In this issue

 

The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) has unveiled impact statement guidelines and a draft public participation plan for the Gazoduq pipeline project to unlock Western Canadian gas resources and…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor KBR, the US engineering and LNG contractor, was awarded a major project management consultancy services contract for the Ghasha portfolio of gas projects by Abu Dhabi National…
LNG Journal editor Canadian shipping line, British Columbia Ferries, has awarded another newbuild contract to the Polish Remontowa Shipbuilding company in the Baltic port of Gdansk for a liquefied natural…
Italian energy company Eni, with recent natural gas discoveries in nations such as Mozambique and Egypt, has signed an accord with the Gulf kingdom of Bahrain covering issues like LNG…
As the adoption of LNG as a ship fuel continues to speed up, European maritime classification society DNV GL plans to commercially launch in April 2020 a new online bunkering…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor McDermott International, the US energy and LNG engineering company, was awarded a large contract by Anglo-Australian commodities and energy firm BHP for subsea work on the Ruby…
BP of the UK and one of India’s largest conglomerates, Reliance Industries, are on track for first gas from mid-2020 from projects developed to open up new Indian production when…
Asia in particular faces various fuel and pollution challenges in future LNG Journal editor A Japanese report has stated that liquefied natural gas and pipeline gas still account for a…
LNG Journal editor The Kingdom of Bahrain is set to start commercial operations at its floating LNG import facility near Khalifa Bin Salman Port with partners including Teekay LNG, while…
Free ReadWith liquefied natural gas prices hitting historic Northern Hemisphere winter season lows in the Atlantic Basin and the Pacific Basin, it is likely in the year ahead that US exports…
LNG Journal editor Cheniere Energy, the largest US LNG exporter with two plants in Louisiana and Texas, said it exported its 1,000th cargo within a four-year time period after the…
Gazoduq Inc., the Québec natural gas developer of a pipeline from the province of Ontario to the GNL Québec liquefaction and export plant, has taken another step in the regulatory…
Free ReadGasNorth Energy of Canada has been granted permission from the British Columbia Oil and Gas Commission to proceed with construction of a small-scale natural gas liquefaction facility near Fort Nelson…
LNG Journal editor Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) said its final plan for Western Australia's Dampier-to-Bunbury natural gas pipeline for the 2021 to 2025 period was focused on providing excellent…

News Nudges

Gazprom posts loss

Gazprom, the main pipeline gas competitor to LNG in Europe and China, said first-quarter gas sales revenues dropped by 24 percent to 1.73 trillion roubles ($24.52 billion) compared with 2.29 trillion roubles ($32.3Bln) in the same period in 2019. The company reported a first-quarter net loss of 116 billion roubles ($1.64 Bln), compared with a net profit of 536Bln roubles ($7.5Bln) in the 2019 first quarter. Overall natural gas sales dropped by 13 percent to 138.1 billion cubic metres from 158.9 Bcm in the 2019 first quarter.


Australian exports fall

Australian LNG shipments in June were down by eight compared with May, primarily due to scheduled maintenance at the Gorgon plant on Barrow Island in Western Australia. “Australian projects shipped 5.9 million tonnes (85 cargoes) in June, compared with 6.4MT (93 cargoes) in May,” said a report by consultants EnergyQuest. “In June there were still a large number of cargoes that have had their delivery delayed.


Czech LNG station

GasNet, the natural gas distribution company of the Czech Republic, launched its first mobile public self-service LNG filling station. The station is located in Klecany near Prague and is a short distance from the D8 motorway. “This modern and environmentally friendly technology is available 24/7 to truck drivers,” said GasNet.“LNG truck drivers can now refuel in Klecany in the Volvo Group Truck Centre Prague-North. The public gas station is only 8km from the capital, is self-service and open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day,” added GasNet.