Top Stories Venture Global LNG granted export permission by DOE

Venture Global LNG granted export permission by DOE

Venture Global LNG has secured an approval from the U.S. DOE to export about 244 Bcf/year of LNG over a 25-year period to nations having an FTA with the United States.  The export request by...

October 20 2014 / Read More »
WTS completes Seishu Maru LNG gas trial

WTS completes Seishu Maru LNG gas trial

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions said it haspassed an important milestone by successfully completing the gas trial for the first LNG carrier built to a Boil Off Rate (BOR) of 0.08% per day.  WTS subsidiary company Ti...

October 20 2014 / Read More »
E.ON sells LNG cargo to PetroChina

E.ON sells LNG cargo to PetroChina

E.ON Global Commodities sold an LNG cargo scheduled for November delivery to PetroChina.  Cargo was loaded from Spain in August aboard the Kita LNG carrier, according to Reuters. Traders say this sale might be signalling...

October 20 2014 / Read More »
Veresen appoints new Jordan Cove LNG CEO

Veresen appoints new Jordan Cove LNG CEO

Veresen said that Elizabeth (Betsy) Spomer has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Jordan Cove LNG and Executive Vice President of Veresen.  Spomer brings over 30 years of experience in the energy industry, having...

October 20 2014 / Read More »
Colin Beckett retires from Gorgon LNG project

Colin Beckett retires from Gorgon LNG project

Chevron executive Colin Beckett resigned from his position as general manager of the $54 billion Gorgon LNG project.  After nine years in charge, Beckett’s decision to retire on November 18 surprised many as it comes...

October 20 2014 / Read More »
Samsung Engineering to start Texas LNG FEED

Samsung Engineering to start Texas LNG FEED

Texas LNG said that Samsung Engineering of Korea, will commence the FEED for the 2 million tonnes per annum liquefaction project in Brownsville, Texas.  Samsung Engineering will also become minority equity interest holder in the...

October 20 2014 / Read More »
LNG America to work with Buffalo Marine on bunkering network

LNG America to work with Buffalo Marine on bunkering network

LNG America signed an agreement with Buffalo Marine Service to cooperate on the design of an LNG bunker fuel network for the U.S. Gulf Coast region.  LNG America is developing a hub-and-spoke delivery system for LNG...

October 20 2014 / Read More »
Becker Marine: LNG hybrid barge christened

Becker Marine: LNG hybrid barge christened

Becker Marine Systems’ floating LNG power plant, the environmentally friendly alternative for supplying power to cruise ships lying at port, was christened at Hafencity in Hamburg.  Before invited guests, the LNG Hybrid Barge was christened...

October 20 2014 / Read More »
Skangass opens doors on LNG terminal in Lysekil

Skangass opens doors on LNG terminal in Lysekil

Skangass said it has officially opened the new receiving terminal for LNG in Lysekil, Sweden.  This marks an important strategical step in making natural gas available for the land based industry and the marine market in...

October 20 2014 / Read More »
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FERC authorizes Freeport LNG to start construction

FERC authorizes Freeport LNG to start construction

FERC issued an order granting Freeport LNG a permission to start construction of its liquefied natural gas export terminal in Brazoria County, Texas.  Federal...

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

Top news of the week October 13-18, 2014

Top news of the week October 13-18, 2014

Arun LNG export story comes to an end Last week the global LNG industry reached a major turning point after Indonesia’s Arun plant stopped...

Oct 19 2014 / Read More »

Hyundai Heavy orders GTT tech for LNG duo

Hyundai Heavy orders GTT tech for LNG duo

France’s Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) won an order for two large LNGCs from the Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. The LNGCs will be owned by the...

Oct 17 2014 / Read More »

Employees return to work after ethylene leak at QCLNG site

Employees return to work after ethylene leak at QCLNG site

Employees across the QCLNG site returned to normal work activities after a minor leak in a temporary transport container of ethylene gas on the Curtis...

Oct 17 2014 / Read More »

Indonesia: PLN inks Tangguh LNG deal with BP

Indonesia: PLN inks Tangguh LNG deal with BP

Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) of Indonesia signed a 19-year deal with BP to buy LNG from the Tangguh plant in West Papua. This deal is...

Oct 17 2014 / Read More »

Last Arun LNG cargo heads to South Korea

Last Arun LNG cargo heads to South Korea

Indonesia’s Arun plant shipped its last LNG cargo on Wednesday to South Korea’s Kogas, the world’s largest corporate buyer of LNG. The Arun LNG plant...

Oct 17 2014 / Read More »

Santos production climbs

Santos production climbs

Santos of Australia said it has achieved the highest quarterly production in seven years, with production of 14.0 mmboe in the third quarter, 9% above the...

