The LNG plant at Idku in Egypt

Egypt explores options for boosting LNG exports

Egypt’s LNG exports are rising sharply, but the country is still some way from realising its aim of becoming a regional gas hub.

4 hours ago Middle East & Africa
PNG's former PM Peter O'Neill

Papua LNG timing in limbo as delay concerns mount

The JV partners are keen to get moving to avoid falling behind competitors, but the government has seen an opportunity to improve terms and may be willing to risk a slippage.

5 hours ago Asia Pacific

Asian spot LNG prices start to pick up

Prices in Japan, South Korea, China and Taiwan rose last week from a week earlier but remained low on an annual basis.

8 hours ago Asia Pacific
Oman LNG plant at Qalhat

Oman weighs bunkering, GTL as gas output soars

Oman needs to expedite the development of its LNG bunkering and GTL facilities as its power and fertiliser sectors will struggle to absorb the additional gas from its proposed upstream projects.

Yesterday Middle East & Africa
An LNG terminal in China

Shenzhen Gas expands supply options with new LNG terminal

Local distributor Shenzhen Gas has become the latest company beyond China’s big three state-owned LNG importers to operate a regasification terminal.

Yesterday Asia Pacific
Pakistani flag

Pakistan’s LNG imports – crucial to the country

Greater volumes of imported LNG are essential to gas market growth in Pakistan, and private initiatives look likely to go ahead. However, the pace of growth is still likely to fall short of government targets.

4 days ago Asia Pacific
The Atwood Advantage drillship in Israel's Leviathan field

Israel’s FLNG is a long-term prospect

The fate of Israel’s proposed LNG supplies will depend on the country boosting pipeline exports.

4 days ago Middle East & Africa
Ridley Island propane export terminal

Canadian NGLs boom as LNG faces headwinds

Canada is boosting its output of NGLs as domestic and export demand surges, but the country’s proposed LNG projects are seeing slow progress despite FID being taken for the LNG Canada development.

5 days ago Americas

China’s LNG output to rise as maintenance ends

The country is forecast to produce around 37,500 tons of LNG this week as plants in several regions resume operations.

5 days ago Asia Pacific
Sinopec's LNG terminal in Qingdao in Shangdong province

New terminal could link Beijing to Australian gas

The import facility in Shandong proposed by a Chinese conglomerate and a regional power and heating supplier would connect rich gas resources in northeastern Australia’s Bowen Basin to Beijing.

5 days ago Asia Pacific
The Wolsong nuclear power plant in South Korea

Solar buildout bodes well for LNG in South Korea

The country's gas demand and LNG import needs continue to be uncertain, with volumes dependent on the expansion of renewable power capacity and, potentially, the price at which it can source gas.

6 days ago Asia Pacific

China’s average LNG price holds steady despite supply cut

A reduction in supplies at some of China’s LNG plants last week caused only a small increase in the country’s average ex-works price.

6 days ago Asia Pacific

Asian spot LNG prices see slight uptick

The average price of spot LNG contracted in Japan, China, South Korea and Taiwan saw a slight rise last week compared with the previous week.

13 August 2019 Asia Pacific
An LNG tanker at a Japanese facility

LNG spot freefall puts Asian buyers on the offensive

Companies such as Petronet and Osaka Gas are looking to renegotiate their term contracts in the light of low spot prices.

9 August 2019 Asia Pacific
Greece's Revithoussa LNG terminal.

Greek LNG bunkering hub ambitions take step forward

DEPA has received approval to build a small-scale LNG facility at Patras as part of a wider EU-led project to promote LNG as a marine fuel in southeastern Europe.

9 August 2019 Europe & Russia

CNOOC’s Tianjin terminal sees sharp rise in trucked LNG sales in July

The facility sold an average of 368 tanker trucks of LNG per day last month compared with an average of 262 in June.

8 August 2019 Asia Pacific
A drillship at work in the Leviathan field

Leviathan players re-examine FLNG option

With rival FEED bids invited for the construction of an FLNG facility, the developers of Israel’s largest gas field believe they can find global buyers where local and regional options are limited.

8 August 2019 Middle East & Africa
A Vietnamese offshore rig

Vietnam’s first LNG terminal faces headwinds

Construction work has started on the 1 mtpa Thi Vai facility, but PV Gas may face difficulties before it is commissioned such as the signing of a deal with Vietnam's power monopoly.

8 August 2019 Asia Pacific
A rig offshore Australia

Traders eye Equus floating liquefaction plans

Bucking the past preference for mega-trains, Western Australia could soon be host to a small-scale FLNG facility – and one that is looking to toll third-party gas from onshore as well as offshore fields.

8 August 2019 Asia Pacific
Facilities at Berwyndale South in Queensland.

Sweeping reform on cards for eastern Australia

Under sustained pressure from consumers, the federal government has initiated a host of initiatives designed to tackle gas supply shortages and rising prices and to spur upstream investment

8 August 2019 Asia Pacific

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