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PGNiG LNG imports, gas sales up in Q1

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zoomImage courtesy of PGNiG Poland’s state-owned gas company PGNiG saw imported LNG volumes rise 31 percent during the first quarter of 2018 from the volumes imported during Q1 in 2017.  PGNiG said in its statement on Wednesday the volumes of regasified LNG reached 0.51 billion cubic meters. During the first

China’s LNG imports rise in April YoY

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China’s imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) rose in April as the country continued its switch from coal to natural gas as fuel for heating. China imported 3.39 million tonnes of LNG last month, up 56.5 percent year-on-year, according to the General Administration of Customs data. These imports rose 0.14

India boosts April LNG imports

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Kochi LNG storage tanks (Image courtesy of Petronet LNG) India’s imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) rose 4.5 percent in April on a yearly basis for the second consecutive month following a drop in February, according to the latest data from oil ministry’s Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC). India

US LNG player Cheniere makes FID for Corpus Christi Train 3

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The Corpus Christi liquefaction project (Image courtesy of Cheniere) US LNG export player Cheniere Energy has made a positive final investment decision for the third liquefaction unit at its Corpus Christi facility in Texas. Cheniere said in a statement on Tuesday it plans to issue a full notice to proceed to

Nauticor, GNF complete Fure Vinga LNG bunkering in Cartagena

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Image courtesy of Nauticor Hamburg-based Nauticor and Madrid-based Gas Natural Fenosa have joined forces to enable the liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering operation of the newly built chemical tanker Fure Vinga in the port of Cartagena. The operation carried out on may 19, was the first LNG bunkering operation of the Fure

Santos drops Harbour bid, stops talks

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zoomImage courtesy of Santos Australia’s Santos, the operator of the GLNG project on Curtis Island, has rejected the takeover bid made by the EIG Global Energy Partners-backed investment firm Harbour Energy.  On May 21, Santos received a conditional binding offer from Harbour Energy to acquire 100 percent of Santos shares by

Wärtsilä’s LNGPac unit hits 100 orders milestone

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zoomImage courtesy of Wärtsilä The technology group Wärtsilä’s contract to supply its LNGPac units for two shuttle tankers being built for Singapore-based AET Tankers, brought the total orders number to 100.  AET Tankers will feature Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel auxiliary engines running primarily on LNG fuel, and fitted with LNGPac units,

Renergen nets LNG supply deal

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Image courtesy of Renergen Renergen, the South African alternative energy company, signed an agreement with Anheuser-Busch for the delivery of natural gas for trucks displacing diesel use.  According to its filing to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Renergen and Anheuser-Busch signed the offtake deal through their respective units, Tetra4 and The South African

Petronet LNG profit climbs on higher regas volumes

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Kochi LNG terminal (Image: Archive) Petronet LNG, India’s largest importer of liquefied natural gas, reported an 11 percent increase in its quarterly net profit on the back of higher regasification volumes at its Dahej and Kochi terminals. The LNG importer said its net profit after tax rose to 5.22 billion

Anadarko names Ingram EVP of deepwater and exploration

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zoom US-based Anadarko, the developer of the Mozambique LNG project, has named Mitch Ingram as executive vice president, international, deepwater, and exploration. Ingram has been previously executive vice president, international and deepwater operation and project management. With the new role, he will oversee international and deepwater operations as well as

Gazprom’s Power of Siberia pipeline 83 percent done

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zoomImage courtesy of Gazprom Russian gas giant Gazprom said it has built over 1,790 kilometers of its Power of Siberia pipeline, reaching over 83 percent. The company is currently pre-developing the Chayandinskoye field, which serves as the basis for the Yakutia gas production center, with 105 development wells drilled and the core

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