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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

  • Teekay carriers unblocked

    October 22, 2019

    Oct 22 (LNGJ) – Teekay LNG, the fleet owner and operator of Ice-class carriers serving the Yamal plant in Russia, has been unblocked and is no longer subject to US…

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  • Japan-Vietnam LNG plan

    October 22, 2019

    Oct 22 (LNGJ) – JERA Co. Inc., the largest Japanese LNG buyer and thermal power plants owner, said nit signed an accord with Vietnam Electricity for cooperation in the LNG…

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  • Nakilat profits increase

    October 22, 2019

    Oct 21 (LNGJ) – Qatar Gas Transport Co., also known as Nakilat, posted nine-month results showing a 10.5 percent rise in net profits of 728 million Qatari riyals ($200M) versus…

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  • Petronas LNG trucking

    October 21, 2019

    Oct 21 (LNGJ) – LNG producer Petronas said it was starting an LNG truck-loading business to supply off-grid customers in Peninsular Malaysia. The truck-loading was scheduled to begin in the…

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  • Baker Hughes returns

    October 18, 2019

    Oct 18 (LNGJ) – Baker Hughes, a GE energy services and equipment company, has formally changed its name to Baker Hughes Company. It will now be known as Baker Hughes…

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  • 2019 -A year of expansion

    October 17, 2019

    In the light of the burgeoning LNG market, Italian broking and research concern Banchero & Costa has taken a look at the state of play.  Looking at the last 10…

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  • Santos buys ConocoPhillips’ northern Australia interests

    October 17, 2019

    Australian-based independent oil and gas producer Santos has agreed to acquire ConocoPhillips’ northern Australia business for $1.39 bill.  This will give Santos operating interests in Darwin LNG, Bayu-Undan, Barossa and…

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  • ExxonMobil charters two LNGC newbuildings

    October 17, 2019

    Wholly-owned subsidiaries of MISC Berhad (MISC), have secured agreements with ExxonMobil Corp’s subsidiary, SeaRiver Maritime to timecharter two LNGCs.  Each of the LNGCs will serve ExxonMobil’s worldwide LNG portfolio under…

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  • Elba Island starts to export LNG

    October 17, 2019

    Commercial services have started on the first of 10 liquefaction units of the Elba Liquefaction Co (ELC), a joint venture between Kinder Morgan and EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG).  Previously…

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  • New FERC nominee

    October 17, 2019

    Oct 17 (LNGJ) – The White House has nominated James P. Danly, of Tennessee, to be a member of the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the regulator of LNG export…

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  • Cameron Japan deal

    October 17, 2019

    Oct 17 (LNGJ) – Tohoku Electric Power, the Japanese utility based in the east coast city of Sendai, has signed an 18-year agreement to receive 200,000 tonnes of LNG per…

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  • BHP gas plans update

    October 17, 2019

    Oct 17 (LNGJ) – BHP, the giant Australian energy and commodities company, said in a quarterly update that all its major projects under development were on track with the Ruby…

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  • Analysis

    UK LNG Imports Soar

    October 16, 2019

    Offtakes have tripled in the first 42 weeks year-on-year British LNG demand has seen a dramatic increase compared to 2018 and 2017 as the country reached a preliminary offtake peak…

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  • ExxonMobil-led Mozambique plan moves forward with $11Bln EPC

    October 15, 2019

    JGC Corp along with TechnipFMC and Fluor have won lucrative contract LNG Journal editor ExxonMobil said it planned to invest more than $500 million in the initial construction phase of…

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  • Shale gas in Marcellus and Utica still substantial

    October 15, 2019

    The American shale basins of Marcellus and Utica that underpin rising US LNG exports and domestic gas use contain huge volumes of undiscovered technically recoverable continuous resources of natural gas.…

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  • UK major BP chooses upstream and LNG expert Bernard Looney to succeed Dudley as CEO

    October 15, 2019

    LNG Journal editor UK major BP, one of the leading LNG producers with two current world-class LNG production projects in Alaska and Mauritania-Senegal and volumes booked from the US Gulf…

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  • FERC again delays environmental report on Jordan Cove LNG in state of Oregon

    October 15, 2019

    LNG Journal editor The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has delayed completion of an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas export facility and its affiliated…

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  • Vietnam gas contract

    October 15, 2019

    Oct 15 (LNGJ) – TechnipFMC, the Franco-US LNG and energy engineering company, said it was awarded a significant contract by PetroVietnam Gas for the engineering, procurement and construction of the…

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  • Polish terminal contract

    October 11, 2019

    Oct 11 9LNGJ) – Polish import terminal operator Polskie LNG said it signed a contract with Germany-based equipment company Selas-Linde to deliver vaporisers for the expansion of the Swinoujscie facility…

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  • California natural gas forum

    October 11, 2019

    Oct 11 (LNGJ) – The US Northwest Gas Association is holding a Web discussion on October 17 featuring Jon Switalski of Californians for Balanced Energy Solutions. This is a recently…

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  • Western Australia upstream spending to rise as Equinor joins Carnarvon Basin exploration

    October 11, 2019

    Equinor, the Norwegian energy company and LNG plant operator said it was awarded exploration acreage in the Northern Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia as upstream activities continue to expand. Equinor…

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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.