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Final Yamal LNG tanker loads first cargo in Sabetta

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zoomImage courtesy of Novatek The final ice-class LNG tanker set to work on the Yamal LNG project has marked its operational start with the loading of its first cargo. The new Arc7 ice-class LNG tanker Yakov Gakkel, representing the fifteenth and final such vessel built specifically for the Yamal LNG

Maran Gas LNG tanker loading first export cargo from Elba

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Maran Gas Lindos; Image courtesy of Maran Gas A Maran Gas LNG tanker is currently loading at Kinder Morgan’s Elba LNG terminal near Savannah, Georgia, as the facility prepares for its first export. According to S&P Global Platts, the Maran Gas Lindos LNG tanker was moored to a jetty at

Seven additional LNG tankers heading to UK

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Illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Tokyo Gas) The United Kingdom is reportedly awaiting seven more liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers, according to Refinitiv shipping data. Reuters said that the seven LNG tankers were an addition to the 13 already on the way. Four of those are carrying cargoes loaded

Alpha Adriatic, ETCA Caspian dismantle Croatian LNG joint venture

10 Dec No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Pula, base of Alpha Adriatic and Uljanik Plovidba LNG; Image by: Orlovic; Source: Wikimedia – under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license Croatia’s Alpha Adriatic and Cypriot ETCA Caspian Limited have decided to shut down its LNG joint venture Uljanik Plovidba LNG. Alpha Adriatic, formerly named Uljanik Plovidba, said in a

Chinese firms offer to resell LNG cargoes due to weak demand

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Illustration; Image courtesy of Flex LNG Chinese companies are reportedly offering to resell LNG cargoes in the spot market as they grapple with high inventory amid weak demand due to a slowing economy and a milder than usual winter. Citing several trade sources, Reuters said on Monday that the world’s

Petrobras to lease LNG operations in Bahia

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Image courtesy of Bruno Covas; Source: Flickr – under the CC BY 2.0 license Brazil’s state-controlled oil and gas company Petrobras has started a process to lease its Bahia regasification LNG terminal and its integrated pipeline in northeast Brazil. Petrobras said on Monday that the start of the terminal lease

Freeport LNG Train 1 starts commercial operations

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Image courtesy of Freeport LNG McDermott International has stated that Train 1 of the Freeport LNG plant on Quintana Island in Freeport, Texas, has begun commercial operations. The start of commercial operations was announced in a joint statement by McDermott and its partners, Chiyoda International and Zachry Group on Monday,

Cooper Energy’s Sole gas field expected to begin in February 2020

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Illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Cooper Energy) Australian exploration and production company Cooper Energy has not yet started production of gas from its Sole field offshore Australia due to delays in the completion of upgrades on the Orbost gas plant in Victoria. The Cooper-operated Sole gas field is located

Visiongain: Micro LNG market set to grow to $222.7 million by 2030

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Illustration; Image by: Jan Arrhénborg / AGA; Source: Wikimedia – under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license The micro liquefied natural gas (LNG) market is set to grow to $222.7 million with over 5 mtpa installed capacity by 2030, according to a business intelligence provider. Visiongain said in its Micro Liquefied

GlobalData: Ocean LNG leads in 2019 contracted capacity

9 Dec No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of Golden Pass LNG Ocean LNG leads global long-term LNG contracted capacity signed by purchasing companies in 2019, according to a report by GlobalData. GlobalData said that Ocean LNG dominated in terms of long-term LNG import volumes for contracts signed by key purchasing companies for the year 2019,

Qatargas set to hit ‘best in class’ LNG production target

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Town Hall Event 2019; Image courtesy of Qatargas Qatargas’ liquefied natural gas (LNG) production is on target to achieve the “best in class” reliability performance of 98.8 percent while the Ras Laffan refinery achieved strong reliability of 98.6 percent, well ahead of the current year targets. The world’s number one

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