Top Stories Pivotal to sell LNG to Carib Energy

Pivotal to sell LNG to Carib Energy

Pivotal LNG, an AGL Resources unit, signed a long-term agreement to sell liquefied natural gas to Crowley Maritime’s subsidiary Carib Energy, for use by Carib`s customers in Puerto Rico. Recently, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)...

September 22 2014 / Read More »
Yamal LNG to get NWF support

Yamal LNG to get NWF support

Russia’s sanction-hit companies such as Novatek might get government support through the National Wealth Fund. A minister said that Novatek might receive funds for its Yamal LNG project after the country’s second gas producer, submitted a...

September 22 2014 / Read More »
KoPT looking to build FSRU near Kolkata

KoPT looking to build FSRU near Kolkata

Kolkata Port Trust invited Expression of Interest (EOI) for setting up of non-jetty based Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) or Floating Storage Unit (FSU) for import, storage and transfer of LNG. Located in the open...

September 22 2014 / Read More »
China to get LNG cargo from Qatar

China to get LNG cargo from Qatar

Qatar, the world’s largest liquefied natural gas producer, shipped an LNG cargo from the Ras Laffan Port to China on Sunday. The Duhail LNG tanker, with a capacity of 210,100 cubic meters, is expected to...

September 22 2014 / Read More »
Port of Antwerp seeks market consultation on LNG bunkering station

Port of Antwerp seeks market consultation on LNG bunkering station

By the beginning of 2016 the port of Antwerp will have an LNG bunkering and filling station for barges. The procedure for construction of the station is currently under way. In order to brief the...

September 22 2014 / Read More »
UACJ boosts aluminum production with increased LNG carriers demand

UACJ boosts aluminum production with increased LNG carriers demand

Rising LNG tanker demand got Japan’s UACJ to expand its aluminum sheets production, for the next year, by 50 percent. Japan’s shipbuilders like Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, IHI, Kawasaki Heavy and Hyundai Heavy Industries are all...

September 22 2014 / Read More »
AIDEA, MWH sign deal for North Slope LNG plant

AIDEA, MWH sign deal for North Slope LNG plant

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) said in a statement it has signed a concession agreement with MWH, marking a key step forward for the Interior Energy Project. This agreement creates the legal...

September 22 2014 / Read More »
More Qatari LNG for UK

More Qatari LNG for UK

One of the largest LNG carriers in the world, the 266,000 cbm Shagra, is scheduled to arrive at UK’s South Hook import terminal this week. The vessel, with a Qatar-sourced LNG cargo, is expected to...

September 22 2014 / Read More »
Rotterdam gets LNG training facility

Rotterdam gets LNG training facility

The Dutch company Falck Risc, together with the Unified Fire Department, will draw up guidelines and recommendations for emergency response services in dealing with liquefied natural gas (LNG). This study is part of the LNG...

September 22 2014 / Read More »
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Former BG CEO joins Golar LNG as chairman

Former BG CEO joins Golar LNG as chairman

Former BG chief executive Frank Chapman has been appointed to the board of directors of Golar LNG and will act as the company’s chairman. Frank Chapman...

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

Siemens to acquire Dresser-Rand

Siemens to acquire Dresser-Rand

German engineering giant Siemens said it has entered into an agreement to buy Dresser-Rand, a U.S. oil, gas and small-scale LNG equipment maker. Siemens’ bid was...

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

Magnolia LNG reaches milestones

Magnolia LNG reaches milestones

Magnolia LNG, a unit of LNG Limited, said that the company achieved two significant milestones this past week in progressing its pending application with...

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

Top news of the week September 15-20, 2014

Top news of the week September 15-20, 2014

Freeport LNG given final Clean Air Act approval by FERC In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Clean Air...

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »

Oman Drydock completes LNG repair contract

Oman Drydock completes LNG repair contract

Oman Drydock Company (ODC), one of the largest ship repair yards in the Middle East, said it has completed work on the Ibra LNG tanker,...

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

BW orders LNG duo from DSME

BW orders LNG duo from DSME

BW said it has signed shipbuilding contracts with DSME of South Korea for two LNG carriers with options for additional vessels. The two firm newbuildings...

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Air Products technology for Freeport LNG

Air Products technology for Freeport LNG

Air Products signed an agreement to provide two sets of its proprietary LNG technology, equipment, and process license for Freeport LNG’s liquefaction and export...

