Top news of the week February 12-17

LNG newbuilding, Eduard Toll sailing through the Northern Sea Route (Image courtesy of Teekay LNG Partners)

Two contractors shortlisted to build LNG Canada’s Kitimat export plant

Shell-led LNG Canada said it had short-listed two international consortiums for the engineering, procurement and construction of its proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia.

USA: Cheniere ordered to close two Sabine Pass LNG tanks following leak

Federal safety regulators have instructed US LNG export player Cheniere Energy to remove from service two of five liquefied natural gas storage tanks at its Sabine Pass terminal following a gas leak last month.

LNG giant Qatar Petroleum rolls out new strategy

Qatar Petroleum, the world’s largest producer of liquefied natural gas, laid out long-term plans to strengthen its position as top LNG exporter and boost its international presence.

Poten: collapse in LNG contract lengths raises future supply concerns

The average LNG contract length fell to a record low in 2017, according to the consultancy Poten & Partners, raising concerns on the future supply of the chilled fuel.

Video: Teekay’s Arctic LNG tanker transiting the Northern Sea Route

LNG shipping giant Teekay released a time-lapse video showing its first Arctic liquefied natural gas carrier, the 172,000-cbm Eduard Toll transiting the Northern Sea Route.

 

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