Remote locations pose a challenge for Canadian LNG projects. (FERC) LNG

Clouds gather over Canadian LNG sector

Petronas has cancelled its Pacific NorthWest project in British Columbia, and given the high costs of investment it is likely other Canadian projects will suffer the same fate.

By Andrew Walker 27 July 2017
LNG

Tianjin LNG terminal receives 0.6 mt in H1 2017

China National Offshore Oil Corp.’s Tianjin LNG terminal received 10 shipments amounting to 606,600 tons, worth $219 million, in the first half of 2017.

21 July 2017
LNG

Svitzer wins contract for Bangladesh LNG terminal

Marine support services company Svitzer has been awarded a contract for Bangladesh’s first LNG terminal.

21 July 2017
A flare from the Corrib field. Corrib will start to decline in 2020. (Shell) LNG

Brexit-exposed Ireland pushes ahead with FSRU plans

The security of supply risks associated with Brexit are giving a new impetus to Ireland’s plans for an FSRU.

21 July 2017
LNG

Philippines shortlists six countries to help build LNG terminal

The Philippines has shortlisted six countries to help with the construction of a $2 billion LNG import and distribution facility.

21 July 2017
The Golar Spirit docked in Brazil. Like the Freeze, the Spirit has a relatively high fuel consumption. (Golar) LNG

Shortened FSRU charter gives Dubai room to manoeuvre

The charter deal for the Golar Freeze will be ended a year earlier than originally planned, freeing the emirate from its superfluous regas capacity.

21 July 2017
LNG

Total in talks with Myanmar to build LNG and power project

Total is in talks with Myanmar to build an LNG and power project in Yangon.

20 July 2017
LNG

Kansai Electric signs up for 0.8 mtpa of shale-derived US LNG

Japan’s Kansai Electric Power has committed to purchase 800,000 tpa of shale-derived LNG from the Cove Point plant in the United States.

20 July 2017
LNG

Qatari LNG boost will deter US export growth – Woodside CEO

Qatar’s plan to increase its LNG production by 30% will deter growth in LNG exports from the United States, Woodside's Peter Coleman has said.

20 July 2017
LNG

NextDecade signs MOU for new FSRU in southern Ireland

NextDecade has signed a memorandum of understanding with the port authority of Cork in southern Ireland to develop an FSRU and associated infrastructure.

20 July 2017
LNG

SE Asia LNG exports hit bumps going into summer

Southeast Asia’s LNG exporters are recording lower volumes year on year, but are benefiting from rising prices.

20 July 2017
LNG

China LNG output to average 42.3 MMcm/d this week

Domestic LNG output will be roughly unchanged from last week, while prices in northwest China, Inner Mongolia, Hebei and Tianjin will rise by 2.02%.

20 July 2017
LNG

Canada could miss out on global LNG opportunities – NEB

Canada will miss opportunities in the global LNG market if its export projects are not completed, the country’s regulator, the National Energy Board, has said.

19 July 2017
LNG

US plans to fast-track LNG export permits – Perry

The United States government is aiming to fast-track LNG export permits, the country’s Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday.

19 July 2017
LNG

PTT and Petronas to build LNG plant in Malaysia

Thailand’s PTT and Malaysia’s Petronas plan to build an LNG plant in Malaysia.

19 July 2017
LNG

Ten companies bid to build Bangladesh LNG terminal

Bangladesh has received bids from 10 companies to build a 7.5 mtpa onshore LNG terminal on a build-own-operate-transfer basis.

19 July 2017
LNG

LNG and pipeline trades boosted on China’s SHPGX

Pipeline gas transactions on the Shanghai Petroleum and Gas Exchange reached 502 MMcm in the second week of July, while LNG trades surged to 28,100 tons.

19 July 2017
LNG

Bangladesh plans second power plant to run on imported LNG

Bangladesh’s government plans to build a 500-600 MW gas-fired power plant in Matarbari that will run on regasified LNG.

18 July 2017
LNG

PNG LNG production hits record high

Production at the PNG LNG plant in Papua New Guinea has reached a record high.

18 July 2017
Contractors' margins have been squeezed since oil prices fell. (SCP Oilfield Services) LNG

Industry must evolve to avoid supply gap – Burke

Caution following the drop in oil prices is set to leave a worrying gap in oil and gas supplies, warns Ray Burke, global product leader at GE.

18 July 2017
An LNG-fired power plant in China. (CNOOC) LNG

Gas demand growth rests on power sector role

Cedigaz expects gas demand to grow by 1.6% per year to 2035, with most of this demand emerging in Asia and being increasingly met by LNG.

18 July 2017

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