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Shell taking time with Prelude FLNG commissioning

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zoomImage courtesy of Shell The Hague-based LNG giant Shell said it is in no rush with the commissioning process of its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility located offshore Western Australia.  The company has already started feeding the gas into the pipes in the third quarter last year and opened

Gasum bunkers Finland’s LNG-fueled icebreaker in Pori and Tornio

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zoomImage courtesy of Gasum Finish energy company Gasum said it has supplied liquefied natural gas fuel to Arctia’s Polaris, the world’s first LNG-fueled icebreaker at its two facilities in January and February. Polaris bunkered LNG in January from the Pori LNG import terminal and in February from the Manga LNG terminal located

Woodside schedules LNG assets maintenance

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Image courtesy of Woodside Australian LNG player Woodside is set to complete a number of maintenance shutdowns on its LNG assets in 2019.  Pluto LNG facility is set to undergo one-month maintenance during April-May, a Woodside spokesperson told LNG World News. Last week the facility halted production due to a

Shell eyes exports jump from Idku LNG plant in Egypt

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The Hague-based LNG giant Shell is looking to up exports of liquefied natural gas from Egypt’s Idku facility as production ramps up from the West Delta field.  Speaking to the media, Shell’s country chairman Gasser Hanter said the Idku facility shipped a total of 12 cargoes in 2018 and hopes to

Excelerate in LNG ship-to-ship transfer milestone

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zoomImage courtesy of Excelerate Energy Texas-based Excelerate Energy said its floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Exquisite completed the company’s 1,500th ship-to-ship LNG transfer operation. The transfer took place at the Engro Elengy Terminal in Pakistan, the company said in a brief statement through its social media channels. Excelerate’s FSRU Exquisite

OLT Offshore running FSRU Toscana at near full capacity

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zoomImage courtesy of OLT Offshore Italy’s OLT Offshore LNG Toscana, the operator of the floating import terminal off the coast between Livorno and Pisa, said the facility is working at almost 100 percent capacity. The operator said that thanks to the new allocation mechanism, from October 2018, 38 out of

Pieridae Energy setting up $20 mln share sale

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zoomImage courtesy of Pieridae Energy Canadian LNG project developer Pieridae Energy has struck a deal with a number of investment dealers on a $15 million private placement as it pushed forward with the Goldboro LNG project. The company said it has reached an agreement with a syndicate of investment dealers co-led by

Inpex: Oceanic Breeze makes first delivery to Naoetsu LNG terminal

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Image courtesy of Inpex Japan’s Inpex said that the Oceanic Breeze liquefied natural gas carrier called at the Naoetsu LNG terminal in Joetsu City, for the first time on Tuesday.  The 155,300-cbm vessel transported an LNG cargo from the Inpex-operated Ichthys liquefied natural gas project in Australia, the company said

Dominion Energy to reduce methane emissions by 50 percent

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zoomZEVAC system/Image courtesy of Dominion U.S. LNG operator Dominion Energy has revealed its initiative to reduce methane emissions from its natural gas infrastructure by 50 percent over the next decade, based on 2010 levels. Dominion said on Tuesday that the initiative would prevent more than 430,000 metric tons of methane

Cuadrilla denied second shale gas well permit

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Image courtesy of Cuadrilla Lancashire-headquartered Cuadrilla has been denied the permit to run drilling and fracturing operations at its second shale gas well in Lancashire.  UK’s Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government reviewed Cuadrilla’s appeal on a previous decision denying the drilling and hydraulic fracturing application and decided the HGV traffic,

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