Sep 17 2014 / Read More »

Chengdu Cryogenic orders Siemens LNG equipment

Chengdu Cryogenic orders Siemens LNG equipment

Siemens Energy said it has received an order from Chengdu Cryogenic Liquidation Equipment to provide two compressor trains for an LNG project in Etuoke...

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

TEPCO names new LNG carrier

TEPCO names new LNG carrier

A naming ceremony for a new 145,400 cbm LNG vessel ordered by Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) was held at the Nagasaki Shipyard &...

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

Ophir: New Equatorial Guinea discovery boosts FLNG project

Ophir: New Equatorial Guinea discovery boosts FLNG project

Ophir Energy said that the Silenus East-1 well in Block R, Equatorial Guinea has resulted in a new gas discovery. This discovery will allow Ophir to...

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »




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Rolls-Royce: tale of two LNG-fueled tugs (VIDEO)

Rolls-Royce: tale of two LNG-fueled tugs (VIDEO)

The world’s first escort tugs fueled solely by LNG and powered by Rolls-Royce engines, are already proving themselves at a gas-processing terminal in Norway. The Rolls-Royce propulsion package includes the gas tank and supply system and two of the latest design US35 azimuth thrusters that...

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

Swedbank grants EUR 83.33 mln credit to Litgas

Swedbank grants EUR 83.33 mln credit to Litgas

Litgas, a unit of Klaipedos Nafta, said it was granted an 83.33 million Euro credit by Swedbank. The company will use the funds to finance its LNG activities. Litgas General Director Dominykas Tuckus said that the 5-year deal with Statoil provided the company with the ability to work out very...

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

NIGC in talks over gas investments

NIGC in talks over gas investments

The National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has entered into talks with 17 domestic and foreign companies for investment in gas industry, managing director of NIGC, Hamidreza Araqi said. Araqi told that NIGC has changed its investment procedures, adding that in the past, the contractors and...

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

Wartsila, MAN D&T start Hercules-2 project

Wartsila, MAN D&T start Hercules-2 project

The Hercules R&D programme to develop large engine technologies, which was initiated in 2004 as a joint vision by the two major European engine manufacturing groups, Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel & Turbo, is to continue with a new Hercules-2 project, pending approval under the Horizon...

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

Inpex extends production life at Minami-Nagaoka gas field

Inpex extends production life at Minami-Nagaoka gas field

Inpex said it will upgrade facilities at its Koshijihara Plant in Niigata Prefecture, Japan to enhance the rate of natural gas and condensate recovery at the Minami-Nagaoka Gas Field, one of Japan’s largest natural gas fields. The move will increase the field’s recoverable reserves and extend...

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

LNG plant to serve Alpha mine haul vehicles

LNG plant to serve Alpha mine haul vehicles

Alpha Natural Resources said that Plum Energy will construct a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant on the property adjacent to Alpha Coal West’s Eagle Butte Mine, near Gillette, Wyoming. The Plum Energy facility will supply LNG to Alpha Coal West’s mine haul vehicles, producing cost...

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

Kathrine Fredriksen resigns from Golar LNG Partners BoD

Kathrine Fredriksen resigns from Golar LNG Partners BoD

Golar LNG Partners, a unit of Golar LNG, said that Kathrine Fredriksen has resigned from its Board of Directors. “The board would like to thank Miss Fredriksen for her service and contribution to the growth of the Partnership over the last 17 months,” the company said in...

Sep 22 2014 / Read More »

Bulgaria in talks with Greece over possible gas imports

Bulgaria in talks with Greece over possible gas imports

Bulgaria started talks with Greece to explore the possibility of importing gas from their neighbors as uncertainty over Russan gas supplies to Europe deepens as the Ukraine crisis goes on. Poland, Slovakia and Austria reported declines in shipments from Russia and Reuters reports Romania’s energy minister saying...

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »

BSH certifies SeaCure system for wide range of vessels

BSH certifies SeaCure system for wide range of vessels

The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie- BSH), which previously granted the Evoqua SeaCURETM Ballast Water Management (BWT) system type approval, has now certified the SeaCURE system to operate in volumes from 500-4,000m3/hr. suitable for a wide range of...

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »
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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 »

BV: LNG as fuel gaining momentum»

An immediate demand for LNG as fuel for container shipping in eco-zones, such as North Europe or the United States, can be expected in the...

Sep 9 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Future role of LNG in Europe shrouded in uncertainty»

Demand for natural gas in Europe has fallen dramatically, which has led to a severe drop in imports of LNG. Today, there is considerable uncertainty...

Aug 28 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »
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