Oct 17 2014 / Read More »

KBR, Daewoo Score Mozambique FLNG contract

KBR, Daewoo Score Mozambique FLNG contract

KBR and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (KD Consortium) has been awarded a front end engineering design contract by Eni East Africa for an FLNG...

Oct 16 2014 / Read More »

Woodside sales revenue up on LNG

Woodside sales revenue up on LNG

LNG player Woodside of Australia said its sales revenue for the third quarter was at US$1,959 million, up by 16.7% compared to the previous quarter. The...

Oct 16 2014 / Read More »

IOC plans USD 4 billion investment in PNW LNG project

IOC plans USD 4 billion investment in PNW LNG project

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) aims to invest $4 billion in the Petronas-operated Pacific Northwest LNG project in BC to secure supplies of the chilled gas....

Oct 15 2014 / Read More »




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Yemen accepted as full Charter Member of IGU

Yemen accepted as full Charter Member of IGU

During the annual IGU meetings in Berlin, Yemen’s application for Charter Membership was accepted.  The IGU annual meetings which took place last week in Berlin, Germany, were attended by Yemen LNG as the main and only LNG entity representing the country. This has been a...

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

Katharina UGS facility volume rises 50 pct

Katharina UGS facility volume rises 50 pct

The third cavern of the Katharina underground gas storage facility with the capacity of nearly 60 million cubic meters was commissioned in Bernburg.  The facility’s aggregate working gas volume grew by 50 per cent and totaled some 170 million cubic meters. Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman...

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

Linde presenting LNG supply chain prowess at Texas Summit

Linde presenting LNG supply chain prowess at Texas Summit

Linde North America, will highlight its expertise across the LNG supply chain at the Texas Natural Gas Summit, to be held in Austin.  There’s a natural gas boom happening in Texas and Linde has the unique experience to help customers take advantage of it,” said...

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

Iranian gas projects attract investment from Canada and Australia

Iranian gas projects attract investment from Canada and Australia

Canadian and Australian companies have voiced their readiness to invest in Iran’s gas sector, director of the specialized committee of investment at NIGC, Asghar Soheilipour, said.  Soheilipour said the Australian company is handling the executive affairs of projects while the Canadian firm is an investment...

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

APPEA applauds calls for gas supply barriers removal

APPEA applauds calls for gas supply barriers removal

Australia’s oil and gas industry welcomes the Grattan Institute report ‘Gas at the crossroads: Australia’s hard choice’ that concludes that governments should remove inappropriate barriers to the production of gas resources.  The report also shows that governments should minimise the regulatory burden on gas producers to provide...

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

Tamar Partners sign LOI on gas supply to Egypt

Tamar Partners sign LOI on gas supply to Egypt

The partners in the Tamar gas field, offshore Israel, signed a letter of intent to supply gas to Dolphinus Holdings of Egypt. “The parties confirmed their intention to carry out exclusive negotiations on an agreement for the supply of natural gas from the Tamar Project to...

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

Petrobras gas production spikes

Petrobras gas production spikes

Brazil’s Petrobras said its domestic production of natural gas reached record levels to 71.137 million m³/d and exceeded the previous month’s figure by 0.2%. Petrobras gas production, including production managed for partner companies, reached 80.132 million m³/d. Average natural gas production abroad rose 3.1% on...

Oct 17 2014 / Read More »

API: U.S. gas well completions up in Q3

API: U.S. gas well completions up in Q3

Estimated U.S. natural gas well completions increased by 3 percent in the third quarter of 2014 compared to year-ago levels, according to API’s Quarterly Well Completion Report. “America’s oil and natural gas industry increased natural gas drilling in the third quarter thanks in large part...

Oct 17 2014 / Read More »

APPEA: Action plan recognises strength of oil and gas

APPEA: Action plan recognises strength of oil and gas

The Federal Government’s action plan for Australia’s future can help build on the economic benefits flowing from the nation’s growing oil and gas industry, boost competitiveness on the international playing field and attract further resource development, APPEA said in a report. While more work is...

Oct 17 2014 / Read More »
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KBR, Daewoo Score Mozambique FLNG contract»

KBR and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (KD Consortium) has been awarded a front end engineering design contract by Eni East Africa for an FLNG facility...

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Brittany Ferries shelves LNG fuel plans»

Brittany Ferries of France said it has scrapped plans to build an EUR 270 million LNG-fuelled newbuilding and convert its existing ships to run on...

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Oil and gas giant Chevron has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Energy to export previously imported LNG from the Sabine Pass terminal in Cameron...

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H-Energy building LNG terminal at Jaigarh»

H-Energy Gateway Private, a Hiranandani Group company, submitted a proposal to the Petroleum and Natural gas Regulatory Board to connect its 8 mtpa LNG import facility...

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INTERVIEW: BW investing heavily in LNG»

Singapore-based BW, which has been involved in LNG shipping for more than 40 years, has been spending heavily on its LNG business lately, with the...

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