News Archive


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
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
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
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
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
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
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
New participants join PERFECt project
A number of new participants have joined the second phase of the PERFECt project.... 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
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
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
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
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
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
AGIT appoints new Chairman
Dr Graeme Bethune has been appointed as the new Chair of the Australian Gas Industry Trust (AGIT).... 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
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
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
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
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
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
RasGas delivers LNG to FSRU Toscana
RasGas has delivered its first LNG cargo to the FSRU Toscana terminal in Italy.... 7 Sep 16
Gate terminal expanding
Gate terminal has expanded to include a third berth especially for small LNG vessels.... 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
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
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
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
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
Höegh LNG 2Q16 profit tumbles
Höegh LNG has announced a fall in its 2Q16 net profit to US$3.5 million.... 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
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
New LNG bunkering brand launched
ENGIE, Mitsubishi Corp. and NYK Line have launched a new global brand for LNG bunkering: Gas4Sea.... 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Judicial activism, the de facto regulator of Colombian mining
The Colombian Constitutional Court recently banned mining in areas known as paramos, highlighting how judicial activism replaces regulation.... 17 May 16