In this issue

 

Woodside Petroleum, the Australian oil and gas company and LNG operator, has received final approvals for the pipeline to shore and for the field development plan Scarborough Gas project to…
LNG News Editor:  Commonwealth LNG, the export venture proposed for Cameron Parish in the US Gulf Coast state of Louisiana, has overhauled its management and named the former Chief Executive…
European maritime classification society DNV said that ship owners placed orders for 14 liquefied natural gas-powered vessels in March 2022, mostly for containerships and car carriers even as LNG bunkering…
Free ReadFlex LNG, the Norwegian shipping company with a fleet of 13 carriers, said that Cheniere Marketing, a unit of the operator of the Sabine Pass and Corpus Christi export plants…
LNG News Editor:  The Australian Government says that Asian liquefied natural gas spot prices and oil-linked LNG contract prices are expected to remain high throughout 2022 and 2023 and would…
LNG News Editor:  France’s Air Liquide, world leader in industrial gases and LNG technologies, has signed an agreement with French ship and transport firm Sogestran to ship liquid carbon-dioxide around…
Free ReadLNG News Editor:  Osaka Gas, the Japanese utility and one of the nation’s top six LNG importers, said its engineering subsidiary was awarded a contract for the large expansion project…
Shell plc, the leading LNG trader and oil and gas major, has issued a profits warnings saying that first-quarter 2022 results would include the post-tax impact of between $4 billion…
Italian energy engineering company Saipem has been awarded an additional $150 million Mozambique LNG contract relating to the “Coral-Sul FLNG” vessel, a production hull set to be onstream later in…
Free ReadLNG News Editor:  Discussions have taken place in the Algerian capital Algiers between the Chief Executive of Italian oil and gas company, Claudio Descalzi and Algeria’s Prime Minister Aymen Benabderrahmane,…
New Fortress Energy has filed applications with three US regulatory agencies to deploy its “Fast LNG” production system in the US Gulf of Mexico offshore Louisiana with start-up planned by…
Beijing company doubled profits and increased US and Qatar procurement 
LNG News Editor:  Fluxys, the Belgian gas grid and LNG terminal owner, reported annual increased consolidated turnover of €573.2 million ($638.3M) and more shipping traffic and truck-loadings as expansion plans…
Free ReadBlue Grid, an Athens-based company leading the development of the LNG and alternative fuels market in southeast Europe, has joined the Molgas group of companies after receiving a significant investment.…

News Nudges

Chile LNG station

HAM Group of Spain, the developer of a growing European LNG filling station network, is also expanding into South America with a second LNG service station in Chile. HAM Chile will be in charge of the engineering process of the LNG station as part of a joint venture with regional operator Empresas Lipigas. The existing LNG station is located at the fuelling base of trucking company Transportes San Gabriel, in Linares, 300 kilometres south of the Chilean capital Santiago. HAM said the second station would be located in Tabolango in the Valparaíso region and about 10 kilometres from Concón, a coastal city in central Chile and will open in June.


Kyushu LNG trading

Kyushu Electric Power, a long-term LNG buyer with current long-term contracts with the Australian Gorgon LNG and Wheatstone LNG plants, has launched a new subsidiary for LNG trading. “Kyushu has launched a new subsidiary dedicated to supply to meet emerging demand,” said the company.


Novatek GDRs

Novatek, the Russian natural gas company and operator of the Yamal LNG plant in northern Siberia and the Arctic LNG II project hit by sanctions over the Ukraine invasion, has issued a notice through the London Stock Exchange on continuing its Global Depository Receipt (GDR) trading. “The Russian Federation Government Commission on Monitoring Foreign Investment authorized Novatek not to terminate its Global Depository Receipt (GDR) program and to continue GDR circulation outside the Russian Federation,” said the statement.