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First LPG cargo from Ichthys LNG project reaches Japan

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Illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Inpex) First liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cargo from Inpex’s Ichthys LNG project near Darwin in Australia reached the Kyushu Fukushima terminal on Wednesday.  Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) noted in its statement that its very large gas carrier (VLGC) Grace River delivered the cargo

Sonatrach awards deal for second LNG jetty at Skikda

22 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomIllustration only. Image source: Pixabay under CCO Creative Commons license. Algeria’s Sonatrach has contracted China Harbor Engineering Company to study, supply and build an additional LNG marine jetty and port infrastructure at its Skikda facility. The contract, valued at 53 billion Algerian dinars ($445.4 million), will see the Chinese company build

N-KOM takes in Exquisite for its first FSRU drydocking

22 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of N-KOM Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) said it has received its first floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) project at the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma shipyard. The FSRU owned by Excelerate Energy will undergo drydocking, maintenance and upgrades at the facility, N-KOM said in a statement. During

India’s Dec LNG imports climb

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zoomKochi LNG storage tanks (Image courtesy of Petronet LNG) India’s imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) rose in December, logging the first monthly increase following a decrease for two straight months. India imported 2.17 billion cubic meters of LNG or about 1.55 million tonnes last month, a rise of 4.7 percent

Shell files for permit to drill potential Prelude FLNG resource

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zoomImage courtesy of Shell The Hague-based LNG giant is lining up potential tie-backs to its Prelude FLNG facility offshore Australia with plans to drill the Bratwurst-1 exploration well in the Petroleum permit AC/P64. The Bratwurst-1 exploration well will be located within the Northern Browse Basin in Commonwealth Waters with a water

Mitsubishi shows interest in Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 project

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zoomImage courtesy of the Russian Ministry of Energy Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation voiced its interest in the Arctic LNG 2 project, Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer Novatek is developing at a projected cost of $25.5 billion.  The company’s CEO Akihiko Takadu confirmed the interest during a meeting with the head of

Sheffield inks LNG supply deal with Woodside

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zoomImage courtesy of Woodside LNG Sheffield Resources Limited has secured a 15-year agreement with Woodside Energy and Energy Developments for the supply and delivery of 1,950 terajoules per of LNG per year to the Thunderbird Mineral Sands project in northern Western Australia. LNG will be supplied from Woodside’s Pluto LNG

AGIG links Pluto LNG to regional pipeline

22 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of Woodside The Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) has commissioned the Pluto inlet station thereby connecting the Pluto LNG project to the Dampier to Bunbury natural gas pipeline (DBNGP). The successful commissioning allows additional gas supply to reach Western Australian consumers, the Australian infrastructure company said in its

Sabine Pass LNG cargo heading to South Hook

22 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of BW Group The United Kingdom has booked a United States cargo to the South Hook LNG terminal on the shores of Milford Haven waterway.  The cargo is being shipped from the Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG facility in Louisiana, data from the Milford Hafen Port Authority shows. The

LNG Canada’s contracts value passes $702 mln

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zoomImage courtesy of LNG Canada LNG Canada, the Shell-led joint venture building the liquefied natural gas project in Kitimat, British Columbia, so far invested over C$937 million ($702.6 million) in contracts and subcontracts with First Nations enterprises and other businesses across Canada. This includes C$175 million to local First Nations businesses and, with the

CNOOC sells stashed LNG cargo as demand eases

21 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of Tsakos Energy The diminishing natural gas demand over the course of the current winter has forced China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) to sell a cargo of liquefied natural gas on standby offshore South Korea.  Citing Refinitiv Eikon data as well as sources close to the matter, Reuters

Taiwan’s Jan-Nov LNG imports up 1.6 pct YoY

21 Jan No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoom Taiwan imported 15.65 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the January-November period, up 1.6 percent from the same period in the year before, according to the customs data. During the month of November 2018, Taiwan imported 1.03 million tonnes of the chilled fuel, down 23.4 percent when

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