News Archive


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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Crowley christens new LNG conversion-ready product tanker
Crowley Maritime Corp. has announced that it has officially christened its fourth LNG conversion-ready product tanker – MT West Virginia.... 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
Safety at sea
KANFA Aragon looks at the different technical and safety challenges facing floating LNG projects.... 22 Aug 16
Clean Energy delivers more LNG in 2Q16 than in 2Q15
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has announced its operating results for 2Q16, delivering 82.9 million gal. in the period – an 11% increase from the 74.4 million gal. that was delivered in 2Q15.... 22 Aug 16
Ternsund to become first vessel to bunker LNG at Port of Rotterdam
The Port of Rotterdam has announced that the Ternsund product tanker, which is currently on its maiden voyage, will become the first sea-going vessel to bunker LNG at the port.... 22 Aug 16
BMT Nigel Gee secures LNG ferry contract
BMT Nigel Gee has released a statement claiming that it has secured a contract to design two 70 m aluminium hull catamaran RoPax ferries for Rederij Doeksen.... 22 Aug 16
GasLog Partners closes public offering
GasLog Partners has announced the closing of its public offering of 2 750 000 common units.... 13 Aug 16
Jamaica receives first LNG cargo for 120 MW power plant
New Fortress Energy has delivered the first LNG cargo for JPS’ 120 MW Bogue power plant in Montego Bay, Jamaica.... 13 Aug 16
Ichthys LNG module successfully offloaded
In an update of the Ichthys project onshore LNG facilities, JKC has announced that the largest module of the final three shipments has been successfully offloaded.... 13 Aug 16
LNG trade: an agent’s perspective
Nick Elliott, Inchcape Shipping Services, UK, presents a round-up of LNG activity from around the world.... 13 Aug 16
PGNiG CFO says the company may stop buying gas from Gazprom
According to Reuters, the CFO of PGNiG has said that the Polish gas firm may stop gas purchases from Gazprom in the future, due to diversification of supply.... 13 Aug 16
Kogas and Mexican state sign MoU for LNG import terminal
Korea Gas Corp. has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Government of Yucatan, Mexico, to construct an LNG import terminal and the associated gas pipelines.... 13 Aug 16
SBM Offshore nominates new CFO
Mr D.H.M. Wood is set to replace Mr P.M. van Rossum as Management Board member and CFO of SBM Offshore.... 13 Aug 16
DOF Subsea wins Shell Prelude FLNG contract
DOF Subsea has been awarded a five-year contract by Shell with 2x two year options to provide a fulltime underwater services and multi-purpose supply vessel for the Prelude project.... 13 Aug 16
Gazprom reports 1Q16 net income fall
Gazprom’s net income fell 5.2% in 1Q16 to 362.3 billion roubles. ... 13 Aug 16
Panama Canal Administrator provides customers with update on operations
Jorge L. Quijano – the Panama Canal Administrator – has provided shipping line representatives and shipping agents with an update on the canal’s operations since its expansion.... 13 Aug 16
Navigator Aurora delivered to Jiangnan Shipyard
Navigator Gas has announced that the Navigator Aurora has been delivered to the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai, China.... 13 Aug 16
Video: Excelerate releases video on FSRU Explorer
Excelerate Energy has released a video detailing the company’s collaboration with the Dubai Supply Authority to upgrade the Jebel Ali LNG import terminal with the FSRU Explorer.... 13 Aug 16
Eagle-Woodfibre pipeline project receives environmental assessment approval
The Eagle Mountain-Woodfibre Gas Pipeline project, which will deliver gas to the Woodfibre LNG project in British Columbia, has been granted environmental assessment approval.... 13 Aug 16
Shell’s Nigerian unit declares force majeure on gas supplies to NLNG
According to Reuters, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd has declared force majeure on the supply of gas to the Nigeria LNG export plant.... 13 Aug 16
HDR wins Rev LNG contract
HDR has been selected as the owner’s engineer for Rev LNG’s small scale LNG facility under construction in northeast Pennsylvania, US.... 13 Aug 16
Freeport LNG orders analyser systems and shelters from Yokogawa
Yokogawa Corp. of America has announced that Freeport LNG has placed orders for analyser systems and shelters for its liquefaction and pre-treatment facilities.... 13 Aug 16
JOGMEC supports Tangguh LNG Project expansion
JOGMEC has signed loan guarantee agreements to support the development of a third liquefaction train at the Tangguh LNG Project in Indonesia.... 13 Aug 16
Malaysia’s Coastal Contracts proposes JV deal with JSK
Malaysia’s Coastal Contracts has entered a binding Memorandum of Understanding with Indonesia’s PT Jaya Samudra Karunia Internasional proposing a joint venture deal.... 13 Aug 16
Crowley to supply containerised LNG to Puerto Rico based company
Crowley Maritime Corp. has won a multi-year contract to supply containerised LNG to Molinos de Puerto Rico – the Caribbean arm of a leading supplier of flour, wheat, corn and rice-based food ingredi... 13 Aug 16
First LNG bunkering underway at Port of Rotterdam
Terntank’s Ternsund tanker has become the first sea-going vessel to bunker LNG in Rotterdam.... 13 Aug 16