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P&O Cruises’ LNG-powered newbuild to go on sea trials

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Iona, an LNG-powered cruise ship being built for British P&O Cruises, is now a step closer to its delivery as the newbuild is scheduled to arrive in Rotterdam for inspection work in early June. Image Courtesy: Meyer Werft The vessel has been undergoing final outfitting in Bremerhaven will soon enter

EIA: U.S. LNG feedgas deliveries lowest since October 2019

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Natural gas deliveries to U.S. facilities producing liquefied natural gas for export (LNG feedgas) slipped to the lowest levels since October 2019. Courtesy of Cheniere The volumes declined to 5.6 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) on May 24, 2020, and averaged 6.7 Bcf/d from May 1 through May 26,

Sinopec to build new LNG terminal in Zhoushan

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China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) has inked a deal to build a new LNG terminal in Zhoushan. Courtesy of Sinopec The company has signed a deal with the Zhejiang provincial government worth $2.8 billion to develop a 15 mtpa import terminal. According to a Reuters report citing a government

Golar LNG posts Q1 loss, advances projects

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LNG shipper Golar made further advancements in its projects in the first quarter of the year. Image courtesy of Golar LNG The company reported a loss of $104.2 million for the first three months of the year. This compares to a $41.7 million loss reported in the corresponding period in

U.S. weekly LNG exports bounce back

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The United States LNG facilities upped the number of cargoes exported during the week ending May 27. Courtesy of Cheniere Data from the United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that a total of 12 cargoes have been exported during the week under review. The vessels had a total LNG-carrying

Equinor to restart Hammerfest LNG plant on June 18

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Norwegian energy giant Equinor plans to bring back online its Hammerfest liquefied natural gas export plant on June 18 following planned maintenance. Hammerfest LNG (Image by Harald Pettersen / Equinor) The LNG operator said earlier this month it would close the export facility for scheduled maintenance for two weeks starting

KBR to study efficiency at Santos GLNG plant

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Houston-based KBR said Thursday it has won an energy efficiency opportunities study by Australia’s Santos for its Gladstone LNG plant on Curtis Island. GLNG plant (Image courtesy of Santos) According to the engineering company, the study seeks to explore opportunities to improve the overall energy efficiency of the plant and

Thailand approves another LNG import licence

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Thailand’s energy regulator has approved another liquefied natural gas import licence as the country is stepping up efforts in liberalising its gas and LNG markets. For illustration purposes only (Image: B.Grimm Power) The Energy Regulatory Commission said in a statement it granted an LNG import licence on Wednesday to a

Flex LNG slips into first-quarter loss

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Flex LNG, the company controlled by billionaire John Fredriksen and an emerging player in the LNG shipping business, slipped into the red in the first quarter. Courtesy of Flex LNG The company reported a $14.9 million loss in the first quarter of the year, compared to a net income of

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