Top news of the week December 11-16

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ExxonMobil wraps up Mozambique LNG acquisition

US energy giant ExxonMobil said on Wednesday that its unit has completed a deal to acquire a 25 percent indirect interest in Mozambique’s gas-rich Area 4 block from Italy’s Eni.

Austrian explosion hits European gas markets

An explosion on Tuesday morning at the major European gas hub at Baumgarten in Austria killed one person and injured 18 others, causing a surge in Austrian, Italian and the UK gas prices.

Germany takes next step in promoting LNG as maritime fuel

Germany has taken another step forward in promoting the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.

Japan’s JERA and France’s EDF sign deal to create LNG trading giant

Japan’s LNG importing giant Jera and France’s EDF have signed a basic agreement to integrate their liquefied natural gas trading operations, which could potentially create a leader in the market.

US congressman introduces two LNG export legislations

US congressman Bill Johnson on Monday announced two pieces of legislation related to American liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports.

 

LNG World News Staff

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