News Archive


Qatargas and GEIL sign SPA
Qatargas to increase supply of LNG to Pakistan through cooperation with Global Energy Infrastructure.... 5 Jul 16
Tallink christens new LNG-driven fast ferry
Tallink Grupp has announced that its new LNG-driven fast ferry, Megastar, has been christened at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland.... 5 Jul 16
Rockwell Automation names new Regional Director
Rockwell Automation has announced that Pierre Teszner has joined Rockwell Automation, Southeast Asia, as its new Regional Director.... 5 Jul 16
Halliburton reappoints Mark McCollum as Chief Financial Officer
Halliburton Co. has announced Mark McCollum will resume his role as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.... 5 Jul 16
Teekay LNG Partners declares cash distribution
Teekay GP LLC, the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P., has declared a cash distribution of US$0.14 per unit for the quarter ended 30 June 2016. ... 5 Jul 16
ClassNK amends Rules and Guidance
ClassNK has announced that it has amended its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships in response to the latest industry developments.... 5 Jul 16
Sembcorp Marine acquires 50% stake in KANFA Aragon AS
Sembcorp Marine has acquired an equity stake worth 50% in KANFA Aragon AS from Sevan Marine ASA.... 5 Jul 16
Gorgon’s second LNG cargo expected in coming days
Following a minor gas leak, Chevron’s Gorgon LNG project is on schedule to load its second LNG cargo in the next few days.... 5 Jul 16
APLNG commences exports to Kansai Electric
Australia Pacific LNG has announced that its first LNG shipment to The Kansai Electric Power Company (Kansai Electric) departed Curtis Island on 29 June 2016. ... 5 Jul 16
RWE signs supply deal with Qatargas
Reuters reports that RWE Supply & Trading has signed a contract with Qatargas for the delivery of LNG for a seven and half year period.... 5 Jul 16
DC Circuit court responds to Sierra Club’s challenges to Sabine Pass and Freeport LNG facilities
The DC Circuit court has issued two responses to the Sierra Club’s challenges to FERC’s NEPA analysis of the Freeport and Sabine Pass LNG facilities.... 5 Jul 16
Yamal LNG receives first €450 million tranche from Chinese banks
According to Reuters, China Development Bank and Export-Import Bank of China have provided the first €450 million tranche of financing for the Yamal LNG project.... 5 Jul 16
Elengy considers new LNG truck loading facility
Elengy has confirmed that it is investigating the construction of a new LNG truck loading facility at the Montoir-de-Bretagne LNG terminal.... 5 Jul 16
Iveco and Uniper open Germany’s first LNG truck fuelling station
Iveco and Uniper have released a joint statement claiming that they have opened Germany’s first LNG truck fuelling station in Ulm.... 5 Jul 16
Conrad Shipyard announces new LNG business unit
Conrad Shipyard has announced that it has formed a new business unit, which will focus on LNG projects.... 5 Jul 16
Teekay completes financing initiatives
Teekay Corp. and Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. have completed and closed their previously announced financing initiatives.... 30 Jun 16
Harsco wins gas compression cooler order
Harsco Corp. has received an order for 12 gas compression coolers, which will support a new gas-fired compression station to be built along a 66-mile long pipeline in southeast Texas, US.... 30 Jun 16
Intertek extends Ichthys LNG contract
Intertek extends quality assurance services into the operational phase of the Ichthys LNG Project.... 30 Jun 16
EGAS launches tender for third FSRU
According to Reuters, Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. has launched a tender to rent a third floating storage and regasification unit.... 30 Jun 16
European LNG truck fuelling project awarded €27.8 million grant
The LNG Motion project, which was initiated by Axègaz, will be awarded a €27.8 million grant from the Connecting Europe Facility for Transport (CEF-Transport) programme.... 30 Jun 16
Shell will continue to work with UK, despite EU exit
According to Reuters, Shell has confirmed that it will continue to work alongside both the UK government and European institutions, despite the country’s decision to leave the EU.... 30 Jun 16
Skangas delivers first LNG for LNG-powered icebreaker
Skangas has announced that it has successfully delivered the first LNG for the LNG-powered, dual-fuel, icebreaker vessel, Polaris.... 30 Jun 16
Connect LNG expands to the Caribbean and Central America
Connect LNG has established representation in the Dominican Republic to serve clients in the Caribbean and Central America.??... 30 Jun 16
Golar Power launched
Golar LNG and Stonepeak have entered into a joint venture to launch Golar Power.... 30 Jun 16
