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Polish LNG terminal operator secures permit for increasing regas capacity

25 Jul No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of Polskie LNG Polish LNG terminal operator, Polskie LNG has recently received a permit for the expansion of the regasification capacity at the country’s first and only liquefied natural gas terminal located in the Baltic Sea port of Swinoujscie. “It is a crucial step” towards expanding the terminal’s

WinGD names new head

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Klaus Heim (Image courtesy of WinGD) Swiss company Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has named Klaus Heim as its chief executive officer (CEO) with effect from August 6, 2018. Heim joins WinGD from OMT in Turin, Italy, where he currently holds the position of chief technical officer. He has over 25

Senators supports DoE’s small-scale LNG exports move

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Image courtesy of U.S. Department of Energy U.S. senators Marco Rubio and Bill Cassidy, backed the U.S. Department of Energy’s decision to streamline the approval of small-scale exports of LNG to foreign countries, including those in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. The Trump Administration’s new policy is virtually identical

Saipem net loss widens as orders rise

25 Jul No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of Saipem Italian oil and gas contractor, Saipem, reported a 323 million euro ($377.6 million) net loss for the first half of the year on the back of write-downs and reorganization expenses that hit 329 million euro.  This compares to a 110 million euro loss in the first six months of 2017.

LNG Limited signs Bear Head workforce deal

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Image courtesy of LNG Limited Liquefied Natural Gas Limited signed a workforce deal with the Nova Scotia Construction Labour Relations Association (CLRA) and Cape Breton Building and Construction Trades for the proposed Bear Head LNG facility in Nova Scotia. The MOA outlines a path forward for both parties to establish

Rystad Energy: European majors strive in industry downturn

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zoom Three European majors, BP, Eni and Shell have bumped up new project approvals during the recent downturn, a review by the energy research and business intelligence company Rystad Energy shows.  For projects that have started up since 2014, majors have collectively achieved greenfield costs of $13.50 per barrel of oil equivalent.

Cuadrilla gets permit for UK’s first shale fracking project

25 Jul No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of Cuadrilla Lancashire-headquartered Cuadrilla has received final hydraulic fracture consent from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) for its first horizontal shale gas exploration well at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire. All other relevant planning and permits required were already secured, the company

Melbana starts Beehive 3D seismic survey

24 Jul No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of Polarcus Australian independent oil and gas company, Melbana Energy, kicked off the 3D seismic survey of the Beehive prospect in the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf, 225 kilometers southwest of Darwin.  The seismic survey is being carried out by the Polarcus’ vessel, Polarcus Naila, Melbana said. The Beehive 3D

Chinese duo to build LNG terminal in Yueyang City

24 Jul No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomIllustration only. Image source: Pixabay under CCO Creative Commons license. Chinese pair, China Huadian and Guanghui Energy shave agreed to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving and storage facility in Yueyang city on the Yangtze river. Named the Yueyang LNG terminal, the project will be developed in three phases

Kuehne + Nagel bags Petronas logistics contract

24 Jul No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of Kuehne + Nagel Malaysian LNG giant Petronas has awarded a three-year logistics and supply chain contract to the German logistics specialist Kuehne + Nagel. Under the agreement, Kuehne + Nagel will assume end-to-end integrated supply chain responsibilities for Petronas, the logistics specialist said in its statement. Malaysia

Trinidad’s May LNG production surges YoY

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zoomTrinidad onshore compression project: (Image courtesy of BP) Trinidad and Tobago’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) production rose 40 percent year-on-year in May to 2.32 million cubic meters. When compared to the month before, production at Atlantic LNG’s Point Fortin facility remained almost flat, according to the data by Trinidad’s Ministry

Chinese June LNG imports rise YoY

23 Jul No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) into China during the month of June have risen compared to the corresponding period last year. The country that is pursuing the switch from coal to natural gas for heating and industrial purposes, saw its June LNG imports reach 3.97 million tonnes, 31.3 percent

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