Spain LNG purchase
HAM Group of Spain, an LNG and compressed natural gas fuel and bunkering services firm, said it acquired FNX Liquid Natural Gas, a small-scale natural gas liquefaction company based in the Basque company of northwest Spain. FNX focuses on the design, manufacturing and installation of mini liquefaction plants, also including equipment for processing natural gas from wells and other sources. FNX has its own manufacturing facilities in the North of Spain for the design, construction and design of equipment.
Turkey LNG station
Royal Dutch Shell and Turcas Petrol have opened the first liquefied natural gas filling station in Turkey. The facility was started up under a long-term fuel stations agreement between the two companies. The new filling station is in the town of Sapanca on the Istanbul-Ankara highway, one of the busiest roads for freight trucking to and from southeast and central Europe. Turcas Petrol and Shell have had a joint venture accord since 2005 for the development and distribution of fuel products and lubricants in Turkey.
Qatar honors veteran
Qatar Petroleum hosted a farewell in honour of Issa Shahin Al-Ghanim who joined Qatar Petroleum's Corporate Planning Department in 1990 before the first LNG Train came on stream at Ras Laffan seven years later in 1997. Al-Ghanim became the director of the department in 1993, after which he was appointed as director of Strategic Planning and Policy in 2009.