Freeport LNG Delays Start of Texas Export Terminal
Freeport LNG, a privately held U.S. liquefied natural gas company, said on Thursday it pushed back the projected start date for its $13 billion export terminal under construction in Texas by about nine months to around Sept. 1, 2019.Freeport LNG now expects the first liquefaction train to enter service around Sept.
Chevron Greenlights Gorgon LNG Expansion
Chevron Corp will proceed with the second stage of its giant Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant off the northwest coast of Western Australia, the company said on Saturday.Chevron and its joint venture partners plan to sink 11 new wells in the Gorgon and Jansz-Io fields and…
LNG Carrier for Osaka Gas Named LNG Mars
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the naming ceremony for a newbuilding LNG carrier for Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. was held at the Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. The vessel was ordered by MOL and Osaka Gas International Transport, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Osaka Gas, and built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
Osaka Gas Vessel Named "LNG Venus'
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. President: Koichi Muto) today announced the naming ceremony of 'LNG Venus', a newbuilding liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier held at the Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI; President: Shunichi Miyanaga; Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo).
Osaka Gas to Expand LNG Trading
Japan's Osaka Gas Co said this week it plans to expand its liquefied natural gas (LNG) trading activity as it adjusts to a market that has shifted from being undersupplied to a glut within the last two years. The utility said as part of the trading expansion it would try to sell LNG it does not need when it sees short-term opportunities…
Osaka Gas Plans Resales of 3 Mln T of LNG by 2020
Japan's Osaka Gas plans to raise its resales of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to third parties to 3 million tonnes a year by 2020, a top executive said on Wednesday, a move that would create more liquidity to Asia's emerging natural gas markets. Most Asian LNG is supplied under fixed term…
Exxon's New Guinea LNG Plant: 4 August Cargoes
ExxonMobil's Papua New Guinea liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant is offering to sell four cargoes loading in August to long-term buyers as well as Asian end-users, two traders said. The rapid export rate from the new plant, which was completed ahead of schedule, has helped push…
Exxon's Papua New Guinea LNG Plant to Export 20 Cargoes by Sept
ExxonMobil's Papua New Guinea gas liquefaction plant is expected to export around 20 cargoes during the project's start-up phase lasting until September, traders said. The rapid export rate from the new plant, which was completed slightly ahead of schedule, has helped push global LNG prices lower as major Japanese buyers retreat from spot markets.
Chevron, China Huadian Sign LNG Supply Deal
Chevron Corporation's wholly-owned subsidiary, Chevron U.S.A. Inc., has today signed a non-binding liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply Heads of Agreement (HOA) with China Huadian Green Energy Co., Ltd. When the agreement is finalized, China Huadian Green Energy is expected to receive up…
Chevron Ships First LNG From Gorgon Project
Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today announced that its first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Gorgon Project has departed Barrow Island off the northwest coast of Western Australia. The cargo will be delivered to one of Chevron's foundation buyers, Chubu Electric Power, for delivery into Japan.
Chevron, SK LNG Trading Ink Deal for LNG Supply
Chevron Corporation today announced its Australian subsidiaries have signed a binding Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with SK LNG Trading Pte Ltd (SK). Under the SPA, SK LNG Trading, which is part of a leading industrial conglomerate in South Korea, will receive 4.15 million tons of LNG over a five-year period starting in 2017.
Tokyo Gas Imports First Gorgon LNG Parcel
Japan's biggest city gas supplier, Tokyo Gas Co, said it has received its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from Chevron Corp's $54 billion Gorgon export facility in Australia. The "Energy Confidence" vessel carrying about 70,000 tonnes of LNG arrived on Saturday at the company's Ohgishima LNG Terminal in Yokohama…
Chevron Starts LNG Production at Gorgon
Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today announced it has started producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) and condensate at the Gorgon Project on Barrow Island off the northwest coast of Western Australia. The first LNG cargo is expected to be shipped next week. "We expect legacy assets such…
First PNG LNG Cargo Shipped by Exxon Mobil
Exxon Mobil Corporatio says it has shipped the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the $19 billion PNG (Papua New Guinea) LNG project ahead of schedule. PNG LNG, operated by ExxonMobil affiliate ExxonMobil PNG Limited, is expected to produce more than 9 trillion cubic feet of gas over its estimated 30 years of operations.
Chevron: Gorgon LNG Export Plant Still Suspended After Leak
Production remains suspended at Chevron Corp's $54 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) Gorgon export facility in Australia following a gas leak nearly two weeks ago, a company spokesman said. "Production at the Gorgon LNG plant site has been temporarily suspended while the company undertakes some minor repair and maintenance work…
Chevron Reports Outage at Gorgon LNG Plant
Chevron Corp has shut the first production line at its giant Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant in Australia and expects the outage to last about a month in order to replace a faulty device, a spokesman said on Monday. "Production on Gorgon Train 1 was stopped on May 12 due to a failure of a flow measurement device…
Chevron and ENN Sign Gorgon LNG Agreement
Chevron Corporation announced that its Australian subsidiaries have signed a non-binding Heads of Agreement (HoA) with ENN LNG Trading Company Limited (ENN) for the delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China from the Chevron-operated Gorgon natural gas project in Australia. When the deal is finalized…
Eni Buys out Shell's Stake in Evans Shoal Gas Field
Italy's Eni announces the purchase of a 32.5% stake in the Evans Shoal gas field in the Timor Sea, Australia. The field is located offshore in the NT/P48 exploration permit in the north Bonaparte Basin, around 300km northwest of Darwin, where there is an existing LNG plant precinct. The undeveloped Evans Shoal field…
Oversupplied Japanese LNG Players to Sell off Excess Volumes
Asian spot LNG prices extended losses this week as oversupplied Japanese utilities sought to offload cargoes and as key European gas benchmarks softened. Asian prices for LNG delivery in March fell 25 cents to about $7.75 per million British thermal units (mmBtu), traders said, ranging from $8/mmBtu to about $7.60/mmBtu.
LNG Prices Retreat on Soft Demand
Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) extended their fall this week on slack demand, although production issues in Australia helped stem losses. LNG for May delivery in Asia traded at around $4.20 per million British thermal units (mmBtu), compared with $4.30 per mmBtu last week. LNG for June delivery was lower at around $4.00 per mmBtu.