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LNG Unlimited News Blog

Check back regularly for free content from LNG Unlimited Weekly News plus regular write-ups accompanying our weekly and monthly data reports

  • Adriatic LNG tender

    December 6, 2019

    Dec 6 (LNGJ) – Adriatic LNG, the offshore import terminal owned Qatar Petroleum, ExxonMobil and with Italian gas grid operator Snam S.p.A. as a shareholder, has published a tender for…

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  • Malaysians order ships

    December 6, 2019

    Dec 6 (LNGJ) – French LNG storage technology firm GTT received an order from the South Korean Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard for tanks for two new LNG carriers on behalf…

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  • Analysis

    Pakistan Struggles to Sustain LNG Demand as Economy Falters

    December 4, 2019

    Pakistan likely to curtail LNG imports in the short-term but efforts are underway to maintain foreign direct investment in the local energy sector by opening up domestic gas distribution channels.…

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  • Osaka Gas in US buy

    December 3, 2019

    Dec 3 (LNGJ) – Osaka Gas, the Japanese utility and LNG buyer, has completed the purchase of a US upstream oil and gas firm, Sabine Oil and Gas Corp. from…

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  • GTT supplies simulator for Hamburg LNG training

    December 3, 2019

    Gaztransport and Technigaz (GTT), the French technology firm for designs of systems for the maritime transportation and storage of liquefied natural gas, said it had completed an LNG terminal and…

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  • Engineer Subsea 7 goes ahead with Wheatstone field contract

    December 3, 2019

    LNG Journal editor Norwegian-listed engineering company Subsea 7 SA said it would be going ahead with a substantial contract for the second phase of the Julimar-Brunello fields development project linked…

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  • Malaysian FLNG hull named at South Korean yard ceremony

    December 3, 2019

    LNG Journal editor Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and his wife have attended the naming ceremony near the port of Busan in South Korea of the second liquefied natural gas…

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  • Aboriginal LNG deals

    December 2, 2019

    Dec 2 (LNGJ) – Woodside Petroleum said it signed new agreements with the Aboriginal groups in Western Australia linked to its expansion plans on the Burrup Peninsula for its Pluto…

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  • Russia-Ukraine talks

    November 29, 2019

    Nov 29 (LNGJ) – The Russian and Ukrainian energy ministries and state gas companies are still meeting in Vienna in Austria to discuss Russian natural gas supplies to Ukraine and…

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  • Qatar to raise LNG production by 64%

    November 28, 2019

    Qatar Petroleum (QP) announced earlier this week that it will raise its LNG production capacity to 126 mill tonnes per annum by 2027.  This amounts to an increase of 64%…

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  • First US cargo for Ukraine arrives in Poland

    November 28, 2019

    The first US LNG cargo bound for the Ukraine has arrived at the Polish receiving terminal at Swinoujscie.  This shipment represents the start of an alternative, non-Russian gas supply for…

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  • DIF to invest in LNGC newbuildings

    November 28, 2019

    Independent infrastructure fund manager, DIF Capital Partners, has signed an agreement with Geogas Maritime and Access Capital Partners, to acquire a 50% stake in a French company that will own…

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  • ‘WilForce’ re-enters service

    November 28, 2019

    The Awilco LNG Group has recorded freight income for the third quarter this year of $6.7 mill, up from $3.9 mill reported for 2Q19.  This rise was attributable to ‘WilPride’,…

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  • Early loan repayment hits Dynagas bottom line

    November 28, 2019

    Dynagas LNG Partners suffered a net loss of $4.7 mill for the three months ended 30th September, 2019, compared to a net loss of $0.7 mill in 3Q18.  The 3Q19…

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  • Gasum fuels cruise ship

    November 28, 2019

    Nov 28 (LNGJ) – The Nordic LNG supplier, Gasum of Finland, has carried out its first ship-to-ship bunkering involving a cruise ship. The operation took place at the Finnish Meyer…

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  • K-Line LNG fuel deal

    November 28, 2019

    Nov 28 (LNGJ) – Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, the Japanese shipping company known as K-Line, said it signed a ship management agreement for the newbuild LNG bunkering vessel owned by FueLNG…

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  • Indonesia LNG tender

    November 27, 2019

    Nov 27 (LNGJ) – The Indonesian Tangguh LNG plant, operated by BP of the UK, has issued a first-quarter 2020 sell tender closing on November 28 for five cargoes to…

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  • Analysis

    Qatar Moves to Defend Market Share

    November 27, 2019

    World’s largest LNG producer takes bold steps towards regaining market dominance currently at risk from Australia and the United States New Reserves at North Dome Gas Field Following appraisal work…

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  • Burckhardt US takeover

    November 26, 2019

    Nov 26 (LNGJ) – Swiss company Burckhardt Compression, whose LNG offerings include its Laby brand of compressors and boil-off gas solutions, has acquired a US field services firm, the Arkos…

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  • US issues landmark LNG permits on path to being the World No. 1

    November 25, 2019

    LNG Journal editor US LNG exports received a regulatory boost when Cheniere Energy Corpus Christi expansion was approved along with three other development projects in Texas proposed by NextDecade Corp.,…

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  • LNG-powered vessels named at China yard for Siem Car Carriers to use on Europe-to US route

    November 25, 2019

    LNG Journal editor Siem Industries, the company run by Norwegian Kristian Siem and whose interests include shipping and offshore oil and gas engineering and services through the Subsea 7 company…

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Australia ships over 80 cargoes in June with 28 received by China amid sustained demand

Australian LNG exports in June amounted to a total of 5.47 million tonnes and an estimated 81 cargoes as annual shipments grew, taking the nation closer to becoming the largest global exporter with sustained Chinese demand remaining the regional highlight.