News Archive


Iveco delivers LNG-powered long haul truck
Iveco has delivered Germany’s first LNG-powered long-haul truck to Ludwig Meyer GmbH & Co. KG.... 29 Sep 16
General Dynamics Nassco lays keel for LNG-conversion-ready tanker
General Dynamics Nassco has held a keel laying ceremony for the Palmetto State – an LNG-conversion-ready tanker for American Petroleum Tankers.... 29 Sep 16
LNG-fuelled bulk carriers assigned to Jinling Shipyard
ESL Shipping and Sinotrans & CSC Shipbuilding Industry Corp. assign building of LNG-fueled bulk carriers.... 29 Sep 16
DNV GL grants AIP for new LNG bunker vessel design
DNV GL has granted Vard Engineering Brevik AS Approval in Principle for its new LNG bunker vessel design. ... 29 Sep 16
Project Forward in talks with Shell
Project Forward has confirmed that it is in talks with Shell LNG to support its next phase.... 29 Sep 16
EcoStim upgrades LNG-fuelled TPUs
Eco-Stim Energy Solutions Inc. has announced that it has completed the upgrade and automation on approximately 27 000 HHP of its turbine powered well stimulation units.... 29 Sep 16
Which of any new LNG projects does the world need?
McKinsey Energy Insights examines whether proposed liquefaction projects will be built in the current oversupplied market.... 29 Sep 16
The impact of India's first offshore LNG terminal
An interview with Manish Tiwani, General Manager, H Energy.... 29 Sep 16
Small scale LNG in Asia Pacific region
An interview with David Colson, Commerical Vice President, Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT).... 29 Sep 16
Steady as she goes
Baker Botts outline recent LNG regasification infrastructure developments in Latin America, despite challenging economic times.... 29 Sep 16
Obstacles or opportunities?
Norton Rose Fulbright looks at the shifting dynamics in the LNG market and examine some of the various challenges that it will face in the future.... 29 Sep 16
Africa in focus
Douglas-Westwood explains why Africa will play a significant role in the future of the LNG market. ... 29 Sep 16
Engie to supply LNG to Beijing
Engie has announced that it will deliver 10 cargoes of LNG to Beijing Gas Group this winter.... 29 Sep 16
British Safety Council awards RasGas top rating
RasGas has been awarded a five-star rating by the British Safety Council.... 29 Sep 16
General Dynamics Nassco delivers LNG-conversion-ready tanker to APT
General Dynamics Nassco has announced that it has delivered the fourth of five ECO Class product tankers to American Petroleum Tankers.... 29 Sep 16
Teekay enters 15-year time-charter contract with Yamal LNG
Teekay LNG Partners has announced that it has entered into a 15-year time-charter contract with the Yamal LNG project to provide conventional LNG transportation services.... 29 Sep 16
US senators urge DOE to slowdown LNG export approvals
US Senators have sent a letter to US Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, calling for the DOE to slow down LNG export approvals.... 28 Sep 16
Tellurian appoints Executive VP and COO
Tellurian Investments has appointed R. Keith Teague as the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.... 28 Sep 16
Chart issued patent for liquefaction technology
Chart Energy & Chemicals Inc. has been issued a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its liquefaction technology.... 28 Sep 16
AGDC and ConocoPhillips sign MoU to create LNG joint venture
Acting through AGDC, the State of Alaska has signed an MoU with ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc. to create a JV to market LNG from the Alaska LNG project to global LNG markets.... 28 Sep 16
Gasconsult files patent application
Gasconsult Ltd has filed a patent application for a variant of its proprietary ZR-LNG liquefaction technology.... 28 Sep 16
US DOE releases July 2016 LNG export figures
Sabine Pass Liquefaction LLC shipped LNG cargoes to Spain, China, Jordan and Chile throughout July 2016.... 28 Sep 16
Ophir provides update on Fortuna FLNG
Ophir has announced its results for 1H16, highlighting significant progress in the Fortuna floating LNG project.... 28 Sep 16
Kogas signs MoU with Brazilian state to develop LNG import terminal
According to Reuters, Korea Gas Corp. has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Brazilian state of Ceara to cooperate in the development of an LNG import terminal in Brazil.... 28 Sep 16
Vopak and Exmar enter FSRU discussions
Vopak is in discussions with Exmar regarding the possible acquisition of Exmar's share in its FSRU business.... 28 Sep 16
Will India move to ratify the Paris Climate Agreement?
