Bahrain said it would receive shipments from a variety of liquefied natural gas suppliers when the Gulf kingdom's first floating import facility comes on line in May. …
Tellurian Inc., developer of the Driftwood LNG export project in Louisiana, is expecting to have about six customer-partners when it takes its final investment decision for the first phase of…
The countdown to the start of the expansion project for Nigeria’s liquefied natural gas plant, with the building of a seventh Train, has started after the signing of the first…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor Chinese liquefied natural gas imports increased last month compared with the same month last year, led by shipments from Australia and Qatar, though the cargo deliveries were…
LNG Journal editor PetroChina, the Hong Kong-listed unit of China National Petroleum Corp. with widespread domestic assets and overseas stakes in oil and gas and LNG projects in Canada, Russia…
LNG Journal editor Fluxys Belgium, the operator of the Belgian natural gas network and the Zeebrugge LNG import terminal, reported a drop in net profits due to one-off tax items…
French shipping company Brittany Ferries has signed a deal to charter a liquefied natural gas-powered ferry built in China as it expands its clean-fuel fleet and expects British passengers to…
Free ReadDutch shipping line Anthony Veder has taken delivery from the collapsed Norgas fleet of two combined gas carriers each of 10,000 cubic metres capacity and capable of transporting liquefied natural…
LNG Journal editor Murphy Oil, the US exploration and production company whose Rotan natural gas discovery offshore Malaysia is the subject of a floating LNG joint venture, has sold its…

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.