News Archive


First LNG carrier transits the expanded Panama Canal
The Shell-chartered Maran Gas Apollonia is the first LNG carrier to transit the expanded Panama Canal.... 1 Aug 16
KOMIPO holds ground-breaking ceremony for Jeju LNG power plant
KOMIPO has released a statement claiming that it has held the ground-breaking ceremony for the Jeju LNG combined cycle power plant in Jeju City, South Korea.... 1 Aug 16
Excelerate and Petrobangla finalise agreements for Bangladesh’s first LNG import terminal
Excelerate Energy has announced that it has signed the final agreements with Petrobangla for Bangladesh’s first LNG import terminal – Moheshkhali floating LNG.... 1 Aug 16
Saipem wins two new Tangguh LNG contracts
Saipem has announced that it has won two new engineering and construction contracts for both on and offshore work on the Tangguh LNG expansion project in Indonesia.... 1 Aug 16
US DOE grants Plaquemines LNG authorisation to export LNG to FTA countries
The US Department of Energy has authorised Venture Global Plaquemines LNG LLC to export LNG via ship from its proposed terminal to nations that hold a free trade agreement with the US.... 1 Aug 16
Corpus Christi Liquefaction June 2016 construction report
Corpus Christi Liquefaction has released its monthly construction report to the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for June 2016.... 1 Aug 16
Commissioning of Caribbean FLNG commences
Exmar has announced that commissioning for its floating LNG project, Caribbean FLNG, has now commenced.... 1 Aug 16
LNG Ltd’s founder steps down from Board
LNG Ltd has confirmed that Maurice Brand will step down as an Executive Director with the company, effective 1 August 2016. ... 1 Aug 16
GasLog Partners announces higher profit in 2Q16
GasLog Partners LP – an international owner and operator of LNG carriers – has posted its financial results for 2Q16, boasting a higher profit compared to 2Q15.... 1 Aug 16
SAAM puts two Robert Allan tugs into service at Chilean LNG terminal
Robert Allan Ltd has announced that two of its RAstar 3200 class tugs have been put into operation by SAAM S.A. for service at the LNG terminal in the Bay of Quintero, Chile.... 1 Aug 16
Amec Foster Wheeler wins Workplace Safety and Health Awards
Amec Foster Wheeler has announced that its Singapore office has received three Safety and Health Award Recognition for Projects (SHARP) awards.... 1 Aug 16
Markets respond to Turkey’s failed coup
After the failed coup, markets were quick to write off any short-term impact on oil prices. Yet, Turkey’s post-coup behavior increases risks for investors.... 23 Jul 16
Libyan oil revival: Slim prospects?
A breakthrough deal to unify the Libyan energy sector promises higher production rates in the country which holds Africa’s largest proven crude reserves.... 21 Jul 16
OSG plans spin-off
Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. has announced the filing of a registration statement on Form 10 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), in connection with its plan to separate its intern... 19 Jul 16
Tsakos Energy Navigation extends stock repurchase programme
LNG tanker operator, Tsakos Energy Navigation, will extend its stock repurchase programme by an additional US$20 million for purchases of its common and/or its preferred shares.... 19 Jul 16
Update: Partners have their say on new LNG marine fuel coalition
SEA/LNG – a new coalition focusing on the global development of LNG as a marine fuel – has released a statement.... 19 Jul 16
GasLog announces charter of newbuild to Total for seven years
GasLog Ltd has announced that it has signed a time charter party with Total Gas & Power Chartering Ltd to charter Hull 2801 for a seven-year period, commencing in mid-2018.... 19 Jul 16
UECC launches second LNG dual-fuel PCTC
United European Car Carriers has announced that it recently launched the TBN Auto Energy – its second LNG dual-fuel pure car and truck carrier.... 19 Jul 16
Skangas’ Pori LNG terminal receives first shipload of LNG
Gasum subsidiary Skangas has announced that its Pori terminal in Finland has received its first shipload of LNG.... 19 Jul 16
Part of the process
Steve Hemsley, Lanner, UK, examines the expanding role of business simulation in the LNG industry.... 19 Jul 16
InterOil receives acquisition bid from ExxonMobil
InterOil Corp. has announced that it has received a bid from ExxonMobil to acquire the company, and that its bid is superior to the bid made by Oil Search Ltd.... 19 Jul 16
Cassidy praises Cameron LNG export authorisation
US Senator for Louisiana, Bill Cassidy, has praised the final approval of the Cameron LNG exportation authorisation by the DOE.... 19 Jul 16
Annova LNG files mid-scale LNG terminal application
Annova LNG has filed an application to FERC to construct a new LNG export facility on the Brownsville Ship Channel, Texas, US.... 19 Jul 16
Boreas Natural Gas commences operations
Boreas Natural Gas has announced that it has officially commenced operations, providing products, services and customised turnkey solutions for the natural gas fuels market.... 19 Jul 16
Laing O’Rourke secures third work package for Ichthys
Laing O’Rourke has released a statement claiming that it has secured a third major work package on the Ichthys LNG project onshore LNG facilities.... 19 Jul 16