PFLNG Satu arrives at destination
After travelling 2120 nautical miles, Petronas’ PFLNG Satu has arrived at the Kanowit gas field.... 30 Jun 16
Overcoming inertia
Frode Lauritzen, Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions, proposes a compact, highly efficient alternative to traditional dual-bed inert gas systems.... 30 Jun 16
Elengy considers new LNG truck loading facility
Elengy has confirmed that it is investigating the construction of a new LNG truck loading facility at the Montoir-de-Bretagne LNG terminal.... 30 Jun 16
RasGas and EDF ink LNG SPA
RasGas has signed a new LNG Sales and Purchase Agreement with EDF.... 30 Jun 16
DNV GL opens training centre
DNV GL has officially opened a new training centre at its large-scale testing and research facility at Spadeadam in Cumbria, UK.... 30 Jun 16
Copper proves a rocky road for Zambia
Copper mining has fueled economic growth in Zambia over the last decade, but the country risk becoming dependent on a single commodity. ... 25 Apr 16
Braemar Engineering unveils management team
Sheila McClain, the recently appointed Managing Director of Braemar Engineering, has unveiled the company’s new management team.... 30 Jun 16
PGNiG takes delivery of first LNG spot cargo
PGNiG has announced that it has taken delivery of its first LNG cargo on the spot market through its Swinoujscie terminal, Poland.... 30 Jun 16
Asia: still the key
Peter Kiernan, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), UK, explains why Asia remains key for future LNG market growth, despite a bearish outlook in the short-term. ... 30 Jun 16
Gazprom to promote use of LNG in Bolivia
Gazprom has signed agreements to help stimulate the growth of Bolivia’s energy market.... 30 Jun 16
RasGas reduces NOx emissions intensity
RasGas has announced that it has reduced NOx intensity by 90% through 10-year emissions reduction programme.... 30 Jun 16
PNW LNG project environmental review resumes
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has resumed the environmental review of the Petronas-led Pacific NorthWest LNG project in northern British Columbia, Canada.... 30 Jun 16
Squamish Nation approves environmental assessment agreement for pipeline
Squamish Nation Chiefs and Council have approved the environmental assessment agreement for the proposed Eagle Mountain – Woodfibre gas pipeline project, and have issued FortisBC with an environment... 30 Jun 16
TechnipFMC merger receives positive decision from US antitrust regulators
FMC Technologies Inc. has received an early, positive decision from US antitrust regulators regarding its merger with Technip.... 28 Jun 16
GTT and Endel ink deal
GTT and Endel will work together for the roll-out of membrane containment systems.... 28 Jun 16
BigRoll Shipping receives new module carrier vessel for Yamal LNG
BigRoll Shipping has announced that it has received the BigRoll Bering vessel from Cosco Dalian Shipyard Co. Ltd for use in the Yamal LNG project.... 28 Jun 16
UGL faces further provisions for Ichthys LNG project
According to Reuters, the Australian contractor UGL Ltd has said that it might need to book a provision of up to AUS$200 million for losses on its work for the Ichthys LNG project.... 28 Jun 16
Douglas-Westwood on Brexit
The immediate impact of the UK’s referendum outcome was a decrease in the value of the pound (£) to a 30 yr low of US$1.34.... 28 Jun 16
Frost & Sullivan on Brexit's effect on the energy industry
Frost & Sullivan has stated that the most immediate effect in the energy sector will be the negative impact of an increase in petrol prices, due to a weaker pound.... 28 Jun 16
MEI: LNG oversupply could last until 2024
Research from McKinsey Energy Insights suggests that LNG oversupply could last until 2024, unless low prices can stimulate a demand recovery.... 28 Jun 16
Adriatic LNG receives milestone cargo
Adriatic LNG recently received its 450th LNG cargo.... 28 Jun 16
Expanded Panama Canal officially opens
The newly expanded Panama Canal has now been officially opened.... 28 Jun 16
SCF Group signs US$260 million loan agreement with VTB Bank
PAO Sovcomflot has signed a 13-year loan agreement with VTB Bank worth US$260 million to help finance the construction of an Arctic LNG tanker for the Yamal LNG project.... 28 Jun 16
TransCanada stockholders support Columbia Pipeline Group acquisition
TransCanada Corp. and Columbia Pipeline Group Inc. has announced that Columbia's stockholders voted to adopt the previously announced merger agreement.... 27 Jun 16
Repsol sells LNG businesses in Peru and Ecuador
According to Reuters, Repsol has reached an agreement to sell its Peruvian and Ecuadorian LNG businesses to Chile’s Abastible.... 27 Jun 16
Maersk Group appoints new CEO
Søren Skou has been appointed as the new CEO of Maersk Group.... 27 Jun 16