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China's ENN Group eyes expansion into underground coal gasification

ENN Group, the largest privately-held clean energy developer in China, is ready to begin commercial projects for underground coal gasification (UCG), the chief engineer of an ENN subsidiary said at an industry conference in Beijing on 23 November.

23 November 2011
Regasification

Cash-strapped Jamaica seeks better LNG deal

Jamaica is unlikely to see LNG imports before 2014, two years later than originally planned, after the government re-tendered a contract to build a floating LNG facility.

22 November 2011
Shipping & Transport

Jiangsu Province to quadruple gas-fired installed power capacity by 2015

Jiangsu Province’s installed capacity of gas-fired power plants will reach 15 gigawatts by 2015, from 3.48 GW in 2010, while gas consumption by power plants will grow from 2.3 billion cubic metres to 8.1 bcm over the same period, according to a development blueprint released last week by the Jiangsu branch of the National Energy Administration.

22 November 2011
Supply Contracts

Cheniere Energy secures second LNG supply contract

Cheniere Energy has secured a second LNG supply deal with Spain’s Gas Natural Fenosa, moving the company closer to financing its Sabine Pass liquefaction plant to support its plan to export LNG by 2015 or 2016.

22 November 2011
Liquefaction

Tamar partners study options for FLNG facility

South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering said on Tuesday that it has signed an agreement with Noble Energy, Delek Group and Isramco to examine the possibility of developing a floating LNG facility to process gas from the Tamar field, off the coast of Israel.

22 November 2011
Shipping & Transport

Gas stands to benefit in post-Fukushima EU

A nuclear phase-out in both Germany and France would have huge knock-on effects for gas, but the European Commission is unlikely to propose a common strategy for nuclear policy anytime soon as the Parliament remains deeply divided on the issue.

22 November 2011
Shipping & Transport

Gas-fired power to increase despite doubts over renewables target

Gas-fired power generation in Europe is likely to increase over the coming years regardless of whether the EU reaches the 20% renewables target by 2020 or not, experts say.

21 November 2011
Supply Contracts

Japan LNG imports up again in October

Japan’s LNG imports rose again in October, this time by 17.9% to 6.12 million tons, according to statistics released by the Finance Ministry on Monday.

21 November 2011
Shipping & Transport

Thermal power dominates China's power production

China's thermal power plants generated 3,152.5 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity over the first 10 months of the year, making up 82.57% of the country's power production, according to a statistics report released by the China Electricity Council (CEC) on Saturday.

21 November 2011
Shipping & Transport

Tanzania’s dire need for gas

The Tanzanian government is looking to promote the local gas sector as crippling power shortages affect the economy.

18 November 2011
Shipping & Transport

Sasol plans gas plant in Mozambique

South Africa's Sasol plans to build a 140 megawatt gas-to-power plant in Mozambique.

18 November 2011
Liquefaction

Inpex says Ichthys FID to 'slip' into January

The final investment decision (FID) on the Ichthys LNG project “may slip into mid-January 2012”, Japan’s Inpex said in an statement on Friday.

18 November 2011
Supply Contracts

Domestic carriers transport bulk of China's term LNG imports

A domestic fleet of five tankers has been transporting the bulk of China's term shipments of LNG from two suppliers in Asia.

18 November 2011
Supply Contracts

China's gas-fired power industry profitability in doubt

China’s gas-fired sector is concerned that it cannot make a profit until the price of LNG imports decreases.

18 November 2011
Liquefaction

BP awaits Indonesian OK on new Tangguh train

While talk of expanding BP’s Tangguh LNG station in Indonesia have been underway for several years, the more gritty details about pricing and directing some of the gas to the domestic market have just come into discussion this year.

18 November 2011
Liquefaction

Sakhalin-2 operator ready for third LNG train

Sakhalin’s operator is ready to start work on a third LNG train if and when its shareholders can agree on sources of supply.

17 November 2011
Liquefaction

Gazprom to attract Japanese capital for Primorye LNG plant

Gazprom is holding talks with Japan about attracting Japanese capital to a project for constructing an LNG plant in the Primorye territory, said the governor of Primorye, Sergei Darkin, who participated in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Honolulu.

17 November 2011
Shipping & Transport

Shell Iraq deal went through ‘rigorous changes’

Royal Dutch Shell’s gas-gathering deal approved by the Iraqi cabinet this week went through “rigorous changes” from the initial heads of agreement, the Iraq Energy Institute’s Luay al Khatteeb told Interfax this week.

17 November 2011
Regasification

CNPC's Dalian LNG terminal receives first shipment from Qatar

China National Petroleum Corp.'s (CNPC) LNG regasification terminal in Dalian City, Liaoning Province, received its first shipment of LNG on Wednesday.

17 November 2011
Liquefaction

APLNG signs LNG offtake agreement with Kansai Electric

Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) has signed a binding heads of agreement with Kansai Electric for the sale and purchase of approximately 1 million tons per annum (mtpa) of LNG over 20 years starting around mid-2016.

17 November 2011

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