RasGas hosts Energy Majors students
RasGas recently hosted a group of HEC Paris Executive MBA students at its Ras Laffan facilities in Qatar.... 19 Jul 16
Solomon launches LNG Plant Study
HSB Solomon Associates LLC has announced the launch of its Worldwide LNG Plant Performance Analysis (LNG Plant Study) for operating year 2016. ... 19 Jul 16
Hawaiian LNG arrangement faces difficulties after negative PUC decision
Fortis’ arrangement to provide LNG to the Hawaiian Electric Companies to be used for local power generation has run into difficulties following a recent decision by the Hawaiian Public Utilities Com... 19 Jul 16
Cameron LNG expansion receives export approval
Sempra Energy has confirmed that the Cameron LNG Liquefaction Expansion Project has received non-FTA export authorisation from the DOE.... 19 Jul 16
Pilot boat incident at Port of Milford Haven
Three Port of Milford Haven crew members were recently injured after a pilot vessel made hard contact with an LNG carrier during a routine transfer of pilot operation.... 19 Jul 16
Thailand’s PTT planning to invest in Malaysia
According to Reuters, Thailand’s PTT is planning to invest money into Malaysia, including cooperation in the development of an LNG project.... 19 Jul 16
Klaipedos Nafta receives EU financial support
Klaipedos Nafta expects to receives approximately €4 million in EU funding as part of the ‘Blue Baltics’ joint project.... 19 Jul 16
Marathon Oil announces first gas from Alba B3 compression platform
Marathon Oil Corp. has announced that first gas production has been achieved through its new Alba B3 offshore compression platform off Equatorial Guinea. ... 19 Jul 16
Video: First shipload of LNG delivered to Skangas Pori terminal
Gasum has released a video of the first shipload of LNG that was recently delivered to the Pori LNG import terminal in Finland.... 19 Jul 16
ENGIE establishes regional hub for energy innovation in Singapore
ENGIE has announced that it has opened the ENGIE Lab Singapore, which will serve as a regional hub for energy technology and innovation in Southeast Asia.... 19 Jul 16
World’s first LNG-powered bulker with ME-GI prime mover announced
ILSHIN and HMD have signed a shipbuilding contract for a bulk carrier that will be powered by a MAN B&W 6G50ME-C9.5-GI engine.... 19 Jul 16
Shell opens new LNG filling station in the Netherlands
Shell has announced that it has opened its fifth LNG filling station for trucks.... 19 Jul 16
Wärtsilä forms coalition to promote the use of LNG as a marine fuel
Wärtsilä has announced that it has formed a coalition alongside a number of other marine industry players to speed up the widespread use of LNG as marine fuel.... 19 Jul 16
CLNG Tianjin to invest in Chinese LNG storage and transportation company
CLNG Tianjin has agreed to invest RMB45.9 million in a company that is involved in the investment, development, management and operation of LNG storage and transportation projects in China.... 19 Jul 16
Intellian selected to provide connectivity for PFLNG Satu
Intellian – a maritime satellite communication antenna technology company – has been selected to provide connectivity on board Petronas’ new floating LNG vessel, PFLNG Satu.... 19 Jul 16
AusGroup subsidiary wins Prelude FLNG contract
AusGroup Ltd’s subsidiary, MAS Australasia Pty Ltd, has won a contract to provide scaffolding and rope access services on Shell’s Prelude FLNG project.... 19 Jul 16
Golar Power transaction closes
Golar LNG has announced that the transaction to launch Golar Power has now been completed.... 19 Jul 16
US shale industry is painfully adapting to low oil prices
Low oil prices wrecked havoc with US shale producers, but increasingly the industry appears to be adapting successfully to new market conditions. ... 18 Jul 16
DWLNG files draft resource reports with FERC
Driftwood LNG has filed draft resource reports 1 and 10 with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as part of the pre-filing environmental review for its proposed LNG project.... 10 Jul 16
Keppel and Shell establish Singapore LNG bunkering business
Keppel has announced that it has entered into a shareholders agreement with a subsidiary of Shell for the creation of a joint venture company that will provide LNG bunkering services in Singapore.... 10 Jul 16
Saipem receives new contracts
Saipem has received new contracts and variation orders in E&C offshore, for an overall amount in excess of €1.5 billion.... 10 Jul 16
Small fire breaks out at Prelude construction site
According to Reuters, a small fire has occurred at the construction site of Shell’s floating LNG unit – Prelude.... 10 Jul 16
Trelleborg launches new pneumatic fender
Trelleborg has released a statement claiming that it has launched its new ISO17357-1:2014 compliant pneumatic fender.... 10 Jul 16
LNG tank platforms installed at Ichthys LNG project
The INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG project has announced that both LNG tank platforms have been successfully installed.... 10 Jul 16
Energy and infrastructure lawyer joins Andrews Kurth as a partner
Andrews Kurth (Middle East) DMCC has announced that Patricia Tiller – an experienced energy and infrastructure lawyer – has joined the company’s office in Dubai as a partner.... 10 Jul 16