News Archive


Höegh signs agreements for FSRU conversion project
Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd has signed agreements with Moss Maritime (engineering) and Wärtsila Oil and Gas (EPCIC regas) for its floating storage regasification unit conversion project, including orders... 7 Sep 16
DNV GL grants FLPS Approval in Principle
IHI Corp.’s floating LNG power station (FLPS) has been granted Approval in Principle (AIP) by DNV GL.... 7 Sep 16
Höegh LNG 2Q16 profit tumbles
Höegh LNG has announced a fall in its 2Q16 net profit to US$3.5 million.... 7 Sep 16
Wärtsilä to provide regas system for FSRU conversion project
Höegh LNG has contracted Wärtsilä to provide the regasification system for an FSRU conversion project on a modern LNG carrier.... 7 Sep 16
BW to provide Pakistan with FSRU
Singapore’s BW Group has signed a 15 year agreement with Pakistan GasPort Ltd to provide a floating storage regasification unit.... 7 Sep 16
RasGas delivers LNG to FSRU Toscana
RasGas has delivered its first LNG cargo to the FSRU Toscana terminal in Italy.... 7 Sep 16
Centrica signs new LNG supply deal with Qatargas
Centrica has signed a new five-year LNG supply agreement with Qatargas, starting in January 2019.... 7 Sep 16
Williams Partners advances Gulf Connector Project
Transco has filed an application with FERC seeking authorisation to build a 475 000 dekatherm per day expansion in Texas and Louisiana to connect US natural gas supplies with global LNG markets.... 7 Sep 16
Wärtsilä to build LNG receiving terminal in Finland
Wärtsilä has announced that it has signed a turnkey contract to construct an LNG receiving terminal in Raahe, Finland.... 7 Sep 16
LNG Ltd appoints new Chairman
The Board of Directors of LNG Ltd appoints Paul Cavicchi as Chairman of the LNG Ltd Board.... 7 Sep 16
Gazprom and Kogas discuss LNG exports
Gazprom and Kogas officials recently held a working meeting to discuss the prospects for increasing gas exports following the commissioning of a third LNG train at the Sakhalin II project.... 7 Sep 16
Final onshore modules arrive at Ichthys LNG Project
The final three modules required to complete construction of the Ichthys LNG project’s onshore processing facilities have arrived onsite.... 7 Sep 16
World’s largest LNG dual-fuel ethane carrier delivered to Navigator Gas
ABS has announced that the ABS-classed Navigator Aurora – the largest ethane/ethylene capable liquefied gas carrier in the world – has been delivered to Navigator Gas by Jiangnan Shipyard in Shang... 7 Sep 16
LR, HHI and HMD to produce STS LNG bunkering compatibility study
Lloyd’s Register has announced that it has signed a joint development project with Hyundai Heavy Industries and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard to produce a ship-to-ship LNG bunkering compatibility study.... 7 Sep 16
ABB launches new Azipod propulsion model
ABB believes that the improved fuel efficiency and bollard pull of the Azipod XL will increase its competitiveness into new sectors such as LNG carriers.... 7 Sep 16
Kongsberg signs contracts for development of LNG cruise ferry simulator
Kongsberg Digital has signed contracts with Chalmers University of Technology, Kalmar Maritime Academy and Linnaeus University that include the development of an LNG dual-fuel cruise ferry simulator m... 7 Sep 16
Construction of LNG-powered ferries for Rederij Doeksen on schedule
Strategic Marine has announced that the construction of two 70 m LNG-powered aluminium vehicle and passenger catamarans is progressing well at the group’s yard in Vietnam.... 7 Sep 16
Kooiman develops LNG dual-fuel push boat
Kooiman Marine Group has announced that it has developed a push boat that features an LNG dual-fuel propulsion system.... 7 Sep 16
Novatek CEO confirms that Yamal LNG is on track and on budget
According to Reuters, the CEO of Novatek has confirmed that Russia’s Yamal LNG project remains on track and on budget.... 7 Sep 16
New LNG bunkering brand launched
ENGIE, Mitsubishi Corp. and NYK Line have launched a new global brand for LNG bunkering: Gas4Sea.... 7 Sep 16
Excelerate completes 1000th STS LNG transfer
Excelerate Energy L.P. has announced that it successfully completed its 1000th commercial ship-to-ship LNG transfer on 31 August 2016 at the GNL Escobar LNG import terminal in Argentina.... 7 Sep 16
Chevron signs LNG SPA with ENN
Chevron U.S.A. Inc. has signed a binding LNG sales and purchase agreement with ENN LNG Trading Co. Ltd for the delivery of LNG to China from Chevron’s global supply portfolio.... 7 Sep 16
Indian Oil Corp. to carry on importing two cargoes of LNG per month
A top executive at Indian Oil Corp. has said that the company will continue to import a minimum of two cargoes of LNG each month after the Dahej import terminal expansion.... 7 Sep 16
Pivotal LNG reaches supply agreement with Carib Energy
