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TC Energy Corp., the Canada-based North American pipeline and infrastructure company, has agreed to sell US shale basin midstream assets held by its subsidiary Columbia Midstream Group for US$1.27 billion…
LNG Journal editor TechnipFMC, the Franco-US energy engineering company, said it was awarded a significant subsea contract by Reliance Industries of India for the development of a large natural gas…
Free ReadJGC Corp. of Japan, one of the leading global energy engineering companies with successful project completions such as Ichthys LNG in Australia and the Russian Yamal venture, has named its…
LNG Journal editor Kosmos Energy, the main shareholder with BP of the UK in floating liquefied natural gas projects offshore Mauritania and Senegal in West Africa, said the latest well…
LNG Journal editor The Dunkirk liquefied natural gas import terminal on the Channel Coast of France said it accommodated 37 LNG carriers during the first five months of the year…
The Belgian Federal Commission for Electricity and Gas Regulation has approved the tariff and liquefied natural gas services agreement proposals for unloading slots and additional storage services at the Zeebrugge…
Free ReadAncala Partners, a London-based private equity fund, has acquired a 50 percent stake in the UK Dragon LNG import terminal in Milford Haven in Wales from Malaysian energy company Petronas.…
LNG Journal editor General Electric, the US power systems provider, said it was chosen to provide key equipment for the proposed increase in liquefied natural gas production at the Sultanate…
Algeria, the North African liquefied natural gas producer, has agreed a renewed deal with Tunisia and Italian energy company Eni for the pipeline transportation of more natural gas to southern…
Free ReadPieridae Energy buys Shell Canada Energy assets in Alberta to boost export plan LNG Journal editor Pieridae Energy, the developer of the German-backed Goldboro LNG project in the Canadian Atlantic…
LNG Journal editor Argentine oil and gas producer, Yacimientos Petroleiferos Fiscales (YPF), has sold overseas bonds for the first time in more than a year amid a slow return of…
The American Gas Association has welcomed the balanced perspective taken in the draft guidance released by the White House Council on Environmental Quality in relation to the greenhouse-gas emissions of…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor The Indian Hiranandani group said a floating storage and regasification import project at Jaigarh port, south of the West Coast city of Mumbai, is on scheduled to…
Chinese liquefied natural gas imports increased in May compared with the year-ago period as new regasification facilities are planned, including in Hong Kong.

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.