Top Stories Another Ichthys LNG contract for Neptune

Another Ichthys LNG contract for Neptune

Neptune Marine Services said it has been awarded a framework agreement by Inpex for the Ichthys LNG project. Under this agreement, Neptune has been awarded a 40 month rig positioning and survey services contract for the Ichthys...

October 2 2014 / Read More »
Castillo de Santisteban heading for Mexico

Castillo de Santisteban heading for Mexico

The latest liquefied natural gas cargo to be loaded at the Peru LNG export terminal has been dispatched to Mexico.  The 173,600 cbm Castillo de Santisteban departed from the country’s only liquefaction facility on Monday....

October 2 2014 / Read More »
LNG hybrid barge set for weekend arrival at Port of Hamburg

LNG hybrid barge set for weekend arrival at Port of Hamburg

Becker Marine Systems is expecting the first LNG Hybrid Barge, which in future will be supplying cruise ships with low-emission, environmentally-friendly energy, to soon arrive at the Port of Hamburg.   The LNG Hybrid Barge, the first classified...

October 2 2014 / Read More »
Philippines energy mix plans might open door for new LNG imports

Philippines energy mix plans might open door for new LNG imports

The Philippines said it will turn to natural gas in its energy mix to increase the share to a third over the next 16 years which would open doors for LNG imports.  This new market...

October 1 2014 / Read More »
Obama, Modi shake hands on Cove Point LNG

Obama, Modi shake hands on Cove Point LNG

US president Barack Obama met with Indian PM Narendra Modi in a first bilateral meeting between the two.  Among other topics discussed, Modi and Obama have shaken hands on the construction of a new LNG plant that...

October 1 2014 / Read More »
GLE: LNG could be solution to Russian gas cuts

GLE: LNG could be solution to Russian gas cuts

GLE, European LNG terminal operator’s group, said unused LNG capacity could play a major role in case of Russian gas flow disruption.  Ukraine crisis caused concerns in Europe over a possible gas supply cuts from...

October 1 2014 / Read More »
Environmental groups criticize FERC approval of Cove Point LNG

Environmental groups criticize FERC approval of Cove Point LNG

Environmental and community groups are bitterly denouncing FERC decision to approve permits for the LNG export facility proposed at Cove Point in southern Maryland.  They said FERC’s decision defies the facts that the massive facility, proposed by...

October 1 2014 / Read More »
GTT, Conrad Shipyard ink deal for LNG membrane tanks

GTT, Conrad Shipyard ink deal for LNG membrane tanks

GTT’s unit in North America signed an agreement with Conrad Shipyard for the future production of LNG membrane tanks using GTT’s technology.  The signing of an agreement initiates the process of training and preparing Conrad Shipyard,...

October 1 2014 / Read More »
Tenaska and Waller Marine to build liquefaction facility

Tenaska and Waller Marine to build liquefaction facility

Tenaska NG Fuels and Waller Marine have agreed to develop Louisiana’s first natural gas liquefaction and fueling facility. Strategically located on approximately 80 acres at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge, Tenaska Bayou LNG will provide LNG and CNG as...

October 1 2014 / Read More »
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Kamba gas discovery boosts Tanzania LNG

Kamba gas discovery boosts Tanzania LNG

BG Group and Ophir Energy made a gas discovery at Kamba-1 well in Tanzania.  The Kamba-1 well in Block 4 has resulted in gas...

Oct 2 2014 / Read More »

JGC wins Soma LNG contract

JGC wins Soma LNG contract

JGC Corporation said that it has been awarded a lump-sum turnkey contract from Japan Petroleum Exploration for the EPC work associated with an LNG receiving...

Oct 2 2014 / Read More »

PTT to build third LNG receiving terminal in Myanmar

PTT to build third LNG receiving terminal in Myanmar

Third LNG terminal in Myanmar is strongly in plans of Thailand’s PTT as a gateway to further security to the country’s energy supply.  LNG is...

Oct 1 2014 / Read More »

Louisiana LNG Energy FEED contract goes to Bechtel

Louisiana LNG Energy FEED contract goes to Bechtel

Louisiana LNG Energy has selected Bechtel to provide front-end engineering and design for its mid-scale LNG export terminal currently under development in Louisiana. The...

Oct 1 2014 / Read More »

UPDATE: Yemen LNG fully operational, maintenance completed

UPDATE: Yemen LNG fully operational, maintenance completed

Yemen LNG, the operator of the country’s only liquefaction plant, said that the facility is fully operational.  “Yemen LNG confirms that it is fully...

Sep 30 2014 / Read More »

South Korea: steel cutting ceremony held for ice-class LNG carrier

South Korea: steel cutting ceremony held for ice-class LNG carrier

A steel cutting ceremony for an ice-class LNG tanker ordered by Russia’s Sovcomflot was held on Monday at DSME’s shipyard in South Korea.  The 172,600...

Sep 30 2014 / Read More »

Dominion receives FERC approval for Cove Point liquefaction project

Dominion receives FERC approval for Cove Point liquefaction project

Dominion secured an approval from the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to site, construct, and operate the Cove Point liquefaction project.  Dominion must review and...