Pivotal LNG has announced that it has reached a multi-year agreement to sell LNG to a subsidiary of Crowley Maritime Corp., Carib Energy LLC.... 7 Sep 16
Wärtsilä to build LNG receiving terminal in Finland
Wärtsilä has announced that it has signed a turnkey contract to construct an LNG receiving terminal in Raahe, Finland.... 7 Sep 16
Mild weather causes LNG oversupply in Argentina
According to Reuters, mild temperatures in late winter have hit fuel demand in Argentina, forcing state-run Enarsa to divert or cancel incoming LNG shipments.... 7 Sep 16
Gate terminal expanding
Gate terminal has expanded to include a third berth especially for small LNG vessels.... 7 Sep 16
Praxair and Linde AG in talks regarding possible merger
Praxair Inc. and Linde AG have both released statements confirming that they are in preliminary talks regarding a potential merger.... 22 Aug 16
Yamal LNG receives €780 million in loans from Chinese banks
According to Reuters, the Yamal LNG project received approximately €780 million in financing from China Development Bank and Export-Import Bank of China in July 2016.... 22 Aug 16
Video: ALE transports LNG platform
ALE Heavylift has released a video showing the transportation of an LNG platform and transport frame at a project in Australia.... 22 Aug 16
Woodside Chief Executive confident in progress of Wheatstone LNG
The Chief Executive of Woodside has said that he is confident that the Wheatstone LNG facility will start by mid-2017 and stay within its budget of $29 million.... 22 Aug 16
Origin Energy’s profits fall 41%
Origin Energy has announced that its FY2016 underlying profit from continuing operations fell 41% on the previous year to AUS$354 million.... 22 Aug 16
Norton Rose Fulbright advises JX Nippon
Norton Rose Fulbright has announced that it acted for JX Nippon in its acquisition of Petronas LNG 9 Sdn Bhd.... 22 Aug 16
Lake Charles LNG terminal seeks additional export authorisation
Lake Charles LNG Export Company LLC and Lake Charles Exports LLC have filed an application to the US DOE for long-term authorisation to export up to 121 billion ft3/yr of LNG.... 22 Aug 16
NMDC awarded EPC contract for Indian LNG terminal
National Marine Dredging Co. has announced that it has been awarded a contract worth US$316 million for the engineering, procurement and construction of a new LNG terminal in Gujarat, India.... 22 Aug 16
Thailand’s PTT to increase LNG imports in 2017
Reuters reports that Thailand’s PTT will increase its LNG imports from 3 million t in 2016 to 5 million t in 2017.... 22 Aug 16
Indian Oil holds tender for two LNG cargoes
According to Reuters, Indian Oil Corp. is currently holding a tender to purchase two cargoes of LNG for delivery in October 2016.... 22 Aug 16
InterOil encourages shareholders to vote for ExxonMobil transaction
InterOil Corp. has released a statement encouraging shareholders to vote for the recently-announced ExxonMobil transaction.... 22 Aug 16
ABS continues landmark standardisation JIP
The aim of the JIP is to develop offshore design standards that will help to improve safety, reduce costs and increase efficiency for offshore projects.... 22 Aug 16
Awilco completes sale and delivery of two LNG carriers
Awilco LNG has successfully completed the sale and delivery of the 125 000 m3 WilEnergy and WilGas LNG carriers.... 22 Aug 16
Inpex begins natural gas supply through Toyama Line extension
Inpex Corp. has announced that it has begun supplying natural gas to Nissan Chemical Industries Ltd.... 22 Aug 16
Emerson to acquire Pentair’s Valves & Controls business
Pentair has announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its Valves & Controls business to Emerson.... 22 Aug 16
Sembcorp Marine acquires LMG Marine
Sembcorp Marine has announced that it has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire LMG Marine AS.... 22 Aug 16
Gazprom and Belarus discuss gas sector cooperation
Alexey Miller recently met with the Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus to discuss ongoing cooperation in the gas sector.... 22 Aug 16
DW: FLNG CAPEX to increase
In its latest ‘World FLNG Market Forecast’, Douglas-Westwood forecasts that global CAPEX on FLNG facilities will increase to US$41.6 billion between 2017 – 2022.... 22 Aug 16
Safety at sea
KANFA Aragon looks at the different technical and safety challenges facing floating LNG projects.... 22 Aug 16
Head to head
A new Deloitte report explains why US LNG exporters face a saturated global market.... 22 Aug 16
Ready for take-off
VEnergy argues that the small scale LNG sector is about to take off in India.... 22 Aug 16
Panama Canal celebrates milestones
On the eve of its 102nd anniversary, the Panama Canal welcomed the 100th transit through its newly expanded locks.... 22 Aug 16
Parker to supply three Arctic LNG carriers
Parker Bestobell Marine will supply cryogenic valves for three vessels that are part of the Yamal series of Arc7 ice-class LNG carriers.... 22 Aug 16