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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 offshore facility which required additional dive resources and heavy duty […]

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 reduce wait times in trades critical to the Liquefied Natural […]

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 continues to work through these important export approvals,” said API […]

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 Solutions Corp in Vancouver, Canada. The reason for the establishment […]

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 continue to enhance shareholder value by funding capital projects and delivering robust shareholder returns through dividends and share purchases.” “Upstream […]

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 as making some of the highest quality trailers in North […]

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 Dudley, the company’s chief executive officer. Bechtel, son of Chairman of the Board Riley Bechtel, is the fifth generation of […]

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 the same periods in 2013, respectively. Significant items for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014 were a […]

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 a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the U.S. The approval comes notwithstanding recently announced modifications to DOE’s licensing review process and adds strong momentum to Oregon LNG’s project, which is one […]

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. “Consistent with the company’s ongoing repositioning for profitable and repeatable North American onshore growth, Apache intends to completely exit the Wheatstone and Kitimat LNG projects. “In addition, Apache is evaluating its […]







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