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Novatek moots Saudi stake in Arctic LNG 2

One of the hottest countries in the world looks poised to make a huge LNG investment in one of the world’s coldest regions.

13 hours ago Markets & Forecasts / Europe & Russia
The Netherlands' Gate LNG terminal

EU nations see key role for gas amid growing imports

The 10-year energy plans submitted to the European Commission illustrate that many EU nations expect gas to play a key role in their energy mixes but that import dependence will grow.

16 hours ago Policy & Regulation / Europe & Russia

Thailand’s LNG imports hit record high in January

The country's LNG imports reached a new record of 550,000 tons in January as domestic demand for energy continued to grow.

17 hours ago Project Insights / Asia Pacific

Chinese LNG plants lower prices to boost sales

Fifty liquefaction facilities dropped their asking prices last week, causing China’s average ex-works LNG price to fall to RMB 4,305 per ton.

21 hours ago Project Insights / Asia Pacific

Asian spot LNG prices sink to 19-month low

Spot LNG prices in Japan, South Korea, China and Taiwan closed at an average of $5.76/MMBtu last week.

Yesterday Project Insights / Asia Pacific
Pollution in Seoul, South Korea.

South Korean pollution crisis could be positive for LNG

Severe dust pollution plaguing South Korea could encourage the adoption of alternative fuels, including LNG for transport.

2 days ago Project Insights / Asia Pacific

Japanese LNG imports drop by 9% in January

Milder temperatures and higher nuclear output led to a fall in Japanese LNG imports in January.

2 days ago Project Insights / Asia Pacific
The Mina al Ahmadi gas port in Kuwait

Kuwait to mull options after onshore terminal delay

The delays leave the country with a potential supply shortfall, meaning it may try to further extend its FSRU contract or look to bridge the shortfall with domestic gas.

5 days ago Project Insights / Middle East & Africa
The Ningbo LNG terminal

CNOOC's TPA drive for LNG terminals loses its sheen

The Chinese NOC is warming to the principle of open access to its LNG terminals, but its offer to third-party users may be a tough sell.

6 days ago Project Insights / Asia Pacific

CNOOC’s Tianjin terminal leads LNG sales

The terminal sold 346 truckloads of LNG last week, placing it ahead of CNOOC’s Ningbo terminal, which came second with 282 truckloads.

6 days ago Project Insights / Asia Pacific

Low Asian LNG prices boost US exports to Europe

Lower LNG prices in Asia have resulted in more US cargoes going to Europe in recent months.

6 days ago Project Insights / Europe & Russia
Alfonso Cusi, Philippine energy secretary

First Gen gets greenlight for LNG terminal

The Philippines has greenlit an LNG import project led by First Gen and Tokyo Gas in anticipation of declining production from the country’s Malampaya field.

6 days ago Project Insights / Asia Pacific

South Korea’s LNG imports fall following nuclear restarts

South Korea’s LNG imports dropped by 16% in February as nuclear restarts hit demand for gas.

13 March 2019 Project Insights / Asia Pacific
An LNG tanker loading in Australia

Aussie LNG players step up trading focus

As LNG becomes a global commodity, Australian exporters are equipping themselves with more sophisticated international LNG sales and marketing capabilities.

13 March 2019 Project Insights / Asia Pacific

Chinese ex-works LNG prices drop as heating demand falls

Rising supplies and declining demand led to an 8.29% drop in the price of ex-works LNG last week.

13 March 2019 Project Insights / Asia Pacific

Asian spot LNG prices hit 17-month low

Prices for spot cargoes closed at $6.0/MMBtu in Asia last week, their lowest level since October 2017.

12 March 2019 Project Insights / Asia Pacific
The Pluto LNG plant in Australia

Woodside betting big on LNG price rise

The Australian company is expecting an upturn in LNG prices and is planning to take FIDs on brownfield expansion projects in 2020.

8 March 2019 Project Insights / Asia Pacific
Indonesia's Tangguh LNG project.

Tangguh LNG exports head to Singapore

Indonesia’s energy ministry has approved the export of 84 cargoes from Tangguh Train 3 to Singapore following lower-than-expected domestic demand.

8 March 2019 Project Insights / Asia Pacific
The Golar Spirit FSRU

Brazil bets on FSRUs to supply power plants

The country is developing two new FSRU projects and could launch more in the medium term to supply fuel to gas-fired power plants.

8 March 2019 Project Insights / Americas
India's Kochi LNG terminal.

India starts up first east coast LNG terminal

The first cargo arrived at the Ennore LNG terminal late last month, but the impact of the facility on the market will hinge on pipeline connections.

7 March 2019 Project Insights / Asia Pacific