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Second force majeure of 2013 declared at Nigeria LNG
Yet another force majeure has been declared on feedgas supplies to the Nigeria LNG liquefaction facility, cutting output by around 50%, operator Shell Petroleum Development Co. of Nigeria announced this week.
Novatek vague on LNG markets and tariff growth
Novatek is bullish on Yamal LNG after its Q1 2013 results, anticipating a government decision on liberalising LNG exports soon. But exactly what the company expects remains unclear.
Prequalification tender to supply LNG to Jordan closes
The prequalification tender to supply LNG to Jordan’s proposed 3.5 mtpa FSRU project in the Port of Aqaba closed on Thursday.
GDF Suez wins Uruguay’s first LNG terminal
Uruguayan authorities have awarded European giant GDF Suez a contract to build the country’s first LNG terminal.
Lebanon to approach market for LNG supplies in early June
Lebanon expects to start negotiations with potential LNG providers in June for the supply of LNG into the country’s 3.5 mtpa FSRU, an adviser to the Lebanese energy minister told Interfax on Thursday.
Israel launches lone LNG cargo tender
Israel Electric Corp. has issued a tender for a lone delivery in the second half of summer to safeguard against…
Vitol sends diverted volumes to Argentina
The Vitol-chartered LNG Gemini, which was diverted away from Kuwait’s Mina Al Ahmadi terminal at the last minute, only delivered…
Argentina awards three LNG cargoes
A tender launched by Argentina’s YPF and Enarsa for deliveries in July closed last week, but only three cargoes were…
Trafigura to deliver all volumes to Manzanillo
Mexico’s Manzanillo terminal will receive all the gas from state-owned utility CFE’s deal with Trafigura for 18 cargoes. Sources confirmed…
Dubai receives first cargo of 2013
Dubai’s FSRU received its first cargo of its summer buying season on Tuesday when the Al Rekayyat arrived from Qatar…
Familiar faces to dominate North West Shelf tender
A supply tender for two LNG cargoes from Woodside Petroleum’s North West Shelf project closed on Wednesday, with awards set to be made later this month, sources have told Interfax.
Paradigm shift in global energy order underway
The surge in North American hydrocarbon production and the region’s dwindling need for energy imports has laid the groundwork for US engagement in Asia Pacific.
Japan’s fuel bill to soar on monetary easing
Energy analysts told Interfax that Japanese utilities are set to pay a steep price for Shinzo Abe’s aggressive monetary expansion
China’s majors make waves in LNG shipping
A strong outlook for LNG shipping activity and energy security concerns are driving China’s state-owned LNG importers into the booming market for LNG carriers.
Trafigura mops up Mexican LNG tender
Mexico may import up to 53 LNG cargoes this year, which is three more than 2012, according to Interfax calculations and the results of a tender organised by state-controlled utility Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) earlier this month.