LNG

Liquefaction

Feasibility study RFP out for Black Sea LNG project

The Azerbaijan-Georgia-Romania-Interconnector LNG Project Co. (AGRI LNG) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to companies interested in conducting a feasibility study for the financing and techni

8 December 2011
Liquefaction

Sakhalin governor urges construction of third LNG train

Sakhalin’s regional governor Alexander Khoroshavin is confident that construction of a third train at Russia’s Sakhalin-2 LNG plant will be needed to meet future demand from the Asia Pacific regio

8 December 2011
Liquefaction

Gas storage is the missing link in Australian CBM-LNG projects

Eastern Australia’s coal-bed methane output, LNG exports and gas-fired power generation are all rising quickly. So far, however, investors appear to be ignoring the growing value of gas storage capacity.

8 December 2011
Liquefaction

Qatargas signs SPA with Chubu Electric and Shizuoka Gas

Qatargas signed a sales and purchase agreement (SPA) on Wednesday with Japanese companies Chubu Electric Power and Shizuoka Gas for an extra 200,000 tons of LNG per year.

7 December 2011
Supply Contracts

RasGas and CPC reach additional LNG supply deal

CPC Corporation, Taiwan's state-run oil and gas and company, has signed an additional LNG supply agreement with Qatari RasGas, the AP news agency reported on Tuesday.

6 December 2011
Regasification

Estonian LNG site deal reached as report calls for regional link

Tallinna Sadam, the operator of Estonia's biggest port at Tallinn, has agreed a deal with state transmission system operator Elering for the development of a national LNG terminal at a site at Muuga j

6 December 2011
Liquefaction

Woodside’s Browse LNG suffers setback in land title dispute

Woodside Petroleum’s troubled Browse LNG Development in Western Australia suffered a setback on Tuesday, when the state's Supreme Court ruled against the company in a native land title dispute.

6 December 2011
Regasification

Japanese 2011 LNG imports on track to reach 78 million tons

Japan is on track to import a total of 78 million tons of LNG in 2011 as uncertainty over the future of its nuclear capacity continues and, even with some nuclear back online, 2012 could see it approaching import capacity

6 December 2011
Liquefaction

PetroChina and QP focal to Shell’s long-term development

It is still vital for “IOCs [international oil companies] to have long-term relationships with core partners. [For Shell] QP [Qatar Petroleum] is up there, as is PetroChina,” Andrew Brown, executi

5 December 2011
Liquefaction

QGC’s investments in Queensland Curtis LNG tops A$5.1 bln

Australian coal seam gas (coal-bed methane) explorer and producer Queensland Gas Co. (QGC) has invested more than A$5.1 billion ($5.23 billion) in the past 18 months in the Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLN

5 December 2011
Regasification

Russia to supply Bahrain’s LNG import facility - Bahrain oil and gas minister

Russia will be one of the suppliers to Bahrain’s planned LNG import terminal, Abdul Hussain Bin Ali Mirza, Bahrain’s minister of oil and gas, told Interfax at the sidelines of the 20th World Petro

5 December 2011
Regasification

CNOOC plans second FSRU project in north China

China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) announced on Friday that it has signed a co-operation framework agreement with Yantai Port Group to build a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) pr

5 December 2011
Regasification

China to triple LNG production capacity by 2015

China will boost its annual production of LNG to 7.5 million tons by 2015, Xu Zhengkang, co-author of the country’s five-year natural gas development plan, confirmed to Interfax on Friday.

2 December 2011
Shipping & Transport

Guodian to build Chongqing's first gas-fired power plant

China Guodian Corp. (Guodian), one of the country's largest power providers, has signed a co-operation framework agreement with Zhong County in Chongqing Municipality to build a gas-fired power plant,

2 December 2011
Regasification

Livorno LNG plant gets EIB loan boost

The Livorno LNG regasification terminal on the central Italian coast has been granted a €240 million ($324 million) loan by the European Investment Bank, giving the project the final investment it n

2 December 2011
Shipping & Transport

Tanesco appeals for higher tariffs to pay for extra power

Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco) has appealed to the energy market regulator to increase electricity prices by up to 155% to cover the cost of emergency power generation.

1 December 2011
Regasification

Towngas JV in Dalian to build LNG project

Dalian Deta Towngas, the gas distributor for Liaoning Province’s Dalian City, will spend RMB 120 million ($18.8 million) to build a LNG utilisation project, Liu Weiguo, an engineer with Dalian Deta Towngas, confirmed to Interfax on Wednesday.

1 December 2011
Supply Contracts

Gorgon LNG’s Verve supply deal quells domestic buyers’ worries

Verve Energy’s gas supply agreement with Western Australia’s Gorgon LNG development on Wednesday may have reasssured a domestic industry concerned that it will lose out to the more profitable export market.

1 December 2011
Regasification

Legal wrangle may delay Jamaican LNG ambitions

A protracted legal wrangle and uncertain demand forecasts may harm prospects for Jamaica’s planned LNG regasification terminal, Interfax has learned.

30 November 2011
Liquefaction

‘Compelling’ case for Israeli exports, says Noble Energy

Noble Energy and its partners in the Tamar and Dalit gas fields are pressing the Israeli government to sanction gas exports from the offshore finds.

30 November 2011

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