News Archive


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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Crisis in Venezuela – A lesson from Saudi Arabia
Venezuela is hit by a nationwide energy crisis brought on by severe drought, hurting a weak economy that is already suffering from the drop in oil prices. ... 2 May 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
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
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
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
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
Golar Power transaction closes
Golar LNG has announced that the transaction to launch Golar Power has now been completed.... 19 Jul 16
Reganosa to host GLE plenary session
Reganosa’s LNG terminal in the Port of Ferrol, Spain, has been selected to host the next plenary session of Gas LNG Europe.... 10 Jul 16
Parker Bestobell Marine wins new order from DSME
Parker Bestobell Marine will supply valves for the next three LNG carriers that DSME is building for Teekay.... 10 Jul 16
Video: Skangas outlines LNG terminal process
Skangas – a subsidiary of Gasum – has released an animated video of its LNG terminal in the Port of Tahkoluoto, Pori, Finland.... 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
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
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
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
Patras Port hosts Poseidon Med II workshop
The Poseidon Med II project is a roadmap that aims to bring about the wide adoption of LNG as a fuel for shipping.... 10 Jul 16
Greenville and Cryo Pur to build Northern Ireland’s first bio-LNG plant
Greenville Energy Ltd and Cryo Pur – an equipment supplier based in Palaiseau, France – have announced that they will build Northern Ireland’s first bio-LNG plant.... 10 Jul 16
BP to expand Indonesia’s Tangguh LNG facility
BP has announced that it has taken a positive final investment decision on the Tangguh Expansion Project in the Papua Barat Province in Indonesia.... 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
Update: RWEST confirms seven a half year LNG SPA with Qatargas
Germany’s RWE Supply & Trading has confirmed reports of a seven a half year long sale and purchase agreement with Qatargas for up to 1.1 million tpy of LNG.... 10 Jul 16
Fos Tonkin LNG doubles its truck loading capacity
The Fos Tonkin LNG terminal has doubled the capacity of its LNG truck loading facility to accommodate up to 8 trucks per day. ... 10 Jul 16
Sailing in the right direction
MAN Rollo, the Netherlands, outline the challenges and advantages of using LNG as a marine fuel to meet IMO Tier III emission standards.... 10 Jul 16
First European-built dual-fuel tug launched
Gondan Shipyard has announced that it has launched the first dual-fuel tug built in Europe.... 10 Jul 16
Hummel LNG barge continues to work successfully
Becker Marine Systems claims that the Hummel LNG Hybrid Barge, which provides power to AIDAsol in the port of Hamburg, Germany, is continuing to work perfectly, despite reports saying otherwise.... 10 Jul 16
POSCO to provide high manganese steel for LNG-powered bulk carrier
POSCO has announced that its high manganese steel will be used in the fuel tank of an LNG-powered bulk carrier under construction by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard.... 10 Jul 16
Bencomo Express LNG dual-fuel engine conversion ready for testing
Gainn has released a statement claiming that tests are ready to commence for the Bencomo Express’ LNG dual-fuel engine conversion project.... 10 Jul 16
China and India could destabilize global coal market
Tectonic shifts in the global coal market are underway, posing a series of questions for traditional coal supply markets.... 29 Apr 16
Novatek ships first LNG cargo
Novatek has released a statement claiming that its wholly owned trading subsidiary – Novatek Gas & Power – has successfully shipped its first ever LNG cargo.... 10 Jul 16
Second US LNG cargo departs Sabine Pass for Europe
According to Reuters, Europe’s second ever LNG cargo from the US is currently en route from Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass terminal.... 10 Jul 16
Golar Power transaction closes
Golar LNG has announced that the transaction to launch Golar Power has now been completed.... 10 Jul 16
POSH awarded accommodation support contract for Prelude
PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd has announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide accommodation support through its POSH Arcadia vessel for Shell’s floating LNG project – Prelude.... 10 Jul 16
Krishna Godavari LNG terminal project receives environmental approval
The Krishna Godavari LNG terminal has been granted approval by the Indian Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to develop an LNG floating storage and regasification unit at the Kakinada ... 10 Jul 16
Enagás increases its shareholding in two regasification plants
Enagás has announced that it has agreed to increase its shareholding in the Sagunto and Quintero LNG regasification plants to 72.5% and 60.4%, respectively.... 5 Jul 16
Keener Investments appoints new Managing Director and CFO
Keener Investments has appointed former Vice President and Controller of Freeport LNG, Jerry D. Smith, as Managing Director and CFO.... 5 Jul 16
PGNiG to open London LNG trading office
Poland’s PGNiG has announced that it will open an LNG trading office in London, UK.... 5 Jul 16
Ophir seeking investors for Fortuna FLNG project
According to Reuters, Ophir Energy Plc is still in the process of seeking equity investors for its Fortuna floating LNG project, following Schlumberger’s decision to walk away from the project.... 5 Jul 16
The potential of FSRUs
Patrick Janssens, Vice President, Global Gas Solutions at ABS, outlines the benefits of FSRUs. ... 5 Jul 16
High Arctic releases update on Papua New Guinea operations
High Arctic Energy Services Inc. has released a statement providing an update on its Papua New Guinea operations.... 5 Jul 16
Wärtsilä acquires Eniram
Wärtsilä believes that the acquisition will enable the company to grow and strengthen its digital offering and in-house capabilities.... 5 Jul 16