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LNG trading fleet set to sail for crowded waters

Increasing amounts of shipped goods are increasing marine traffic around the world. This map shows the location of maritime incidents recorded since the beginning of 2007.

By Andrew Walker and Verity Ratcliffe 21 April 2017
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Jordan Cove LNG receives Trump administration support

Oregon’s proposed Jordan Cove LNG export project has received the support of a top adviser to United States President Donald Trump.

24 April 2017
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Conoco considers Kenai LNG offers

ConocoPhillips is reviewing bids for the sale of its 1.5 mtpa Kenai LNG plant in Nikiski, Alaska.

24 April 2017
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Japan ready to take part in Sakhalin 2’s third train

Japanese companies are ready to take part in the third train of Russia’s Sakhalin 2 LNG project as both buyers and investors.

24 April 2017
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Global small-scale LNG fleet expands

The small-scale LNG shipping fleet has shown sustained growth over recent years, and three-quarters of all vessels are on long-term charter.

24 April 2017
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Brazil may pay price for Q1 hydro binge

Brazil leaned heavily on its huge hydro dams in Q1 2017, but reservoir levels are dwindling and the country may soon be competing for spot LNG cargoes.

24 April 2017
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US approves $10 bln of deals with Indonesia

United States Vice President Mike Pence has announced $10 billion of deals between American and Indonesian companies during his visit to Jakarta on Friday.

21 April 2017
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Bahrain courting Gazprom and Rosneft for LNG

Bahrain is in talks with Gazprom and Rosneft for LNG supplies.

21 April 2017
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Germany and Sweden to provide funding for Yamal LNG

German and Swedish export credit agencies will take part in the Yamal LNG project, Novatek Chief Executive Leonid Mikhelson said.

21 April 2017
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Gas Entec to construct LNG-fuelled container vessel

South Korea’s Gas Entec has signed a memorandum of agreement with Seoil Agency Co. to construct, charter and operate an LNG-fuelled reefer ship.

20 April 2017
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Sakhalin 2 LNG exports down in 2017

The Sakhalin 2 LNG plant exported around 2.1 mt to the Asia Pacific region between January and March 2017, a year-on-year drop of 27%.

20 April 2017
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New coastal LNG storage to be built in Porto Marghera

A JV has completed the feasibility study for the construction of a 32 Mcm coastal LNG storage site in Porto Marghera, Venice.

20 April 2017
ConocoPhillips is considering developing a second train at its Darwin LNG plant. (ConocoPhillips) LNG

IOCs look upstream for second train at Darwin

Major global companies are working together to develop assets off the northwestern coast of Australia that could support a second train at Darwin LNG.

20 April 2017
The PFLNG Satu. The vessel is ramping up to its 1.2 mtpa capacity. (Petronas) LNG

Petronas makes its mark with first FLNG cargo

The PFLNG Satu has shipped its first cargo, but it is still too early to say how significant floating liquefaction will be for Petronas.

20 April 2017
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Indonesia’s gas imports surge by a third in Q1 2017

Indonesia is importing more LNG as it seeks to expand gas use around the country and reduce reliance on oil-based fuels.

20 April 2017
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PNG landowners still waiting on benefits from LNG project

Landowners in Papua New Guinea’s Hela province are still waiting to receive the benefits they were promised from the startup of the PNG LNG project.

19 April 2017
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Tanzania LNG draft host government agreement ready

The Tanzanian government and stakeholders in the Tanzania LNG export project have drafted a host government agreement.

19 April 2017
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Gazprom to push LNG-for-transport with plant in Yaroslavl

Gazprom will build a liquefaction plant in Russia’s Yaroslavl region as part of its efforts to boost domestic use of LNG in transport.

19 April 2017
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Lithuanian parliament to discuss reduced port charges for LNG

Lithuania’s parliament will discuss a proposal from the country’s transport minister to calculate port charges for small LNG carriers based on the volume of LNG loaded.

19 April 2017
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Edison to sell 7.4% stake in Rovigo LNG terminal and pipeline

Edison is selling its 7.3% stake in Italy’s Rovigo LNG terminal and the 70 km pipeline that connects it to the national grid

19 April 2017
The commissioning cargo at Chevron’s Gorgon LNG, which started up last year. (Chevron) LNG

IOCs focus on debottlenecking current LNG plants

Debottlenecking existing LNG trains is a means of expanding production at low cost, industry executives say.

19 April 2017

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