Top Stories South Korea awaiting LNG cargo

South Korea awaiting LNG cargo

South Korea, the world’s second biggest buyer of LNG, is due to get a liquefied natural gas cargo on August 11, according to shipping data. The cargo is being carried by the 138,000 cbm SK...

August 1 2014 / Read More »
Sanctions put Yamal LNG shareholders under strain

Sanctions put Yamal LNG shareholders under strain

Sanctions imposed on Russia will have the Yamal LNG shareholders stretching to fund the project. Even though Novatek recently stated that the sanctions will not threaten the Yamal LNG project, company’s CEO Leonid Mikhelson said the...

August 1 2014 / Read More »
Industrial action could delay QCLNG start

Industrial action could delay QCLNG start

LNG player BG Group said that the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) , one of the four unions representing workers at the QCLNG plant on Curtis island in Australia, has given notice to...

August 1 2014 / Read More »
Exmar income at USD 51.7 million

Exmar income at USD 51.7 million

Exmar reported preliminary unaudited results for the first semester 2014, posting a $51.7 million consolidated income. The Group had a consolidated result after tax for the first semester of 2014 of $51.7 million. The result...

August 1 2014 / Read More »
Woodside shareholders block Shell shares buy-back

Woodside shareholders block Shell shares buy-back

Woodside Petroleum held a vote on the proposed shares buy-back from Shell that needed 75% approval by the shareholders to go through with the $2.68 billion shares buyback. Buyback won 72% support, with 28% against...

August 1 2014 / Read More »
Gaslog reports H1 results

Gaslog reports H1 results

GasLog Partners LP, an international owner, operator of liquefied natural gas carriers, reported its financial results for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2014. Andrew Orekar, Chief Executive Officer, stated: “We are...

August 1 2014 / Read More »
ExxonMobil Q2 earnings rise 28 pct

ExxonMobil Q2 earnings rise 28 pct

ExxonMobil released its second quarter results showing earning increase of 28 percent compared to Q2 2013. ExxonMobil Chairman Rex W. Tillerson said, “ExxonMobil’s financial results were achieved through strong operational performance and portfolio management. We...

August 1 2014 / Read More »
Bechtel gets new CEO

Bechtel gets new CEO

Bechtel, an engineering, construction, and project management organization, announced that Brendan Bechtel will become president and chief operating officer and a member of the board of directors of Bechtel Group, Inc. He will report to Bill...

August 1 2014 / Read More »
Cheniere reports loss

Cheniere reports loss

Cheniere Energy Partners reported a net loss of $226.2 million and $296.0 million for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014, compared to a net loss of $47.0 million and $98.7 million for...

August 1 2014 / Read More »
Headlines

Oregon LNG wins DoE exports approval

Oregon LNG wins DoE exports approval

Oregon LNG has received authorization from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have...

Aug 1 2014 / Read More »

Apache exiting Wheatstone and Kitimat LNG projects

Apache exiting Wheatstone and Kitimat LNG projects

Houston-based Apache said on Thursday that it intends to completely exit Australia’s Wheatstone and Canada’s Kitimat LNG projects to focus on drilling onshore in North America....

Jul 31 2014 / Read More »

Shell LNG sales up 28 pct

Shell LNG sales up 28 pct

Shell said its equity sales of LNG of 6 million tonnes for the second quarter of 2014 were 28% higher than in the same...

Jul 31 2014 / Read More »

Freeport LNG export project gets FERC approval

Freeport LNG export project gets FERC approval

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorized Freeport LNG Development to site, construct, and operate facilities to liquefy and export domestic natural gas from...

Jul 31 2014 / Read More »

Origin: APLNG 75 pct complete

Origin: APLNG 75 pct complete

Origin Energy said that the Australia Pacific LNG project is progressing well with the Upstream component of the project approximately 76 percent complete and the...

Jul 31 2014 / Read More »

BG LNG profit climbs

BG LNG profit climbs

BG Group’s LNG Shipping & Marketing business earned $749 million in the second quarter of 2014, up 44 pct as compared to 2013. Revenue and other...

Jul 31 2014 / Read More »

Golden Pass awards FEED contract to Chiyoda and CB&I

Golden Pass awards FEED contract to Chiyoda and CB&I

Golden Pass Products has awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) services contract for its proposed natural gas liquefaction and export project in Sabine...

Jul 31 2014 / Read More »

ConocoPhillips exits Brass LNG project

ConocoPhillips exits Brass LNG project

ConocoPhillips said that it has transferred its 17 percent shareholder interest in Nigeria’s Brass LNG Limited, along with all of its related interests, to...

