Top Stories Third LNG tank construction at Revithoussa gets green light

Third LNG tank construction at Revithoussa gets green light

LNG terminal on the island of Revithoussa in Greece will get a second upgrade in the form of a third LNG tank that received a construction approval on July 16. DESFA’s Chief Executive Officer, Konstantinos...

July 23 2014 / Read More »
USA: one LNG cargo imported in May

USA: one LNG cargo imported in May

The U.S. imported only one liquefied natural gas cargo in May, according to the U.S. Department of Energy data. The 154,200 cbm GDF Suez Point Fortin LNG tanker, which sailed from Yemen, docked at the Everett...

July 23 2014 / Read More »
Wilhelmsen gets DIGG orders from Japan

Wilhelmsen gets DIGG orders from Japan

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions has secured multiple orders to supply its Maritime Protection Dry Inert Gas Generator (DIGG) systems for installation on LNG carriers under construction at Japan Marine United’s Tsu shipyard. Two DIGG units will...

July 23 2014 / Read More »
Lampung FSRU gets LNG cargo

Lampung FSRU gets LNG cargo

Indonesia’s Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) received the first LNG cargo at its new FSRU located 6 km offshore Lampung. The 150,000 cbm Neo Energy docked at the import terminal on Tuesday, with a cargo from...

July 23 2014 / Read More »
More Qatari LNG for South Hook

More Qatari LNG for South Hook

The Al Kharaitiyat LNG carrier, with a capacity of 216,000 cubic metres, is due to arrive in the UK’s South Hook terminal from Qatar on July 30, according to port data. The facility can process...

July 23 2014 / Read More »
HHI develops HiCASS

HHI develops HiCASS

Hyundai Heavy Industries developed Hyundai Intelligent Collision Avoidance Support System (HiCASS) for the first time in Korea to ensure safe and optimum navigation of the vessels. The system searches the optimum sea routes and prevents...

July 23 2014 / Read More »
Sierra Club sees DoE LNG export rules inadequate

Sierra Club sees DoE LNG export rules inadequate

Sierra Club filed technical comments on the Department of Energy’s documents discussing the environmental impacts of exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG), which the agency had released for review on May 29. The comments underscore the...

July 23 2014 / Read More »
InterOil board authorises shares buy back

InterOil board authorises shares buy back

InterOil Corporation will buy up to US$50 million of its own Class A common shares within the next 12 months. The InterOil board has authorised the buy-back to be done periodically on the open market,...

July 23 2014 / Read More »
Qatar exports LNG cargo to India

Qatar exports LNG cargo to India

Qatar has sent an LNG cargo to India via the 138,097 cbm Disha LNG carrier for delivery at the Dahej terminal.  The LNG carrier departed from the Ras Laffan port on Monday and it is expected to arrive...

July 22 2014 / Read More »
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CSDC provides guarantees for Yamal LNG newbuilds

CSDC provides guarantees for Yamal LNG newbuilds

China Shipping Development Company (CSDC) has guaranteed orders for three LNG newbuilds, being built by DSME for the Yamal LNG project. Total consideration for...

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Alaska LNG project files export application with DoE

Alaska LNG project files export application with DoE

In another important step forward for the Alaska LNG project, an application to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) was submitted to the U.S. Department...

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

Oil Search production doubles

Oil Search production doubles

PNG’s Oil Search said it’s oil and gas production in the second quarter was 3.69 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe), up 120 percent...

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

Top news of the week July 14-19, 2014

Top news of the week July 14-19, 2014

Fluor wins Gate LNG expansion contract Fluor was awarded a contract by Gate Terminal, a unit of Dutch Vopak and Gasunie, to design and...

Jul 20 2014 / Read More »

SCT&E increases LNG export request to 12 mtpa

SCT&E increases LNG export request to 12 mtpa

SCT&E LNG, a subsidiary of Southern California Telephone & Energy, submitted a revised Free Trade Application to the U.S. Department of Energy. The revised...

Jul 18 2014 / Read More »

PNG LNG boosts Santos revenue

PNG LNG boosts Santos revenue

Santos of Australia reported higher second quarter production and a significant jump in sales revenue following the successful start-up of the PNG LNG project,...