China and the US have already moved to ratify the Paris Climate Agreement, with long-term implications for global business. Will India follow suit?... 22 Sep 16
Bolivia’s new mining laws and the future of private investment
New mining laws in Bolivia may give La Paz more control over mining, but rising expenditures and low oil may force it to open up new opportunities for investors.... 19 Sep 16
Wärtsilä to provide LNG equipment for four newbuild tankers
Wärtsilä Corp. has announced that it has won a contract to provide equipment for four newbuild tankers.... 13 Sep 16
BV to grant Gas-Prepared notation to six Suezmax tankers
Bureau Veritas has announced that it will grant Gas-Prepared notation to six Suezmax tankers that are being built for Dynacom Tankers Management.... 13 Sep 16
ABS grants AIP to new LNG carrier design
GE and Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding receive ABS Approval in Principle for LNG carrier design to be powered by GE COGES System.... 13 Sep 16
Rolls-Royce to provide MTU gas engines for new Doeksen catamarans
Rolls-Royce has announced that it has signed a contract with Strategic Marine for the delivery of four MTU gas engines for two new 70 m long catamarans being built for Doeksen.... 13 Sep 16
Klaipedos Nafta August 2016 regas figures
Klaipedos Nafta’s LNG terminal regasified a total of 840 000 MWh of LNG during August 2016.... 13 Sep 16
Pakistan to issue two LNG tenders in October 2016
According to Reuters, the head of Pakistan’s state-owned LNG company has announced plans to issue two international tenders in October 2016 for 750 000 tpy of LNG each.... 13 Sep 16
APLNG signs 20-year gas transportation agreement with APA Group
Australia Pacific LNG has signed a 20-year gas transportation agreement with APA Group, which will see APA construct and operate a pipeline stretching from the Reedy Creek site directly to the Wallumb... 13 Sep 16
DW: LNG expenditure to grow by 50%
A new forecast from Douglas-Westwood suggests that global LNG expenditure will total US$284 billion between 2017 and 2021.... 13 Sep 16
AGIT appoints new Chairman
Dr Graeme Bethune has been appointed as the new Chair of the Australian Gas Industry Trust (AGIT).... 13 Sep 16
Russia and Bahrain to increase cooperation in the LNG sector
According to Reuters, Russia and Bahrain have reached an agreement to increase cooperation in the LNG sector, with Russia considering the supply of LNG to Bahrain.... 13 Sep 16
Origin names new Managing Director and CEO
Origin Energy Ltd has announced that Frank Calabria – the current CEO of Origin’s Energy Markets business – has been chosen to serve as the next Managing Director and CEO of Origin Energy.... 13 Sep 16
Mammoet wins LNG project contract
Mammoet has received a contract for an LNG project in Freeport, Texas, US. ... 13 Sep 16
DOE authorises exports from Rio Grande LNG
NextDecade LLC has announced that the US Department of Energy has authorised LNG exports from the proposed Rio Grande LNG facility to countries that hold a free trade agreement with the US.... 13 Sep 16
Technip and Wood Group complete work on Gorgon Project
Wood Group and Technip complete engineering and project management services on the Gorgon Project.... 13 Sep 16
Carnival signs MoU for three additional LNG-powered cruise ships
Carnival Corp. & plc has signed a memorandum of understanding with Meyer Werft and Meyer Turku to deliver three additional next-generation, LNG-powered cruise ships.... 13 Sep 16
LNG-fuelled tanker sails smoothly
A direct-drive permanent magnet shaft generator solution has sailed smoothly aboard Terntank’s LNG-fueled tanker.... 13 Sep 16
New participants join PERFECt project
A number of new participants have joined the second phase of the PERFECt project.... 13 Sep 16
Main power generation start-up on Ichthys two offshore facilities
The INPEX-led Ichthys LNG Project’s Central Processing Facility and FPSO facility have safely started up their main power generators.... 13 Sep 16
LNG operations facility to be constructed in Gladstone
The Minister for Ports, Mark Bailey, has announced works are underway on a new marine operations terminal located on Gladstone Port Corporation land.... 13 Sep 16
Air Products celebrates rollout of first LNG heat exchanger at new facility
Air Products has celebrated the rollout of the first LNG heat exchanger manufactured at its new production facility in Manatee County, Florida, US.... 13 Sep 16
Video: world’s first LNG bunkering vessel under construction
ENGIE has released a video showing footage of the construction of the world’s first LNG bunkering vessel.... 13 Sep 16
Total exercises its preemption rights on Barnett Shale assets
Total E&P USA announced that it is exercising its preemption right to acquire Chesapeake’s 75% interests in the jointly held Barnett Shale operating area.... 13 Sep 16
Tokyo Gas receives first LNG delivery from Gorgon
Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd has announced that it has received its first delivery of LNG from the Chevron-operated Gorgon LNG project.... 13 Sep 16