GLNG Top Story archive

19 October 2017 Week 41 Issue 491

Japan this week announced that it would make US$10 billion available for investment in government and private joint initiatives to support the expansion of the LNG industry throughout Asia.

13 October 2017 Week 40 Issue 490

Australian power generator and retailer AGL Energy has publicly regretted its 2015 decision to sell domestic gas to the Santos-led Gladstone LNG (GLNG) project, on the grounds that it has hindered...

06 October, Week 39, Issue 508

Meralco’s interest in the LNG project comes as gas reserves in the offshore Malampaya field near depletion. 

29 September 2017, Week 38, Issue 507

Canada’s Veresen has resubmitted its proposal for the Jordan Cove LNG project in the US Pacific Northwest state of Oregon. The new application submitted to the US Federal Energy Regulatory...

22 September 2017 Week 37 Issue 506

UK-based Ophir Energy said in its first-half 2017 statement that its priority for the second half of the year was to secure a final investment decision (FID) for the Fortuna FLNG project offshore...

14 September 2017 Week 36 Issue 505

Japanese shippers K Line and its related coastal freight transportation and ferry services company (K Line Kinkai) have agreed to work on a joint study to develop Japan’s first environmentally...

08 September 2017 Week 35 Issue 504

Angola LNG has continued its move away from a business based on spot sales and has signed a multi-year deal with Vitol. The move was announced on September 4, although details were scarce.

1 September 2017 Week 34 Issue 503

Russia's biggest independent gas producer, Novatek, secured subsoil licences to three gas fields in northern Yamal-Nenets last week, expanding its resource base for a planned LNG hub in the region...

25 August 2017 Week 33 Issue 502

The icebreaking LNG tanker Christophe de Margerie has completed a milestone unaided passage from Europe to Asia via the Arctic’s Northern Sea Route (NSR).

18 August 2017 Week 32 Issue 501

The LNG business is posing a “big risk” to struggling Japanese industrial conglomerate Toshiba, the company’s top official has acknowledged publicly, renewing concerns about a possible massive...

11 August 2017 Week 31 Issue 500

Fourchon LNG has submitted a pre-filing application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The 5 million tpy project has a target of reaching first gas in the fourth quarter of 2021....

04 August 2017 Week 30 Issue 499

Despite the cancellation last week of the Petronas-led US$27 billion Pacific NorthWest LNG project, Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben Van Beurden still thinks his company can succeed there.

27 July 2017 Week 29 Issue 498

Black & Veatch has announced that it has won a contract to provide critical elements for India’s first floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) based LNG import terminal.

21 July 2017 Week 28 Issue 478

Qatar’s RasGas and Bangladesh’s state-owned Petrobangla last week signed an agreement covering the import of 2.5 million tpy for 15 years.

14 July 2017, Week 27, Issue 477

South Korea plans to shake up the country’s energy mix, increasing its imports of LNG while cutting coal and nuclear power. The country is already the world’s second-largest...

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