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Free ReadLNG Journal editor Tellurian Inc., the developer of the Driftwood LNG plant in Louisiana, said that Cheniere Energy, the largest US exporter, had permanently dismissed all claims against Tellurian Chairman…
Three LNG export plants planned for the Texas Port of Brownsville and comprising multiple liquefaction Trains and around 37 million tonnes per annum of output are facing indirect legal challenges…
LNG Journal editor Qatargas has supplied a liquefied natural gas commissioning cargo for India’s newest receiving terminal at Mundra in the northwest of Gujarat state.
PTTEP of Thailand, the oil and gas producer and LNG stakeholder, said it was aiming to maximize the value of existing projects and was proceeding with the development of the…
Free ReadA Japanese state agency is having its financing and aid rules changed so that companies from Japan can invest in more LNG import terminals in southeast Asia and in trans-shipment…
LNG Journal editorGaztransport and Technigaz (GTT), the French technology firm for designs of systems for the maritime transportation and storage of liquefied natural gas, has been chosen by Marseille-based shipping…
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…

News Nudges

Greek LNG progress

Greek LNG developer Gastrade said the binding phase of a market test for reservation of capacity at the floating LNG terminal proposed for offshore Alexandroupolis in northeastern Greece was successfully completed. “With an aggregate long-term profile of binding offers for up to 15 years, reaching 2.6 billion cubic metres per year, Greek and international natural gas companies, as well as end-consumers, confirmed their interest in the reservation of regasification capacity at the FSRU terminal,” said Gastrade.


Chinese natural gas

Chinese January-February domestic natural gas production rose 8 percent to 31.4 billion cubic metres with an average daily output of 520 million cubic metres, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics. Imports of pipeline natural gas and LNG together reached 17.80 million tonnes compared with 17.36MT in Jan-Feb 2019, up 2.6 percent year on year. Domestic crude oil output rose 3.7 percent year on year to 32MT from January to February, while imports increased 5.2 percent from a year earlier to 86.09MT.


Finnish China order

WE Tech Solutions of Finland, the shipping consultancy and equipment provider offering energy efficiency designs, has received a repeat order from Jiangnan Shipyard Group Co. in China to deliver its “Solution Four” package for efficient power distribution for the third new battery and LNG-powered Pure Car Truck Carrier (PCTC) ordered by United European Car Carriers (UECC).