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CNOOC’s Tianjin terminal takes LNG sales top spot

The facility sold an average of 260 tankers per day last week, the most of China’s terminals.

4 days ago Asia Pacific / LNG
Greece's Revithoussa LNG terminal.

Greek Alexandroupolis FSRU facing more delays

Gastrade has pushed back the completion date of the project by a further six months, but the suspension of DEPA’s privatisation process suggests a longer delay is likely.

4 days ago Europe & Russia / LNG
Flag of Lebanon

Lebanon over-reaching with power plan timeline

The country is expected to award contracts for FSRUs by the end of the month with a view to starting LNG imports in 2021, but the timeline for its power projects looks dubious.

4 days ago Middle East & Africa / LNG
An Anadarko drillship in Mozambican waters

Chevron-Anadarko deal is a boost for Moz LNG

Chevron has thrown its support behind the Mozambique LNG project it will operate as part of the $50 billion takeover

4 days ago Middle East & Africa / LNG
BP's Greater Tortue/Ahmeyim LNG development

Senegal’s petroleum ministry looks downstream

Two decisions by Senegal’s government hint at the integration of upstream gas projects with the country’s electricity sector.

4 days ago Middle East & Africa / Policy & Regulation
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Modi election win to boost Indian gas demand

India’s general election will be a judgment on the popularity of Narendra Modi’s policies over the past four years, including those designed to expand access to gas.

4 days ago Asia Pacific / Policy & Regulation
The Nhon Trach 2 combined-cycle power plant in Vietnam

Vietnam closer to debut LNG-to-power scheme

Vietnam is set to approve development of Delta Offshore Energy's LNG-to-power project in the next few weeks.

4 days ago Asia Pacific / LNG
ENN storage tanks for city gas

Zhoushan terminal to help ENN cut gas costs

The terminal in Zhejiang province will give ENN Energy an edge in lowering gas procurement costs by allowing it to import cheap LNG from the international market.

4 days ago Asia Pacific / LNG
The Goodwyn Platform in the North West Shelf.

Santos unveils major NWS gas find with potential for LNG exports

The liquids-rich find at Corvus 2 lies close to the shallow-water Dorado field – the third largest oil discovery in Western Australia's history.

5 days ago Asia Pacific / Exploration & Production

South Korea’s LNG imports fall 20% year on year in Q1

The country took 35% less LNG in March as a mild winter and increased nuclear generation reduced demand for the fuel.

5 days ago Asia Pacific / LNG

Chinese LNG plants cut prices to compete

The average ex-works price of LNG in China fell to $11.3/MMBtu last week as 52 plants cut prices.

5 days ago Asia Pacific / LNG

Africa-Europe pipeline volumes down 18.5% year on year

Shipments of pipeline gas from North Africa to Europe were down on an annual basis last week but flat compared with the previous week.

6 days ago Middle East & Africa / Pipelines, Storage & Power
An aerial view of the Freeport LNG project.

Did US-China talks scupper ENN/Toshiba deal?

ENN has walked away from a deal to buy Toshiba’s US LNG business, which may reflect Chinese anxiety over the eventual outcome of US-China trade talks.

6 days ago Asia Pacific / Companies & Finance

Asian spot LNG prices end 15-week fall

Prices rose by an average of 9% last week compared with the previous week, ending a run of weekly falls that saw prices hit their lowest level for the time of year since 2016.

6 days ago Asia Pacific / Exploration & Production

EU energy consumption jeapordises 2020 target

Rising energy consumption in EU countries could make it harder to reach energy savings targets agreed by the EU institutions.

15 April 2019 Europe & Russia / Supply & Demand
China's Fuling shale gas field.

BP’s China shale exit underscores urgent need for upstream reform

Policy moves suggest the Chinese government wants to diversify the closed-off upstream sector to drive shale gas development in the long term.

15 April 2019 Asia Pacific / Exploration & Production

Thailand’s LNG imports up 50% in February

The country imported 312,000 tons of the fuel over the month, and volumes are likely to continue to grow this year.

15 April 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG
A tanker at the PNG LNG plant

PNG LNG expansion targets 2025 startup

The partners in Papua LNG have signed a gas agreement with the government that will enable the project to progress to FEED.

12 April 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG
The Barakah nuclear plant in the UAE

Delays to UAE Barakah nuclear plant to support gas

The delay in bringing online the United Arab Emirates’ first nuclear power plant will mean the country will continue to depend on imported pipeline gas and LNG for now.

11 April 2019 Middle East & Africa / Pipelines, Storage & Power
Budapest, the capital of Hungary.

Pressure mounts on Hungary to restore original BRUA route

Budapest seems to have failed in its attempt to change the route of the pipeline, and it has also made a U-turn on investing in the Krk LNG terminal.

11 April 2019 Europe & Russia / Pipelines, Storage & Power

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