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Free ReadLNG Journal editor Woodside Petroleum, the operator of two LNG export plants in Western Australia, said it had successfully completed additional work at its Pluto liquefaction facility following scheduled maintenance…
Containerships, an Intra-Europe subsidiary of the French global container market participant, the CMA CGM Group, said it took delivery of its second vessel with liquefied natural gas capability to operate…
Australian LNG player Santos said that the Barossa natural gas field joint venture has entered into exclusive negotiations with the Darwin LNG stakeholders to the supply of backfill feed-gas and…
LNG Journal editor GTT, the French maritime LNG storage technology company, has received an order from the Chinese Jiangnan Shipyard for the tank designs for five new LNG-fuelled container ships…
Free ReadMajor shipbuilders in South Korea are expecting huge orders for new liquefied natural gas carriers to be placed in the second half of 2019 from the expansion of the Qatar…
Declaration of final investment decision for Rovuma Basin greeted with optimism LNG Journal editor Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi said that the final investment decision to proceed with the nation’s LNG project…
LNG Journal editor German LNG Terminal, the joint venture company developing the European nation’s first regasification facility at Brunsbuettel on the Elbe River near the port of Hamburg, said it…
Free ReadPavilion Energy, the Singaporean company owned by the city-state wealth fund Temasek, said it entered into an agreement to purchase the portfolio of LNG assets of Spanish utility Iberdrola, including…
LNG Journal editor Sempra Energy, the California-based utility and operator of the Cameron LNG export plant in Louisiana, has filed a request to expand its Port Arthur project in Texas…
Engie, the French energy company and utility with LNG interests and with growing renewable assets in Europe, said it would become a retail natural gas supplier for three markets in…
Keane Group Inc. and C&J Energy Services, two Houston-based oil and gas services companies, have agreed to combine their completions and production services operations such as hydraulic fracturing in shale…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor Inpex Corp., the Japanese company with a majority stake in the Ichthys LNG plant and a minority share in the Prelude FLNG venture in Australia, has agreed…
LNG Journal editor Evol LNG, the provider of liquified natural gas as a fuel for remote power stations and marine bunkering and a subsidiary of the Australian Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy…
LNG Journal editor Two more Arc7 ice-class liquefied natural gas carriers are entering service to transport shipments produced at the Yamal liquefied natural gas plant in northern Siberia, operated by…

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.