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Top news of the week February 5-10

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MOL FSRU Challenger, the world’s largest FSRU (Image MOL) 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. World’s largest

Russia: GAC wins Yamal LNG ship management deal

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Two Arctic LNG carriers at the Yamal export facility (Image courtesy of Novatek) GAC Russia, a unit of the Dubai-headquartered GAC Group, has won a contract by the Novatek-operated Yamal LNG export project in Russia. Yamal LNG has appointed GAC Russia to manage its fleet of ice-breaker tankers at Sabetta

Indonesia: Tangguh LNG expansion project moving forward

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The Wiriager Deep A platform, part of the Tangguh expansion project (Image courtesy of BP) Construction is progressing on the Tangguh expansion project which includes the addition of a third train at the BP-operated LNG export facility in Indonesia. The expansion project will add a liquefaction unit of 3.8 million

Chile’s Quintero LNG terminal in truck loading milestone

8 Feb No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of GNL Quintero GNL Quintero, the Chilean regasification facility, said it had loaded the 50,000th truck with liquefied natural gas (LNG) at its truck loading station. The truck loading station has been operating since 2011 and consists of four independent loading bays. Trucks deliver LNG to markets throughout

Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering turns to profit in Q4

7 Feb No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Petronas PFLNG 2 turret system (Image courtesy of MMHE) LNG carrier repair specialist Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering reported a profit during the fourth quarter of 2017 despite a lower revenue. MMHE reported a net profit of 47.13 million ringgit ($12.07m) for its fourth quarter versus a net loss of

Anadarko says Mozambique LNG moving forward

7 Feb No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Offshore Mozambique (Image courtesy of Anadarko) Woodlands-based Anadarko said Tuesday it made “meaningful progress” with its giant liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Mozambique. The US company said in its fourth-quarter report it completed the legal and contractual framework and began the resettlement process to prepare the onshore location for the future

Tokyo Gas unit and partners to build Niihama LNG terminal in Japan

6 Feb No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

For illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Tokyo Gas) Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions, a unit of Tokyo Gas, and four Japanese partners said on Tuesday they have decided to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at Sumitomo Chemical’s plant in Ehime prefecture in western Japan. The other partners are

First STS LNG bunkering operation for Spain’s Bilbao port

5 Feb No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

The STS LNG operation (Image courtesy of Port of Bilbao) The first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering operation via a ship-to-ship method has taken place in the Spanish port of Bilbao. LNG-fueled cement carrier, Ireland, received 90 cubic meters of the chilled fuel from the Oizmendi bunker vessel on February

Report: Chevron sells first Wheatstone gas condensate cargo

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Wheatstone LNG plant at Ashburton North (Image courtesy of Chevron) US-based energy company Chevron, the operator of the Wheatstone LNG export project, has reportedly sold a first gas condensate cargo from the LNG facility in Western Australia. The 650,000-barrel gas condensate cargo will be loaded in February and has been sold to

Fifth APLNG-dedicated tanker delivered in China

4 Feb No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Cesi Wenzhou (Image courtesy of Cosco Shipping Energy) Chinese shipyard Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding delivered the 174,000-cbm liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier CESI Wenzhou to its owners on January 31. The dual fuel CESI Wenzhou is the fifth Australia Pacific LNG-dedicated tanker in a series of a total of six carriers that

Top news of the week Jan 29-Feb 3

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Image courtesy of Höegh LNG Hyundai Heavy scores $500 million contract for Steelhead LNG’s export project in Canada South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries said it had won a contract worth about $500 million for a liquefaction unit to be used for Steelhead LNG’s Kwispaa LNG export project in

Tax reform boosts Chevron’s Q4 profit

2 Feb No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Gorgon LNG plant (Image courtesy of Chevron) Chevron, the US-based energy company and the operator of the giant Gorgon and Wheatstone LNG projects in Australia, reported a surge in its fourth-quarter profit, mainly due to the recent U.S. tax reform. Chevron is the second US company, following ExxonMobil, to post a surge in its earnings on Friday due to benefits

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