Jul 18 2014 / Read More »

Cheniere pens another Corpus Christi deal

Cheniere pens another Corpus Christi deal

Cheniere’s unit Corpus Christi Liquefaction has entered into a liquefied natural gas sale and purchase agreement with Électricité de France (EDF). Under the agreement...

Jul 18 2014 / Read More »

Woodside sales revenue climbs 24.8 pct

Woodside sales revenue climbs 24.8 pct

LNG player Woodside said its sales revenue for the second quarter in 2014 was US$1,679 million, up 24.8% compared to the same period last year.  The sales...

Jul 17 2014 / Read More »

Yokogawa developing Yamal LNG systems

Yokogawa developing Yamal LNG systems

  Yokogawa is currently developing control and safety systems for the Novatek-operated Yamal LNG project in Russia, Yokogawa Europe’s business development manager for upstream...

Jul 16 2014 / Read More »

TOTE: construction on LNG-powered vessels progresses

TOTE: construction on LNG-powered vessels progresses

The arrival of the world’s first dual-fuel slow-speed engine to General Dynamics’ NASSCO’s Shipyard marks the next phase of construction for TOTE’s Marlin Class...

Jul 16 2014 / Read More »




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Petrobras sets new gas production record

Petrobras sets new gas production record

Petrobras of Brazil said its domestic natural gas production reached 66.4 million cubic meters per day (m³/d) in June, up by 1.5% compared to last month’s production and has established a new monthly record for Petrobras’ natural gas production. The total production operated by Petrobras,...

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Delek, Tamar partners file petition to High Court in Israel

Delek, Tamar partners file petition to High Court in Israel

Delek Group’s gas partnerships together with the other partners in the Tamar I/12 lease, filed a petition to the High Court in Israel with regard to the non-approval of the Petroleum Commissionaire to develop Tamar South-West, by linking it to the existing facilities of the...

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

EIA: Oil and gas sales cover 68 pct of exports revenue of Russia

EIA: Oil and gas sales cover 68 pct of exports revenue of Russia

Russia is a major exporter of crude oil, petroleum products, and natural gas. Sales of these fuels accounted for 68% of Russia’s total export revenues in 2013, based on data from Russia’s Federal Customs Service, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a report. Russia...

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Xodus Group bags Qatargas contract

Xodus Group bags Qatargas contract

  International energy consultancy Xodus Group has been awarded a contract with Qatargas to provide vibration engineering services at onshore and offshore facilities. Working in partnership with Chiyoda Almana Engineering, Xodus will look to develop a long‐term piping integrity management programme to assess, reduce or...

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Nakilat bonds affirmed at A+/A- by Fitch Ratings

Nakilat bonds affirmed at A+/A- by Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Nakilat Inc.’s senior and subordinated bond ratings at ‘A+‘ for USD850m series A senior secured bonds due 2033 and ‘A-’ for USD300m series A subordinated second priority secured bonds due 2033. The rating affirmations reflect Nakilat’s stable operating and financial performance....

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Armour Energy and MMG sign MoU

Armour Energy and MMG sign MoU

Armour Energy said it has entered a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with MMG Century to work together towards gas supply arrangements from Armour’s exploration tenements in North West Queensland to MMG’s Queensland operations. The initial stages of the MOU will involve a scoping study by...

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Dynagas LNG declares cash distribution

Dynagas LNG declares cash distribution

  Dynagas LNG Partners has declared a quarterly cash distribution with respect to the quarter ended June 30, 2014 of $ 0.365 per unit. The cash distribution is payable on or about August 12, 2014 to all unitholders of record as of the close of...

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

GDF Suez joins Broadscale Group

GDF Suez joins Broadscale Group

GDF Suez has become a Network Member of Broadscale Group, a new model of investment firm working with leading energy companies to commercialize promising innovations. GDF Suez joins previously announced Network Members Duke Energy, General Electric, Johnson Controls, and National Grid. As part of the...

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Metgasco updates on Rosella exploration ban

Metgasco updates on Rosella exploration ban

Natural gas explorer Metgasco provided an update on its Supreme Court action to lift the NSW Government’s suspension of its approval to drill the Rosella exploration well. On 21 July, the NSW Government lodged its response to the amended summons (judicial review) lodged by Metgasco...

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
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