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LNG Journal editor Cheniere Energy, owner of the Sabine Pass export plant in Louisiana and the Corpus Christi facility in Texas, has signed a long-term feed-gas supply agreement with US…
The Reganosa liquefied natural gas terminal plant at Mugardos in the northwest Spanish port of Ferrol said it received the first cargo delivered to Spain from the Cheniere Energy-operated Corpus…
French energy major Total has signed an agreement with Toshiba Corp. to take over the troubled Japanese group’s interests in the Freeport liquefied natural gas export project at Quintana Island…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor Anadarko Petroleum, the US company that has agreed to be taken over by Occidental Petroleum and whose liquefied natural gas assets will be sold to French major…
LNG Journal editor The southwest African nation of Angola, a liquefied natural gas exporter to nations such as India and China, has signed an accord with an American company to…
LNG Journal editor The Swedish Gothia Tanker Alliance has had its sixth vessel with LNG-powered capability named “Ramelia” at a ceremony held at the Avic Dingheng shipyard in eastern China…
Argentine oil and gas producer, Yacimientos Petroleiferos Fiscales (YPF), said it loaded its first shipment of liquefied natural gas for export at the “Tango FLNG” facility deployed at the port…
Free ReadQatargas has given details of another shipping first related to Spanish cargo deliveries following being owner of the largest LNG vessel to transit the expanded Panama Canal as achieved by…
LNG Journal editor Australia’s largest natural gas infrastructure company, APA Group, has signed a preliminary agreement to identify a pipeline route to connect the Galilee Basin in Queensland to Australia’s…
Australian liquefied natural gas shipments have just been recorded at 81 million tonnes per annum on an annualised basis, keeping the nation ahead of Qatar’s nameplate capacity of 77 MTPA…
Free ReadChart Industries, the US LNG and industrial gases equipment provider, has received commitments for $1.1 billion in financing to help fund the acquisition and integration of Harsco Corp.’s industrial Air-X-Changers…
Kosmos Energy, the Dallas-based company that made the natural gas discoveries to establish floating LNG export projects offshore Mauritania and Senegal, has announced a find in its home waters of…
Equinor and Singapore’s Pavilion Energy as well as majors Shell and ExxonMobil are hopeful LNG Journal editor Tanzania said it expected to join the group of liquefied natural gas exporters…
LNG Journal editor Gas Authority of India, one of the main liquefied natural gas importers for the nation and with US volumes from Cove Point in Maryland and Sabine Pass…

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.