Thursday, March 22, 2018

Liquefied Natural Gas News

Pivotal Delivers First LNG Cargo to NASA

(Photo: Pivotal LNG)

Pivotal LNG said it has made its first delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Ala.

Exxon Mobil buys LNG to Chill Papua New Guinea Project

File Image: A typical LNG Carrier at Sea (CREDIT: QGTC)

ExxonMobil Corp has bought a liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to keep its Papua New Guinea plant cold after a powerful earthquake triggered a production halt last month, several trade sources said on Monday.

Sapura Commences Production at B15 Gas Field

Photo courtesy Sapura E&P

Sapura Exploration and Production (Sarawak) Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sapura Energy Berhad (SEB), informed that it has commenced production at the B15 field. The…

Exxon Assessing Earthquake Damage to New Guinea NatGas Plant

LNG export project knocked out by major quake in late Feb. A senior Exxon Mobil Corp executive said on Wednesday the company is still assessing damage to its natural gas…

McDermott to Bid for Asia Offshore Oil, Gas Contracts

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U.S. engineering and construction company McDermott International plans to bid for $5 billion in contracts in the next few months in Asia Pacific as the region's offshore oil and gas sector recovers…

Shell's Gas Production Could Dwarf Oil By 2050 -CEO

Chief Executive Ben van Beurden (Photo: Shell)

Royal Dutch Shell could boost the share of natural gas production to triple that of oil in order to meet self-imposed goals to halve carbon emissions by 2050, Chief Executive Ben van Beurden said on Wednesday.

World's Second Floating LNG Project Starts Production in Cameroon

Photo courtesy of Golar LNG

Norwegian shipping firm Golar LNG on Monday said liquefied natural gas (LNG) production had started at its floating LNG production platform in Cameroon, the world's second…

$3 Bln LNG-to-power Project Planned in Bay of Bengal

Bangladesh's Summit Power International said on Tuesday it signed a memorandum of understanding with Japan's Mitsubishi Corp and subsidiary Diamond Gas International to…

Shell: LNG Buyers Fail to Leverage 'Buyer's' Market

File Image: A typical LNG carrier in transit in the Med (CREDIT: Robert Murphy)

Royal Dutch Shell, the world's biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) trader, said on Thursday buyers of the fuel have not taken advantage of a market that favours them and…

Tokyo Gas Wins Destination Flexibility from New Malaysia LNG Purchase

Tokyo Gas said on Wednesday it signed a heads of agreement to buy long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) from a unit of Malaysian state oil firm Petronas with flexible destination…

LNG Tanker Boris Vilkitsky Sailing for Rotterdam

LNG carrier Boris Vilkitsky (File photo: EDF Group)

The liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker Boris Vilkitsky is due to arrive at Rotterdam on March 8, Reuters shipping data showed on Tuesday. The tanker, which has capacity for about 170…

First LNG from Cheniere US to GAIL India

Photo: GAIL

Cheniere Energy and GAIL (India) today marked the commencement of their 20-year Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) to supply U.S.-sourced liquefied natural gas to India from…

Peru Resumes LNG Exports after Pipeline Rupture

(File photo: Peru LNG)

Peru has exported its first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in three weeks after a pipeline rupture in the jungle disrupted production, the state energy agency Perupetro said on Tuesday.

S.Korea Fuel Oil Imports Soar

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South Korea's move to shut coal-fired generators to control air pollution at the same time as nuclear reactors are going into scheduled maintenance is resulting in surging fuel oil imports…

Putin to Saudi Energy Minister: Buy Our Gas, Save Your Oil

Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih to buy Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) in order to spare Saudi Arabia's oil, the Interfax…

Japan Eyes LNG Projects in Russian Arctic

Russian Energy Minister said on Wednesday Japan was interested in taking part in projects to produce liquefied natural gas in the Arctic. "Japan today shows its interest in increasing cooperation in the Arctic…

Stalled Oil and Gas Exploration a Major Economic Risk

Delivery of gas Courtesy APPEA photo Santos Wallumbilla

The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) exploration data confirms that the slump in petroleum exploration in Australia continues. “Yesterday, the ABS released data for 2017…

STQ Commission LNG Powered F.-A.-Gauthier

The Government of Québec and Gaz Métro are associating themselves together to make liquefied natural gas available in 2016.

Gaz Métro applauds today's official commissioning of the NM F.-A.-Gauthier, the first ferry to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG) in North America. It is also the first ship of any kind to run on LNG in Canada.

US Battles Russia for European LNG Market

Image: Cheniere Energy

As the U.S. prepares to enter the European gas markets with its first delivery of liquefied natural gas, Norway and Russia are expected to increase production to lower prices…

Chevron Expects LNG Supply Shortage by 2025

File Image: a typical LNG carrier transits the Med in a recent photo (CREDIT: Robert Murphy)

Chevron Corp said on Tuesday it expected supply shortage in the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market by around 2025, echoing comments made last month by top LNG trader Royal Dutch Shell.