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Prometheus, Summit open Lebanon, Missouri LNG facility

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zoomImage courtesy of Prometheus Houston-based liquefied natural gas supplier Prometheus Energy and Summit Natural Gas of Missouri cut the ribbon at Summit’s new LNG facility in Lebanon, Missouri. The facility will increase Summit’s natural gas capacity to fuel the regions’ economic growth and peak seasonal natural gas requirements, the company said in

LNG-fueled bulk carrier Viikki starts Baltic Sea ops

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Image courtesy of Aspo The new LNG-fueled bulk carrier Viikki, owned by ESL Shipping, a subsidiary of the Aspo, has started operating on the Baltic Sea. The 25,600-dwt vessel, 160 meters long Viikki was built in China, and after completion first sailed to Japan to load a cargo of raw materials.

GasLog LNG carrier not damaged after Heraklion grounding

13 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

For illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of GasLog) Liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier GasLog Saratoga, owned by Monaco-based shipping company GasLog, suffered no damage after it ran aground on November 9 while approaching the port of Heraklion on the Greek island of Crete. The 155,000-cbm GasLog Saratoga “was in a

LR approves STX’s LNG-fueled MR tanker design

13 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of Lloyd’s Register Lloyd’s Register has granted an approval in principle to STX for a 50,000 dwt MR tanker design capable of using LNG as a fuel.  STX incorporated an LNG-fuelled propulsion system into their existing conventional MR tanker design with technical assistance and support from LR, ensuring

Novatek delivers first LNG cargo to CNOOC

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Image courtesy of Novatek Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer Novatek said its unit, Novatek Gas and Power Asia, shipped a cargo of LNG produced from the Yamal LNG project to China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). The LNG cargo was delivered to Fujian LNG Terminal in China via the

IEA says gas to overtake coal in energy mix by 2030

13 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Illustration purpose only (Image courtesy of Santos) The Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) said natural gas is set to overtake coal as the second-largest fuel in the global energy mix by 2030.  In its World Energy Outlook 2018, IEA said the industrial consumers will make the largest contribution to a

MAN Cryo to deliver LNG regas facility for Forchem in Finland

13 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomImage courtesy of MAN Energy Solutions MAN Energy Solutions’ unit MAN Cryo has won the contract to design and deliver an LNG regasification terminal for the Forchem company in Rauma, Finland. Forchem, a company producing chemical and animal feed products from tall oil, has chosen to convert the boiler for

Pavilion, Novatek ink Arctic LNG 2 partnership MoU

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zoomImage courtesy of Novatek Temasek-owned Pavilion Energy signed a memorandum of understanding with Russia’s Novatek for the participation in the latter’s Arctic LNG 2 project. Under the memorandum of understanding, Pavilion Energy would consider participating in the project as well as booking volumes at the project being developed by Russia’s

LNG tanker docks at Cheniere’s Corpus Christi plant as 1st shipment nears

13 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

zoomCorpus Christi (Image courtesy of Cheniere) A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker has arrived at Cheniere Energy’s Corpus Christi liquefaction and export terminal in Texas as the company is preparing to ship the first cargo from the facility. The 170,000-cbm FSRU Golar Tundra, which is being used as an LNG carrier in

Cheniere inks Sabine Pass Train 6 EPC deal with Bechtel

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Image courtesy of Cheniere Houston-based LNG exporter Cheniere Energy signed the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) deal with the LNG engineering giant Bechtel for Sabine Pass Train 6.  Cheniere issued a notice to proceed to Bechtel to commence early engineering, procurement and site works, the company’s statement reads. Jack Fusco,

Oil Search starts drilling Muruk 2 well in Papua New Guinea

13 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Image courtesy of Oil Search The Papua New Guinea-focused oil and gas producer and PNG LNG stakeholder, Oil Search, said the Muruk 2 appraisal well started drilling on November 10.  Muruk 2, which is located in PDL 9 (Oil Search – 24.4 percent) in the PNG Highlands, approximately 11 kilometers north-west of

Eni sells 20 pct Nour North Sinai share to Mubadala

13 Nov No Comments gregsamuel_e5x9azx4 LNG World News

Illustration purposes only (Image courtesy Eni) Italian energy company Eni agreed to sell 20 percent of its participating interest in the Nour North Sinai Offshore concession, in Egypt, to Mubadala Petroleum. In the concession, which is in participation with Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), Eni holds an 85 percent stake

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