In this issue

 

Free ReadGasNorth Energy of Canada has been granted permission from the British Columbia Oil and Gas Commission to proceed with construction of a small-scale natural gas liquefaction facility near Fort Nelson…
LNG Journal editor Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) said its final plan for Western Australia's Dampier-to-Bunbury natural gas pipeline for the 2021 to 2025 period was focused on providing excellent…
LNG Journal editor The Papua New Guinea LNG export plant has achieved record production as talks continued in January on the expansion project to reach an “equitable” solution for both…
LNG Journal editor The South Korean company, Hyundai Engine Machinery, has completed the tests for six gas engines for LNG power from MAN Energy Solutions, bound for a series of…
Free ReadThe Nordic LNG supplier, Gasum of Finland, has carried out its 200 ship-to-ship bunkering operation as maritime use of the fuel gathers pace in northwest Europe. The refueling was carried…
Exmar, the Belgian shipping company with more than 40 vessels in its fleet now mostly focused mainly on the liquefied petroleum gas business, said the its “Tango FLNG” vessel chartered…
LNG Journal editor Edge LNG, a company using proven mobile liquefaction units delivered by trailer, said it was selected to capture and liquefy shale gas from stranded wells in the…
S&P Global Platts, the London-based subsidiary of US ratings agency S&P Global and a provider of energy and commodities pricing information and assessments, has launched a new product linked to…
Free ReadAdelaide company posted record output which was up by 28 percent LNG Journal editor Australian energy company Santos reported average LNG prices of over US$9 per million British thermal units…
LNG Journal editor Argentine President Alberto Fernandez said he would send a bill to Congress to attract investment for the production of conventional and unconventional hydrocarbons in the world-class Vaca…
A new North American LNG company said it was proposing to build a $12 billion LNG export plant in Southeast Alaskan waters near the Canadian port of Prince Rupert in…
Free ReadLNG Journal editor Beijing Gas Group has obtained the government's approval to construct a liquefied natural gas import terminal with huge storage tank capacity in the Nangang district of Tianjin…
Germany, the largest natural gas pipeline consumer in the European Union and a future LNG importer, is set to be the first country to end both nuclear and coal power…
The Japanese Finance Ministry has provided official confirmation that liquefied natural gas imports dropped in 2019 with only Australian and US and spot cargo numbers improving, while in December LNG…

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).