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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 EDF has will purchase approximately 0.38 million tonnes per annum of LNG upon the commencement of operations of Train 2 of the LNG export facility being developed near Corpus Christi, Texas, […]

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 revenue wag higher due to additional oil volumes sold primarily from Vincent FPSO, and higher realised prices for Pluto LNG volumes sold in the period, according to Woodside. Woodside’s production volumes […]

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 oil and gas Martin te Lintelo told LNG World News in an interview. In January this year Yokogawa secured a contract by Yamgaz, a consortium of Technip and JGC, to supply […]

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 vessels, projected to be the world’s safest and cleanest containerships. Doosan Engine, under license from MAN Diesel and Turbo, delivered the first 8L70ME-GI engine. Earlier this year, Doosan completed the engine’s […]

Santos GLNG reaches hydro-testing milestone

Santos GLNG reaches hydro-testing milestone

Hydro-testing on one of Santos GLNG’s two liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks at its Curtis Island site in Queensland has been completed, marking another progress milestone in plant construction. Hydro-testing is a 24 hour-a-day operation that involves filling the giant structures with 100 million litres of water and conducting pressure testing to ensure their ability to safely […]

Hoegh LNG launches its fourth FSRU

Hoegh LNG launches its fourth FSRU

Höegh LNG of Norway has launched the company’s fourth floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) at Hyundai Heavy Industries’ shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. The Höegh Challenger FSRU with a capacity of 170,000 cbm,  is due for delivery in March 2015. The class membrane FSRU is equipped with dual fuel engines, and it is 294.00 m in length and 46.00 […]

Fluor wins Gate LNG expansion contract

Fluor wins Gate LNG expansion contract

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 Netherlands. Fluor did not reveal the contract value. The Texas-based engineering company will provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for the jetty, loading facilities, boil-off gas compressors, connection to the […]

DNV GL optimistic on 1000 LNG-fuelled ships by 2020

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 believes this will be the case, Matthé Bakker, Head of Solutions DNV GL in the Netherlands, told LNG World News in an interview. DNV GL released a report in March saying […]

Wartsila signs four deals with Greek LNG owners

Wartsila signs four deals with Greek LNG owners

Wärtsilä has signed technical management agreements with four Greek liquefied natural gas ship owners, Maran Gas Maritime, Dynagas, TMS Cardiff Gas and Thenamaris LNG covering condition based maintenance for a total of 80 Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines for a five year period. The agreements have been signed between the third quarter of 2013 and the […]

GIP buys 25 pct interest in Freeport LNG

GIP buys 25 pct interest in Freeport LNG

Global Infrastructure Partners announced the purchase of an equity interest in Freeport LNG Development by its second fund Global Infrastructure II, anticipated at 25%. Sellers, the consortium of institutional investors managed by Hastings Funds Management, Inc. and Zachry American Infrastructure, have no further ownership in Freeport LNG. The purchase price for the transaction is $850 million, subject […]







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