In this issue

 

Belgian shipping company Exmar, owner of the “Tango FLNG” vessel last deployed in Argentina, has returned steady first-half results and said it was still pursuing opportunities for the LNG production…
Free ReadGasum, the Finnish state-run natural gas and LNG company, has extended its bunkering services in the Antwerp, Amsterdam, and Rotterdam (ARA) region by locating its bunkering vessel “Kairos” in the…
US major Chevron Corp., a key operator of LNG export plants in Australia and Africa, reported third-quarter earnings of $6.1 billion, the highest in more than eight years and expressed optimism over…
LNG News Editor:  UK major BP reported a loss for the third quarter of $2.5 billion, explained as the accounting effects of liquefied natural gas risk management, compared with a…
Export plant is proposed for near Puerto Libertad and is expandable and closer to Asian markets 
Free ReadLNG News Editor: Oil Search, the Papua New Guinea liquefied natural gas and oil player, posted impressive third-quarter results making the US$6.25-billion merger with Australian LNG plant operator Santos even…
Australian utility Origin Energy has sold a 10 percent shareholding in the Australia-Pacific LNG plant in Queensland for A$2.12Bln (US$1.58Bln) to a global investment fund.
LNG News Editor:  Hilcorp Energy of the US, a major operator on Alaska's North Slope after the departure of UK major BP from the state, is now set to take…
Free ReadThe Arctic LNG II project being developed on the Gydan Peninsula in northern Siberia has amended a project financing agreement signed earlier in 2021 with several Russian banks to increase…
Russian natural gas company Gazprom has repaired pipelines and facilities nationwide in preparation for an increase in Russia’s winter supplies to domestic and foreign customers as prices for pipeline natural…
LNG News Editor:  TotalEnergies of France said it benefited from a leading position in liquefied natural gas to generate $4.8 billion in adjusted third-quarter net income versus $848 million in…
Free ReadLNG News Editor:  Elenger, the energy company in the Baltic state of Estonia, has taken delivery of the first of a Damen Shipyard-built liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel, the first…
LNG News Editor:  Qatari liquefied natural gas fleet owner and operator, Nakilat, has taken delivery of a newbuild carrier called “Global Sea Spirit”, its 22nd conventional-sized vessel and taking Qatar’s…
Cheniere Energy has entered into a binding liquefied natural gas sale and purchase agreement with a subsidiary of global commodities firm Glencore plc.

News Nudges

Mangalore proposal

The New Mangalore Port Trust in the West Coast southern Indian state of Karnataka said it was studying the development of an LNG import terminal. Mangalore Port Trust said discussions had covered establishing a facility with an initial capacity of 4 4 million tonnes per annum and with bunkering infrastructure. The Port Trust added that the proposed terminal could be set up with an initial investment of 2,250 crore Indian rupees ($303M) and with potential for expansion.


Wisconsin LNG tanks

The US liquefied natural gas LNG storage business CB&I has been contracted to design and build tanks for peak-shaving facilities in Bluff Creek and Ixonia in the southeast of the US state of Wisconsin. “Demand for natural gas fluctuates daily and seasonally,” said Cesar Canals, Senior Vice President of CB&I. “By storing LNG when demand is low, energy companies can ensure adequate supply when demand is at its peak - which are normally the coldest days of winter in Wisconsin,” added Canals whose company is a subsidiary of engineering firm McDermott.


LNG fuel growth

CMA CGM, the French container shipping line based in the Mediterranean port of Marseille, has welcomed the third in a series of five 15,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit LNG-powered containerships built at the Chinese Jiangnan Shipyard. The French company said the naming ceremony for the “CMA CGM Everglade” has just taken place at the Jiangnan yard, a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corp.