Sep 30 2014 / Read More »

Mitsui chartering 8 carriers for Cameron LNG project

Mitsui chartering 8 carriers for Cameron LNG project

Japan’s Mitsui & Co. said it is currently proceeding with the procurement of eight LNG ships intended to be used for the delivery of LNG,...

Sep 29 2014 / Read More »

Top news of the week September 22-27, 2014

Top news of the week September 22-27, 2014

Petronas could turn its back on Canada LNG project Malaysia’s Petronas could well turn away from its $10 billion LNG project in Canada saying...

Sep 28 2014 / Read More »

Woodfibre, Guangzhou sign LNG MoU

Woodfibre, Guangzhou sign LNG MoU

Woodfibre LNG Export and Guangzhou Gas Group have signed a memorandum of understanding concerning potential LNG offtake of 1 mtpa of the chilled gas...

Sep 26 2014 / Read More »




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EIA: natural gas storage injections go beyond season

EIA: natural gas storage injections go beyond season

In natural gas markets, analysts refer to the storage injection season as running from April 1 through October 31 of each year, but these dates are not strict cutoff points.  In each of the past 11 years, going back to the first full year of...

Oct 2 2014 / Read More »

APPEA: NSW chief scientist report highlights high standards in gas companies

APPEA: NSW chief scientist report highlights high standards in gas companies

The report released by the New South Wales Chief Scientist should give the green light to the responsible development of the state’s natural gas resources, says APPEA. The report states that the technical challenges and risks posed by the industry can be safely managed and notes the...

Oct 2 2014 / Read More »

PIRA: Russia-Ukraine deal takes shape

PIRA: Russia-Ukraine deal takes shape

NYC-based PIRA Energy Group believes that the Ukraine hedge: high global gas stocks emerge outside U.S., while in the U.S., stock build was a hair above consensus, with NYMEX gaining.  In Europe, final details and credit grabbing hold up Russia/Ukraine deal for winter. The key...

Oct 2 2014 / Read More »

Gazprom to raise Blue Stream capacity

Gazprom to raise Blue Stream capacity

Moscow hosted a working meeting between Alexey Miller of Gazprom and Taner Yildiz, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey.  “It was agreed to load Blue Stream with Russian natural gas to full capacity as soon as possible in order to satisfy the growing...

Oct 2 2014 / Read More »

GTT, Symetrie mark ten year partnership

GTT, Symetrie mark ten year partnership

GTT and Symetrie celebrated the ten years of cooperative development with hexapod Sirocco.  For over 10 years the two companies have worked together on developing some of the most sophisticated testing equipment for liquid motion. GTT called on Symetrie to help develop testing instruments that...

Oct 1 2014 / Read More »

Sen. Murkowski welcomes Cove Point LNG approval

Sen. Murkowski welcomes Cove Point LNG approval

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, applauded the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for approving Dominion’s liquefied natural gas export project at Cove Point, Maryland.  “The economic and energy security benefits of exporting LNG to our friends and allies are irrefutable,” Murkowski said. “Decision by FERC is another...

Oct 1 2014 / Read More »

Westport changes 2014 revenue outlook

Westport changes 2014 revenue outlook

Westport Innovations of Canada decided to change its revenue outlook for the year 2014, based on several factors.  As a result of these factors, Westport has changed its forecasted 2014 revenue outlook to a range of $130 million to $140 million and will not expect...

Oct 1 2014 / Read More »

TruStar to build CNG station in Sarcamento

TruStar to build CNG station in Sarcamento

TruStar Energy has won the bid to design and construct the County of Sacramento’s first compressed natural gas fueling station.  The combination time fill/fast fill station will be used primarily to provide fuel for their refuse fleet, but will also have a fast-fill dispenser to allow other county...

Oct 1 2014 / Read More »

Exxon outlines risk management processes for unconventional resources development

Exxon outlines risk management processes for unconventional resources development

ExxonMobil issued a report outlining for shareholders how the company assesses and manages risks associated with developing unconventional resources, including through hydraulic fracturing.  “Hydraulic fracturing has been responsibly and safely used by the oil and gas industry for more than 60 years, but the process...

Oct 1 2014 / Read More »
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LNG Limited to add third LNG project in North America»

Liquefied Natural Gas Limited of Australia is eyeing a third liquefaction project in North America.  LNG Limited’s Managing Director Maurice Brand said the company is looking...

Sep 24 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Petronas lifts first topside module for PFLNG1»

Petronas commenced the lifting of the first topside module for its floating liquefied natural gas (PFLNG1) facility at the Quayside of Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering...

Sep 24 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Tepco, BP unit sign LNG SPA»

Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) and BP Singapore, a unit of BP, concluded a sale and purchase deal for liquefied natural gas. Under the agreement,...

Sep 12 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Cameron LNG gets final export authorization»

Cameron LNG, a unit of Sempra Energy, said that it has received final authorization from the U.S. DOE to export domestically produced LNG from its proposed...

Sep 11 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

It is all about LNG exports at U.S. player Cheniere»

This year was very successful for Houston-based LNG player Cheniere. The company has signed several LNG deals for its Corpus Christy liquefaction project in Texas,...

Sep 10 2014 / 2 comments / Read More »
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