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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…
McDermott International of the US and Chiyoda Corp. of Japan said they had reached the final commissioning stage at the Sempra Energy-operated Train two at the Cameron LNG export project…
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has carried out a construction inspection of the small-scale LNG liquefaction project in Providence, Rhode Island, being built under an expansion permit by the…
LNG Journal editor Australian liquefied natural gas operator Woodside said it had submitted its plans for the Sangomar Field Development project offshore Senegal, the West African nation also participating in…
Free ReadAustralia-Pacific LNG project shareholder Santos said it was set to advance with production expansion, including using the Barossa feed-gas field for Darwin LNG and investment in the construction of additional…
LNG Journal editor Qatar Petroleum and German utility Uniper are in firm talks on the supply of LNG by Qatargas to the proposed import terminal at the North Sea port…
LNG Journal editor Two Japanese shipbuilders, Imabari Shipbuilding and Japan Marine United, are forming an alliance to compete better against merging South Korean and Chinese shipyards, though will concentrate on…

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.