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »

400 cargoes loaded at EG LNG

400 cargoes loaded at EG LNG

Equatorial Guinea LNG (EG LNG) said it has recently loaded its 400th cargo into the 157,600 cbm Maran Gas Efessos tanker. The LNG cargo was...

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »

PGN FSRU Lampung commences operation

PGN FSRU Lampung commences operation

The PGN FSRU Lampung project offshore Indonesia reached an important milestone 21 July when the unit, along with its associated mooring and pipeline to...

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »




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Vessel stranded by Northeast Gateway buoy cable freed

Vessel stranded by Northeast Gateway buoy cable freed

Stranded whale watching vessel, Cetacea, was finally freed by U.S. Coast Guard that ensured the safe return of the vessel to Boston. “Original reports indicated that a lobster pot line was caught in the propeller, but further analysis revealed it was a cable from Northeast Gateway’s...

Aug 1 2014 / Read More »

Cubisa, Gas Natural Castilla-La Mancha sign LNG plant agreement

Cubisa, Gas Natural Castilla-La Mancha sign LNG plant agreement

The Mayor of Cobisa (Toledo), Emilio Muñoz Cutillas, and the Managing Director of Gas Natural Castilla-La Mancha, Begoña Méndez, signed an agreement to allow for the temporary use of a plot of land in the town, measuring 1,600 metres, for the installation of a satellite...

Aug 1 2014 / Read More »

1,424 LNG training seats to B.C. trades students

1,424 LNG training seats to B.C. trades students

Trades students will have access to more training seats, thanks to government’s $6.8-million investment in critical trades seats for public post-secondary institutions throughout B.C. This funding was announced at Vancouver Island University, as part of B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint to increase training spaces and...

Aug 1 2014 / Read More »

API supports Oregon LNG approval

API supports Oregon LNG approval

API welcomed the conditional approval by the Department of Energy (DOE) of a facility to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Warrenton, Oregon and urged the administration to accelerate the process for other projects. “This approval is a welcome signal that, despite ongoing delays, the administration...

Aug 1 2014 / Read More »

Liquiline terminates Canadian JV

Liquiline terminates Canadian JV

After two years of operations Liquiline Group’s joint venture in Canada has been terminated. Liquiline will continue to support customers in North America through a 100%-controlled venture, the company said in a statement. In July 2012 the Liquiline Group established the joint-venture company Liquiline LNG...

Aug 1 2014 / Read More »

Worthington Industries buys JRE

Worthington Industries buys JRE

Worthington Industries acquired the business of James Russell Engineering Works. JRE manufactures aluminum and stainless steel cryogenic transport trailers used for hauling liquid oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen and liquefied natural gas (LNG) for top producers and distributors of industrial gases and LNG. “JRE is recognized...

Aug 1 2014 / Read More »

APPEA: CSIRO report shows CSG benefits

APPEA: CSIRO report shows CSG benefits

A new report from Australia’s national science agency, the CSIRO, finds greenhouse gas emissions from Australian coal seam gas (CSG) production wells to be very low, especially when compared to the volume of gas produced from the wells. The report, Field Measurements of Fugitive Emissions...

Aug 1 2014 / Read More »

Canadian Minister visits Sodegaura LNG terminal

Canadian Minister visits Sodegaura LNG terminal

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird recently toured the Tokyo Gas-operated Sodegaura LNG import terminal in Chiba prefecture, Japan. “This visit provided an opportunity for Baird to promote Canada as a responsible, reliable and secure energy supplier to markets in Asia,” a statement by the Department of...

Jul 31 2014 / Read More »

Growing American shipping act introduced by Congressman Garamendi

Growing American shipping act introduced by Congressman Garamendi

Congressman John Garamendi, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure’s Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee, introduced H.R. 5270, the Growing American Shipping Act, to strengthen the U.S. maritime industry. The Subcommittee’s Chairman, Congressman Duncan Hunter, joined the legislation as an original cosponsor. “Existing law,...

Jul 31 2014 / Read More »
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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 oil...

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Fluor was awarded a contract by Gate Terminal, a unit of Dutch Vopak and Gasunie, to design and build an LNG break bulk terminal in Rotterdam, the...

Jul 15 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

DNV GL optimistic on 1000 LNG-fuelled ships by 2020»

In 2012 DNV presented its Shipping 2020 publication predicting 1000 vessels sailing on LNG by 2020. Now DNV GL, the world’s largest classification society, still...

Jul 15 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Singapore’s ambitions as an LNG bunkering hub»

We are in a period of eco-friendly awareness on a global scale, traditional energy sources are in a decline due to new regulatory controls. The...

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Inpex floats FPSO hull for Ichthys LNG»

Inpex of Japan launched the hull of the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility for the Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG project from the dry dock at the Daewoo...

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